Symposium Schedule of Sessions

October 19, 2021 - Security

Day 1 (Tuesday Oct 19): Security – Detailed Agenda 

Morning Sessions (held online via Zoom Webinar): Comprehensive welcome and overview; Security (Defense, Homeland, Public Safety); Industry Partnerships; Innovation; Investment Perspectives and Landscape 

Time

Topics & Invited Speaker(s)

9:10 - 9:40 AM
Key Speaker 1: View From the Top
9:45 - 10:25 AM
Panel 1: Research and Development
10:30 - 11:10 AM
Panel 2: Industry Partnerships
11:15 - 11:55 AM
Panel 3: Supporting Innovators
12:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Key Speaker 2: National Security Innovation Network
Afternoon In-Person Session - 2 PM - 5 PM PT
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The Sea Land Air Military Research initiative (SLAMR)

Established by the Naval Postgraduate School to facilitate a nationwide response to our generation’s Sputnik-moment, The Sea Land Air Military Research Initiative (SLAMR) assists participants with:  

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Learn more: https://nps.edu/web/slamr

Event Description:

Join us for a tour of the Sea Land Air Military Research (theSLAMR) facilities at the Naval postgraduate School in Monterey. The afternoon will include a site tour, educational presentations from NPS Program Directors of theSLAMR, CRUSER and JIFX. There will be static displays of various research platforms and information tables from regional partners. If we are lucky there will even be active technology demonstrations using theSLAMR testbed. Post-event social hour at the Dust Bowl Brewing Company.

Time

Agenda

2:00 PM
Check in, Welcome: Meetup at Dust Bowl Brewing Company Depot Taproom to catch shuttles at 2pm and 3pm. Tours will be 45 min and shuttles will provide transportation to and from SLAMR.
2:15 PM
SLAMR Site Tour #1
3:15 PM
SLAMR Site Tour #2
4:30 PM
Social Hour at Dust Bowl Brewing Company Depot Tap Room , 290 Figueroa St, Monterey, CA 93940

October 20, 2021 - Mobility

Day 2 (Wednesday Oct 20): Mobility – Detailed Agenda 

Morning Sessions (streamed/broadcast from Monterey Bay): Introducing the exciting world of new mobility – electrification and autonomy driving innovation in mobility options with particular emphasis on air mobility. Leading innovators, Investment Perspectives and Landscape.

Time

Topics & Speaker(s)

9:10 - 9:40 AM
Key Speaker 1: The World of New Mobility
9:45 - 10:25 AM
Panel 1: Autonomy & Electrification
10:30 - 11:10 AM
Panel 2: Navigating Regulation, Community Integration
11:15 - 11:55 AM
Panel 3: Air Mobility Opportunities & Challenges
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Key Speaker 2: California Mobility Futures
Afternoon In-Person Session - 2 PM - 5 PM PT

UC Monterey Bay Education Science & Technology (UC MBEST) Center

UC MBEST is a regional economic development opportunity on former Fort Ord lands now owned by UC Santa Cruz, within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Marina and the County of Monterey. 

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The UC MBEST vision is focused on developing collaborative research-business opportunities for the Monterey Bay Region. The central component of this vision is the development of a new research and technology center, as well as other job-generating uses, on approximately 400 acres of land acquired by the University of California on the former Fort Ord.

Event Description:

Convening at the UC Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay Education Science & Technology Center (UCMBEST). Learn about efforts underway to energize build-out of a long-planned research & development-focused innovation district on the former Fort Ord property. Receive presentations from leading UCSC researchers in robotics, automation and navigation systems. Learn about the CITRIS Insititute for Drone Education and Research (CIDER). Have a facilities tour with Joby Aviation team members to learn about their exciting planned future at the Marina Airport. Post-event social hour at the General.

Learn more: https://financial.ucsc.edu/Pages/MBEST_Process.aspx

Time

Agenda

2:30 PM
Monterey Bay DART Futures
3:00 PM
CITRIS/CIDER
3:30 PM
Joby Facilities
4:00 PM
Joby Tour
4:30 PM
Mingle
5:00 PM
Adjourn
5:30 PM
Social Hour at The General, in the back of Dametra Fresh, 120 General Stilwell Dr #110, Marina, CA 93933

October 21, 2021 - Environment

Day 3 (Thursday Oct 21): Mobility – Detailed Agenda 

Morning Sessions (streamed/broadcast from Monterey Bay Academy in La Selva Beach, CA): Overview and future strategies for new technologies and software development in land, sea and air and how these can foster education & workforce development opportunities.

Time

Topics & Invited Speaker(s)

9:10 - 9:40 AM
Keynote 1: Research & Innovation @ UCSC
9:45 - 10:25 AM
Panel 1: Forestry/Wildfire
10:30 - 11:10 AM
Panel 2: Education/Workforce
11:15 - 11:55 AM
Panel 3: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
12:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Keynote 2: Resiliency & Climate Change @ UCANR
Afternoon In-Person Session - 2 PM - 5 PM PT

Airspace Integration @ The Monterey Bay Academy

Located on the bluffs above the Monterey Bay, Airspace Integration, operating out of the Monterey Bay Academy, supports entrepreneurship and innovation in the Dart space. The AirSpace Integration innovation hub is positioned within a 400-acre campus that includes active agriculture fields, commercial business operations, a private beach and an active grass airstrip.

Event Description:

Convening at the Airspace Integration airfield on the Monterey Bay Academy campus, La Selva Beach. Learn about the cutting edge development work led by Parallel Flight Technologies, and Calfee Designs. Walking tour of coastal site. Visit Naval Research Lab weather sensing station. Learn about related on-going marine research. Observe drone demonstration flights. Post-event social at the Beer Mule.

Learn more: https://www.airspaceintegration.com

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Time

Agenda

2:30 PM
Parallel Flight
3:00 PM
Naval Research Lab
3:30 PM
Calfee Designs
4:00 PM
Walking Tour
4:30 PM
Mingle
5:00 PM
Adjourn
5:30 PM
Social Hour at Beer Mule, 45 Aviation Way, Watsonville, CA 95076

Join us October 19-21, 2021