Online registration for this event is now closed. Onsite registration will only be available to individuals who have submitted their clearance (and gate access as needed) prior to the symposium start date. Please contact Elizabeth Richards at for further information.

The Aircraft Survivability Symposium 2018 is classified as a SECRET/NOFORN event. Attendees must hold at least a Secret clearance and be U.S. citizens. Please review the security clearance information and submit your clearance information according to the instructions. Non-CAC card/non-military ID holders will also need to submit gate access information.

***The Tuesday tutorial session has reached capacity*** The Aircraft Survivability Symposium 2018 opens with an optional day of tutorials on Tuesday, November 6, followed by the symposium on Wednesday and Thursday, November 7 and 8. No content other than the tutorials will be presented on Tuesday, November 6. When registering, you must choose either the symposium only (Wednesday and Thursday) or the tutorial and symposium (Tuesday - Thursday).

All registrations include the networking reception on Tuesday evening, and breakfast and lunch on the symposium days. Breakfast is provided on the tutorial day for those who attend. 

New this year - a Wednesday evening award celebration will be held at a local restaurant in honor of the award winners. Tickets must be purchased for $65 per person; guests are welcome to attend but must purchase a ticket. Please select the event as a session during the registration process in order to attend. Space is limited, so please sign up early if you wish to attend.

Registration Fees
Until 9/21/2018
9/22/2018 - 10/26/2018
After 10/27/2018
Government Civilian and Active Duty Military
Industry Member
Member of NDIA or its affiliates (PSA, NTSA and WID)
Industry Non-Member
NPS Faculty and Students
Complimentary - please contact to register
Presenter - Government Civilian or Active Duty Military
Presenter - Industry or Academia
Tuesday Tutorial Session
Additional fee required to attend Tuesday's session. No other symposium content will be offered on Tuesday. **This session has reached capacity and is now closed**
Wednesday Evening Award Celebration
Guests are welcome at this event. Tickets must be purchased for each individual who will attend.
Cancellations and substitution requests must be made in writing, via email, to Cancellations for full conference registration categories received on or before October 26, 2018, will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for this event after October 26, 2018. Refunds will not be given for no-shows; if an attendee shows a balance and does not attend the conference, they will be invoiced for payment. 

Substitutions for this event are always welcome in lieu of cancellations!


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