Registration

Conference registration includes:  

  • Access to the general session and exhibit hall.
  • Continental breakfasts, breaks, and lunches.
  • Reception on July 23.
  • Post-event speaker proceedings (if releasable by speaker).

Refreshments are included with the complimentary registration passes but ARE NOT included for DoD personnel attending free on DoD Day. Refreshments ARE included with all paid attendees, speaker, and panel personnel. There are plenty of local food vendors within a walking distance of the conference facility.

On-site registration will be open during the following times:

  • 12:00 - 5:00 pm on Monday, July 22.
  • 7:00 am - 6:00 pm on Tuesday, July 23.
  • 7:00 am - 3:30 pm on Wednesday, July 24.

Please note: Registration times are subject to change.

DoD Personnel

All DoD personnel must submit their final cost associated with the NDIA conference. Please reach out to Kim Cottrell, Communication Affairs Network, JPEO-CBD, at kimberly.a.cottrell6.civ@mail.mil for final cost spreadsheet once conference is complete. 

Foreign National Attendees

Foreign national conference attendees must be registered and provide their place of birth with a copy of their passport. Please contact Reneé Despot at rdespot@NDIA.org by 5:00 pm EST on July 6 to register.

Press & Media

Please contact Reneé Despot at rdespot@NDIA.org to register. All press interested in attending this event must be registered by 5:00 pm EST on July 18 to allow for conference coordination. No exceptions will be made. 

At registration check-in, please be prepared to present the following at security and registration:

  • Government: Government employee ID badge.
  • Industry and Academia: Government issued form of ID (driver’s license or passport).

Each attendee will receive a name badge that must be worn at all times.

If you have questions regarding registration or you require assistance, please contact Reneé Despot at rdespot@NDIA.org.

Registration Fees
Early
Until 6/6/2019
Regular
6/7/2019 - 7/11/2019
Late /Onsite
7/12/2019 - 7/24/2019
Industry/Individual Member
Includes NDIA members and affiliates (NTSA, PSA, WID).
$495
$545
$600
Industry/Individual Member - One Day Only
Register for one day only: Tuesday, July 23 or Wednesday, July 24.
$250
$275
$300
Industry Non-member
$595
$645
$700
Industry Non-member - One Day Only
Register for one day only: Tuesday, July 23 or Wednesday, July 24.
$300
$325
$350
Academia
Academia registration is for full-time students or professors at an academic institution. A valid employee email is required at time of registration and an academic ID is required at time of onsite check-in. Adjunct professors or part-time students are not eligible.
$495
$545
$600
Academia - One Day Only
Register for one day only: Tuesday, July 23 or Wednesday, July 24.
$250
$275
$300
Small Business
Companies with defense-related annual revenue of $10 million or less qualify.
$370
$410
$450
Government: Employee/U.S. Civilian/DoD
Contractors do not qualify for Government rate and must register as Industry. A valid government or military employee email is required at time of registration and employee ID is required at time of onsite check-in. Non-US or Allied Governments may attend under government registration.
$200
Government: Employee/U.S. Civilian/DoD - One Day Only
Register for one day only: Tuesday, July 23 or Wednesday, July 24.
$100
Government: Military/Active Duty
Registration cost is complimentary and DOES NOT include meals. To add meals, register for meal plan option. Contractors do not qualify for free registration and must register as Industry. A valid military employee email is required at time of registration and employee ID is required at time of onsite check-in.
Register complimentary for one or both days of the conference.
Government: Military/Active Duty - Meals Only
Contractors do not qualify for Government rate and must register as Industry. A valid military employee email is required at time of registration and employee ID is required at time of onsite check-in.
$100 for full conference or $50 for one day registration.
Student
Must be a full-time student at an academic institution. A valid student email is required at time of registration and an academic ID is required at time of onsite check-in. Part-time students are not eligible.
$75
Exhibit Hall Only
Access to Exhibit Hall only, registration does not include access to sessions or meals.
$150
Exhibitors - Two Additional Booth Personnel
You may register up to 2 additional conference registrations at the discounted rate of $300 per person.
$300
Speakers
During the registration process, please select if you are a government or industry speaker.
Please contact Reneé Despot at rdespot@ndia.org for registration instructions.
Press/Media
A valid employee email is required at time of registration and credentials are required at time of onsite check-in.
Please contact Reneé Despot at rdespot@ndia.org for registration instructions.

Cancellations & Substitutions

Cancellations received by July 11, 2019, will receive a refund minus a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after July 12, 2019. Substitutions to this event are welcome in lieu of cancellations. Cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing to rdespot@NDIA.org.

Please note: Cancellation policy does not apply to exhibit cancellations; no refunds will be issued for cancelled exhibits.

NDIA is committed to providing a professional environment free from physical, psychological and verbal harassment. NDIA will not tolerate harassment of any kind, including but not limited to harassment based on ethnicity, religion, disability, physical appearance, gender, or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all participants and attendees at NDIA conferences, meetings and events. Harassment includes offensive gestures and verbal comments, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, inappropriate photography and recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome attention. Participants requested to cease harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately, and failure will serve as grounds for revoking access to the NDIA event.