Join us for the 2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting “Supplying Game Changing Technology to DoD’s Sustainment Community” which will feature engaging speeches, interactive maintenance focused technology panels, and multiple project presentation tracks featuring condition-based maintenance, additive manufacturing, coatings/corrosion prevention, autonomic logistics, and much more.
2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting
DLA Defense Supply Center
Registration for the 2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting is open. Registration fees cover meals and attendance at all events. No discounts or day rates provided. Registration cutoff deadline is April 20, 2018.
Business casual is acceptable for all events.
Early Bird Registration
Take advantage of early bird pricing! Early bird registration is open through February 28, 2018.
After April 20, 2018, no refunds will be granted.
DLA Base Access Requirements
DLA requires that each attendee is thoroughly vetted prior to gaining on-site access to the facility. Gender, DOB, and Drivers Licence Number and State are required elements for DLA vetting and access. Additional time and information is required for non-U.S. citizens. Please, see information below. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-U.S. Citizenship Information
The following information is required no later than Thursday, March 2 to allow for DLA processing to obtain security clearance for Foreign National Contractor participation in the event. All Foreign Nationals will be under escort while on the property. Please complete the registration form and send the following additional information to email@example.com
- Full name
- Passport Number
- Issue and Expiration Dates of Passport
- Country of Issue
- Place of Birth
- Date of Birth
Join us May 7-9, 2018 for the 2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting held at the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Defense Supply Center in Richmond, VA. This year’s theme is “Supplying Game Changing Technology to DoD’s Sustainment Community.” The 2018 event will feature engaging speeches, interactive maintenance focused technology panels, and multiple project presentation tracks featuring condition-based maintenance, additive manufacturing, coatings/corrosion prevention, autonomic logistics, and much more.
Participants will also have the opportunity to showcase their innovative technology solutions via table top displays. The showcase is open to all NCMS members and non-members as well as government individuals. Your ideas and innovations will drive the next generation of maintenance technology and promote improved warfighter readiness. Please check the NCMS website www.ncms.org often to see updates.
The 2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting has a jam-packed agenda featuring keynote speakers, multiple project updates, and lots of networking opportunities. The event kicks off on Monday, May 7 with a tutorial for participants to gain complete insight into the CTMA Program and continues through Wednesday, May 9.
DLA TOUR – Monday, May 7
An optional bus tour and historical discussion of Defense Supply Center Richmond, including DLA Aviation, the famous elk herd, and tour of DLA Aviation’s Mapping Customer Operations will be held on Monday, May 7 from 1300-1430. Space is limited, so be sure to check the required box on your registration form and meet at the CTMA Registration Desk once onsite.
CTMA Competition Shark Tank – Wednesday, May 9
The top six finalists of the CTMA Technology Competition will be granted 10 minutes to present their submission/idea to the audience, followed by five minutes of Shark Tank Q&A with the competition review panel. An overall winner will be voted on and announced immediately following the competition.
Monday, 7 May 2018
0800 Setup Table Top Exhibits
1100 Registration Open
1300 Optional Reserved Tour
Bus tour and historical discussion of Defense Supply Center Richmond, including DLA Aviation, the famous elk herd, and DLA Aviation’s Mapping Customer Operations
1430 Overview/CTMA Tutorial
In-depth tutorial on concept paper, extensive overview of MIPR requirements, comprehensive overview of CTMA cooperative agreement, NDAA 17 Section 806 update, metricizing CTMA, outreach including updates CTMA website, CTMA completion, CTMA Connector and JTEG
1530 DLA Supply Innovation Overview
1630 Evening Welcome Reception and Table Top Networking
Tuesday, 8 May 2018
0730 Registration and Continental Breakfast
0830 Welcome – DLA Leadership
Brigadier General Linda S. Hurry, Commander, Supply Defense Center Richmond and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation
0845 CTMA/DLA Introductions
0915 Maintenance Keynote Speaker
Kenneth D. Watson, DASD Maintenance Policy and Programs
0945 Supply Keynote Speaker
1045 Supply Innovation Panel
1200 Lunch & Table Top Networking
1330 TRACK 1 – 3 CTMA tracks & 1 Supply Community track (three 30-minute briefs per track)
1530 Sustainment Panel
1700 Evening Table Top Reception
Wednesday, 9 May 2018
0730 Registration and Continental Breakfast
0830 From the Field Keynote Speaker
0915 TRACK 2 – 3 CTMA tracks & 1 Supply Community track (three 30-minute briefs per track)
1115 Weapons Keynote Speaker
1145 Lunch & Table Top Networking
1315 Part Obsolescence Panel
1500 CTMA Technology Competition
“Shark Tank” Format with Top 6 Finalists
The top 6 finalists of the CTMA Technology Competition will be granted 10 minutes to present their submission/idea to the audience, followed by 5 minutes of Shark Tank Q&A with the competition review panel. An overall winner will be announced.
1630 Closing Remarks
1700 Dismantle Table Tops
The 2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting will be held at:
Defense Logistics Agency
Frank B. Lott’s Conference Center
8000 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Richmond, VA 23297-5100
Enter the facility through the Main Gate.
The recommended airport to fly into is Richmond International Airport, Richmond, VA. Fastest route to DLA is via VA-895 W which is 18 min (11.8 miles).
Note: This route has tolls.
- Get on VA-895 W in Henrico from Richard E Byrd Terminal Drive and S Airport Drive 9 min (3.5 mi)
- Continue on VA-895 W to Bensley. Take the US-1 S/US-301 S/Jefferson Davis Hwy exit from VA-150 N 6 min (6.3 mi)
- Drive to US-1 S/US-301 S in Bellwood 3 min (1.9 mi)
- Arrive Defense Logistics Agency – 8000 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Richmond, VA 23297. Enter Main Gate.
The hotels listed below are local options and do not represent a recommendation by NCMS. Many options exist within the Richmond area.
NCMS Room Block
500 E Broad St,
Richmond, VA 23219
La Quinta Inn Richmond South
9040 Pams Ave, Richmond, VA 23237
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
2401 Willis Rd, Richmond, VA 23237
500 E Broad St,
Richmond, VA 23219
Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond-Downtown
700 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
Courtyard by Marriott Richmond Airport
5400 Williamsburg Rd, Sandston, VA 23150
Best Western Plus Richmond Airport Hotel
5300 Airport Square Ln, Sandston, VA 23150
Table Top Displays
Space is limited, so reserve your space for a table top quickly, giving you an opportunity to reach a broad cross-section of decision makers throughout the DoD, increasing your industry exposure.
- Table size – 3’ x 7’.
- Bring your own extension cord/power strip.
- Plan to man your display during breaks and evening receptions. Placing items or pamphlets on a table will not garner business or networking with other industry or military facilities.
- Setup – Can set up at 0800 Monday 7 May.
- Dismantle – As a courtesy to event participants, table top exhibits may not be dismantled until after the event has closed at 1700, Wednesday, May 9.
- No security will be provided after hours for the exhibition area. Be sure to remove valuable items each evening.
Table top display space can be purchased as part of your 2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting registration ticket.
Promote your company and presence at the event by sponsoring a portion of the 2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting. Promotional opportunities include:
- Registration Table
- Evening Table Top Reception
For questions or to reserve your sponsorship opportunity, please contact Chris Fick at NCMS at firstname.lastname@example.org or (734) 995-7983.