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DARPA to Host Technology Forum in St. Louis; Arati Prabhakar Comments

Arati Prabhakar
Arati Prabhakar

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a three-day forum in St. Louis starting Sept. 9 to discuss the latest advances in science and technology and their implications for the country’s national security and society.

Big data, cold atoms, satellites, human and artificial intelligence, live brains and complex systems are among the topics to be discussed at the Wait, What? A Future Technology Forum, DARPA said Tuesday.

“New research and technology will fundamentally change what’s possible in the years ahead,” said DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar.

“At ’Wait, What?’ a wide range of creative scientists and engineers will share their technical insights and explore our possible futures.”

The agency said the online registration for the event kicked off Wednesday.

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