Three Weeks Remain for Early Bird Registration | 32nd Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium

32nd Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium

Register today to join NDIA’s Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (SO/LIC) Division from November 3 – 4, 2021, for the 32nd Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium where we will gather as a mission-driven community to collaborate, educate, and foster partnerships.

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The 32nd Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium will explore a wide variety of topics:

  • Culture, Talent, and Organizational Agility
  • Modernizing a Digital Age Force for Strategic Competition
  • USSOCOM Acquisition Strategy for Strategic Competition
  • A New Era of Cognitive Conflict – Central and Strategic Role of IO in the Strategic Competition Arena
  • Leveraging AI/ML and Cyber – Operational Data Science
  • Health of the Force – TBI Prevention and Brain Health Advancements
  • ASD SOLIC’s Policy Oversight
    And more!

For full event information, visit

Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to increase your exposure within the SOF community? Purchase a sponsorship for this year’s symposium! Below, you will find a few highlighted packages. Have something in mind that is not listed? Please reach out to create a customized sponsorship package that best first your needs.

Premier | $12,000
Reach attendees with ultimate symposium visibility as the event’s premier sponsor.

Mobile App | $6,000
The mobile app gives attendees access to the full agenda, education session information, speakers, and more. This sponsorship provides your company visibility before, during, and after the symposium.

Networking Break | $2,500 each
Reach attendees with your brand as they break for refreshments while networking and building connections. Two opportunities available.

Contact Sarah O’Hanley at or (703) 247-9460 for more information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The 32nd Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium planning team continues to monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as the health of our event participants, members, and partners remains our top priority. We are committed to following the guidelines and precautions as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Attendees can expect to see the following at NDIA events:

PROOF OF VACCINATION: All attendees will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test within three (3) days of arrival. Details for securely providing documentation will be provided shortly on the event website.
MASKS: Fully vaccinated attendees are encouraged to wear face masks but, in accordance with CDC guidance, may make that choice for themselves. If you are not fully vaccinated, you are required to wear a face mask in public places.
WAIVER: All registrants are required to sign the COVID-19 waiver during the online registration process. Attendees may disclose their vaccination status at the time of signing.
SOCIAL DISTANCING: Additional venue space will be available to allow for attendees to spread out. Timed badge pick-ups will be implemented to reduce crowding at registration.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE: Food and beverage areas will be designed to minimize touch points utilizing individually packaged or attended stations.

For a full list of precautions to expect at the 32nd Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium please visit our event Health and Safety FAQ.

More information about the event will follow, so please continue to visit the event website for updates.

Questions? Contact Trish Wildt at

November 3 – 4, 2021

JW Marriott Washington, DC
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Trish Wildt
Associate Director, Meetings
(703) 247-2586

National Defense Industrial Association
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201

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