28 - 30 January, 2019
Royal Lancaster London
44 (0) 207 368 9836
Talbot J. Brooks
GISP, UGP, Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies
National Geospatial Advisory Committee, Delta State University
Weigh up the evidence for and against GEOINT as a recognisable discipline and find out what still needs to be done to ensure the profession and tradecraft continue to be better understood, properly funded and more widely adopted across defence, government and security communities:
· The journey so far: how well is GEOINT recognised and practiced around the world?
· What is the rationale for continuous investment in GEOINT for your organisation?
· GEOINT as a science: how to ensure education and teaching keeps pace with rapid advances in technology
· Major challenges to overcome in the future before GEOINT is embedded as a recognisable profession
Mr Brooks has served as the Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies at Delta State University since 2005. In this capacity, he acts as the department chair. Mr Brooks also serves as the Chief Engineer at the Bolivar County (MS) Volunteer Fire Department, where he has volunteered since 2005.