Attention US Navy Active Duty or Civilian The Submarine Technology Symposium is authorized by COMSUBFOR. If you are registering as Department of the Navy active duty or civilian, please contact LCDR Joe Buczkowski, the COMSUBFOR quota control manager, at 757-836-1969 or You do not need to submit a separate DON/AA request to attend this conference. Also, note that the cost of all provided meals enjoyed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (03MAY16 to 05MAY16) is already included in the $725 registration fee. Attendees are reminded that they should annotate their travel vouchers accordingly. Finally, please note that the Symposium will conclude at 1230 on Thursday (05MAY16) to allow USG attendees on TAD sufficient time to complete their return travel that afternoon.

Instructions for Submitting Classified Visit Requests The Symposium is held at the SECRET/NOFORN level and requires verification of attendee personal security clearances. Classified visit requests should be submitted to the JHU/APL Visitor Control Office well in advance of the Symposium. The Visitor Control Office provides two methods for submission of visit requests:
  1. JPAS: sent via SMO code 888984
  2. Via fax: 240-228-6400 or 443-778-6400
All requests should indicate that the visit request is for “Submarine Technology Symposium 2016”. Questions should be directed to JHU/APL Visitor Control (Phone: 240-228-5661 or 443-778-5661).

ATTENTION SPEAKERS and EXHIBITORS: If you will be attending the set-up and run-through on Monday, 02 May please be sure to include this date in your visit request.

STS 2016 Registration Fees and Policies
Registration Type Fee
General $725.00 (includes meals)
Exhibitor 725.00 (includes meals)
Speaker (as noted in agenda) $0.00 (payment for meals required)
Proceedings (DVD) $40.00
Late Fee (on or after 24 April) $75.00

Note to US Government attendees: US Government registrations are considered TENTATIVE until reviewed by COMSUBFOR in order to comply with DON/AA approval memo.

Cancellation/Substitution Policy: No refunds of registration fees will be possible after 20 April 2016. Substitutions will be permitted providing substitute's classified visit request is approved. All credit card reimbursements will be charged a $50.00 transaction fee.

Seating is limited in accordance with local fire and safety regulations. The organizers reserve the right to terminate the registration process at any time if the facility's capacity is exceeded.

Single-Day Rate: A limited number of single-day rates for US Government Program Managers and VIPs are available. Please contact the Naval Submarine League for additional information.

Symposium attendees must be U.S. Citizens and possess a US Government SECRET or above personal security clearance.