DGI 2019

28 - 30 January, 2019

Royal Lancaster London

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Steve Pyatt


Deputy Director Policy Plans & Partnerships - GEOINT New Zealand (GNZ)
New Zealand Defence Force


4:10 PM Case Study - How to Enhance National Geospatial Intelligence and Analysis Capability when You Are a Smaller Nation

Find out from one of New Zealand’s leading experts on geospatial intelligence the latest information about plans to enhance analysis capability and support analysts as automation is more widely adopted across the defence enterprise:
 
·         New Zealand’s current model for geospatial intelligence management: regional and global partnerships
·         How has New Zealand invested in automation of geospatial intelligence analysis to date?
·         Lessons learned by a small nation whilst continuously funding GEOINT innovation
·         Assessing the impact of automation on analysts’ roles and responsibilities and the way ahead
 
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.

11:50 AM 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).


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