• TACOM Bus Trip Cancellation

    NIDIA Members,

    The NIDIA bus trip to TACOM scheduled for Friday, June 23, 2017 is cancelled. We are looking into rescheduling this trip and will advise accordingly. Sorry for any inconvenience.

    Joe Peters
    NIDIA Chairman

  • Don’t forget to Register for the June 1 Working Luncheon

    Greater NE Indiana Defense Industry Team Members, on behalf of the Lt Governor’s new Director of the Indiana Office for Defense Development, Danielle Chrysler and the Director of the National Center for Complex Operations, Major General Cliff Tooley (ret), I am welcoming you to a discussion about growing defense across Indiana, specifically for this discussion, NE Indiana. The event will be held at Greater Fort Wayne Inc. on the 1st of June in groups at the following times (please sign up for your applicable group below):

    1000 – 1030: Social time / Coffee and Water
    1030 – 1130: GFW Inc. Welcome / Meeting with GFW Inc. Team
    1130 – 1pm: NIDIA Working Lunch with Board and Association Members
    1pm – 2pm: Meeting with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership (NEIRP)/Chamber Team
    2pm – 3pm: Meeting with NE Indiana Local, State and Federal Legislative Teams
    3pm – 4pm: Meeting with the National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
    4pm – Close: Coordinated Follow On Engagements (from the meetings)

    As part of this meeting series, they’d like to listen to your thoughts and challenges and discuss how to turn excitement about growing defense into opportunity for Indiana. The landscape to grow defense is rapidly changing in Indiana in a positive direction under the leadership of these great professionals and the organizations they lead.

    Don’t miss out on this one — please freely share in your organizations to allow everyone an opportunity to sign up. Meeting room size is limited. Sign up now!

    Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/indiana-office-of-defense-development-ncco-engagement-meetings-tickets-34718178005

    David Augustine
    SVP of BD, Stryke Industries

  • PTAC Industry Day Registration

    The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) invites you to learn more about the world of government contracting and Indiana’s resources to support small business growth.

    Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from contracting officers from both government and private industry on how to do business with their organizations.

    Organizations in attendance include: Rolls-Royce, Raytheon, AM General, Allison Transmission, Cummins, Inc., NSWC Crane, Indiana National Guard, Defense Logistics Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Homeland Security.

    Brian Peterson, Vice-President, Supply Management – AM General

    Hear from industry prime contractors as well as government agencies on ways your company can integrate into the supply chain network.

    Meet and network with other Hoosier companies interested in expanding their footprint in the government marketplace.

    Receive expert advice on growing your business from the Indiana PTAC team and resource partners.

    Thursday, June 8
    8:00 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Ivy Tech Community College Culinary & Conference Center
    2820 North Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46208
    FREE Parking
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    For more information, please contact:
    Vicki Hollanders

  • May 2017 Mega-Conference Cancellation

    NIDIA Membership and Stakeholders,

    The May 12, 2017 Mega-Conference has been cancelled.

    Joe Peters
    NIDIA Chairman

  • AS 9100D:2016 Workshop

    Event Details

    This workshop will provide you with a concise but detailed review of AS 9100D:2016, a technical specification for quality management systems in the aviation, space, and defense sectors. We will discuss the structure of the new standard, compare it to the previous version, and explain the new requirements. We will also talk about transitioning to the 2016 version, including timing requirements. There will also be time for questions and answers.

    Note: If you have a copy of the AS 9100D:2016 standard, bring it with you to the workshop. Participants are not provided a copy of the standard.

    April 10, 2017 – 1:00 pm – 5:00pm EST

    Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne Walb Student Union 222-224 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd Fort Wayne, IN 46805


    Registration deadline is April 5, 2017
    Register Link: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/billme/courselisting.aspx?1=%20&master_ID=2712%20&course_area=1098%20&course_number=1217%20&course_subtitle=00

    Appropriate For

    Management representatives, quality professionals, personnel functioning as internal auditors, and others in the aviation, space, and defense sectors interested in learning about AS 9100D:2016 requirements.
    You Will Learn

    • Describe the history and purpose of AS 9100D:2016.
    • Identify major changes to AS 9100D:2016.
    • Explain the timing requirements for transition to AS 9100D:2016. – Describe a process for transitioning to AS 9100D:2016.