Held at:
Texas A&M University
November 15-16
Held at:
Texas A&M University
November 15-16
Draft Agenda
Subject to Change
All times are presented in the host university’s local time zone.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Opening Session
Conference Opening & Welcome Remarks
1:30pm - 1:35pm
Lightning Talk
Biomedical Grand Challenges for Prolonged Field Care
1:35pm - 2:20pm
Portfolio Brief
Thriving in Austere Environments
2:20pm - 2:30pm
Demo
Friend or Foe
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Break
3:00pm - 3:05pm
Lightning Talk
Healing the Invisible Wounds of War
3:05pm - 3:50pm
Tech Panel
Technology Revolutions - Seeds of Revolution
3:50pm - 4:00pm
Demo
Make-It
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Break
4:30pm - 4:35pm
Lightning Talk
Constructive, Virtual, Live Testing
4:35pm - 5:20pm
Portfolio Brief
Composing Effects in the Joint Battlespace
5:20pm - 5:30pm
Closing Session
Closing Remarks
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Networking Reception
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
7:00am - 8:15am
Continental Breakfast
8:15am - 8:25am
Opening Session
Opening Remarks
8:25am - 8:30am
Lightning Talk
Closing the Loop on Learning
8:30am - 9:15am
Tech Panel
Breakthrough in Field Robotics
9:15am - 10:00am
University Session
Discover/Develop/Deliver
10:00am - 10:30am
Break
10:30am - 10:35am
Lightning Talk
Enabling Next Generation Communications
10:35am - 11:20am
Tech Panel
Bio to Bits
11:20am - 11:30am
Demo
Atomic Magnetometer for Biological Imaging in Earth's Native Terrain (AMBIIENT)
11:30am - 1:30pm
Networking Lunch
1:30pm - 1:35pm
University Session
Non-Equilibrium Nanophotonics
1:35pm - 2:20pm
Portfolio Brief
Cyber Operations: The Stakes are Only Getting Higher
2:20pm - 3:05pm
Tech Panel
Internet Freedom and Privacy
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
I2O
Ms. Perri Adams, Program Manager
Ms. Perri Adams, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Josh Baron, Program Manager
Dr. Josh Baron, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Ray Bemish, Program Manager
Dr. Ray Bemish, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Tom Beutner, Deputy Director
Dr. Tom Beutner, Deputy Director
I2O
Dr. Sergey Bratus, Program Manager
Dr. Sergey Bratus, Program Manager
BTO
CDR JP Chretien, Program Manager
CDR JP Chretien, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Linda Chrisey, Program Manager
Dr. Linda Chrisey, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Tatjana Curcic, Program Manager
Dr. Tatjana Curcic, Program Manager
MTO
Mr. John Davies, Program Manager
Mr. John Davies, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Kerri Dugan, Office Director
Dr. Kerri Dugan, Office Director
TTO
Dr. Peter Erbland, Program Manager
Dr. Peter Erbland, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Kathleen Fisher, Office Director
Dr. Kathleen Fisher, Office Director
MTO
Dr. Ben Griffin, Program Manager
Dr. Ben Griffin, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman, Program Manager
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Molly Jahn, Program Manager
Dr. Molly Jahn, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Thomas Kazior, Program Manager
Dr. Thomas Kazior, Program Manager
I2O
Mr. Daniel Kerr, Program Manager
Mr. Daniel Kerr, Program Manager
TTO
Mr. Andrew Knoedler, Program Manager
Mr. Andrew Knoedler, Program Manager
STO
Mr. Aaron Kofford, Program Manager
Mr. Aaron Kofford, Program Manager
STO
Dr. Jeff Maas, Program Manager
Dr. Jeff Maas, Program Manager
I2O
Mr. JF Mergen, Program Manager
Mr. JF Mergen, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Matthew Pava, Program Manager
Dr. Matthew Pava, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Jinendra Ranka, Office Director
Dr. Jinendra Ranka, Office Director
STO
Dr. Frank Robey, Program Manager
Dr. Frank Robey, Program Manager
STO
Dr. Phil Root, Office Director
Dr. Phil Root, Office Director
MTO
Dr. Mark Rosker, Office Director
Dr. Mark Rosker, Office Director
BTO
Dr. Paul Sheehan, Program Manager
Dr. Paul Sheehan, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Vishnu Sundaresan, Program Manager
Dr. Vishnu Sundaresan, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Greg Witkop, Program Manager
Dr. Greg Witkop, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Stuart Young, Program Manager
Dr. Stuart Young, Program Manager
Venue
Venue

Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center
177 Joe Routt Blvd
College Station, TX 77840

Map
Venue Parking

Parking is available at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center. Parking passes can be purchased at the front desk for a discounted rate of $12 daily (no in/out privileges).

Room Block

A courtesy room block has been reserved at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center. Rooms are priced at the prevailing government per diem rate of $96/single and $106/double, plus tax and are offered on a first-come-first-served basis via the online reservations link below.

Texas A&M Hotel & Conference Center
177 Joe Routt Blvd
College Station, TX 77840
888-554-4436 (Reference DARPA Forward for phone reservations)
Online reservations

Reservation Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tax Exemption: Government employees must provide a Hotel Occupancy Tax form at check-in.

Parking: $12 per day.

Check in: 4:00 PM

Check out: 11:00 AM

Cancellation Deadline: 48 hours prior to arrival

Other Area Hotels
Hotel
Distance from the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center
1.6 miles / 7-minute drive
1.7 miles / 7-minute drive
1.9 miles / 7-minute drive
1.9 miles / 7-minute drive
Travel

Travelers can choose to fly into Easterwood Airport (CLL), 3 miles (10-minute drive), or George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston (IAH), 90 miles (1-hour, 45-minute drive) from the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center. Please note that your route from IAH may have tolls.

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 Texas A&M University will close at 5:00 PM ET on Friday, November 4, 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 Texas A&M University will close at 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, November 8, 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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