DGI 2019

28 - 30 January, 2019

Royal Lancaster London

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Tara Bradburn


Lead
AAA, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency


9:00 AM Case Study - Automation, Augmentation and AI (AAA): How the NGA Plans to Empower the Analyst

Find out how UK Defence Intelligence leadership will continue to address the needs of the individual analyst to ensure the right mix of tools and training is available for the full spectrum of missions.
 
·         Why does enterprise thinking not always benefit the individual analyst?
·         Practical ways to refocus on the individual analyst
·         How to meet the needs of the individual analysts without disrupting ongoing initiatives
·         Engaging industry in prioritising the needs of individual analysts as part of enterprise agreements 

Ms Bradburn is a senior leader in an executive team at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency responsible for transforming the agency’s enterprise capabilities in Automation, Augmentation and AI. Previously Ms Bradburn held increasingly senior roles at the Department of Defense.

9:20 AM Case Study - How is the UK Developing a Future Geospatial Intelligence Capability to Better Serve the Individual Analyst?

Find out how UK Defence Intelligence leadership will continue to address the needs of the individual analyst to ensure the right mix of tools and training is available for the full spectrum of missions.
 
·         Why does enterprise thinking not always benefit the individual analyst?
·         Practical ways to refocus on the individual analyst
·         How to meet the needs of the individual analysts without disrupting ongoing initiatives
·         Engaging industry in prioritising the needs of individual analysts as part of enterprise agreements
 
Group Captain Bruce has undertaken a broad variety of intelligence roles in the UK and deployed, including the leadership of intelligence production units and capabilities and intelligence support to joint, air and law enforcement operations.

10:00 AM Panel and Live Polling - Rethinking the Role of Automation: How can We Further Reduce the Burden on the Analyst?

Too much automation can overwhelm an enterprise let alone the individual analyst, too little can lead to great inefficiencies and unwanted risks so find out how to strike the right balance in discussion with international government and industry experts:
 
·         How is automation positively impacting ongoing intelligence operations today?
·         What are the key lessons learned by analysts who are closest to the automating technologies and systems?
·         Where is there still considerable opportunity to automate and drive efficiencies across the defence intelligence enterprise?
·         What can you do to ensure that reducing the burden on the individual analyst is continuously prioritised?
 
Lt Colonel Kerr is responsible for leading key initiatives in the UK military community to drive the innovation agenda including engagement with internal and external partners.
 
Air Vice Marshal (Retired) Sean Corbett joined Earth-i after thirty years’ service as a professional intelligence officer in the RAF.  He brings significant operational experience and leadership and a deep understanding of the UK defence intelligence environment. 
 
Mr Dolan establishes the vision and strategic direction of Illuminate, a provider of multi-source analytic, visualization and data management technologies and services that accelerate decision-making in dynamic, big-data environments. Previously, he held senior leadership positions at Overwatch Geospatial Solutions and General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, providing geospatial analytic and workflow management systems to the US Defense and Intelligence and Coalition Partner communities.

11:50 AM Panel and Live Polling - How can You Engage Your Organisation in Transforming Analysis Culture so that Future Analysts are Set up for Success in Increasingly Unpredictable Missions?

 Discover how you and your organisation must develop a new culture and implement new processes in order to support your analysts in delivering world-class geospatial intelligence in the face of hybrid- and emerging threats:
 
·         How is the current threat landscape creating new and more complex challenges for analysts?
·         What are the implications of modern hybrid-warfare on the way geospatial intelligence analysis should be done?
·         How to adapt your culture and processes to ensure analysts have what they need to provide authentic intelligence in any mission
·         How to develop interagency partnerships and relationships with industry to sustain a new analysis culture
 
Mr Elliot is a senior leader in the UK military intelligence community currently leading the imagery analysis teams to deliver enhanced decision support to UK operational commanders.
 
Professor Bacastow’s primary focus is teaching analysts serving with the U.S. Intelligence Community and business community. He maintains an active research program aimed at improving the training and education of the geospatial analyst. Todd is the author of the Massive Open Online Couse (MOOC) titled ‘The Geospatial Revolution and Geospatial Intelligence’.
 
Ms Bradburn is a senior leader in an executive team at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency responsible for transforming the agency’s enterprise capabilities in Automation, Augmentation and AI. Previously Ms Bradburn held increasingly senior roles at the Department of Defense.
 
Colonel Pendall is the former G2, Senior Intelligence Officer for the United States Army – Europe, and was assigned in August 2016. He is also the former commander of the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, also based in Europe and a former G2/J2 for ISAF forces in Eastern Afghanistan. He has served over 25 years as a career intelligence officer and has served across all levels of the US Army, the Joint Force and in Defense Intelligence.

4:10 PM Panel Discussion - How can you Decide What To Cede To Machines And What to Keep Manual to Enhance Your Geospatial Intelligence Process?

Benefit from the wisdom and experiences of senior geospatial intelligence experts as you make highly strategic decisions about automating core geospatial intelligence processes in your organisation. 
Mrs Bradburn is one of the most senior leaders at the US National Geospatial Intelligence Agency responsible for championing the education and practical application of automation tools including AI. 


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