DARPA Safe Genes Proposers Day

DARPA Safe Genes Proposers Day

Registration Information

The DARPA Safe Genes Proposers Day will be held on September 30, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM at the United States Institute of Peace (2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037). Agenda details can be found here. Note, all times listed in this announcement and on the registration website are Eastern Time.

Registration opens: As of publication of this announcement.
Registration closes: September 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM or when capacity is reached, whichever comes first.

Advance registration is required for attending the Proposers Day. Interested parties must register through this website by clicking on the "New Registration" button.The registration fee will be $46 and includes breakfast, lunch, beverage service and other associated fees.

Interested parties are encouraged to coordinate attendance internally within their organizations prior to registration. Physical attendance is limited to no more than two representatives per division/department.

  • Due to conference facility space limitations, attendance will be limited to the first 200 registrants.

Registrants in excess of the maximum capacity limitations will be added to the waitlist. Individuals who are unable to register for in person attendance because the deadline has occurred or capacity has been reached will be added to the waitlist. If slots remain open after registration closes or become available due to cancellations, the slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis from the waitlist.


Attendance is open to individuals who are U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, and Foreign Nationals. Upon entry to the physical meeting, all attendees will be required to present valid, Government-issued photo identification.The U.S. Institute of Peace also requires visitors to present valid, Government-issued photo identification and requires guests and their belongings to go through a security scanner.

All registrants who are not U.S. Citizens must complete and submit a DARPA Form 60 (U.S. Permanent Resident and Foreign National Visit Request) no later than 12:00 PM on Friday, September 23, 2016. This form and submission instructions will be provided in the registration confirmation email.


Interested attendees are invited to present a brief one-slide PowerPoint summary of their interest and capabilities. These will be presented during a 3 minute "lightning" presentation at Proposers Day. Presentations consisting of multiple slides will not be granted a time slot. Attendees may also choose to present a poster describing their research and interests that will be available for viewing and interaction during Proposers Day. Those interested may submit both a lightning talk and a poster. You must register for these on the registration page.

Lightning talk and/or poster submissions will be accepted on a first-come basis until time constraints (lightning talks) or physical capacity (posters) is reached. You will find links to the templates for your submissions in the Special Notice.

All presentations and posters must be emailed to DARPA-SN-16-67@darpa.mil no later than 12:00 PM ET on Friday, September 23, 2016.

Contact Information

For registration questions, contact Rachel Greene via phone at 703-797-4538 or email at rgreene@sainc.com. For programmatic questions, please email DARPA-SN-16-67@darpa.mil. Please refer to the DARPA Safe Genes Proposers Day (DARPA-SN-16-67) in all correspondence.