Held at:
Georgia Institute of Technology
October 25-26
Held at:
Georgia Institute of Technology
October 25-26
Draft Agenda
Subject to Change
All times are presented in the host university’s local time zone.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Opening Session
Conference Opening & Welcome Remarks
1:30pm - 1:35pm
Lightning Talk
Enhancing Edge Processing: Imagers with In-pixel Processors
1:35pm - 2:20pm
Tech Panel
Extreme Environment Electronics
2:20pm - 2:30pm
Demo
Domain-Specific System on Chip (DSSoC)
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Break
3:00pm - 3:05pm
Lightning Talk
Future G in the DoD
3:05pm - 3:50pm
Tech Panel
Commercial / Military System of Systems
3:50pm - 4:00pm
Demo
Air Combat Evolution (ACE)
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Break
4:30pm - 4:35pm
Lightning Talk
Quantum Computing
4:35pm - 5:20pm
Portfolio Brief
Scalable Human Machine Ecosystems
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Keynote Address
HON Heidi Shyu, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
5:50pm - 5:55pm
Closing Session
Closing Remarks
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Reception
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
7:00am - 8:15am
Continental Breakfast
8:15am - 8:20am
Opening Session
Opening Remarks
8:20am - 8:25am
Lightning Talk
Innovative Approaches Addressing On-Demand Needs for RNA-Based Medical Countermeasures
8:25am - 9:10am
Tech Panel
Preparing for Pandemic Threats in a Rapidly Changing World
9:10am - 9:55am
University Session
RNA-Based Drug and Diagnostic Development
9:55am - 10:30am
Break
10:30am - 10:35am
Lightning Talk
AI: More Than Just a Force Multiplier
10:35am - 11:20am
Tech Panel
Cybercriminals and Nation-State Adversaries: An Unholy Alliance with National Security Consequences
11:20am - 11:30am
Demo
Semantic Forensics (SemaFor)
11:30am - 1:30pm
Networking Lunch
1:30pm - 1:35pm
University Session
Cognitive Electronic Warfare
1:35pm - 2:20pm
Portfolio Brief
The Future of Distributed Military Systems
2:20pm - 3:05pm
Tech Panel
Ethical, Legal, Societal Implications of Decision-making for Autonomous Systems
3:05pm - 3:30pm
Break
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Keynote Address
To be determined
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Closing Session
Closing Remarks
Hear from Thought Leaders
DARPA Attendees
MTO
Dr. David Abe, Program Manager
Dr. David Abe, Program Manager
I2O
Ms. Perri Adams, Program Manager
Ms. Perri Adams, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Joe Altepeter, Program Manager
Dr. Joe Altepeter, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Joeanna Arthur, Program Manager
Dr. Joeanna Arthur, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Seth Cohen, Program Manager
Dr. Seth Cohen, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Wil Corvey, Program Manager
Dr. Wil Corvey, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Tatjana Curcic, Program Manager
Dr. Tatjana Curcic, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Kerri Dugan, Office Director
Dr. Kerri Dugan, Office Director
I2O
Dr. Joshua Elliott, Program Manager
Dr. Joshua Elliott, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Kathleen Fisher, Office Director
Dr. Kathleen Fisher, Office Director
BTO
Dr. Amy Jenkins, Program Manager
Dr. Amy Jenkins, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Thomas Kazior, Program Manager
Dr. Thomas Kazior, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Brian Kettler, Program Manager
Dr. Brian Kettler, Program Manager
TTO
Mr. Steve Komadina, Program Manager
Mr. Steve Komadina, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Michael Leahy, Office Director
Dr. Michael Leahy, Office Director
MTO
Dr. Sung Kyu Lim, Program Manager
Dr. Sung Kyu Lim, Program Manager
TTO
Mr. Hamish Malin, Program Manager
Mr. Hamish Malin, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Whitney Mason, Program Manager
Dr. Whitney Mason, Program Manager
STO
Dr. Whitney Mason, Deputy Director
Dr. Whitney Mason, Deputy Director
STO
Lt Col John (Zulu) McShane, Program Manager
Lt Col John (Zulu) McShane, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Dev Palmer, Deputy Director
Dr. Dev Palmer, Deputy Director
TTO
Dr. Lael Rudd, Program Manager
Dr. Lael Rudd, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Bart Russell, Deputy Director
Dr. Bart Russell, Deputy Director
BTO
Dr. Gopal Sarma, Program Manager
Dr. Gopal Sarma, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Mukund Vengalattore, Program Manager
Dr. Mukund Vengalattore, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Matt Wilding, Program Manager
Dr. Matt Wilding, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Jason Woo, Program Manager
Dr. Jason Woo, Program Manager
STO
Dr. Katherine Woolfe, Program Manager
Dr. Katherine Woolfe, Program Manager
Venue
Venue

Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
800 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

Map
Venue Parking

On-site parking is available via the parking garage connected to the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. The garage is accessible near the hotel's main entrance at Spring St. NW and Armstead Pl NW (across from Barnes & Noble) or via the garage entrance at Spring St NW and 4th St NW.

Parking is $21 for the day.

Room Block

A courtesy room block has been reserved at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. Rooms are priced at the prevailing government per diem rate of $163, plus tax and are offered on a first-come-first-served basis via the online reservations link below. *Subject to change on October 1, 2022

Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
800 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-838-2100 or 1-800-706-2899 (Reference DARPA Forward for phone reservations)
Online reservations

Reservation Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2022

Tax Exemption: Individually Billed Account (IBA) travel cards are not exempt in the State of Georgia.

Parking: Self-parking with in/out privileges is $21 per day.

Check in: 4:00 PM

Check out: 11:00 AM

Cancellation/Date Adjustment Deadline: 6:00 PM two nights prior to confirmed arrival

Other Area Hotels
Hotel
Distance from the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
.2 miles / 4-minute walk
.4 miles / 7-minute walk
Travel

Travelers should fly into Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport located 12 miles (30-minute to 1-hour drive) from the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.

Registration

We invite you to join us for as many events as you’d like!

In-Person Attendance

General Attendee - $350
DoD Attendee - $275 *
Academia Attendee - $275

Virtual Attendance

Virtual Attendee - $25 per event

* Additional discounts apply for active duty military.

Registration for in-person attendance at Georgia Institute of Technology will close at 5:00 PM ET on Friday, October 14, 2022
or when capacity is reached, whichever comes first.
DARPA reserves the right to reduce the number of individuals from a single organization should in-person capacity be reached.
Registration for virtual attendance at Georgia Institute of Technology will close at 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.
There is no capacity to virtual attendance.

Your health and safety is important to us. DARPA Forward will continue to follow all applicable federal, state, local, and university guidelines and adjust our plans and health protocols as necessary. Changes to health and safety measures may be made by DARPA Forward at any time as events warrant. If there are particular protocols that attendees must follow, they will be posted on the individual event pages prior to each event and registered participants will be updated accordingly. If local circumstances warrant further limiting of in-person attendance, DARPA Forward is prepared to adjust to be mostly or fully virtual.

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