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The DARPA Perspective on AI and Autonomy at the DOD

March 27, 2024 • 10:00 – 11:00 am EDT

The CSIS Wadhwani Center for AI and Advanced Technologies is pleased to host Dr. Matt Turek, Deputy Director for the Information Innovation Office (I2O) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). This event will be livestreamed on March 27 at 10:00 AM ET.  

This dialogue will examine DARPA’s perspective on AI and autonomy adoption at the Department of Defense (DOD), focusing on the organization’s unique position in the DOD innovation ecosystem. In addition to providing a status update on ongoing DARPA AI and autonomy programs, Dr. Turek will outline how DARPA thinks about where to invest and provide his perspective on the future trajectory of AI research.

Dr. Turek will be joined by Gregory C. Allen, director of the Wadhwani Center for AI and Advanced Technologies.

As Deputy Director for the Information Innovation Office (I2O), Dr. Turek leads efforts to create capabilities that ensure information advantage for the U.S. and its allies. In his previous role as a DARPA program manager, Dr. Turek led several significant AI programs including Media Forensics (MediFor), Semantic Forensics (SemaFor), Machine Common Sense (MCS), and Explainable AI (XAI). Dr. Turek has expertise in many areas such as AI and computer vision technologies and holds several patents.

This event is made possible by general support to CSIS.   

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Matthew Turek
Deputy Director for the Information Innovation Office (I2O), DARPA