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SVIP Demo Week 2024

Upcoming Event. SVIP Demo Week. Alexandria, VA. May 21-22, 2024. Silicon Valley Innovation Program.

The Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T’s) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) is hosting the annual Demo Week conference on May 21-22, 2024, daily from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET in Alexandria, VA. This two-day event will feature keynotes from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leadership, expert panel discussions on artificial intelligence (AI) and the EU Digital Markets Act impact on U.S. startups, and presentations and technology demonstrations from across SVIP’s startup partners.

Both days will kick-off with a keynote speaker and feature startup technology demonstrations focused on computer vision, cybersecurity, data analytics, healthtech, identity, language translation, and sensors. The event will also include expert panel discussions on artificial intelligence and partnership pathways for DHS R&D and commercialization, a fireside chat with DHS agencies on working with startups, and breakout sessions led by S&T and SVIP leadership. This year will also explore the EU Digital Markets Act impact on U.S. Startups.

Register for SVIP Demo Week 2024

May 21 Agenda:

  8:00 | Startup Tech Expo and Networking

  9:00 | Welcome to Demo Week!

  9:10 | Keynote Address

  9:25 | Silicon Valley Innovation Program

  9:35 | Sensors & HealthTech Technology Presentations 

11:10 | Partnership Pathways for DHS R&D and Commercialization Panel

  1:00 | AI Expert Panel Discussion

  2:00 | Computer Vision Technology Presentations

  3:15 | Data Analytics & Language Translation Technology Presentations

  4:10 | SVIP Startup Tech Expo & Networking

May 22 Agenda:

  8:00 | Startup Tech Expo and Networking

  9:00 | Welcome & Keynote Address

  9:25 | Cybersecurity Technology Presentations

10:45 | Fireside Chat with DHS Agencies on Working with Startups

12:50 | EU Digital Markets Act Impacts on US Startups Panel Discussion

  1:50 | Identity - Digital Credentials Technology Presentations

  3:15 | Identity - Digital Wallets Technology Presentations

  4:25 | SVIP Startup Tech Expo & Networking


About SVIP  

On behalf of DHS S&T, SVIP partners with operational components to invest in startup companies from across the nation and around the world, with viable technologies suitable for rapid prototyping projects to adapt, develop and harness cutting-edge capabilities that are commercially sustainable, while simultaneously meeting the needs of DHS operational components and programs. For more information on current and future SVIP solicitations, visit Silicon Valley Innovation Program or email dhs-silicon-valley@hq.dhs.gov. 
Last Updated: 04/19/2024
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