2022 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference

Science and Engineering Technology
  • 3/7/2022 - 3/10/2022
  • Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
    2005 Kālia Road
    Honolulu,  Hawaii  96815
  • Theme : Faster Together – Accelerating the S&T Community to the Speed of Innovation
    Event Type : Conference
    Event Code : 2540


Join NDIA and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command for the 2022 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference as we examine the theme, Faster Together – Accelerating the S&T Community to the Speed of Innovation. This conference will feature:

  • DoD opportunities for joint research, development, and experimentation
  • Collaborative engaging workshops
  • Unique networking opportunities for government and industry attendees
  • Ability to register for in-person or virtual attendance
  • One of a kind classified Reading Room for authorized3 attendees to gain insights into the top priorities of the Combatant Commands (CCMDs)
  • Exhibit hall of more than 40 industry companies with the leading technologies and services1

POST 2022 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-Pacific region through science and technology. For the past 22 years, this conference has served as a leading forum for understanding operational issues in the region and for technology providers to recommend solutions to these challenges.

The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)  has partnered with USINDOPACOM to offer a mobile version of its Combatant Command (CCMD) Classified Reading Room at the POST 2022 Conference. Registered in-person attendees interested in viewing the capability priorities and requirements of the CCMDs in the form of classified Integrated Priority Lists (IPLs) must apply. The deadline to submit interest is February 15, 2022. 

Please note: POST 2022 is open to the press ONLY on Monday, March 7, and Tuesday, March 8.


Numbers are based on 2020 in-person conference attendance.

Top organizations in attendance include2

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 in-person 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 a NDIA team member.


The POST 2022 planning team continues to monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Currently, POST 2022 is scheduled to occur as published. The health and safety of our event participants, members, and partners remain our top priority. We are committed to following the guidelines and precautions as outlined by the CDC and the state of Hawai'i. Please note, a full COVID-19 vaccination or negative test within 48 hours of the event start is required to attend this event in-person.

NDIA is fully prepared to adjust any and all plans if the situation changes. We are following—and will remain in compliance with or exceed—all city, state, and federal guidelines. If the direction from federal, state, or local official public health authorities changes, we will adhere to the new guidance, act upon it immediately, and update everyone. We are fully prepared to adjust our plans as needed.

The NDIA team recognizes the importance of convening the national security and defense communities to promote the best policies, practices, products, and technology for warfighters and others who ensure the safety and security of our nation. Thank you for continuing to support and we hope to see you soon.

For more information and updates from NDIA about COVID-19, please refer to the NDIA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Page.


1 The exhibit hall is a separate event to POST 2022 and is hosted exclusively by NDIA. USINDOPACOM does not support or endorse the exhibit hall event.

2 USINDOPACOM does not support or endorse any of the organizations in prior attendance.

3 U.S. citizens from industry or government with an active security clearance of Secret or higher and have potential technology solutions to support the challenging needs of current and future warfighters.

Image credit by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Jenna Do.

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

Carizza Gutierrez
(703) 247-2599