SPECIAL NOTICE 
  

DARPA-SN-13-39: DARPA's Strategic Technologies Office (STO) Industry Meeting

INDUSTRY MEETING: The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Strategic Technologies Office (STO) will host an Industry Meeting for a full day on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 and for the morning of Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the DARPA Conference Center located at 675 N. Randolph St. Arlington, VA 22203. Meeting times and additional details are available at the registration website below.

MEETING OBJECTIVE AND DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of this meeting is to present the STO strategy for program development and describe its areas of interest, including Battle Management, Command and Control (BMC2), Communications and Networks, Electronic Warfare, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), and Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT). There will also be a presentation on the DARPA Air Dominance Initiative (ADI). The areas of interest covered by these presentations will form the basis for future solicitations issued on behalf of DARPA STO.

The first day, July 16, 2013, will be conducted at the SECRET collateral security level. All participants will require a SECRET personnel security clearance. For the benefit of potential participants without the required security clearance, selected material from the July 16, 2013 presentations will be presented on the morning of July 17, 2013, UNCLASSIFIED session. This unclassified day is limited to individuals who are U.S. Citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents. See the registration website for participation eligibility requirements.

Participants in either session will have the opportunity for private sidebar meetings with STO program managers on July 17, 2013.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Participants may register beginning June 18, 2013 for either the first day, July 16, 2013, classified session or the second day, July 17, 2013, unclassified session, but not both. Due to space limitations at the meeting, attendance will be limited to the first 150 registrants per day, and no more than two participants per organization. The registration site is as follows: www.sa-meetings.com/STOIndustryDay Registration will close NLT June 24, 2013 at 4:00 PM or when capacity is reached. Participants may also register for sidebar meetings with STO program managers through the registration site. Directions to the facility and additional information regarding agenda and security requirements are also available on the website. There is no registration fee for attending this meeting.

The Industry Meeting does not constitute a formal solicitation for proposals or proposal abstracts. Attendance is voluntary and is not required to propose to any potential subsequent Broad Agency Announcements or potential research solicitations. DARPA will not provide reimbursement for any costs incurred to participate in this Industry Meeting.