About IDGA

The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas and latest developments in public service and defense through highly-popular live training and networking events, as well as an online community portal.

Since 2003, IDGA’s live events have included speaker panels and training programs comprised of leading professionals from the government, military and associated industries, while attracting delegates from various sectors. Our events team includes production, marketing, sales and operations departments; all with a goal of developing events that are highly educational through networking platforms around North America.

Our online community portal, IDGA.org, features the latest government, military and technological news, posted daily to keep you fully up to date on the key issues of the moment. There are in-depth articles on a wide range of topics, plus incisive insights from our expert contributors. The state-of-the-art portal also has hot links to its database of stories, IDGA’s impressive lineup of training events, the advertising Media Kit and a shortcut to sign up for the site and become a member.

By signing upto become a member of IDGA.org, you get access to all the popular features of the site, including videos, podcastsand webinars. Through the website, members are able to extend their live event experience and interact with leading figures by leveraging the opportunity to network, share ideas, best practices and business solutions.

Our online community newsletters are delivered to the inbox of members twice a week, enabling them to remain at the forefront of change within a wide range of industries, along with special IDGA.org members-only discounts for live events.


IDGA is proud to deliver high quality events that provides an unmatched benefit to all of our attendees. IDGA strives to create an event environment that allows users to get the most out of their experience. Below are just a few of many users who have opted to share their experience with IDGA.

"This event provided timely and thought provoking information. It was valuable for our firm on many levels."
- Kim Homolka (Managed Business Solutions)


 "Industry discussion from both sides of the business objectives (Government/Consumers)."
- Chad Pauley (Accenture Federal)


"Excellent networking opportunity, with cutting edge presentations."
- Stephanie Dove (Phoenix VAMC)


"I was able to get valuable information during the conference. Also, networking with several people."
- MAJ Katrina Lloyd (LA Army National Guard)


"Fabulous! Speakers & Topics - engaging & enthusiastic. Networking ability made for great contacts."
- Troy Townsend (Alaska VA)


"Experiencing & interacting with individuals from various schools of thought."
- Mary Lu Bushness (Phoenix VA Medical Center)


"Wide variety of perspectives from government and industry."
- Joe Mroz (HQDA CIO/G-6)