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 - 8:35 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

8:40 am - 9:10 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 Fusion Centre

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

·         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 

Brigadier General Radoslaw Jezewski

Director of Intelligence
EU Military Staff

Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, Director at European Union Satellite Centre

Ambassador Sorin Ducaru

Director
European Union Satellite Centre

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

Jose Casimiro Morgdo

Director of Intelligence Centre
EU Military Staff

9:40 am - 10:00 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)

10:00 am - 10:40 am Panel Discussion with Live Polling – How Should You Rethink and Adapt Your Partnership Strategy in Preparation for the Rapidly Changing Global Intelligence Landscape?

·         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

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)

10:40 am - 11:20 am Morning Networking Break and VIP Guided Tours

Lessons Learned Mapping and Applying Geospatial Intelligence from Around the World

11:20 am - 11:40 am 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, Head of Intelligence at US AFRICOM

Rear Admiral Heidi Berg

Head of Intelligence
US AFRICOM

Tim Hegarty, AFRICOM Support Team Chief at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Tim Hegarty

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

11:40 am - 12:00 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

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm New Zealand Keynote Address – How is Geospatial Intelligence Helping with Decision Support and Mission Success in APAC

·         What are the specific security and defence challenges in APAC today?
·         How geospatial intelligence is enabling better decision support in the region for New Zealand and its partners
·         Key priorities for New Zealand’s national geospatial intelligence programme over the next 10 years
·         How New Zealand plans to strengthen partnerships with allies regionally and globally

Lt Colonel Aaron Mikkelsen

Director, GEOINT
New Zealand Defence Forces

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, Secretary General at Eurogeographics

Mick Cory

Secretary General
Eurogeographics

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, Geospatial Officer, INT/SPT at European Union Military Staff

Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer

Geospatial Officer, INT/SPT
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, Programme Manager, Unmanned Systems at TNO

Pieter Elands

Programme Manager, Unmanned Systems
TNO

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, Programme Manager, Unmanned Systems at TNO

Pieter Elands

Programme Manager, Unmanned Systems
TNO

Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer, Geospatial Officer, INT/SPT at European Union Military Staff

Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer

Geospatial Officer, INT/SPT
European Union Military Staff

Track B - Enabling Connectivity, Interoperability and Exchange

2:00 pm - 2:20 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 – How to Meet New Demands on Geospatial Intelligence in Modern Maritime Operations

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 Panel Discussion with Live Polling – How can Advanced ISR Capabilities Contribute to Better Situational Awareness at Sea and in the Air?
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

Skip Krakie, Chief, EUCOM Support Team at NGA

Skip Krakie

Chief, EUCOM Support Team
NGA

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 Panel Discussion with Live Polling –5 Key Changes to Make Today that will Transform the Outcome of-Your Next Civil-Military Operations
Jennifer Faraon, INST-E Senior Foundation Liaison at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Jennifer Faraon

INST-E Senior Foundation Liaison
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)

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

Future Trends in Global Geospatial Intelligence for Defence and Security

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Visionary Keynote - How is the Ongoing Quest for Technological Overmatch Creating New Vulnerabilities to Protect Against Now?

·         How is the intelligence cycle being reshaped by IoT, the Cloud and other major technological shifts?
·         What new risks and vulnerabilities does the information revolution bring to defence and security?
·         How to adapt your culture and organisation to keep pace and stay ahead of your adversaries
·         New partnership models required tp continuously protect yourself from the next cyber threats
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

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm UK Science and Technology Keynote – What Does the Latest S&T Tell us About the Future of Geospatial Intelligence for Defence and Security?

 ·         Macro trends in global defence and security that will reshape the way geospatial intelligence is produced and shared in the future
·         New breakthroughs in science and technology enabling advanced capabilities for defence and security leaders responsible for geospatial intelligence programmes
·         How to improve the way you access innovation in your geospatial intelligence programmes so that your organisation benefits from the latest breakthroughs
·         How to engage with all partners in your ecosystem to be better prepared for future demands on geospatial data management
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

5:15 pm - 5:30 pm End of Conference