DGI 2020

20 - 22 January, 2020

Royal Lancaster London

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Main Day Two - January 22


Building Effective Partnerships in Global Geospatial Intelligence

7:45 am - 8:50 am Registration, Networking and Coffee

Robert Cardillo, President at The Cardillo Group at Mitre Corporation

Robert Cardillo

President at The Cardillo Group
Mitre Corporation

Lori Scherer, Vice President Intelligence Portfolios at Mitre Corporation

Lori Scherer

Vice President Intelligence Portfolios
Mitre Corporation

Robert Cardillo, President at The Cardillo Group at Mitre Corporation

Robert Cardillo

President at The Cardillo Group
Mitre Corporation

9:20 am - 9:50 am NATO Keynote Address – New Insights from NATO into Ongoing GEOINT Efforts and the Way Ahead

·         How are NATO members using GEOINT today?
·         How GEOINT can be leveraged in new and effective ways in ongoing missions
·         Scanning the horizon: how will NATO geospatial programmes evolve to support future missions?
·         Capabilities and technology roadmap: how will NATO invest in the next GEOINT capability for member nations?
Giuseppe Nobile, Head of Geospatial Section at Head of Geospatial Section International Staff

Giuseppe Nobile

Head of Geospatial Section
Head of Geospatial Section International Staff

Dan Ruark, Head of GEOINT Branch at NATO International Staff

Dan Ruark

Head of GEOINT Branch
NATO International Staff

9:50 am - 10:10 am EU Sat Centre Keynote – Introduction to the Copernicus SEA (Support to the External Action) and its Production


Giuseppe D’Amico, Deputy Director at EU Satellite Centre (EUSATCEN)

Giuseppe D’Amico

Deputy Director
EU Satellite Centre (EUSATCEN)

10:10 am - 10:30 am US NMIO Keynote – Recent Trends and Lessons Learned for Intelligence Partners in Multinational Maritime Security Operations

·         What are the top 3 priorities for Maritime mission leaders today?
·         Lessons learned from recent maritime operations about the need for greater situational awareness at sea
·         How to leverage partnerships in multinational operations to improve security in maritime missions
·         How can industry play a key role in enhancing maritime security?
Lyston Lea II, Principal Advisor at US National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO)

Lyston Lea II

Principal Advisor
US National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO)

·         How is modern geopolitics impacting the way we share intelligence today?
·         Where will the next threats come from and what risks might they pose to intelligence sharing?
·         What can we collectively do to ensure that intelligence sharing continues among trusted partners?
·         How can you engage industry in helping you prepare for the future of intelligence sharing?
Christy Monaco, Director of the Office of Innovation at NGA

Christy Monaco

Director of the Office of Innovation
NGA

Giuseppe D’Amico, Deputy Director at EU Satellite Centre (EUSATCEN)

Giuseppe D’Amico

Deputy Director
EU Satellite Centre (EUSATCEN)

Giuseppe Nobile, Head of Geospatial Section at Head of Geospatial Section International Staff

Giuseppe Nobile

Head of Geospatial Section
Head of Geospatial Section International Staff

Lt Colonel Aaron Mikkelsen

Director, GEOINT
New Zealand Defence Forces

Lynwood Bishop, Chief Executive Officer at MapLarge

Lynwood Bishop

Chief Executive Officer
MapLarge


11:10 am - 11:50 am Morning Networking Break and VIP Guided Tours

Lessons Learned Mapping and Applying Geospatial Intelligence from Around the World

11:50 am - 12:10 pm US AFRICOM Keynote – How is Geospatial Intelligence Transforming Operations in Africa?

·         How is the US intelligence structure organized across Africa?
·         What are the specific challenges of managing an intelligence operation in Africa?
·         How is geospatial intelligence playing a key role in addressing threats and risks across the continent?
·         What does the future hold for US intelligence missions in Africa?

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm e-Geos Innovation Keynote – How to Deliver Enhanced Geospatial Intelligence for All Partners in Multinational Operations

Massimo Comparini, Chief Executive Officer at E-Geos

Massimo Comparini

Chief Executive Officer
E-Geos

·         Why is it imperative that national mapping agencies increase investment in modernising foundation geospatial data today?
·         What are the benefits of modernising geospatial data for international security and defence?
·         How are individual nations approaching the priority in different ways?
·         New plans to partner on modernisation of geospatial data
Mick Cory, General Director at Eurogeographics

Mick Cory

General Director
Eurogeographics

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

Ingrid Vanden Berghe

Director
NGI (National Mapping Agency of Belgium)

Colin Bray, Chief Executive Officer at Ordnance Survey Ireland

Colin Bray

Chief Executive Officer
Ordnance Survey Ireland

Kristian Moller, General Director at Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency, Denmark

Kristian Moller

General Director
Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency, Denmark

Robert Cardillo, President at The Cardillo Group at Mitre Corporation

Robert Cardillo

President at The Cardillo Group
Mitre Corporation

1:15 pm - 2:10 pm Networking Lunch Break and VIP Guided Tours

1:15 pm - 2:10 pm NEW - Young Geospatial Professionals Lunch

Room – Oak 3 
Room - Westbourne 4

Track A - Innovation in Imagery Exploitation and Analysis

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm Practitioner Case Study – NGA GEOINT Support to US AFRICOM: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead
Tim Hegarty, AFRICOM Support Team Chief at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Tim Hegarty

AFRICOM Support Team Chief
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Track A - Innovation in Imagery Exploitation and Analysis

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm Fireside Chat with Live Polling – How Can You Achieve More Persistent Situational Awareness from the Latest Imagery and Services?

Chad Kabatoff

ISR Program Manager
Canadian DnD

Barry Macdonald, Managing Director at Hyperion Consulting Services Incorporated

Barry Macdonald

Managing Director
Hyperion Consulting Services Incorporated

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

Room - Westbourne 3 

Track B - Enabling Connectivity, Interoperability and Exchange

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Practitioner Case Study – Update on the US Army Action Partner Interoperability Initiatives
Dan Visone, Director, Systems and Acquisition Support Directorate at US Army Geospatial Center

Dan Visone

Director, Systems and Acquisition Support Directorate
US Army Geospatial Center

Track B - Enabling Connectivity, Interoperability and Exchange

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm Innovation Case Study – What to Expect from Geospatial Technologies in the Next Decade
Scott Simmons, Director at Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

Scott Simmons

Director
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

Track B - Enabling Connectivity, Interoperability and Exchange

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm Panel Discussion with Live Polling -How can You Achieve More Successful Implementation of Standards and Interoperability for Multi-Party Operations?
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)

Scott Simmons, Director at Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

Scott Simmons

Director
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

Neil Thompson, Former Head at Geospatial Intelligence Group

Neil Thompson

Former Head
Geospatial Intelligence Group

Room - Westbourne 2

Track C - Advances in Airborne and Maritime ISR

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Practitioner Case Study – Full Motion Video PED: Challenges and Opportunities for Airborne and Maritime ISR Leaders
Charles Beattie, Senior Imagery Analyst Officer at OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

Charles Beattie

Senior Imagery Analyst Officer
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

Track C - Advances in Airborne and Maritime ISR

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm Innovation Case Study: Leveraging the Long-Duration Stratollite for Maritime C4ISR Deficiencies
Justin Langlois, Vice President, Advanced Applications at World View Space

Justin Langlois

Vice President, Advanced Applications
World View Space

Track C - Advances in Airborne and Maritime ISR

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm Fireside Chat with Live Polling – How can Advanced ISR Capabilities Contribute to Better Situational Awareness at Sea and in the Air?
George Krakie, Director, NGA Support Team U.S European Command at NGA- National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

George Krakie

Director, NGA Support Team U.S European Command
NGA- National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

Lt Colonel Albert Mannard, Commanding Officer at Canadian Forces Joint Imagery Centre

Lt Colonel Albert Mannard

Commanding Officer
Canadian Forces Joint Imagery Centre

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

Room - Westbourne 1

Track D - Rethinking GEOINT for Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Operations

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Innovation Case Study – How GEOINT is Making an Impact in Humanitarian Missions and Human Rights Issues
Jo-Ellen Adkins, NGA Senior Representative, US State Department and USAID at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Jo-Ellen Adkins

NGA Senior Representative, US State Department and USAID
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Track D - Rethinking GEOINT for Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Operations

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm Practitioner Case Study – How the UN is Using Geospatial Data to Transform Mission Outcomes in Humanitarian Operations
Einar Bjorgo, Director at UNOSAT, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Einar Bjorgo

Director
UNOSAT, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Jennifer Faraon, Liaison Officer to UK Defence Geographic Centre at US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Jennifer Faraon

Liaison Officer to UK Defence Geographic Centre
US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Einar Bjorgo, Director at UNOSAT, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Einar Bjorgo

Director
UNOSAT, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

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

John Knight

Former Principal
Royal School of Military Survey

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

Future Trends in Global Geospatial Intelligence for Defence and Security

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm New Zealand Keynote – How is Geospatial Intelligence Helping with Decision Support and Mission Success in APAC


Lt Colonel Aaron Mikkelsen

Director, GEOINT
New Zealand Defence Forces

Opinions Offered by Senior Geospatial Intelligence Leaders from around Europe 
Lori Scherer, Vice President Intelligence Portfolios at Mitre Corporation

Lori Scherer

Vice President Intelligence Portfolios
Mitre Corporation

Colonel Roly Cockwell, Joint User C4ISR GEOINT at UK STRATCOM

Colonel Roly Cockwell

Joint User C4ISR GEOINT
UK STRATCOM

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)

4:50 pm - 4:50 pm End of Conference