Attendee Information

Appropriate dress for the symposium is business for civilians, uniform of the day for military and service A for military speakers. Appropriate dress for the Awards Dinner is business. 

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.

Union Station: 3 blocks/8 minute walk

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport: 3.5 miles/10 minutes

Washington Dulles National Airport: 24 miles/35 minutes

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport: 27 miles/50 minutes

Metro: The Union Station Metro (Red line) is an 8-minute walk from the hotel and located on 701 First Street, NE.

NDIA supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs or allergies/dietary restrictions should contact Trish Wildt at or (703) 247-2586 upon registration, and no later than March 2, 2020.

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.