PDI 2011 will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 31- June 3, with a theme of Navigating Financial Excellence. 

To register for PDI  you may use one of two methods:

Online Registration

Paper based registration

Registration fees are as follows:

  • $530 for Members (prior to May 1)
  • $645 Non Members (prior to May 1)
  • $630 for Members (after May 1)
  • $745 Non Members (after May 1)

Payment must be made upon registration. Questions regarding PDI registration only, may be directed to (702) 798-8376 or pdiregistration@rhq.com

Please note the following:

  • Attendees may participate in 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 (June 1) they wish to attend (Army, Air Force, Navy/Marine Corps, Coast Guard, DFAS or Defense-Wide.)  
  • Workshop descriptions and schedule for the Thursday and Friday breakout sessions will be available under Program Information when the program is finalized. 
  • Breakfast and lunch are provided Wednesday – Friday as part of the registration fee. In addition, dinner is included in registration fee on Wednesday and Friday. 

Change of Payment Policy
Each change to payment method will be subject to a $50.00 charge.

Substitution Policy
After May 13, persons substituting for other individuals will be required to complete a transfer form upon registration in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Payment of registered attendee must transfer to the substitute to be considered a substitute.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing by April 30 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. Cancellations must be faxed to 702-597-0264. Please state reason for cancellation if after May 1.

CDFM Pre-PDI Registration Information

On May 30 and 31, the CDFM Intensive 8 Hour Module training will be delivered at the Minneapolis Hilton.   

  • $125 per module or $250 for any two modules (Modules 1-3)


If you are paying for these sessions with one payment method, you may register using the method above. If you need to use a different form of payment, please register for PDI first and then add the pre-PDI sessions you wish by emailing pdiregistration@rhq.com.  You must be registered for PDI in order to complete the separate registration for this CDFM Module training.

MODULE 4  Acquisition Business Management 2-day courses will be offered on Monday and Tuesday May 30 & 31. The course covers major weapons systems acquisition from the Program Manager’s perspective. This two day event is intended for those who are already in the CDFM Program (whether you already hold the certification or not) and have elected to pursue the designation “CDFM with Acquisition Specialty.” Separate registration for this course is required. The fee is $375 per student.   Click here for a registration form and send completed forms to Cdfmamod4@asmconline.org or fax 636.936.1677.  Government Travel Cards are NOT Accepted.


Program Information

CDFM Opportunities

Sponsor & Exhibitor Info

Travel & Lodging

Special Events