How to Register:

Registration for PDI 2019 is now available!  Payment is required at the time of registration so please be sure you have obtained authorized funding and understand your organization’s regulations for payment.  Please note the registration rate changes at 11:59 pm EST on 1 May.

Online Registration

Paper Registration

Please note the following:

  • Online registration is preferred!
  • To process a registration or registrations, which need to be paid for by a cardholder, please contact for instructions on procedure.
  • For a list of answers to frequently asked questions, please visit our FAQ page!
  • To select courses or update your course selection after registration, please follow the instructions sent to you via email. If you can not find the email, click here, or see below for assistance.
  • Attendees may participate in Monday and Tuesday sessions and special events if arriving early enough on Tuesday.
  • The PDI officially kicks off with Opening Ceremonies on Wednesday morning at 0800, followed by Service Day activities.
  • When completing online registration or the paper form, attendees should select which service day activities (May 29) they wish to attend (Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Navy, or Defense-Wide.)
  • Breakfast and lunch are provided Wednesday – Friday as part of the registration fee. In addition, one dinner is included in registration fee on Wednesday evening.

Registration and Housing Information:

  • Changes to existing registrations may be accomplished by logging in to the registration update site.  You will need your registration number from your confirmation email and the email address you used to register.
  • In order to control costs and provide accurate housing availability, please note you must first complete your PDI Registration prior to making housing reservations. Links to housing will be available upon completion of the online registration process and can also be accessed via the update site.
  • Housing questions may be directed to or (702) 798-8376.
  • Registration questions may be directed to or (702) 798-8376. Registration office hours are 0700 – 1630 Central Time. Please note there are no refunds on cancellations made starting May 1.

Registration Fee Schedule

Registration includes three breakfasts, three lunches, and one dinner, as well as access to Virtual PDI 2019.

  • Member $595 (before May 1), $695 until event date
  • Non-Member $700 (before May 1), $800 until event date

Please note that in order to receive the member registration rate, you must be a member in good standing at the time of registration. Please note membership process time is up to ten days, so please plan accordingly.

PDI Policies:

Registration Type Change Policy: Changes to registration type, such as PDI attendee to virtual registration will be refunded or charged the price difference. There is no administrative fee for this type of change. Changes must be received in writing by 1 May ( No changes will be made after this date.

Substitution Policy: After 1 May, persons substituting for other individuals at onsite PDI will be required to complete a transfer form in San Antonio. Payment of registered attendee must transfer to the substitute to be considered a substitute and include both PDI and Virtual PDI registrations new attendee must qualify for the paid registration rate. Substitutions for Virtual PDI registrations must be submitted prior to accessing Virtual PDI elements.

Change of Payment: Any change to payment method will be subject to a $50.00 charge.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing by 1 May ( to obtain a partial refund. All refunds will be subject to an administrative charge of $50.00. Cancellations of pre-PDI sessions will be subject to a $10.00 administrative fee. Persons who register and fail to attend will not receive a refund. Persons who register for and access Virtual PDI elements will not receive a refund.