Aug. 28 at 4 p.m.
Gen. James C. McConville was sworn in as the 40th chief of staff for the U.S. Army on Aug. 9. An aviator, he has previously commanded the 101st Airborne Division and most recently was vice chief of staff of the Army.
Aug. 29 at 1 p.m.
Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson is the 29th chief of the National Guard Bureau. In that role, he is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and serves as a military advisor to the president and a link to states on matters pertaining to the National Guard.
Aug. 29 at 1:45 p.m.
Joe Biden is the Democratic nominee for president. He served as vice president alongside President Obama from 2009 to 2017. He also served in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. His son, Beau, was a lieutenant colonel in the Delaware Army National Guard.
Aug. 29 at 2:30 p.m.
Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond assumed the duties as the first Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force, Dec. 20, 2019; and Commander, United States Space Command, Aug. 29, 2019.
Aug. 29 at 3:40 p.m.
Lt. Gen. Jon A. Jensen is a lieutenant general in the United States Army, who serves as the 22nd Director of the Army National Guard. He previously served as the adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard from November 2017 to August 2020.
Aug. 29 at 4:10 p.m.
Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh is a lieutenant general in the United States Air Force, who serves as the 17th Director of the Air National Guard. He previously served as the adjutant general of the Colorado National Guard from April 2017 to July 2020.
In honor of the year NGAUS was founded, 1878, NGAUS is offering registration for only $18.78. Every registration includes this year's commemorative challenge coin, designed to look like a laptop and mailed to your home.
Register soon, coins are in limited supply!
Committees meet to review and vote on resolutions that will become a part of the NGAUS agenda for the upcoming legislative cycle. (Closed meeting/invitation only)
Roll Call of States, speakers and National Guard leadership
NGAUS is hosting its very first virtual 5K with the conference this year. Registration is $30 and participants will receive a commemorative medal by mail and can engage in 5K in either a walk or run category. Registration is now open and the 5K will take place from Aug. 24 to 30. Registration will remain open through Aug. 30, or until the medals run out.
The great tradeshow you have come to expect will still be available. View all exhibitors through our digital platform, experience their products and services and meet with them one on one with just the click of a button.
Virtual exhibit hall booth sales are now available.
September 9-12, 2021
Charlotte, North Carolina
August 26-29, 2022
August 18-21, 2023
A: Due to concerns over the health and safety of attendees and participants, the NGAUS board of directors has accepted the host state’s recommendation to cancel the 142nd General Conference & Exhibition.
A: A virtual conference is an online event designed for the NGAUS community that can be attended from the comfort of your home. The conference will provide a safe and entertaining experience.
A: All attendees can expect to receive an email to the address they provide during registration explaining how to access the conference platform. If you have not received your access email, please be sure to check your spam folder for an email with the subject "NGAUS Conference is open!" from 142nd General Conference.
Need help? please contact us at [email protected]. We highly encourage attendees to login prior and explore the many features and exhibit hall.
A: All delegates will be contacted directly in the near future with instructions regarding the virtual process and voting capabilities.
A: The virtual conference will bring the experience of an in-person conference to your personal computer, so just like an in-person conference, you have the freedom to choose what you attend. But attending the event in its entirety—the Roll call of states and speaker sessions—will help you to get the most out of the experience.
A: All registrations paid to attend the 142nd General Conference, A Virtual Experience are nonrefundable.
Still have questions? Feel free to contact us at [email protected].