DGI 2019

28 - 30 January, 2019

Royal Lancaster London

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Lt Colonel Jamie Hopkins

Commanding Officer
MCE, Canadian Armed Forces

4:50 PM Panel and Live Polling - How can you Drive Standards for Analytics-Ready and Interoperable Geospatial Data across Multinational Operations?

Find out from a panel of international experts how different nations are prioritising the standardisation of geospatial data to make analysts’ lives easier and commanders’ decisions more effective:
·         Why do standards make analysts’ lives easier?
·         What are different nations doing to drive the standardisation agenda today?
·         How can the link between better standards and more successful mission outcomes be measured more effectively?
·         What can you do to ensure your organisation is adopting data standards in support of greater interoperability?
Mr Simmons is a senior leader at the industry association OGC, coordinating member-driven standards development activities and ensures that all OGC standards progress through the organization’s consensus process to approval and publication.
Captain Jones has 30 years’ experience across the military geospatial intelligence domains, and is now heading up the Earth Observation effort within the Geospatial Commission for the UK government.
Lt Colonel Hopkins’ previous roles include serving at the MCE as a Troop Commander and at CANSCOM as Deputy Director of Special Operations.
Ms Faraon previously held the role of Deputy Division Chief for the Source GEOINT Transformation Office at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. She was responsible for guiding NGA’s transformation in visualization services, NGA acquisitions of web and mobile applications, including NGA advancements in mobile technology.

2:40 PM Panel Discussion - How can you use Analytics-as-A-Service to Transform the Speed and Quality of Your Geospatial Intelligence

Explore the pros and cons of outsourcing  analysis vs investing in ever bigger teams of analysts for certain missions so you can make a more informed decision about what is right for your organisation. 
Lt Colonel Hopkins’ previous roles include serving at the MCE as a Troop Commander and at CANSCOM as Deputy Director of Special Operations. 
Mr Spencer has worked at the UK MoD for over 26 years mainly in product and standards development as well as chairing international working groups such as DGIWG.  
Mr Munsell began his federal career with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Norfolk later spending time in industry before returning to work for the NGA predecessor from 2008. 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Jamie.

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