Security/Attendance and Portal Requirements

The overall security level of the meeting is SECRET.

  • Unclassified sessions will be held at Newport News Marriott at City Center located in Newport News, Virginia.
  • Classified sessions will be held at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, approximately a fifteen minute drive from the hotel.

Security/Attendance Information

To qualify to attend this meeting, all attendees must be:

  • Employed by a DoD, DoE, or NASA facility
  • OR
  • Employed with a DoD, DoE, or NASA contractor facility eligible for receipt of militarily-critical technical data.
  • U.S. citizens qualified to receive unclassified, limited-distribution information. No foreign nationals will be permitted to attend.

In addition, CLASSIFIED SESSION attendance is restricted to U.S. citizens who possess, at minimum, a SECRET U.S. Security Clearance with a need-to-know in the areas of rocket, missile, space, or gun propulsion.

If you plan to register as a full-time student, click here for additional qualification requirements.

Questions concerning attendance eligibility should be directed to the JANNAF Security Team:
Tricia Frey at or (410) 992-7300, ext. 222
Mary Gannaway at or (410) 992-7304, ext. 211

Portal Account Information

Portal Account holders:

Need to create a Portal account?

  • Go HERE to determine your eligibility for an account.
  • Go HERE for step-by-step instructions and a link to begin the Portal Account application process.