DGI 2020

20 - 22 January, 2020

Royal Lancaster London

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Main Day One - January 21

Leveraging Geospatial Intelligence to Transform Safety, Security and Defence

7:45 am - 8:55 am Registration, Networking and Coffee

Colonel (Retd) John Kedar, Geospatial Strategy Advisor at FRGS Geospatial Strategy Advisor

Colonel (Retd) John Kedar

Geospatial Strategy Advisor
FRGS Geospatial Strategy Advisor

Ingrid Vanden Berghe, Director at NGI (National Mapping Agency of Belgium)

Ingrid Vanden Berghe

Director
NGI (National Mapping Agency of Belgium)


Lt General James Hockenhull, Chief of Defence Intelligence, Joint Forces Command at UK MoD

Lt General James Hockenhull

Chief of Defence Intelligence, Joint Forces Command
UK MoD

9:10 am - 9:40 am NGA Keynote– Guiding Principles for the Ongoing Transformation of US Geospatial Intelligence

·         Introducing the NGA’s 4 pillars for organisational transformation
·         How is the NGA changing its approach to cooperation and collaboration with mission partners?
·         Where can industry support the NGA with its most pressing technological needs and requirements?
·         How will the NGA continue to develop its people in line with a dynamic man-machine operational environment?
Vice Admiral Robert Sharp, Director at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Vice Admiral Robert Sharp

Director
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

9:40 am - 10:00 am NCGI Keynote – Transforming How NCGI Delivers Geospatial Intelligence to Support Security and Defence

·         How are geopolitical shifts impacting the UK intelligence environment?
·         How is UK geospatial intelligence being leveraged to address emerging security risks and threats?
·         What will the UK be doing differently to maintain superior intelligence capabilities and stronger partnerships?
·         What is the roadmap for future investment in geospatial intelligence in the UK?
 
Brigadier Chris Middleton, Commander at National Centre for Geospatial Intelligence

Brigadier Chris Middleton

Commander
National Centre for Geospatial Intelligence

10:00 am - 10:20 am US DoD Keynote – Top Modernisation Priorities for US DoD-Wide Research, Engineering and Prototyping Now and for the Future


Dr Lisa Porter, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (DUSD) (R&E) at US DoD

Dr Lisa Porter

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (DUSD) (R&E)
US DoD

10:20 am - 11:00 am Morning Networking Break and VIP Guided Tours

Leveraging Geospatial Intelligence to Transform Safety, Security and Defence

11:00 am - 11:20 am Esri Innovation Keynote – Delivering Improved Location Intelligence through Organisational Transformation


Patty Mims, Director of Global National Government at Esri

Patty Mims

Director of Global National Government
Esri

11:20 am - 11:50 am Canada Keynote Address – Operationalising RADARSAT and How it Will Strengthen Canadian National Geospatial Intelligence Capacity in the Future

·         Programme background: history of RADARSAT
·         How are RADARSAT industry partners enabling faster progress
·         How will RADARSAT contribute to greater intelligence capacity for Canada in the near term?
·         How mission partners will benefit from RADARSAT too
Colonel Orest Babij, Commander at Canadian Forces Intelligence Group

Colonel Orest Babij

Commander
Canadian Forces Intelligence Group

Colonel Cameron Stoltz, Director, Space Requirements Director at Canadian Armed Forces

Colonel Cameron Stoltz

Director, Space Requirements Director
Canadian Armed Forces

11:50 am - 12:10 pm HERE Innovation Keynote – The New Reality of Location Intelligence

·         How is the vision of location and guidance realized by HERE?
·         Moving from 2D to 4D: what to expect from future digital mapping
·         How lessons learned from transforming global data for truck routing can be applied in military environments
·         How to leverage terrestrial LiDAR for Situational Awareness, roads and bridge assessments
Bart Sweerman, VP Industry Solutions at HERE Technologies

Bart Sweerman

VP Industry Solutions
HERE Technologies

Colonel Orest Babij, Commander at Canadian Forces Intelligence Group

Colonel Orest Babij

Commander
Canadian Forces Intelligence Group

Lt Colonel Aaron Mikkelsen

Director, GEOINT
New Zealand Defence Forces

Dan Petrovich, Technical Director, Space Systems at Raytheon

Dan Petrovich

Technical Director, Space Systems
Raytheon

Brigadier Chris Middleton, Commander at National Centre for Geospatial Intelligence

Brigadier Chris Middleton

Commander
National Centre for Geospatial Intelligence

Dave Hoerner, Mission Manager for Space and Chief, SPACECOM Support Team at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Dave Hoerner

Mission Manager for Space and Chief, SPACECOM Support Team
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch Break and VIP Guided Tours

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Women in Intelligence Lunch

Ingrid Vanden Berghe, Director at NGI (National Mapping Agency of Belgium)

Ingrid Vanden Berghe

Director
NGI (National Mapping Agency of Belgium)

TRACKS

Room - Westbourne 4

Track A - Innovation in Imagery Exploitation and Analysis

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Practitioner Case Study – How the UK Will Procure the Next Generation of Picasso to Continuously Improve National Geospatial Intelligence Capability
Captain Derek Swannick, PICASSO Programme Director, Imagery and Geospatial Systems (IMaGE) Team, Intelligence Systems, Defence Digital Service Delivery & Operations at UK STRATCOM

Captain Derek Swannick

PICASSO Programme Director, Imagery and Geospatial Systems (IMaGE) Team, Intelligence Systems, Defence Digital Service Delivery & Operations
UK STRATCOM

Track A - Innovation in Imagery Exploitation and Analysis

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Innovation Case Study – Enhancing Global Monitoring with the BlackSky Satellite Constellation

Andrew Hanna

VP, International Sales
BlackSky Global

Robert Boettcher, Chief Geomatics Officer at Canadian Forces Warfare Centre

Robert Boettcher

Chief Geomatics Officer
Canadian Forces Warfare Centre

Captain Derek Swannick, PICASSO Programme Director, Imagery and Geospatial Systems (IMaGE) Team, Intelligence Systems, Defence Digital Service Delivery & Operations at UK STRATCOM

Captain Derek Swannick

PICASSO Programme Director, Imagery and Geospatial Systems (IMaGE) Team, Intelligence Systems, Defence Digital Service Delivery & Operations
UK STRATCOM

Ryan Lewis, General Manager at SpaceNet

Ryan Lewis

General Manager
SpaceNet

Barry Macdonald, Managing Director at Hyperion Consulting Services Incorporated

Barry Macdonald

Managing Director
Hyperion Consulting Services Incorporated

Room - Westbourne 3

Track B - Advancing Remote Sensing and Space-Based Intelligence

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Practitioner Case Study – Modern Applications of EO to Support Rule of Law in Areas Affected by Fragility, Conflict and Violence
Dr Gordon Campbell, Head of Enterprise, Science, Applications and Climate Department, Directorate of EO Programmes at European Space Agency

Dr Gordon Campbell

Head of Enterprise, Science, Applications and Climate Department, Directorate of EO Programmes
European Space Agency

Track B - Advancing Remote Sensing and Space-Based Intelligence

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Innovation Case Study – Disruptive Space Capabilities for Enduring Mission Success
Confronted with pressing national security challenges, unmanageable data, and tight timelines; defense and intelligence organizations need a partner to adapt to their evolving GEOINT challenges. In this presentation you will have the opportunity to learn how we support the most progressive forces around the world and hear about capabilities and case studies that could positively benefit your organization:
 
  • Upcoming state-of-the-art imaging constellation – and what it means to your organization
  • Persistent change monitoring and surveillance leveraging optical and radar information
  • Enhanced support for emergency response
  • Enhanced Maritime Domain Awareness through space-based dark vessel detection and targeted optical imaging
  • Cloud-enabled imagery exploitation and dissemination
  • Integrated geospatial data, analysis and machine learning
Iain MacInnes, Director at European Government, MAXAR

Iain MacInnes

Director
European Government, MAXAR

Track B - Advancing Remote Sensing and Space-Based Intelligence

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Panel Discussion with Live Polling – How Can You Leverage New Investments in Space Programmes and Gain Greater Access to Better Quality Imagery?
Dave Hoerner, Mission Manager for Space and Chief, SPACECOM Support Team at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Dave Hoerner

Mission Manager for Space and Chief, SPACECOM Support Team
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Dr Gordon Campbell, Head of Enterprise, Science, Applications and Climate Department, Directorate of EO Programmes at European Space Agency

Dr Gordon Campbell

Head of Enterprise, Science, Applications and Climate Department, Directorate of EO Programmes
European Space Agency

Melanie Clift, ESA and UK Account Director at ICEYE

Melanie Clift

ESA and UK Account Director
ICEYE

Neil Thompson, Former Head at Geospatial Intelligence Group

Neil Thompson

Former Head
Geospatial Intelligence Group

Room - Westbourne 2

Track C - New Frontiers in Geospatial Data Management

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Academic Case Study – Convenience vs Privacy: Are you Ready for the Future of Space-based Surveillance?
Professor Jeff Moulton, Executive Director of the Stephenson National Center for Security Research and Training at Louisiana State University

Professor Jeff Moulton

Executive Director of the Stephenson National Center for Security Research and Training
Louisiana State University

Track C - New Frontiers in Geospatial Data Management

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Innovation Case Study – Making Trusted GEOINT Possible with Modern Data Management Solutions
John Delay, Senior Scientist, Strategy and Architecture, Geospatial Solutions at L3Harris

John Delay

Senior Scientist, Strategy and Architecture, Geospatial Solutions
L3Harris

Sgt David Stunell, Lead, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED), SAR and MTI, 2 ISR Squadron at UK Royal Air Force

Sgt David Stunell

Lead, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED), SAR and MTI, 2 ISR Squadron
UK Royal Air Force

Pete deLuca, Chief, IDG Division at NGA Support Team to USEUCOM

Pete deLuca

Chief, IDG Division
NGA Support Team to USEUCOM

Bret Rodgers, Subject Matter Expert, Human Geography, Geospatial Intelligence Division at Marine Corps Intelligence Activity

Bret Rodgers

Subject Matter Expert, Human Geography, Geospatial Intelligence Division
Marine Corps Intelligence Activity

Dr. Owen Jackson, Deputy Director – Geospatial Commission, Head of Science and Engineering Profession at Cabinet Office

Dr. Owen Jackson

Deputy Director – Geospatial Commission, Head of Science and Engineering Profession
Cabinet Office

Room - Westbourne 1

Track D - Transforming Training and Tradecraft

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Academic Case Study – Moving from the Predictive to the Prescriptive: How will Analysts Generate Geospatial Intelligence in the Future?
Professor Todd Bacastow, Professor of Practice for Geospatial Intelligence at Penn State University

Professor Todd Bacastow

Professor of Practice for Geospatial Intelligence
Penn State University

Track D - Transforming Training and Tradecraft

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Practitioner Case Study – How to Adapt Training to Suit Evolving and High Pressure Mission Demands on Analysts
Maj Paul Hurst, Senior Instructor at Geospatial Information Management Wing at the Defence School of Geospatial Intelligence

Maj Paul Hurst

Senior Instructor
Geospatial Information Management Wing at the Defence School of Geospatial Intelligence

Track D - Transforming Training and Tradecraft

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Panel Discussion with Live Polling - How Can You Attract and Retain Data Scientists when Commercial and Defence Organisations are All Competing for the Same Talent?
Colonel (ret’d) Steven Fleming, Professor of Practice, Spatial Sciences, Spatial Sciences Institute at University of Southern California

Colonel (ret’d) Steven Fleming

Professor of Practice, Spatial Sciences, Spatial Sciences Institute
University of Southern California

Maj Paul Hurst, Senior Instructor at Geospatial Information Management Wing at the Defence School of Geospatial Intelligence

Maj Paul Hurst

Senior Instructor
Geospatial Information Management Wing at the Defence School of Geospatial Intelligence

John Knight

Former Principal
Royal School of Military Survey

Room – Oak 3

Track E - Synergy Workshops

2:00 pm - 3:05 pm WORKSHOP: Leading Organisation Transformation to Deliver Improved Location Intelligence
Patty Mims, Director of Global National Government at Esri

Patty Mims

Director of Global National Government
Esri

Tony Wilby, Director at European National Government Team, Esri

Tony Wilby

Director
European National Government Team, Esri

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

TRACKS

Track A - Innovation in Imagery Exploitation and Analysis

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm Innovation Case Study – How to Enhance Maritime Situational Awareness From Space
John Serafini, Chief Executive Officer at Hawkeye360

John Serafini

Chief Executive Officer
Hawkeye360

Major Denise Sweet, Deputy Commanding Officer Mapping and Charting Establishment at Commander Canadian Forces Intelligence Group , Canadian Armed Forces

Major Denise Sweet

Deputy Commanding Officer Mapping and Charting Establishment
Commander Canadian Forces Intelligence Group , Canadian Armed Forces

Dave Hoerner, Mission Manager for Space and Chief, SPACECOM Support Team at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Dave Hoerner

Mission Manager for Space and Chief, SPACECOM Support Team
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Dan Pomirleanu, Deputy Chief for Geospatial Information at Defence Information Agency MoD Romania

Dan Pomirleanu

Deputy Chief for Geospatial Information
Defence Information Agency MoD Romania

Barry Macdonald, Managing Director at Hyperion Consulting Services Incorporated

Barry Macdonald

Managing Director
Hyperion Consulting Services Incorporated

Track B - Advancing Remote Sensing and Space-Based Intelligence

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm Innovation Case Study – How to Leverage the Benefits of Real-Time Space Based Radar in Future Missions
Joerg Herrmann, Senior VP Special Projects at Capella Space Corp

Joerg Herrmann

Senior VP Special Projects
Capella Space Corp

Track B - Advancing Remote Sensing and Space-Based Intelligence

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm Panel Discussion with Live Polling – Which Advances in Sensors and Space Technologies will Have the Biggest Impact on Your Future Missions?
David Crawley, 3 ISR Squadron at UK Royal Air Force

David Crawley

3 ISR Squadron
UK Royal Air Force

Dave Gauthier, Director of Source Commercial and Business Operations at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Dave Gauthier

Director of Source Commercial and Business Operations
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Chad Kabatoff

ISR Program Manager
Canadian DnD

Captain Jatin S Bains, Chief Executive Officer at Space-Eyes

Captain Jatin S Bains

Chief Executive Officer
Space-Eyes

Neil Thompson, Former Head at Geospatial Intelligence Group

Neil Thompson

Former Head
Geospatial Intelligence Group

Track C - New Frontiers in Geospatial Data Management

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm Practitioner Case Study – How to Improve Access to Quality-Assured, Authoritative Geospatial Data for Analysis in High Pressure Missions?
Pete deLuca, Chief, IDG Division at NGA Support Team to USEUCOM

Pete deLuca

Chief, IDG Division
NGA Support Team to USEUCOM

Track C - New Frontiers in Geospatial Data Management

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm Panel Discussion with Live Polling – How can You Rapidly Integrate Data Services to Deliver Superior Access and Exchange of Geospatial Data in any Mission?
Jim Hill, Research Engineer at Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers

Jim Hill

Research Engineer
Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers

A.J. De Rosa, Chief Revenue Officer at Orbital Insight

A.J. De Rosa

Chief Revenue Officer
Orbital Insight

Don Maruta, 3 ISR Squadron at UK Royal Air Force

Don Maruta

3 ISR Squadron
UK Royal Air Force

Mekisha Marshall, Chief Science and Technology Advisor at National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office

Mekisha Marshall

Chief Science and Technology Advisor
National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office

Track D - Transforming Training and Tradecraft

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm Academic Case Study – Developing GEOINT Education and Training programs for the Future GEOINT Workforce
Colonel (ret’d) Steven Fleming, Professor of Practice, Spatial Sciences, Spatial Sciences Institute at University of Southern California

Colonel (ret’d) Steven Fleming

Professor of Practice, Spatial Sciences, Spatial Sciences Institute
University of Southern California

Track D - Transforming Training and Tradecraft

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm Live Interview with Audience Q&A – What Can Military Geospatial Intelligence Leaders Learn from the Gaming Sector?
Jim Dolan, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at Illuminate

Jim Dolan

Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Illuminate

Colonel David Pendall, US Army INSCOM Commander, European Cryptologic Center Former Senior Intelligence Officer at US Army Europe

Colonel David Pendall

US Army INSCOM Commander, European Cryptologic Center Former Senior Intelligence Officer
US Army Europe

Track E - Synergy Workshops

3:50 pm - 4:50 pm Workshop: GEOINT at the Edge and Beyond- Smart Data Prep for Users in Disconnected Environments
Luis P. Flynn, Director - NS2 Solutions Strategy at SAP NS2

Luis P. Flynn

Director - NS2 Solutions Strategy
SAP NS2

4:50 pm - 5:10 pm Afternoon Networking Break

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm Guest Keynote Interview – Vital Trends that Will Reshape Climate, Geography, Security and Defence by 2030

·         What connects climate change, geography and defence and security?
·         How to reorganise so you are ready to succeed in future missions
·         How is population expansion impacting modern military operations?
·         What can you do to collaborate and partner to overcome these challenges?
Dr Chris Tucker, Author and Chairman at American Geographic Society

Dr Chris Tucker

Author and Chairman
American Geographic Society

Al Di Leonardo, Co-Ceo at Black Cape

Al Di Leonardo

Co-Ceo
Black Cape

Interviewing 4 Exciting New Geospatial Technology Start Ups:
UP42, WatchkeeperInternational, Edgybees and Satellite Vu
Colonel (Retd) John Kedar, Geospatial Strategy Advisor at FRGS Geospatial Strategy Advisor

Colonel (Retd) John Kedar

Geospatial Strategy Advisor
FRGS Geospatial Strategy Advisor

Mark Munsell, Deputy Director, Chief Information Officer - IT Services at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Mark Munsell

Deputy Director, Chief Information Officer - IT Services
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Jim Hill, Research Engineer at Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers

Jim Hill

Research Engineer
Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers

Nigel Clifford, Deputy Chair at UK Geospatial Commission

Nigel Clifford

Deputy Chair
UK Geospatial Commission

Colonel (Retd) John Kedar, Geospatial Strategy Advisor at FRGS Geospatial Strategy Advisor

Colonel (Retd) John Kedar

Geospatial Strategy Advisor
FRGS Geospatial Strategy Advisor

Ingrid Vanden Berghe, Director at NGI (National Mapping Agency of Belgium)

Ingrid Vanden Berghe

Director
NGI (National Mapping Agency of Belgium)

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Networking Reception in the Exhibition Hall

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm Offsite Reception hosted by Mapbox