Held at:
University of California, San Diego
December 13-14
Held at:
University of California, San Diego
December 13-14
Draft Agenda
Subject to Change
All times are presented in the host university’s local time zone.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Opening Session
Conference Opening & Welcome Remarks
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Portfolio Brief
Quantum: Separating the Real from the Hype
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Tech Panel
Bits to Bio
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Break
3:30pm - 3:35pm
Lightning Talk
Power Everywhere
3:35pm - 4:20pm
Tech Panel
Expanding Operations in the Arctic
4:20pm - 4:30pm
Demo
Mobile Force Protection (MFP)
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Break
5:00pm - 5:05pm
Lightning Talk
Engineering Polyketide Synthases for Synthetic Chemistry
5:05pm - 5:50pm
Portfolio Brief
Interpreting and Developing Interventions for Warfighter Health and Performance
5:50pm - 6:20pm
Keynote Address
LTG Scott Dingle, Surgeon General, US Army
6:20pm - 6:30pm
Closing Session
Closing Remarks
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Networking Reception
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
7:00am - 8:15am
Continental Breakfast
8:15am - 8:25am
Opening Session
Opening Remarks
8:25am - 8:30am
Lightning Talk
Russian Information Operations in Ukraine
8:30am - 9:15am
Tech Panel
Software Development and Assurance Pipeline
9:15am - 10:00am
University Session
Broadscale Innovations to Detect and Combat Disease
10:00am - 10:30am
Break
10:30am - 10:35am
Lightning Talk
Quantum Computing
10:35am - 11:20am
Portfolio Brief
Pushing the Limits of Technology
11:20am - 11:30am
Demo
Extreme Optics and Imaging (EXTREME)
11:30am - 1:30pm
Networking Lunch
1:30pm - 1:35pm
University Session
Next Generation Communication
1:35pm - 1:40pm
Lightning Talk
Future G in the DoD
1:40pm - 2:25pm
Portfolio Brief
The Confluence of Communications
2:25pm - 2:35pm
Demo
Ocean of Things
2:35pm - 3:00pm
Break
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Keynote Address
GEN David Berger, Commandant, US Marine Corps
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Closing Session
Closing Remarks
Hear from Thought Leaders
DARPA Attendees
MTO
Dr. David Abe, Program Manager
Dr. David Abe, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Joe Altepeter, Program Manager
Dr. Joe Altepeter, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Greg Avicola, Program Manager
Dr. Greg Avicola, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Tom Beutner, Deputy Director
Dr. Tom Beutner, Deputy Director
TTO
Col Paul Calhoun, Program Manager
Col Paul Calhoun, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Catherine Campbell, Program Manager
Dr. Catherine Campbell, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Bill Carter, Program Manager
Dr. Bill Carter, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Rohith Chandrasekar, Program Manager
Dr. Rohith Chandrasekar, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Seth Cohen, Program Manager
Dr. Seth Cohen, 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. Mark Flood, Program Manager
Dr. Mark Flood, Program Manager
TTO
Mr. Stephen Forbes, Program Manager
Mr. Stephen Forbes, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Ben Griffin, Program Manager
Dr. Ben Griffin, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman, Program Manager
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Bryan Jacobs, Program Manager
Dr. Bryan Jacobs, Program Manager
I2O
Ms. Allison Kline, Program Manager
Ms. Allison Kline, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Sung Kyu Lim, Program Manager
Dr. Sung Kyu Lim, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Brad Martin, Program Manager
Dr. Brad Martin, Program Manager
STO
Dr. Whitney Mason, Deputy Director
Dr. Whitney Mason, Deputy Director
DSO
Dr. Jinendra Ranka, Office Director
Dr. Jinendra Ranka, Office Director
STO
Dr. Phil Root, Office Director
Dr. Phil Root, Office Director
MTO
Dr. Mark Rosker, Office Director
Dr. Mark Rosker, Office Director
DSO
Dr. Bart Russell, Deputy Director
Dr. Bart Russell, Deputy Director
STO
Dr. Rob Saperstein, Program Manager
Dr. Rob Saperstein, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Paul Sheehan, Program Manager
Dr. Paul Sheehan, Program Manager
STO
Dr. Mary Shurgot, Program Manager
Dr. Mary Shurgot, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Matt Turek, Deputy Director
Dr. Matt Turek, Deputy Director
STO
Mr. John Waterston, Program Manager
Mr. John Waterston, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. James Wilson, Program Manager
Dr. James Wilson, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Kyle Woerner, Program Manager
Dr. Kyle Woerner, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Mark Wrobel, Program Manager
Dr. Mark Wrobel, Program Manager
Venue
Venue

Price Center at UCSD
La Jolla, CA 92093

Attendees should utilize the West Entrance and follow directional signs to get to the DARPA Forward registration desk.

Map
Venue Parking

Attendees are encouraged to park in the Osler Parking Structure. The parking lot is a 10-minute walk from the Price Center.

Event parking pricing is TBD.

Osler Parking Structure
San Diego, CA 92161

Room Block

A courtesy room block has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. Rooms are priced at the prevailing government per diem rate of $161 plus tax and are offered on a first-come-first-served basis via the online reservations link below. The hotel is 1.4 miles (6-minute drive) from the Osler Parking Structure and 2.2 miles (9-minute drive) from the Price Center.

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
858-552-1234
Online reservations

Reservation Deadline: November 17, 2022

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

Parking: Discounted overnight self-parking for $22 per night when booked in the DARPA Forward room block.

Check in: 4:00 PM

Check out: 12:00 PM

Cancellation Deadline: 24 hours prior to arrival

Destination Fee: Waived when booked in the DARPA Forward room block.

Other Area Hotels
Hotel
Distance from the Price Center
1.6 miles / 6-minute drive
1.8 miles / 6-minute drive
2.0 miles / 8-minute drive
2.1 miles / 8-minute drive
Travel

Travelers should fly into the San Diego International Airport (SAN) located 16 miles (25-minute drive) from the Price 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 University of California, San Diego will close at 5:00 PM ET on Friday, December 2, 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 University of California, San Diego will close at 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, December 6, 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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