• DLA Land & Maritime Supplier Conference

    NIDIA Members:

    The National Defense Industry Association is hosting the Defense Logistics Agency Land & Maritime Supplier Conference & Expo on June 19th – 20th at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH.

    This is a good opportunity for current and potential DLA vendors to discuss future logistics support strategies, challenges and to streamline efforts to better support the Warfighter.

    Please use the following link to see why you should be attending this supplier conference.


    There are still plenty of booth spaces available. Register now.

    DLA Land & Maritime Supplier Conference & Exposition
    – June 19 – June 20, 2018
    – Columbus, OH

  • Last Chance To Register for the Northeast IN Technology Commercialization Forum!

    The Northeast Indiana Technology Commercialization Forum is focused on sharing insights into how to build successful companies by commercializing intellectual property.

    The defense, technology, entrepreneurial, and economic development community of Northeast Indiana is invited to a forum focused on sharing insights into how to build successful companies by commercializing intellectual property.

    When & Where

    Monday, June 4, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Doors open at 11 a.m.
    Grand Hall North, Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation
    10622 Parkview Plaza Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46845

    There is no cost for this event. Lunch will be provided

    Register Now!

  • U.S. Air Force Science and Technology 2030

    U.S. Air Force Science and Technology 2030

    On May 10th and 11th, Indiana University is hosting one of the Air Force’s Science and Technology 2030 workshops. The purpose of the workshop is to collect ideas from academia, small business, and industry from across the Midwest to help inform Air Force investment priorities in basic and applied research over the coming decade.

    The workshop is structured around participants from the Midwest region presenting and evaluating ideas along one of five themes that enable the Air Force to deliver Global Vigilance, Global Reach and Global Power for America:

    • Artificial Intelligence for Mission Planning and Execution
    • Novel Sensing and Data Fusion
    • Cyber Assurance
    • Human Performance and Human Computer Interface
    • Next Generation Propulsion and Advanced Manufacturing

    This free event will take place on the Indiana University Bloomington campus, and registration is limited to 400 participants. More information on the workshop can be found at https://usafrl.indiana.edu/. Attendees are encouraged to submit a poster (see details here). More information on the Air Force’s 2030 Science and Technology Strategy, to include other regional workshops, can be found at https://afresearchlab.com/. Additional details below:


    Indiana Memorial Union
    900 East 7th Street
    Bloomington, IN 47405
    Phone: 812/856.6381


    Registration can be found here: https://usafrl.indiana.edu/Registration/index.html


    Contact Shawn Wilson, IU Conferences, iuafrl@iu.edu

  • Harris instrument mentioned in NOAA press release.

    NIDIA Member, Harris Corporation, was recently mention in an NOAA press release for the launch and first VIIRS from the NOAA-20 satellite. This satellite was developed at Harris’ Fort Wayne Location. To read more about this satellite and the role Harris Corporation played in it’s development, visit https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/JPSS-1

  • First Steps to Government and Defense Contracting and Compliance

    Please join the Office of Congressman Jim Banks, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center for First Steps to Government and Defense Contracting and Compliance.

    Thursday, January 25, 2018
    8:30 am – 2:00 pm
    Ivy Tech Community College Student Life Center
    3701 Dean Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835
    Attendance is FREE
    Boxed lunches are available for $12.50

    Click here to RSVP and see a full outline of the day’s agenda.

    Program Overview:

    • Getting Started
    • Navigation
    • Compliance
    • Department of Defense Contracting
    • Avoiding Contract Pitfalls
    • Subcontracting for Small Businesses
    • Meet with the Small Business Administration, Indiana Procurement, Technical Assistance Center, SCORE, Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center, NSW Crane, INDOT, Department of Homeland Security, USDA, USDA Rural Development, and Indiana Department of Administration.

    For additional information contact: kathie.green@mail.house.gov