DGI 2019

28 - 30 January, 2019

Royal Lancaster London

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Mark Munsell


Chief Technology Officer
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency


12:00 PM Panel and Live Polling - How Are Ongoing And Future Operations Being Shaped By the Application of Big Data and Automation of Geospatial Analysis?

Find out how future operations will be shaped by unprecedented access to high quality geospatial intelligence and the implications this has for your organisation, your analysts and your existing partnerships today:
 
·         How is the exponential increase in available data driving different approaches to mission planning and execution?
·         Big Data: how well is the defence intelligence community addressing the data challenge and what more can be done?
·         Automation: what are the key considerations as you decide how much analysis to automate and how much to keep manual
·         Where will the opportunities arising from ever bigger data take geospatial intelligence capability next?
 
Prior to becoming the Commander, Canadian Forces Intelligence Group Colonel Babij served as an intelligence officer with diverse experience at the tactical and strategic levels. Previous roles include troop commander in an Electronic Warfare Squadron, unit intelligence officer for The Royal Canadian Dragoons, All-Source Cell Platoon Commander in 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG) Headquarters as well as the Brigade G2 Plans and G2.
 
A former member of the British military survey Mr Pyatt’s main responsibilities include setting GEOINT strategic direction, policy and standards, future projects and international GEOINT relationships.
 
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.
 
Mr Barber leads federal strategic partnerships at Planet. He brings over 30 years of military and government experience deploying and supporting combat operations, developing and deploying capabilities, and developing and implementing transformational strategies. He was previously President of Quaestor Federal Consulting, where he consulted clients in the US Army and Office of the Secretary of Defense. Prior to that he was an agency lead and director at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
 
Brigadier Middleton is a senior leader in the Royal Marines who was recently appointed as the new Commander for the UK’s dedicated intelligence agency, Joint Forces Intelligence Group with overall command of the National Centre for Geospatial Intelligence (NCGI).

2:20 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. 

3:20 PM How the NGA is Embracing the Cloud and Automation to Manage Increasingly Complex Geospatial Data Challenges

Benefit from the lessons learned by NGA on its journey to deploying Cloud and Automation technologies in order to drive scalable data management in near real-time. 
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. 


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