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
Thriving in Austere Environments
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Tech Panel
Bits to Bio
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Break
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Tech Panel
Expanding Operations in the Arctic
4:15pm - 4:25pm
Demo
Mobile Force Protection (MFP)
4:25pm - 4:30pm
Lightning Talk
Engineering Polyketide Synthases for Synthetic Chemistry
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Break
5:00pm - 5:05pm
Lightning Talk
DARPA Triage Challenge
5:05pm - 5:50pm
Keynote Address
Major General Michael L. Place, Chief of Staff, US Army Medical Command
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Reception
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
8:00am - 9:00am
Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 9:05am
Opening Session
Opening Remarks
9:05am - 9:50am
Portfolio Brief
Quantum: Separating the Real from the Hype
9:50am - 9:55am
Lightning Talk
Russian Information Operations in Ukraine
9:55am - 10:40am
Tech Panel
Software Development and Assurance Pipeline
10:40am - 11:10am
Break
11:10am - 11:55am
University Host Session
Broadscale Innovations to Detect and Combat Disease
11:55am - 12:00pm
Lightning Talk
Quantum Computing
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Networking Lunch
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Portfolio Brief
Pushing the Limits of Technology
2:00pm - 2:10pm
Demo
Extreme Optics and Imaging (EXTREME)
2:10pm - 2:15pm
University Host Session
Next Generation Communication
2:15pm - 2:20pm
Lightning Talk
Future G in the DoD
2:20pm - 2:30pm
Demo
Ocean of Things
2:30pm - 2:35pm
Lightning Talk
Using AI to Locate Critical Mineral Resources
2:35pm - 2:45pm
Demo
Atomic Magnetometer for Biological Imaging in Earth's Native Terrain (AMBIIENT)
2:45pm - 3:15pm
Break
3:15pm - 3:20pm
Lightning Talk
Power Everywhere
3:20pm - 4:05pm
Portfolio Brief
The Confluence of Communications
4:05pm - 4:20pm
Closing Session
Closing Remarks
Hear from Thought Leaders
DARPA Attendees
MTO
Dr. David Abe, Program Manager
Dr. David Abe, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Greg Avicola, Program Manager
Dr. Greg Avicola, Program Manager
TTO
Col Paul Calhoun, Program Manager
Col Paul Calhoun, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Catherine Campbell, Program Manager
Dr. Catherine Campbell, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Rohith Chandrasekar, Program Manager
Dr. Rohith Chandrasekar, Program Manager
BTO
CDR JP Chretien, Program Manager
CDR JP Chretien, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Seth Cohen, Program Manager
Dr. Seth Cohen, Program Manager
MTO
Mr. John Davies, Program Manager
Mr. John Davies, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Andy Detor, Program Manager
Dr. Andy Detor, 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. 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
DSO
Dr. Corey Hudson, Program Manager
Dr. Corey Hudson, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Bryan Jacobs, Program Manager
Dr. Bryan Jacobs, Program Manager
I2O
Ms. Allison Kline, Program Manager
Ms. Allison Kline, Program Manager
TTO
Dr. Michael Leahy, Office Director
Dr. Michael Leahy, Office Director
I2O
Dr. Brad Martin, Program Manager
Dr. Brad Martin, Program Manager
I2O
Mr. Naim Merheb, Program Manager
Mr. Naim Merheb, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Allyson O’Brien, Program Manager
Dr. Allyson O’Brien, Program Manager
MTO
Dr. Dev Palmer, Deputy Director
Dr. Dev Palmer, Deputy Director
I2O
Mr. Tejas Patel, Program Manager
Mr. Tejas Patel, Program Manager
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
STO
Dr. Rob Saperstein, Program Manager
Dr. Rob Saperstein, Program Manager
STO
Dr. Mary Schurgot, Program Manager
Dr. Mary Schurgot, Program Manager
BTO
Dr. Paul Sheehan, Program Manager
Dr. Paul Sheehan, Program Manager
DSO
Dr. Susan Swithenbank, Program Manager
Dr. Susan Swithenbank, Program Manager
I2O
Dr. Alvaro Velasquez, Program Manager
Dr. Alvaro Velasquez, Program Manager
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 South Parking Structure. The parking lot is a 10-minute walk from the Price Center.

Visitor (V) Parking Rates (ParkMobile zone 4752)

  • 30 minutes or less (no charge)
  • Each additional hour $4 (daily maximum $32)
  • After 5pm Weekdays and on Weekends $2/hr. (maximum $8)

The visitor parking spaces can be found within the South Parking Garage.

South 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!

Registration for in-person and virtual attendance at University of California, San Diego is now closed.

COVID-19 Protocols

Due to the community transmission in San Diego County, proof of vaccination is not required and mask wearing at the conference is optional.

* Guidelines are subject to change at any time based on community transmission level.

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