The U.S. Army Artificial Intelligence Integration Center (AI2C) is pleased to invite you and your team to attend the first Academic Partner Event in more than two years. Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the University of Southern California (USC) are partnering to build and host this unique opportunity for current academic and research partners of Army AI2C to meet and collaborate to explore curriculum and education opportunities for: M.S. degrees, PhDs & Executives.

USC is delighted to host the event at USC's Viterbi School of Engineering on campus, the USC Information Sciences Institute, and the USC Institute for Creative Technologies.

Program Dates: February 17 - 18, 2022 at the USC Campus

Visiting USC

Lectures will beld in state-of-the-art facilities on the University of Southern California campus, located in downtown Los Angeles. The in-person component offers participants the opportunity to connect and collaborate with other senior military and government officials. Visitors will join renowned Viterbi faculty to bridge the gap between theoretical learning and real-life experience.

Overview of on-campus activities:

  • Discussions with leading faculty researchers in their respected fields.
  • Site visits
  • Networking Opportunities

Thursday, February 17 Location:
Ronald Tutor Hall Room 526 - MAP
3710 McClintock Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Friday, February 18, Locations:

USC Institute for Creative Technologies - MAP
12015 Waterfront Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90094

USC Information Sciences Institute - MAP
4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 1001
Marina del Rey, CA 90292


USC Hotel

3540 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007 | Reservations: (833) 2-BOOK-USC | Telephone: (213) 748-4141 | Website

Hilton Checkers Hotel Los Angeles

535 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071 | Reservations: (800) HILTONS | Telephone: (213) 624-0000 | | Website

JW Marriott Los Angeles

900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015 | Telephone: (213) 765-8600 | Website

Luxe City Center

1020 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015 | Telephone: (213) 748-1291 | Website

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

506 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071 | Reservations: (800) 245-8673 | Telephone: (213) 624-1011 | Website

Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza

251 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 | Reservations: (888) 444-6664 | Telephone: (213) 617-3300 | Website

Sheraton Grand Los Angeles

711 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017 | Telephone: (866) 716-8130 | Website

Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites

404 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 | Telephone: (213) 624-1000 | Website

Program Schedule

COVID-19 Protocols for On-Campus Residency

To ensure the safety of all our participants, faculty and staff, participants in the 'Executive Program in Global Space and Defense' must follow the protocol outlined below.

Contact Information

Artificial Intelligence Integration Center

Michael Thomas Ertmert (

Mark Phillips (

Viterbi School of Engineering:

Candace House Teixeira (; Associate Dean of Corporate Engagement and Programs

Karen Escobar (; Program Administrator

Published on February 2nd, 2022

Last updated on September 14th, 2022