Security Clearance Information

This event is classified at the SECRET level (SECRET//NOFORN). All attendees must be U.S. Citizens holding a secret clearance or higher.

Security clearances are being accepted. The deadline to submit your paperwork for security clearance is Wednesday, September 11, 2019. If you are not cleared, you will be not be able to take the shuttle bus to get on base.

Attendees are required to submit a visit request via JPAS to SMO Code NDIA19.

For non-DoD attendees, please fax attendee clearance information to (401) 832-4396.  Faxes should only be sent on weekdays between 7:00 am - 3:30 pm EST to ensure that someone is present to receive them.  Visit request forms should clearly be labeled "NDIA 2019".   Information sent must be on company letterhead.  There is no "standard form" available for faxing requests.  

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport Address

1176 Howell Street, Bldg. 80
Newport, RI 02841

Security POC for VRs

Jeffrey Gray
(401) 832-7010 - Please do not contact Mr. Gray regarding your clearance status.  NDIA will reach out to any attendee that has registered, but their clearance information has not been received.  

Please note: Submitting your JPAS does not register you for the conference. You must both register and submit your clearance in order to attend.

Prohibited Items:

  • Phones/Smart Phones
  • Computers/Tablets
  • Ear Pieces
  • Bluetooth or RFID Devices
  • Backpacks
  • Briefcases
  • Notebooks
  • Purses
  • Smart Watches
  • Other personal electronics or data storage devices

Note taking is prohibited during the conference.  Attendees will not be allowed to bring anything into the conference sessions that will allow them to take notes.  Periodic spot checks of conference sessions by security personnel will be conducted.