Registration is only open for Speakers. Industry/Academia/Small Business/Government Registration is Now Closed. 

Please be aware this conference has a limited capacity, and registration are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to high demand, we expect the conference to reach its full capacity. To ensure equitable participation, we request each company to limit their registration to a maximum of 4 attendees. Please note that adhering to this limit does not guarantee a specific number of registrants for your company. Once the maximum capacity is reached, a waitlist will be initiated. Please note, registrations for USW Committee/Board Members, Sponsors, and Primary Abstract Presenters are not included within this limit.

DoD Government / Active Duty Military Quota Control - The number of DoD government and Active Military personnel who can attend is limited.  If you wish to attend, please contact Walter Jackson, at or at 757-836-4713, to receive your registration access code.

Abstract/Technical Presenters - The primary presenter will be given the speaker rate and have a spot reserved for them. Additional presenters would need to register as Industry/Academia/Small Business/Government. Additional presenters will be subject to the above quota limits.

The registration fee covers general sessions, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, including continental breakfasts, breaks, and lunches and the Monday evening networking reception for all attendees.

This event is classified at the SECRET level (SECRET//NOFORN). All attendees must be U.S. Citizens holding a secret clearance or higher. For additional information on passing clearances, please visit our Security Clearance Information website.


Registration Fees
1/16/2024 - 1/26/2024
1/27/2024 - 3/1/2024
3/2/2024 - 3/20/2024
Industry Member
Includes NDIA members and affiliates (NTSA, ETI, WID)
Industry Non-Member
Small Business
Company must be a Corporate NDIA member with defense-related annual revenue of $10 Million revenue or less to qualify.
Committee Members
Abstract Presenter
Industry/Academia - $415; Government - $0
Contractors do not qualify for Government rate and must register as Industry. A valid government or military employee email is required at time of registration.
U.S. Active Duty
Contractors do not qualify for free registration and must register as Industry. A valid military employee email is required at time of registration.

You may cancel your registration and receive a partial refund minus the $100 cancellation processing fee if submitted in writing by March 1, 2024. If cancellation occurs after the cut-off date, no refund will be offered. Substitutions are welcomed in lieu of cancellations. To substitute your registration, please contact Erin Peters at

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.

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.