2021 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference

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  • 3/8/2021 - 3/11/2021
  • Theme : Overcoming Regional Security Challenges through Collaborative Technology Engagement
    Event Type : Conference, Webinar
    Event Code : 1540


Join NDIA and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command in 2021 for the first-ever virtual Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference as we examine regional security challenges and collaborative technology engagement in the S&T community. This virtual conference will feature: 

  • DoD opportunities for joint research, development, and experimentation 
  • Collaborative engaging workshops
  • Unique networking opportunities for government and industry attendees
  • A full industry showcase of industry companies*
  • Opportunities to meet with the USINDOPACOM S&T Office (If you would like to virtually meet with Dr. George Ka'iliwai III, USINDOPACOM J8 Director, during POST, please contact Maj Dowd (william.dowd@pacom.mil) and Maj Meyer (jeremey.a.meyer@pacom.mil) by March 3, 2021 to submit a request). 

POST 2021 brings together senior U.S. Department of Defense leaders from the Services and Agencies, senior leaders from the international Science & Technology community, industry executives and engineers, university representatives, and scientists to collaborate on how we can contribute to peace and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region through science and technology. This virtual conference serves as the leading forum for understanding operational issues in the region and for technology providers to recommend solutions to these challenges—all from the convenience of your home or office!

Schedule of Events: 

  • Thursday, March 4, 2021 - Invite Only Session 
  • Monday, March 8 - Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - Open Sessions
  • Wednesday, March 10 - Thursday, March 11, 2021 - Closed Sessions (Security clearance required). Note: In order to attend the closed sessions, you MUST register by COB EST on March 4th to allow time to complete the security process.

Please note: POST 2021 is open to the press ONLY on Monday, March 8, and Tuesday, March 9.



Top organizations in attendance include**: 

Australian Department of Defence Northrop Grumman Corporation
Defence Science & Technology Group Office of Naval Research
Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Raytheon Technologies
Idaho National Laboratory Sandia National Laboratories
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Sierra Nevada Corporation
Lockheed Martin Corporation Special Operations Command Pacific
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company The Boeing Company
Los Alamos National Laboratory The MITRE Corporation
Marine Corps Forces Pacific U.S. Army Engineer Research Development Center
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific U.S. Army Pacific

Numbers and organizations are based on 2020 conference attendance.

NOTE: NDIA does not sell attendee lists with contact information to third parties. Please be aware that any solicitations you receive claiming to have this information are phishing scams. If you receive any solicitations of this nature, please contact an NDIA team member.

*The industry showcase is a separate event to POST 2021 and is hosted exclusively by NDIA. USINDOPACOM does not support or endorse the industry showcase event. 
**USINDOPACOM does not support or endorse any of the organizations in prior attendance. 

NDIA has a policy of strict compliance with federal and state antitrust laws. The antitrust laws prohibit competitors from engaging in actions that could result in an unreasonable restraint of trade. Consequently, NDIA members must avoid discussing certain topics when they are together – both at formal association membership, board, committee, and other meetings and in informal contacts with other industry members: prices, fees, rates, profit margins, or other terms or conditions of sale (including allowances, credit terms, and warranties); allocation of markets or customers or division of territories; or refusals to deal with or boycotts of suppliers, customers or other third parties, or topics that may lead participants not to deal with a particular supplier, customer or third party.


Andrew Peters
(703) 247-2572

Kimberly Hurley
(703) 247-9494