The Dover Agenda will focus on a young man who is recruited by his future self to work for a secret military unit, according to Deadline.
As he enters a world of futuristic technology, the central character is forced to confront his own fate.
Conrad has also written for FX drama Sons of Anarchy and worked as co-producer on short-lived CBS comedy-drama The Defenders.
Bones' Barry Josephson will serve as executive producer, while FremantleMedia will produce.
In addition, Syfy is developing a television adaptation of Paul Bettany fantasy film Legion.
The cable network has also picked up a third season of paranormal drama Being Human.
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