DGI 2020

20 - 22 January, 2020

Royal Lancaster London

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Main Day 2 - January 22

Building Effective Partnerships in Global Geospatial Intelligence

7:45 am - 8:30 am Registration, Networking and Coffee

8:30 am - 8:50 am Organiser’s Welcome Address -Tom Webber, Director, DGI

Vice Admiral (ret’d) Robert Murrett, Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs at Syracuse University

Vice Admiral (ret’d) Robert Murrett

Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs
Syracuse University

9:00 am - 9:20 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 NATO International Military Staff

Giuseppe Nobile

Head of Geospatial Section
NATO International Military Staff

Dan Ruark

Head of GEOINT Branch
NATO International Staff

9:20 am - 9:40 am EU SatCentre Address – Plans and Priorities for the EU Sat Centre to Deliver Better Quality Imagery to EU Members

·         Current plans and priorities for EU military and security intelligence leaders
·         How demand and consumption of satellite imagery in Europe is evolving to meet the new requirements of member nations for geospatial intelligence
·         How EU defence and security agencies will partner with non-member nations in the future
·         Notable shifts in technology requirements for EU defence and security agencies delivering geospatial intelligence 
Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, Director at European Union Satellite Centre

Ambassador Sorin Ducaru

Director
European Union Satellite Centre

9:40 am - 10:00 am EU Intelligence Address – How will the Future of Intelligence Sharing in Europe Evolve as Global Geopolitics Continues to Shift and Change?


Brigadier General Radoslaw Jezewski

Director of Intelligence
EU Military Staff

Jose Casimiro Morgdo, Director of Intelligence Centre at EU Military Staff

Jose Casimiro Morgdo

Director of Intelligence Centre
EU Military Staff

10:00 am - 10:20 am Maritime 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?
Jennifer Daniel, Associate Deputy Director for Enterprise at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Jennifer Daniel

Associate Deputy Director for Enterprise
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

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

Giuseppe Nobile

Head of Geospatial Section
NATO International Military Staff

Brigadier General Radoslaw Jezewski

Director of Intelligence
EU Military Staff

Lt Colonel Aaron Mikkelsen

Director, GEOINT
New Zealand Defence Forces

11:00 am - 11:40 am Morning Networking Break and VIP Guided Tours

Lessons Learned Mapping and Applying Geospatial Intelligence from Around the World

11:40 am - 12:00 pm AFRICOM Keynote Presentation – 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?
Rear Admiral Heidi Berg, Director of Intelligence at US Africa Command

Rear Admiral Heidi Berg

Director of Intelligence
US Africa Command

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm Keynote Innovation Address – 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

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm Panel Discussion with Live Polling – Modernising Foundation Geospatial Data – the National Civilian Mapping Authority Perspective

·         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
Ordnance Survey Ireland

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

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm NEW - Young Professionals Lunch

Track A - Innovation in Imagery Exploitation and Analysis

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Practitioner Case Study – How to Use New Technologies to Ensure Quality Imagery in Your Multinational Operations
Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer, Senior Geospatial Officer EUMS, INT Directorate - Support Branch - Geo Cell at European Union Military Staff

Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer

Senior Geospatial Officer EUMS, INT Directorate - Support Branch - Geo Cell
European Union Military Staff

Track A - Innovation in Imagery Exploitation and Analysis

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Practitioner Case Study – How to Leverage Drones to Improve Mission Outcomes in Deployed Operations
Pieter Elands, Head of Drone Research at TNO Netherlands

Pieter Elands

Head of Drone Research
TNO Netherlands

Track A - Innovation in Imagery Exploitation and Analysis

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Fireside Chat with Live Polling – How Can You Achieve More Persistent Situational Awareness from the Latest Imagery and Services?
Pieter Elands, Head of Drone Research at TNO Netherlands

Pieter Elands

Head of Drone Research
TNO Netherlands

Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer, Senior Geospatial Officer EUMS, INT Directorate - Support Branch - Geo Cell at European Union Military Staff

Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer

Senior Geospatial Officer EUMS, INT Directorate - Support Branch - Geo Cell
European Union Military Staff

Track B - Enabling Connectivity, Interoperability and Exchange

2:00 pm - 2:20 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

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Practitioner Case Study - How to Drive Standards for Mission Relevant Geospatial Data Arising from Social Media
Will Mortenson, Head of NOME and Volunteer Geographic Information at NGA

Will Mortenson

Head of NOME and Volunteer Geographic Information
NGA

Track B - Enabling Connectivity, Interoperability and Exchange

2:40 pm - 3:20 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)

Dena Orlando, Deputy GSD at US Marine Corps Intelligence Activity

Dena Orlando

Deputy GSD
US Marine Corps Intelligence Activity

Track C - Advances in Airborne and Maritime ISR

2:00 pm - 2:20 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

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm Innovation Case Study: Maritime Operations and Improved Situational Awareness for Commanders
Justin Langlois, Vice President, Advanced Applications at WorldView Space

Justin Langlois

Vice President, Advanced Applications
WorldView Space

Track C - Advances in Airborne and Maritime ISR

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Fireside Chat with Live Polling – How can Advanced ISR Capabilities Contribute to Better Situational Awareness at Sea and in the Air?
Skip Krakie, Chief, EUCOM Support Team at NGA

Skip Krakie

Chief, EUCOM Support Team
NGA

Ricardo Arias, Senior Advisor, Science and Technology and Innovation at US Africa Command

Ricardo Arias

Senior Advisor, Science and Technology and Innovation
US Africa Command

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

Lt Colonel Albert Mannard

Commanding Officer
Canadian Forces Joint Imagery Centre

Track D - Rethinking GEOINT for Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Operations

2:00 pm - 2:20 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

2:20 pm - 2:40 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)

Track D - Rethinking GEOINT for Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Operations

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Fireside Chat with Live Polling –5 Key Changes to Make Today that will Transform the Outcome of-Your Next Civil-Military Operations
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
Canadian Armed Forces

3:20 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 Address – How is Geospatial Intelligence Helping with Decision Support and Mission Success in APAC


Lt Colonel Aaron Mikkelsen

Director, GEOINT
New Zealand Defence Forces

4:20 pm - 4:50 pm Closing Keynote – How GEOINT is Making a Difference in Deployed Operations around the World


Vice Admiral (ret’d) Robert Murrett, Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs at Syracuse University

Vice Admiral (ret’d) Robert Murrett

Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs
Syracuse University

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm End of Conference