Tier One/Two Conference List

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Title Approval Level Conference Location Start Date Notes Website Early Bird Registration Cutoff Estimated Conference Approval Date NPS Cutoff Date Paper Submission Deadline
Ocean Sciences Meeting (Biennial) Tier Two San Diego, CA 2/16/2020 Even Years Only, Early bird registration rates extended for federal government employees throughout the registration and conference period. https://www.agu.org/Ocean-Sciences-Meeting/Pages/Plan-your-meeting 1/8/2020 1/24/2020 1/10/2020 9/11/2019
Black Hat Tier One Las Vegas, NV 8/1/2020   https://www.blackhat.com/     5/18/2020  
American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting Tier Two       https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/meetings-events/        
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (AIAA SciTech Forum) Tier Two       https://www.aiaa.org/scitech/        
Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference Tier One       http://www.iitsec.org/        
Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (Winter) Tier Two       https://acousticalsociety.org/asa-meetings/        
Defense Manufacturing Conference and Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages Conferences Tier Two       http://www.dmsmsmeeting.com/index.html        
International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis Super Computing Tier Two       http://supercomputing.org/        
International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference Tier Two       https://www.theiacpconference.org/attend/past-conferences/        
Annual SAFE Symposium Tier Two       https://www.safeassociation.com/index.cfm        
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society International Annual Meeting Tier Two       https://www.hfes.org/events        
FABTECH Tier Two       https://www.fabtechexpo.com/        
Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference Tier Two     Virtual attendance option available that does not require OPNAV 5050-11 conference approval https://www.primr.org/conferences/        
Shock and Vibration Symposium Tier Two       http://www.savecenter.org/index.html        
American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting Tier Two       https://www.astmh.org/annual-meeting        
National Safety Congress and Expo Tier One San Diego, CA 10/2/2020   https://congress.nsc.org/nsc2020/public/enter.aspx     7/19/2020  
Joint Undersea Warfare Technology Fall Conference Tier One TBD 9/1/2020   https://www.ndia.org/events?PageNumber=1&IsPastEventLoading=False&Division=&Chapter=&Affiliate=&Topic=&Cate=%7B2041F050-A885-4595-8729-4008F4E498FC%7D&FromDate=&ToDate=&Zipcode=&Keyword= 8/1/2020  
The Energy Exchange Tier One Atlanta, GA 8/11/2020   https://www.energy.gov/eere/femp/energy-exchange     5/28/2020  
DEF CON Tier Two Las Vegas, NV 8/6/2020 CASH ONLY EVENT https://www.defcon.org/ 8/6/2020 7/17/2020 7/3/2020 5/1/2020
GSA SmartPay Training Forum Tier One Boston, MA 8/4/2020 Attendees selected by NAVSUP CCPMD          
Association of Government Accountants – Professional Development Training Conference Tier One Dallas, TX 7/19/2020 Virtual Option Available that does not require OPNAV 5050-11. https://www.agacgfm.org/Training-and-Events/Event-Calendar.aspx 6/19/2020   5/5/2020  
Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) User Conference Tier Two San Diego, CA 7/13/2020 Registration for US Federal Government Employees does not increase and exempt from Early Bird limitations. https://www.esri.com/en-us/about/events/uc/overview 1/10/2020 6/26/2020 6/12/2020 11/22/2019
American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Development Conference Tier Two Orlando, FL 6/23/2020   https://www.assp.org/education/conferences 3/13/2020 2/28/2020 2/14/2020 7/17/2019
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition Tier Two Atlanta, GA 6/1/2020 There is a virtual attendance option that does not require an OPNAV 5050-11. https://www.aiha.org/our-events/aihce-exp 3/29/2020 2/28/2020 2/14/2020 3/16/2020
American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) National Professional Development Institute Tier One Nashville, TN 5/29/2020 Attendance decisions made at high level within DoD/DoN. Virtual attendance option available that does not require OPNAV 5050-11. https://asmconline.org/pd/pdi/     3/15/2020  
Mega Rust Tier Two San Diego, CA 5/19/2020   http://www.navalengineers.org/Symposia/Symposia-Calendar 4/10/2020 3/27/2020 3/13/2020 2/20/2020
Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association Tier One Atlanta, GA 5/17/2020   http://www.asma.org/news-events/events     3/3/2020 11/1/2019
Maritime Patrol Association Symposium  (Jax Symposium) Tier Two NAS Jacksonville, FL 5/14/2020   https://maritimepatrolassociation.org/home/events/symposium/   5/1/2020 4/17/2020  
Naval Helicopter Association Symposium Tier One Norfolk, VA 5/11/2020   https://www.navalhelicopterassn.org/     2/26/2020  
The Gartner Symposium ITXPO Tier Two Toronto, Canada 5/11/2020    https://www.gartner.com/en/conferences/na/symposium-us 3/13/2020 2/28/2020 2/14/2020  
Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (Summer) Tier Two Chicago, IL 5/11/2020   https://acousticalsociety.org/asa-meetings/ 4/8/2020 3/20/2020 3/6/2020 1/6/2020
XPONENTIAL, AUVSI Tier One Boston, MA 5/4/2020   https://www.xponential.org/xponential2020/public/enter.aspx 3/16/2020   2/19/2020 11/1/2019
SPIE Defense & Commercial Sensing Conference Tier One Anaheim, CA 4/26/2020   https://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/defense--commercial-sensing     2/11/2020 10/16/2019
Federal Planning Training Workshop and the American Planning Association Tier One Houston, TX 4/25/2020   https://www.planning.org/conference/     2/10/2020 1/8/2020
Sea Air Space Exposition Tier One National Harbor, MD 4/6/2020   https://seaairspace.org/     1/22/2020  
Joint Undersea Warfare Technology Spring Conference Tier One San Diego, CA 3/30/2020   https://www.ndia.org/events?PageNumber=1&IsPastEventLoading=False&Division=&Chapter=&Affiliate=&Topic=&Cate=%7B2041F050-A885-4595-8729-4008F4E498FC%7D&FromDate=&ToDate=&Zipcode=&Keyword= 1/15/2020 1/17/2020
National Military Fish and Wildlife Association (NMFWA) Workshop Tier One Omaha, NE 3/8/2020   https://www.nmfwa.org/     12/24/2019  
AFCEA West (WEST) Tier One San Diego, CA 3/2/2020 Free for Gov't westconference.org     12/18/2019  
Association of Aquatics Professionals Annual Conference and Exposition Tier Two Frisco, TX 2/17/2020   https://aquaticpros.org/conference-exposition/ 10/1/2019 1/31/2020 1/17/2020  
National Fire Control Symposium Tier Two Lake Buena Vista, FL 2/10/2020   https://www.usasymposium.com/nfcs/default.php 11/22/2019 1/24/2020 1/6/2020 1/3/2020
Federal Fleet Workforce Conference Tier Two Washington, DC 1/28/2020   https://www.gsa.gov/buying-selling/products-services/transportation-logistics-services/vehicle-leasing/fedfleet-2020 12/27/2019 12/13/2019 11/8/2019
Annual Directed Energy Science and Technology Symposium (formerly the Annual Directed Energy Symposium) Tier Two West Point, New York 3/9/2020   https://protected.networkshosting.com/depsor/DEPSpages/meetings.html   1/24/2020 1/10/2020  
Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium Tier One Arlington, VA 1/14/2020 Free for Gov't http://www.navysna.org/     10/31/2019  
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Tier One       https://www.agu.org/fall-meeting        
Maritime Systems and Technology Asia Tier Two Tokyo, Japan 6/17/2020   https://mastconfex.com/        
International Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life Conference Tier Two Den Haag, The Netherlands 7/7/2020   https://www.an-2019.org/        
International System Safety Tier Two Norfolk, VA 7/29/2020   https://www.system-safety.org/conferences/future.php        
Tailhook Tier One TBD 9/1/2020   https://www.tailhook.net/        
Directed Energy Professional Society Systems Symposium Tier Two TBD 9/1/2020   https://protected.networkshosting.com/depsor/DEPSpages/DEsysSymp19.html        
National Security Agency Information Assurance Symposium Tier Two TBD 6/1/2020       5/15/2020 4/24/2020  
The Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) Working Group Annual Conference & Educational Symposium Tier Two Orlando, FL 8/23/2020   https://arffwg.org/future-conferences/        
Annual Threat Management Conference Tier Two Anaheim, CA 8/11/2020   https://www.atapworldwide.org/page/TMC2020        
Federal Dispute Resolution Training Tier Two Phoenix, AZ 8/10/2020   https://www.fdrtraining.com/        
Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium Tier Two Virginia Beach, VA 9/14/2020   http://www.navalengineers.org/Symposia/Fleet-Maintenance-and-Modernization-Symposium-2020      
National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) Annual Professional Development and Training Conference Tier Two Portsmouth, VA 8/4/2020   https://nnoa.org/nnoa-event-calendar/        
EEOC Employment Laws (EXCEL) Conference Tier Two New Orleans, LA 8/4/2020   https://eeotraining.eeoc.gov/profile/web/index.cfm?PKwebID=0x2547b105&varPage=location     12/3/2019
Effective 17 December 2019, SECNAV 5050.6 prescribes the DON policy for conference management of both non-DOD sponsored/hosted and DoD sponsored/hosted conferences.  
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