National Defense Industrial Association

Type: Organization
Name: National Defense Industrial Association
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

NDIS a pioneering piece of economic, social reform

Chairman of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Bruce Bonyhady reports that the agency has welcomed the first progress report by the Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which is responsible ... [Published Northern Daily Leader - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Agri Ministry ramping up technology to better monitor weather conditions

MINISTER of Agriculture, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy said that the Ministry, through its Hydrometeorological Office, will be installing at least 30 more Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) across Guyana to supplement and verify radar data.The Hydromet Office monitors ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Calls for more diversity within NDIA staff

The report noted that much work was achieved in the first trial year of the scheme, but that it was already overly bureaucratic, and management plans were too complex for many participants.Among the concerns the committee noted was that 60% of all agency ... [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. House Hearing Supports Legislation for Development of Domestic Minerals (H.R. 761)

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 , the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing, titled "American Metals and Mineral Security: An examination of the domestic critical minerals supply and demand chain."  ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Mwakenya founder passes on after long illness

A portrait of the late Cyrus Muraguri Gitari who is among those detained without trial and tortured at the infamous Nyayo House torture chambers during the clamor for multiparty democracy.KIRINYAGA COUNTY: One of the first men to be linked to the underground ... [Published East African Standard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Older kids blocked from joining disability scheme

MORE than 1800 children will not be able to join the national disability insurance scheme this financial year as promised, because the administrative body is struggling to process applications fast enough. In a letter obtained by The Advertiser, the head ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

DoD’s Darlene Costello on Early Adoption of Testing, Evaluation in Acquisition

Darlene CostelloDefense Department officials espoused this week the agency’s mission to elevate testing and evaluation as key aspects of the acquisition process, FCW reported Wednesday .Sean Lyngaas writes Darlene Costello, DoD principal deputy assistant ... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sequestration Could Hinder Acquisition Reforms, Pentagon Official Says

Defense Department leadership has emphasized the importance of defining requirements and starting testing as early as possible, but putting that into practice will be difficult if sequestration goes back into effect in fiscal year 2016, a Pentagon acquisition ... [Published National Defense Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Focuses on Transitioning Forward

The 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium (WFS) is Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The event, “Transitioning Forward: Warriors, Military Families and Civilian Communities,” will be held from ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

NDIA’s fraud allegations…AG report to be ready by next week

The long awaited Auditor General’s report on alleged corrupt practices at the National Drainage and IrrigationAuthority (NDIA) is expected to be completed by next week with appropriate actions to follow, assures Dharamkumar Seeraj, Chairman of NDIA’s ... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

State stands up for disability rollout

Expert teams are to help people prepare for the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in 2016.Minister for Disability Services Minister, Tracy Davis said four experienced staff from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) ... [Published PSNews - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

NTSA, National Modeling and Simulation Coalition To Host July 9...

A nationwide summit on modeling and simulation co-sponsored by the National Modeling and Simulation Coalition and the National Training and Simulation Association will bring together industry, government and academic thought leaders from around the nation ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 02 2014]

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"The committee is under no illusion: the task of the NDIA to implement and administer the NDIS is highly complex" the report says
On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 , the U S House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing, titled "American Metals and Mineral Security: An examination of the domestic critical minerals supply and demand chain."   During the hearing, a panel of witnesses spoke on the benefits of securing a supply of minerals through domestic mining...
"We will not be able to afford all of the programs that we're even doing right now if we go into sequestration the next year and that continues. That's a fact" said Darlene Costello, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for acquisition
...which in turn will impact American jobs and the estimated $232 billion of total direct and indirect economic impact of U S mining," said Pyatt. "This trend also impedes the innovation that is the cornerstone of our U S economy."

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NDIS a pioneering piece of economic, social reform [Published Northern Daily Leader - Jul 31 2014]
Agri Ministry ramping up technology to better m... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 30 2014]
Calls for more diversity within NDIA staff [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Jul 30 2014]
Parliamentary Report on NDIS Released [Published Pro Bono Australia - Jul 30 2014]
NDIS challenges ahead: report [Published Cairns Post - Jul 30 2014]
U.S. House Hearing Supports Legislation for Dev... [Published JD Supra - Jul 28 2014]
Mwakenya founder passes on after long illness [Published East African Standard - Jul 27 2014]
Older kids blocked from joining disability scheme [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 27 2014]
Supreme Court grants petition for review in Car... [Published Lexology - Jul 26 2014]
DoD’s Darlene Costello on Early Adoption of Tes... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 25 2014]
Darlene Costello: Defense Department Wants Requ... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 25 2014]
Sequestration Could Hinder Acquisition Reforms,... [Published National Defense Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Doe Run CEO Testifies on Critical Risks Facing ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 23 2014]
DoD, DHS see earlier testing as a possible fix ... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Jul 23 2014]
TAG Sponsors NDIA Navy Gold Coast 2014 Conference [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 23 2014]
The RoHS2 Official Deadline for Medical Devices... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 23 2014]
2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Focuses on Transi... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Focuses on Transi... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 22 2014]
NDIA’s fraud allegations…AG report to be ready ... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 22 2014]
Agriculture will remain a pillar of Guyana’s ec... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 22 2014]
Brough faces community on NDIS [Published Gympie Times - Jul 21 2014]
NDIS rollout delay 'not justified' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 20 2014]
Business (11) [Published Airport Technology - Jul 19 2014]
Michelle Schulz Appointed Chair of PECSEA's Dat... [Published Gardere - Jul 18 2014]
Mt Isa forum charts way forward for disability ... [Published Medianet - Jul 18 2014]
Ficek Electric wins state contract [Published Bureau County Republican - Jul 17 2014]
State stands up for disability rollout [Published PSNews - Jul 17 2014]
AIRPORT CITY : Ready for action - Hamad Interna... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 16 2014]
Children start move to NDIS [Published PSNews - Jul 16 2014]
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TAG Sponsors NDIA Navy Gold Coast 2014 Conference [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 23 2014]
San Diego, CA, July 23, 2014 --( PR.com )-- TAG, Southern California’s premier NetSuite Solutions Provider and enterprise software consultancy firm announces a strategic sponsorship for the 2014 Navy Gold Coast conference to be held in San Diego August ...
The RoHS2 Official Deadline for Medical Devices... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 23 2014]
Osceola, WI, July 23, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The official deadline for medical devices to gain RoHS compliance is here on July 22nd. This medical device directive addresses the restriction of hazardous substances in a wide range of surgical equipment, ...
Rely on Northwire to be Your Expert for RoHS2 V... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 12 2014]
Osceola, WI, July 12, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Companies in demanding industries such as medical equipment manufacturing are often all too familiar with the intensive paperwork, testing, and documentation between innovative ideas and market success. When ...
Procurement troubles still dog Defense Departme... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 02 2014]
WASHINGTON — Congress has held hearings over the past 30 years seeking ways to fix the Defense Department’s poor procurement system. Last Tuesday’s hearing offered interesting ideas. No headlines afterward about stopping F-35 costs from skyrocketing, ...
One Month Until RoHS2 – Choose Northwire’s Comp... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 26 2014]
Osceola, WI, June 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Only one month remains for medical equipment manufacturing and distribution companies to gain RoHS 2 compliance. On July 22nd, CE-marking medical devices in the same way will no longer be possible without adherence ...
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