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DARPAConnect North Carolina Regional Pop-Up Event

September 19, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Registration deadline: Tuesday, September 12, 2023

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Applied Research Institute (ARI), Tougaloo College Research and Development Foundation (TCRDF), and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH), a component of the NC Military Business Center, invite you to the DARPAConnect North Carolina Regional Pop-up event at The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, a partnership between North Carolina A&T and UNC Greensboro, to be held on September 19, 2023. DARPAConnect will broaden DARPA’s reach and stimulate growth and collaboration between DARPA, small businesses and education institutions new to the agency or national security space. This event is designed to educate, motivate, and inspire potential performers to engage with DARPA to grow the national security innovation ecosystem.

Featured speakers for this event include:

Ms. Jennifer Thabet, Program Director, Small Business Programs Office (SBPO), DARPA
Dr. Kerri Dugan, Office Director, Biological Technologies Office (BTO), DARPA
Dr. Rohith Chandrasekar, Program Manager, Defense Sciences Office (DSO), DARPA
Dr. Benjamin Griffin, Program Manager, Microsystems Technology Office (MTO), DARPA
Dr. Allyson O’Brien, Program Manager, Information Innovation Office (I2O), DARPA
Mr. Mark Jones, Contract Specialist, DARPA
Dr. Alex Place, Innovation Fellow, DARPA

If you’re attending in person, you’ll have exclusive access to one-on-one conversations with these experts and DoD stakeholders. Space is limited. Registration deadline: Tuesday, September 12, 2023

This full-day event will cover topical conversations, including:

Who is DARPA and What is DARPAConnect?
Understanding DARPA Announcements and Contract Vehicles
Engaging DARPA Program Managers
Interpreting and Shredding DARPA Solicitations
What is the Heilmeier Catechism?
Strategies for a Winning DARPA Proposal

Cost to attend:

Virtual: Free
In Person: $45

If you have questions, please contact DEFTECH.


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