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

May 7-9
DLA Defense Supply Center
Richmond, VA

Upcoming Key Dates

2/28 – Early bird registration ends
3/2 –   2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting international registration ends
3/8 –  CTMA Magazine ad buy period ends

Contact

If you have any questions or issues, please email our team: 
support@ncms.org

Registration

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.

Dress Attire

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.

Cancellation Policy

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 support@ncms.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 support@ncms.org

  • Full name
  • Organization/Command
  • Passport Number
  • Issue and Expiration Dates of Passport
  • Country of Issue
  • Place of Birth
  • Date of Birth

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
CTMA Partners Meeting - Government $0.00
CTMA Partners Meeting - NCMS Member (Early Bird) $350.00
CTMA Partners Meeting - NCMS Member w/ Table Top (Early Bird) $400.00
CTMA Partners Meeting - Non-Member (Early Bird) $450.00
CTMA Partners Meeting - Non-Member w/ Table Top (Early Bird) $500.00

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Tuesday Breakfast
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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.

Featured Events

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
1015   Break/Networking
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)
1500   Break/Networking
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)
1045   Break/Networking
1115   Weapons Keynote Speaker
1145   Lunch & Table Top Networking
1315   Part Obsolescence Panel
1445   Break
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

Location

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
Bldg 31-G
Enter the facility through the Main Gate.

Airport/Directions

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.

Hotels

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

Marriott Richmond
500 E Broad St,
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-3400

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Local:

La Quinta Inn Richmond South
9040 Pams Ave, Richmond, VA 23237
(804) 743-0770

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
2401 Willis Rd, Richmond, VA 23237
(804) 275-5900

Downtown:

Marriott Richmond
500 E Broad St,
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-3400

Homewood Suites by Hilton Richmond-Downtown
700 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-2900

Airport:

Courtyard by Marriott Richmond Airport
5400 Williamsburg Rd, Sandston, VA 23150
(804) 652-0500

Best Western Plus Richmond Airport Hotel
5300 Airport Square Ln, Sandston, VA 23150
(804) 222-8200

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.