Arlington, Virginia – September 24, 2014 – TandemNSI, a public/private-funded partnership between Amplifier Ventures and Arlington Economic Development, is hosting “Robotics, Med and Machines – Concurring Opportunities,” Thursday, September 25th from 6-9pm at the Artisphere. TandemNSI is uniting DARPA, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (APL) and TechShop at an interactive event that highlights the emerging opportunities created by advances in robotics, man/machine interface and software funded by federal research and development.
“This is a rare opportunity for hands-on experiences with technology prototypes, and to witness some of the most revolutionary advances in this field, said Jonathan Aberman, founder and managing director of TandemNSI. “We have a great panel that includes, Sentien’s Brandon Barko, DARPA’s Mark Micire, and APL’s Michael McLoughlin, who will discuss the man/machine interface revolution that is changing the way humans live.”
Where: Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209
When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Who: Brandon Barko, Founder of Sentien
Mark Micire, Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office and Defense Science Offices
Michael McLoughlin, Chief Engineer, Research and Exploratory Development Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Cost: Free [Register Here]
TandemNSI brings together the resources of Amplifier Ventures and the infrastructure and support of Arlington Economic Development. Many of the industries that have driven growth in the US since 1945 — including GPS, the Internet, semiconductors, voice recognition, big data analysis and advanced biomechanics — were founded by commercializing technology from national security agencies based in Arlington. Amplifier Ventures has worked with DARPA, DOD Labs, Army, Air Force, DHS, DOE and many leading universities to create emerging technology companies and promote higher engagement between entrepreneurs and national security research and development. For more information, or to ask how to get involved, please visit: http://www.tandemnsi.com.