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Darpa Events

Complex Adaptive System Composition and Design Environment (CASCADE) Proposers Day

December 9, 2015
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is sponsoring a Proposers Day to provide information to potential proposers on the objectives of an anticipated Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the Complex Adaptive System Composition and Design Environment (CASCADE) program. For more information visit

Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC) Final Event

August 4, 2016
DARPA will hold the world’s first all-computer Capture the Flag tournament live on stage (co-located with the DEF CON conference in Las Vegas) where automated systems may take the first steps toward a defensible, connected future. Seven teams from across the United States qualified to compete in the Final Event. For more information, please visit: