Attendee Information

Monday, April 25: 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Tuesday, April 26: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm 
Wednesday, April 27: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm  

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

  • Government: Government employee ID badge
  • Military: Military ID
  • 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.

All attendees MUST provide proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours of badge pick up. An individual is considered fully vaccinated 14-days after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca-SK Bio) or 14-days after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). For attendees that need to submit a negative test, NDIA will ONLY allow Rapid Antigen, Rapid PCR, and Regular PCR tests. A prior COVID-19 diagnosis or antibody tests are not accepted for entry into the event.


Appropriate dress for the conference is business for civilians or uniform of the day for military personnel.

Appropriate dress for the conference is business for civilians and uniform of the day or preferred dress for military personnel.   

There will not be a printed copy of the program onsite. A digital version will be sent to all attendees prior to the event. Mobile app and download instructions will also be sent to registered attendees prior to the conference.

Complimentary self parking is available to all guests at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort.

Sheraton Sand Key Resort Restaurant Hours of Operation

Rusty's Bistro - A la Carte & Buffet: 7:00 - 11:30 am

Rusty's Bistro - A la Carte Only: 6:00 - 9:30 pm

Mainstay Tavern - Lunch: 12:30 - 6:00 pm
                            - Dinner: 6:00 - 10:30 pm

Poolside Cafe (Weather Permitting) - 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Poolside Grill (Weather Permitting) - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Turtle Bar (Weather Permitting) - 11:00 am - Sunset 

NDIA’s Event Code of Conduct applies to all National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), National Training & Simulation Association (NTSA), and Women In Defense (WID) meeting-related events, whether in person at public or private facilities, online, or during virtual events. NDIA, NTSA, and WID are committed to providing a productive and welcoming environment for all participants. All participants are expected to abide by this code as well as NDIA’s ethical principles and practices. Visit to review the full policy.

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), National Training & Simulation Association (NTSA), and Women in Defense (WID) are committed to providing a professional environment free from physical, psychological, and verbal harassment. NDIA and its affiliates, NTSA and WID, 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, NTSA, and WID 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, inappropriately physical contact, and unwelcome attention. Participants requested to cease harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately, and failure will serve as grounds of revoking access to the NDIA, NTSA or WID event.