Attendee Information


Appropriate dress for the conference is business attire for civilians and uniform of the day for military personnel. Active duty presenters are asked to wear Service Dress (Air Force), Class "A" (Army), Service Dress Blue “A” or “B” (Coast Guard), Class "B" (Marine Corps), or Service Dress Blues (Navy) on the day of their presentation. Attire for the evening social events is business casual.




During conference registration, each attendee will be issued a conference badge. Please be prepared to present a valid picture I.D. Badges must be worn at all conference functions.




This symposium will be conducted at the SECRET//NOFORN level. All attendees must be U.S. citizens and have a valid need-to-know certified by the appropriate security or contracting officer. Please see the Security Clearance and Gate Access page (when available) for information on submitting your clearance.


Due to the classified nature of the symposium, the following items will not be permitted in the meeting rooms: briefcases, suitcases, backpacks, cameras, media, cell phones, Blackberry devices, laptops, tablets, Fitbits, Apple Watches, Android Wear, 2-way pagers, or recording devices. Staff will be on-hand to check personal items in at the start of each day and to then check them out at the end of each day.

Proceedings from this symposium will NOT be available.




Please see the Security Clearance and Gate Access page (when available) for more information on accessing the Naval Postgraduate School.




NDIA supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs or allergies/dietary restrictions should contact Maura Deely at upon registration and no later than October 20, 2023.


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. NDlA 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 ocher 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, NTSA, or WID event.