February 15, 2017

Intelligence expert Jason Matheny to discuss emerging technological trends at ABA breakfast

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 —  Jason Matheny, director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, will discuss technological trends, threats and opportunities relevant to the intelligence community.

The agency, established in 2006, invests in high-risk, high-payoff research to solve problems faced by the U.S. intelligence community.

Matheny, appointed as director at IARPA in 2015, will share an unclassified presentation at a breakfast sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security.

What:  
“Future Threats and Emerging Technologies in National Security”

When: 
Thursday, Feb. 23
8-9 a.m. ET

Where:
University Club
1135 16th St. NW
Washington, D.C.  20036

Before joining IARPA in 2009, Matheny worked at Oxford University, the World Bank, the Applied Physics Laboratory, the Center for Biosecurity and Princeton University, and is the co-founder of two biotechnology companies.

Matheny holds a doctorate degree in applied economics from Johns Hopkins, a master’s in public health from Johns Hopkins, a master’s in business administration from Duke and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago.

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Jennifer Kildee at 202-662-1732 or Jennifer.Kildee@americanbar.org.

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