NGA Campus East
7500 GEOINT Drive, Springfield VA 22150
Attendees must be cleared for Top Secret SI/TK
(Registration includes sessions, continental breakfasts, breaks, lunches, and reception)
*Includes FFRDC and Government Contractor
Special Notice Regarding Government and Military Attendee Fees
AFCEA Intelligence offers a special discounted registration rate for active government and military personnel. This special rate does not apply to contractors who work for or with the government or military.
Member Registration Discounts
To receive the member rate for symposium registration you must be an active AFCEA individual member or designated associate member of an AFCEA corporate member company. If you sign up for the member rate and do not meet the criteria, you will be charged the correct rate.
To join AFCEA or verify current membership status:
Symposium Start Times
The Symposium will begin at 8:00 a.m. on both days.
Cancellations, Refunds, and Substitutions
Refund requests must be emailed to Sandy Campbell and received no later than March 8, 2012. Cancellation requests received by that date will be refunded in full. No substitutions are permitted after March 21, 2012.
If you register and later determine that you are unable to attend because you do not have the proper security clearance, you must submit a cancellation request in writing to AFCEA Intelligence, 4400 Fair Lakes Court, Fairfax, VA, 22033, prior to March 8, 2012. Your request must be accompanied by a written statement from your security officer confirming that you do not have a Top Secret clearance with SI/TK access.
All attendees must be cleared for Top Secret, and currently indoctrinated for SI and TK access at the time you register.**
Attendees WITH IC blue or green badges do not need to pass clearances.***
Attendees WITHOUT IC blue or green badges must arrange for their Special Security Officer (SSO) or Contractor Special Security Officer (CSS) to send an SSO- or CSSS- originated clearance certification message to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
The clearance message must be on official letterhead and include the following:
Attendee’s full name
Place of BirthCountry of Citizenship
*Authority for soliciting Social Security Numbers (SSAN) is Executive Order 9397. SSAN’s will be used to identify attendees within the NGA’s access approval system. Disclosure of a SSAN is voluntary, but failure to do so may result in delay or denial of access to NGA facilities.
**The NGA does not grant interim TK access--applicants for registration must be cleared TS//SI/TK. The NGA will not provide any "read-in/read-out" security services.
***Symposium attendees whether IC badged or not must process through the visitor center to obtain a conference center badge.
Security Officers should pass clearances via:
Unclassified Email: WorkforceSupportCenter@nga.mil (preferred method)
Secure Email: WorkforceSupportCenter@nga.ic.gov
Clearance Deadline: March 8, 2012
Timely passage of your clearance/accesses is important. If your clearance is not passed as required, you will not be able to attend the symposium. Deadline for submitting clearances is March 8, 2012.
The Following Items are Prohibited Inside NGA:
USB Flash Thumb Drives
Wireless/Photographic Capable PDAs
Cassette Players (Recordable)
Picture Frame Key Fobs (Recordable)
NGA Campus East Directions
7500 GEOINT Drive, Springfield VA 22150
NGA Campus East
A Google map is available here.
Directions to the NGA Visitor Control Center (VCC)
- From I-95 South
- Continue on Heller Rd to the intersection of Heller Rd & Barta Rd.
- At the intersection, turn LEFT onto Barta Rd.
- Continue on Barta Rd to the intersection of Barta Rd and GEOINT Drive.
-Turn LEFT onto GEOINT Drive and watch for the AFCEA event signs.
- From Ft. Belvoir
A special parking form and instructions will be emailed to confirmed registrants the week before the symposium.
Should you need accommodations, listed below are three hotels located relatively close to NGA Campus East that you may wish to contact. Please be aware that AFCEA has made no special arrangements with any hotel.
6550 Loisdale Road, Springfield, VA
(703) 971-8900 · hilton.com
Hampton Inn Springfield
6550 Loisdale Court, Springfield, VA
(703) 924-9444 · hamptoninnwashingtondc.com
Residence Inn Springfield Old Keene Mill
6412 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA
(703) 644-0020 · marriott.com
Contact Sandy Campbell or 703-631-6209
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