Attendee Information

Appropriate dress for the event is business casual for civilians and uniform of the day for military personnel.

During registration each attendee will be issued a conference badge that must be worn during the event. Please be prepared to present a valid picture I.D.

Parking is available with rates of $32 for self-parking and $40 for overnight valet parking.

San Diego International Airport - 0.9 miles and 4 minute drive.


The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina provides complimentary San Diego airport shuttle service to/from the San Diego International Airport. The courtesy airport shuttle arrives every 20 - 25 minutes from 4:45 am - 1:00 am, seven days a week. If you are arriving in San Diego, see below for Terminal 1 & 2 shuttle pickup instructions.

Terminal 1

  1. After collecting your luggage, follow the "Ground Transportation" signage
  2. Walk across the sky bridge
  3. Take the escalator down to the ground level
  4. Turn right
  5. Cross the taxi/van concrete islands
  6. Walk to third island, marked "Courtesy Vehicles"
  7. Wait at any open spot on the curb

Terminal 2

  1. After collecting your luggage, walk across the street (toward taxi/hotel/rental car shuttles)
  2. Walk to the second island (courtesy shuttles/rental car shuttles)
  3. Turn left and walk down to area marked "Courtesy Shuttles"

If you choose to walk to our hotel, below are walking directions for your convenience:

  1. Head southeast on Airport Terminal Rd toward Air Ln
  2. Turn right onto N Harbor Dr
  3. Turn left onto Harbor Island Dr
  4. Destination will be on the right - arrive at Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

NDIA supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs or allergies/dietary restrictions should contact Reneé Despot at or 703-247-2566 by  July 23, 2018.