2021 Summit Agenda

ALL TIMES EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME (EDT)

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

10:30AM
Day 1 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Dr. Mark Rosker, Director, DARPA Microsystems Technology Office (MTO)
Dr. Stefanie Tompkins, Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Ms. Barbara McQuiston, Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Research and Technology, serving as performing the duties of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering

10:45 AM
Opening Keynote
Mr. Anil Rao, Vice President and General Manager for Systems Architecture and Engineering, Software and Advanced Technologies Group, Intel Corp
11:15 AM
Morning Break
11:30 AM
Technical Session: ERI Overview, ERI 2.0 and Other Government Microelectronics Plan
Dr. Carl McCants, ERI Special Assistant to DARPA Director – Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?

Technical Session Speaker
Dr. Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)


Opportunities under NDAA, CHIPS Act
Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Assistant Director for Microelectronics, Materials and Nanotechnology, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
Dr. Lloyd Whitman, Assistant to the Director for Science Policy and Planning, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Dr. Andrew Schwartz, Senior Technical Advisor for Energy Frontier Research Center, Department of Energy (DOE)
12:25 PM
Lunch and Hosted Poster/Demo Session
Please visit the demos and posters in our Exhibit Hall for live group discussions with Performers
1:30 PM
Technical Session: Increasing Information Efficiency and Making Faster Decisions at the Edge
Technical Session Speaker
Dr. Jeff Alstott, Director for Technology & National Security, National Security Council (NSC)


Next Generation Computing Architectures and Run-Time Reconfigurability for Mixed Workloads
Dr. Ali Keshavarzi, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. Steve Keckler, Vice President of Architecture Research, NVIDIA


Lightning Talk: HammerBlade Software Defined Hardware
Dr. Michael Taylor, Associate Professor, University of Washington


Next Generation Non-Volatile Process-In-Memory Technologies
Dr. Ali Keshavarzi, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. Jeff Anthis, Technical Staff, Applied Materials
Dr. Sayeef Salahuddin, Professor, University of California at Berkeley


Lightning Talk: Compilers for Portable Productivity
Dr. Vivek Sarkar, Chair, School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology


Lightning Talk: System-on-Chip Challenges
Dr. Tom Rondeau, Program Manager, DARPA/STO
2:50 PM
Afternoon Break
3:15 PM
Tuesday Parallel Workshops and MTO Symposium, Part 1
Memory-Centric Computing
Dr. Ali Keshavarzi, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


Next Generation Sensing and Signal Processing
Dr. James Wilson, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


UWBG Materials for High Performance Applications
Dr. Tom Kazior, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


ASIC Functional Verification
Mr. Serge Leef, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


Best Practices for Measuring Security at the System Level
Mr. Keith Rebello, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
4:15 PM
Workshop Break
4:30 PM
Tuesday Parallel Workshops and MTO Symposium, Part 2
Continuation of Part 1
5:30 PM
Day 1 Concludes

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

10:30 AM
Day 2 Welcome and Introductory Remarks – Extreme Environment Electronics
Dr. Dev Palmer, Deputy Director, DARPA/MTO
10:45 AM
Technical Leadership Panel
Mr. Jeremy Adams, Vice President, Product and Services, Micross
Dr. Muhannad Bakir, Professor, Georgia Tech
Dr. Raja Swaminathan, Senior Fellow, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
Moderated by Dr. Sanjay Raman, Dean of the College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst
11:30 AM
Morning Break
11:45 AM
Technical Session: Mitigating Electronic Design Barriers
Technical Session Speaker
Mr. Rich Powlowsky, Director of Government Technologies and Strategies, Siemens EDA


Curation-Driven Open-Source Transition of the OpenROAD Chip Design Platform
Mr. Serge Leef, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. Andrew Kahng, Professor, University of California San Diego


Lightning Talk: DARPA Toolbox
Mr. Serge Leef, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


12:35 PM
Lunch and Hosted Poster/Demo Session
Please visit the demos and posters in our Exhibit Hall for live group discussions with Performers
1:15 pm
Technical Session: Overcoming Security Threats
Technical Session Speaker
Mr. Michael Lyden, Senior Intelligence Officer, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI)


Detecting Hidden Trojans in FPGA Applications
Mr. Keith Rebello, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. Angelos Keromytis, President, Aether Argus


Holistic Semiconductor Security
Mr. Serge Leef, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Ms. Deirdre Hanford, Chief Security Officer, Synopsys


SSITH Cyber-Physical Automotive Demonstration
Mr. Keith Rebello, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. Daniel Zimmerman, Principal Researcher, Galois


Lightning Talk: From RISC-V to ARM: Transitioning SSITH Security Technologies to New Processors
Mr. Keith Rebello, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
2:55 pm
Afternoon Break
3:15 pm
Wednesday Parallel Workshops and MTO Symposium, Part 1
New Opportunities for Lifelong Learning Machines
Mr. Ted Senator, Program Manager, DARPA/DSO


The Future of Open-Source Chip Design Tools: Advancements in Open-Source Electronic Design Automation
Mr. Serge Leef, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


Multi-Sensor Information Processing
Dr. Timothy Hancock, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. Ali Keshavarzi, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


Next Generation Mixed-Mode Microelectronics
Dr. James Wilson, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


MEMS Next
Dr. Ben Griffin, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO


DOE Office of Science Microelectronics Co-Design Research
Dr. Andrew Schwartz, Senior Technical Advisor for Energy Frontier Research Centers, Department of Energy (DOE)
4:15 PM
Workshop Break
4:30 PM
Wednesday Parallel Workshops and MTO Symposium, Part 2
Continuation of Part 1
5:30 PM
Day 2 Concludes

Thursday, October 21, 2021

10:30 AM
Day 3 Welcome and Introductory Remarks – Making Electronics
Dr. Mark Rosker, Director, DARPA/MTO
10:45 AM
Fireside Chat
Mr. Vern Boyle, Vice President of Advanced Processing Solutions Business Unit, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
Moderated by Dr. Carl McCants, ERI Special Assistant to the DARPA Director, DARPA

11:15 AM
Morning Break
11:30 AM
MTO Symposium: MTO 30th Anniversary Video
Technical Session Speaker
Dr. Jim Libous, Fellow, Research and Technology Strategy, Lockheed Martin

Integrated Magnetics for RF Signaling Processing
Dr. Dave Abe, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO

High-Power and Low-Noise Gallium Nitride Transistors for mm-Wave Applications
Dr. Tom Kazior, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. Umesh Mishra, Professor, University of California Santa Barbara
Dr. Josei Chang, Senior Staff Engineer, Northrop Grumman

Lightning Talk: Electronic/Photonic Integration for Clocks
Dr. Hayden McGuinness, Sandia National Lab

1:00 PM
Lunch and Hosted Poster/Demo Session
Please visit the demos and posters in our Exhibit Hall for live group discussions with Performers
Featured Demos on Revolutionizing Communications by Dr. Tom Rondeau, Program Manager, DARPA/STO and Dr. John Davies, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
2:15 PM
Technical Session: Overcoming the Limits of 2D Electronics
Technical Session Speaker
Dr. Ming Zhang, Distinguished Architect, Synopsys


Revolutionary Photonic Microsystems
Dr. Gordon Keeler, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. John Bowers, Distinguished Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara


Advanced Fabrication Capabilities for Mixed-Mode Microelectronics
Dr. James Wilson, Program Manager, DARPA/MTO
Dr. Alvin Joseph, Fellow, GlobalFoundries


Lightning Talk: Hot Via and Cu Bumps for 3D RF in GaN and GaAs
Dr. Charles Campbell, Senior Fellow, Qorvo
3:30 PM
Afternoon Break
3:45 PM
Closing Keynote
Closing Keynote Speaker
Mr. Victor Peng, Chief Executive Officer, Xilinx
4:15 PM
Closing Remarks
Dr. Mark Rosker, Director, DARPA/MTO
4:20 PM
Summit & Symposium Concludes
Agenda subject to change.

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