Submit Your Clearance Today | CBRN Threats and Challenges – A Classified Update

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CBRN Fall Quarterly Forum

Registration Is Now Open

Join NDIA and the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Division on October 19, 2022, for a forum on CBRN Threats and Challenges – A Classified Update taking place at the National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) at University of Nebraska located at 9070 Junction Dr., Annapolis Junction, MD 20701 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Registration is required to participate in this event. The National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) at University of Nebraska has a capacity limit; therefore, we will close in person registration once that limit is met. Registration will close on Friday, October 14, 2022.

Submit Your Security Clearance

This event is classified at the Secret level. Please submit your VAR using the instructions found on our Security Clearance Information page. The deadline to submit clearances is Friday, October 14, 2022. Clearances will not be processed onsite.

We are excited to announce our Speakers!

COL Chris Grice, USA

COL Chris Grice, USA
Acting Director Joint Science
and Technology Office
Chemical and Biological Defense Program


Ian Watson
Deputy Assistant Secretary Defense
Chemical and Biological Defense

For questions about registration, please email Krystal Heard at


COVID-19 and Conference Details

The CBRN planning team is monitoring the 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 and Prevention (CDC). Attendees can expect to see the following at the conference:

PROOF OF VACCINATION: All attendees will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to badge pick-up. 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.



October 19, 2022


National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) at University of Nebraska

9070 Junction Dr. Suite F

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

Krystal Heard
Meeting Manager

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

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