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 6WID - 2016 Women In Defense Annual National Conference 

6WID - 2016 Women In Defense National Conference 

Theme

WID's 2016 Conference present the theme
"Driving Innovation"
Showcasing Leaders Delivering Innovation to National Security

Event Number
6WID 

Event Date
3/9/2016   to 3/9/2016 

Event Location

Crystal Gateway Marriott hotel
Arlington, VA

Event Contact
Ms. Adrienne White, awhite@ndia.org or (703) 247-2570 

Introduction


The 2016 Annual Women in Defense Conference theme is Driving Innovation, describing a landscape in which leading women in national defense and security are leveraging innovation to grow every aspect of their business. Sharing innovative ideas during this forum will help us grow and move forward in today’s rapidly evolving market. WID features keynote speakers from NASA, NSA, DHS, CyberCom and StratCom as well as a Government Leadership Panel, Industry Senior Executives panel, a Government Contracting panel and an Innovation in STEM Programs panel.

Driving Innovation: Showcasing Leaders Delivering Innovation to National Security. 

Please find our full agenda here

Agenda at a Glance

View/Print/Download full conference Agenda. (updated 3/4/16)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

7:30am - 5:00pm      Registration Open
7:30am - 8:00am      Networking Breakfast
8:00am - 8:25am      Welcome & Opening Remarks
                                      Presentation of Colors
                                      National Anthem
8:25am - 9:00am      Opening Keynote Presentation
9:00am - 9:45am      Government Leadership Panel
9:45am - 10:15am    Networking Break
10:15am - 11:00am  Industry Leadership Panel
11:00am - 11:30am  Keynote Presentation
11:30am - 12:50pm  Lunch
                                      Keynote Speaker
12:50pm - 1:00pm    HORIZONS Scholarship Speaker
1:00pm - 1:35pm      Keynote Presentation
1:35pm - 2:20pm      Government Contracting Panel
2:20pm - 2:55pm      Networking Break
2:55pm - 3:30pm      Keynote Presentation
3:30pm - 4:15pm      Innovation & STEM Programs Panel
4:15pm - 4:50pm      Keynote Presentation
4:50pm - 5:00pm      Closing Comments
5:00pm                       Adjourn

Location

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202
Tel: (703) 920-3230

Parking
On-site parking, fee: $13 USD/hour, 27 USD/day,
Valet parking, fee: $32/USD day
No vans over 6'3

Metro
Crystal City Metro Stop - Blue & Yellow Lines

Check-in & Check-out
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 PM

High-Speed Internet Access
Guest rooms:
High Speed: Check email and browse the Web for $12.95 USD/day
Enhanced High Speed: Video chat, download large files + stream video for
$15.95 USD/day
Lobby and public areas:
Complimentary Wireless

Nearby Airports
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
- DCA (2 miles NW)
Free Airport Shuttle Service, Shuttle Phone: 1 703 9203230
$3.10 est. Subway Fare
$10 est. Taxi Fare

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport -
BWI (37 miles)
Super Shuttle est. $51 USD (one way); reservation required
$90 est. taxi fare

Washington Dulles International Airport - IAD (27 miles SE)
Washington Flyer est. $45 USD (one way); reservation required
$45 est. taxi fare

Car rental is recommended.

Lodging

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

Room Rate: $299

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. In order to ensure the discounted rate, you must make your reservations early and ask for the “Women In Defense” room block.  Rooms may not be held after Friday, February 19, 2016, and may sell out before then. Rates are also subject to change after this date.

To make your reservation, please vist https://aws.passkey.com/e/14214998 or call 703-920-3230.

Registration

 

Online Registration is now CLOSED! Registration will be available onsite.

Registration Fees

Regular

Late

(Now-
02/26/16)

(After
02/26/16)

Academia

$225

$255

Government

$225

$255

Industry NDIA Member

$300

$340

Industry Non-NDIA Member

$370

$420

Cancellations

Cancellations made on or before February 27, 2016 will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after February 27, 2016. Substitutions are welcome in lieu of cancellations. Please submit all substitutions or cancellations in writing to Adrienne White at awhite@ndia.org.

 

Sponsorship

Sponsorship POC: Ms. Dina Flynn - Dina@10FoldDC.com

Download/Print/View the Conference Sponsorship Agreement form. Please return completed agreements to Ms. Adrienne White at awhite@ndia.org

Thank you to Our Conference Sponsors:

Platinum

Luncheon

 

Breakfast

 

Silver

          

 

 

  

Small Business

                               

 

Partner

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Platinum Sponsor - $10,000
• Eight (8) complimentary registrations
• Introduce Keynote Speaker
• Company logo and link to your company website posted on the event website
• Company description in on-site brochure [size of your choosing]
• Signage at event
• Sponsor ribbon on badges
• Picture with Keynote Speaker
• Corporate Logo on WID website, Facebook page and Twitter accounts

Luncheon Sponsor - $7000 (only 1 available)
• Registrations for three (3) attendees
• Logo and link to your company on event web site
• Company description (250 words) in the conference program
• Signage recognizing sponsorship level & Sponsor ribbons
• Podium recognition throughout the event

Gold Sponsor - $5,000
• Registrations for three (3) attendees
• Reserved conference seating for one
• Logo and link to your company on event web site
• Company description, logo and contact info (250 words) in conference program
• Signage recognizing sponsorship level & Sponsor ribbons
• Podium recognition throughout the event & Introduction of Keynote or Panel (after Platinum choice)

Breakfast Sponsor - $4,000 (only 1 available)
• Registrations for two (2)attendees
• Logo and link to your company on event web site
• Company description (150 words) in the conference program
• Signage recognizing sponsorship level & Sponsor ribbons
• Podium recognition throughout the event

Silver Sponsor - $3000
• Registrations for two (2) attendees
• Logo and link to your company on event web site
• Company description (150 words) in the conference program
• Signage recognizing sponsorship level & Sponsor ribbons
• Podium recognition throughout the event

Break Sponsor - $3,000 (2 available)
• Logo and link to your company on event web site
• Company description (150 words) in the conference program
• Signage recognizing sponsorship level & Sponsor ribbons
• Podium recognition throughout the event

Bronze Sponsor - $1,000
• Logo and link to your company on event web site
• Company description (100 words) in the conference program
• Signage recognizing sponsorship level & Sponsor ribbons
• Podium recognition throughout the event

Small Business - $500
• Registration for one attendee & Logo on event web site
• Company name and web address listed in the conference program
• Signage recognizing sponsorship level & Sponsor ribbons
• Podium recognition throughout the event

 

 

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