NDIA Delaware Valley Chapter International Defense Industry Conference

Delaware Valley Chapter International
  • 4/13/2018 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S Christopher Columbus Blvd
    Philadelphia,  PA  19106
    Tel: 215-413-8655
  • Theme : Building Worldwide Defense Industrial Collaborations Between US/Regional Industrial Base and NATO/European Allies
    Event Type : Conference
    Event Code : C124


The primary focus of this conference will be how U.S. industrial capabilities can be deployed to support international Defense platforms in Naval, Aerospace, and Land applications.

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Conference will be multi-tiered program to include:

  • Gain a better understanding of the plans. priorities and investment by the US DOD, NATO/Europe and U.S. allied nations in building their future force capabilities.
  • Understand current opportunities where USDOD and Allies are collaborating through the Defense Industrial Base.
  • Understand how the Delaware Valley Defense Industrial Base can contribute to the needs of the International Defense Community in R&D, Design, engineering, manufacturing, testing, qualification and production of equipment supporting the growth of the Global Defense preparedness.
  • To have the Delaware Valley Chapter of NDIA to serve as a single point of contact for Allied Defense Agencies and Industry members for entry into the US Defense Market in the Tri-State (Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey) area and, simultaneously, find US partners who can participate in defense contracting that supports the above.

Conference Goals 

  • Establish our Regional defense companies as major assets to support the growing needs of our Nation’s and international partners’ defenses. 
  • Enable our international industry an opportunity to work with companies in the Delaware Valley. 
  • Position NDIA at the intersection of that exchange of information and cooperation between these governments and their defense contractors to facilitate their common need to build a greater future force to address our mutual global security needs.

Registration Information
Attendee Fee: $250 + 15.99 Fee*
Registration will include Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Reception *

Online Registration HERE

Conference POC
Joseph Welsh
President, NDIA Delaware Valley Chapter
Phone  (215) 910-2058  /  Email:  josephpwelsh@gmail.com


We wish to hank the following for their participation and contribution to this conference:
-Headquarters, National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and its International Division
-Defense MOU Attachés’ Group
-Pennsylvania Department of the Community and Economic Development
-Philadelphia Department of Commerce
-William Penn Chapter of the Association of the United States Army
-Italian Consulate, Philadelphia
-Philadelphia Israel Chamber of Commerce
-UK Department for International Trade
-French Consulate, New York