34th National Symposium : Theme: Surface Warfare: The Competitive EdgeJoin experts and decision makers in the military, industry, and congress. Leadership will discuss how the Surface Force is a critical element of national defense and security in an era of great power competition. With 80+ exhibitors, 3,000+ attendees, this is one of the most influential professional development and networking opportunities in the defense community.Advance, online, registration closes 0900 Eastern Wednesday, 5 January 2022 for in person attendance. After that time all in-person registrations must be handled in person at the Hyatt Regency starting 1000 Eastern Sunday, 9 January 2022. Virtual registrations can still be taken up until Monday, 10 January at 1000 eastern using the form under the registration tab. You may continue to register for virtual after 1000 eastern on 1/10/2022 but you may not be granted immediately access to the app as registration staff will be dealing with onsite registrations.