Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Symposium & Exhibition

Join us for the 2018 Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal Symposium & Exhibition (GESE), produced by NDIA in partnership with the EOD Warrior Foundation as we examine modernization of the force in light of the new national security and national defense strategies. This year’s symposium will focus on the theme “Modernizing to Meet New Threats.”


The symposium will feature:

  • Three sub-track professional tenets in Counter IED, Counter UXO and Combating WMD
  • Interagency speakers/panelists to include ATF, FBI and the DHS Office of Bombing Prevention
  • The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization’s Annual Technology Outreach event
  • Joint Service EOD Program Board updates
  • Service EOD future requirements and program manager’s acquisition briefings
  • Presentations and updates from International partners including NATO, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Israel
  • Humanitarian Mine Action panel including internationally recognized experts in the field, Non-governmental organizations, and representatives from the US Department of State.
  • Technical session for researchers hosted by Johns Hopkins University’s Energetic Research Group
  • Meet EOD wounded warriors and hear their personal stories of recovery and resilience first-hand in a unique panel setting while also bidding on unique gifts during an EOD Warrior Foundation Silent Auction.
  • Over 50 exhibiting companies

Relevant Government Agencies

DOD & Military

This event has no exhibitor/sponsor opportunities

Tue-Wed, Aug 14-15, 2018


Active Duty Government:  $0.00
Press:  $0.00
Active Duty Meals (per day):  $25.00

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, MD 20852
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