ATCA global conference & expo



ATCA Global Date, Location, and Attire

The ATCA Global is an in-person Conference and Exposition.

Join us for two and half days, November 7 – 9, 2022, of thought-provoking sessions.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Hall A

801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

No, The ATCA Global Conference is a live, in-person event.

ATCA Conference and Expo:

Civilian - Business Attire

Military - Uniform of the Day

Glen A. Gilbert Memorial Banquet:

Civilian - Black Tie

Military - Mess Dress or Black Tie

Yes, the coat check is located on the Concourse Level in the Exhibit Hall A alcove. $5 per item, and all items must be retrieved before the end of the day.

Registration Information and Costs

There are various registration options to suit your needs. For a full listing of pricing options visit the Registration page.

View registration options for Conference & Exposition details. Please visit our ATCA Global Registration for details. NOTE: To qualify for complimentary registration, you must be a government employee (not a contractor) and have a .gov or .mil email extension.

Registration is open 24/7 on the ATCA Global website. Registration must be completed online. 

Registration Desk Badge Pick-Up Hours:

  • Saturday, November 5: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 6: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Monday, November 7: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, November 8: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 9: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Yes, you can substitute your registration with another.  Please contact Registration at or call 703-299-2430, ext: 333


Cancellations made thru October 7, 2022, will be refunded less a 15% cancellation fee. Unfortunately, NO refunds will be made for cancellations received AFTER OCTOBER 7, 2022. Cancellations must be made in writing to Substitutions of equal ATCA memberships may be made at any time for conference registrations. All refunds will be processed after the event. Government participants with duty-related cancellations are exempt and will not be charged a cancellation fee.

Online registration remains open 24/7 before and during the ATCA Global Conference & Exposition. Rates for the conference program gradually increase as we get closer to the event. The earlier you register, the lower the cost! Register online now!

No, you do not have to be an ATCA Member to participate. Registration is open to members and non-members alike. If you are not an ATCA member, choose the appropriate non-member category when registering. Members receive benefits including reduced rates at all ATCA Events. Consider becoming an ATCA Member to take advantage of the discounts. Visit the ATCA Membership portal.

The Glen A. Gilbert Memorial Award Banquet will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, during the ATCA Global Conference & Exposition. The Glen. A. Gilbert Memorial Award Banquet will start at 6.00 p.m. with a reception, 7:00 p.m. start for dinner. For more information on The Glen A. Gilbert Memorial Award and a listing of past winners, click here.

Click here to see our current sponsorship opportunities. To secure your sponsorship, contact Rugger Smith at 703-299-2430, ext. 318.

Email Glenn Cudaback, Membership Manager or call directly at 703.299.2430 x302 for details on the Awards program.


Have a question not covered in the information above? Contact us today!

ATCA is here to assist you with any ATCA Global questions or needs you may have. Use the information below to email the point of contact for each different areas of the event.

Questions about Registration? Contact: ATCA Registration Help Desk

Questions about exhibiting or sponsorship? Contact: Rugger Smith

Questions about room reservations? Contact: Deborah Brice

Questions about the conference? Contact:  Ken Carlisle.

Questions about the conference programming? Contact: Clarence Butcher.

Questions about exhibitor registration or invoicing/payments? Contact: Sandra Strickland.

Questions about press and media? Contact Alana Suitor.

Or call the ATCA Office at +1 703.299.2430 if your topic of choice is not represented above.


The ATCA Global Hotel Guest Room Reservations is Open.

We encourage you to support ATCA Global by reserving your room at our partner hotel:

*The Government block block is intended for those persons who directly employed by the U.S. Government with emails ending in ".gov", or ".mil". Government contractors please use Attendee Block.