DGI 2019

28 - 30 January, 2019

Royal Lancaster London

44 (0) 207 368 9836



"By far the most valuable conference that I have attended in the past 12 months; the level of engagement was outstanding!"

AVM Jon Rigby CBE, Director Cyber, Intelligence and Information Integration, UK MOD

"Great gathering of the GEOINT community, opportunity to track and share significant developments, and to meet potential customers, suppliers and partners."

John Fitzgerald, Business Development, T-Kartor, UK

"That DGI always attracts geospatial thought-leaders as speakers is testament to DGI's importance in the Worlds Geospatial conference calendar."

John Kedar, Director of Strategic Business Development, Ordnance Survey International, UK

"Overall I enjoyed the conference and would recommend it."

Ziv Manor, Marketing Director, ImageSat International Israel

"DGI takes me out of the stovepipe"

Jason Carr MSc, Ministry of Defence, Defence Geographic Centre, UK

"Great group, great speakers, super networking."

Neil Thompson, Managing Partner, WCGroup, Canada

"very professionally managed conference!"

Kjetil Utne, Captain (N), Director

"DGI 2014 was the 3rd such event we exhibited at. We had an exceptionally busy 2 days, with significant interest from current and potential UK and overseas customers. We have committed to DGI 2015, and WBR should be commended for listening to the ideas and concerns of SME exhibitors, and working with us proactively to ensure we continue to gain maximum value from this important event in our marketing calendar."

Pete Hughes, General Manager, 2d3 Ltd

"DGI 2014 was an exceptional collaboration of geospatial professionals in support of defence intelligence and situational awareness. "

Beach Intelligence, & Survey Database Team, UKHO

"A great conference – an informed conversation involving those that really know what they are talking about, and those with the responsibility to do something about it."

Air Commodore Chris Jones, Head of Capability C4ISR, Joint Forces Command, UK MOD, UK

"The perfect setting for geospatial professionals to collaborate and address the dynamic, international transformation of geospatial intelligence."

Peter. R. Ofstedal, GEOINT Solutions Manager, Geospatial and Liguistic Analytics Operation, USA

"DGI gives me the opportunity to spend time with the Geoint Industry"

Colonel Mark R H Burrows JFIG Force Development, Plans and Training, UK MOD, UK, UK MOD

"DGI - a unique and successful networking opportunity."

Davide Severino Lt Cdr Italian Coast Guard, Italy, Italy

"DGI 14 was an incredible opportunity to listen to some of the leaders in Geoint, network with them and enjoy the fabulous event organisation that made the whole experience one not to miss."

Jim Cruickshank, Senior Advisor to Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB, Director General and Chief Executive

"The quality of the speakers were excellent. It was a pleasure to be at the conference."

LT Faisal Al-Kubaisi, GIS Department, Ministry Of Interior

"thoroughly enjoyable and educational."

Luke Unsworth, Lt, HQ 3 (UK) Div

"a superb opportunity for me as the MOD's Geoint policy lead to explain our mission and vision to both International military users and industry in a transparent open forum – this is invaluable."

Martin C Jones, Captain, Royal Navy

"I felt the speakers and content were excellent."

Charlotte Todd, Flt Lt, Royal Air Force

"great forum for networking"

Simon Hampshire, Spatial Technology Manager, Hydrographic Office

"DGI - a great recipe for the generation of ideas"

Mohamed Ahmed, Brigadier General, Egyptian Defence Attache

"DGI was a great opportunity to meet and discuss with so many government and intelligence sector leaders, all with the like minded aim of expanding capabilities."

James Shapland, International Defence Services, UK MOD

"DGI remains a primary calendar event for networking"

Jonathan Shears, Principal Consultant Geospatial Services | Geo-Intelligence, Airbus Defence and Space

"...the quality of the speakers/panellists was excellent. I'm already looking forward to next year!"

Graham M Davidson, Air & Space Ops Space2, UK MOD

"It is the great opportunity for networking and good content."

Worawut Pruksarungruang, Captain, Royal Thai Navy

"I am happy I participated."

Eneji Ali, Principal Staff Officer, Geospatial Intelligence

"The DGI event is a great platform for all exhibitors and visitors to see the newest D&I products on the market."

Pietschmann, Rainer, Defence & Intelligence Competence Centre

"I met with a lot of customers and future customers."

Natalia Evtushenko, Deputy general Director, R&D Center ScanEx

"Great opportunity to share ideas, best practice and get up to speed on what's going on in the world of geoint"

Dr. Remetey-Fülöpp Gábor, Secretary-general, Hungarian Association for Geo-information

"DGI's focus on mission, advancing the professionalism and effectiveness of our workforce, and providing a diverse, international perspective - continues to get better and better every year."

Robert .B. Murrett, Vice Admiral (ret), Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT)

"The Defence Geospatial Intelligence Conference has evolved over the last seven years to now become a leading global event. It has provided a platform for a community that touches every area of Defence and each year provides a different focus, allowing practitioners and industry to demonstrate both best practice and recent developments. The use of different tracks and themes allows attendees to better understand their areas of interest or gain a broader understanding in others. The introduction of an Advisory Panel for the 2011 has only helped enhance the quality of speakers and the event as a whole."

Lt. Col. Neil Marks, National Expert, Council of the European Union

"DGI has provided us with a concrete opportunity to further develop our collaborative approach with defense and security users aimed at demonstrating innovative monitoring services in response to needs of specific pilot cases selected by the users".

Marcello Maranesi, CEO, e-GEOS

"DGI is the most important and fruitful conference in GEOINT ; the latest developments and the conclusions can instantly take effect on the field"

Lt. Col. Babis Paraschou, Chief Geospatial Officer, European Union Force

"DGI continues as the premier geospatial intelligence conference in Europe providing great opportunities to learn more about the issues, opportunities and technology facing providers and consumers of GEOINT. The balance of formal presentations and focus days, combined with great networking among leading government, academic and industry executives, makes this a compelling event. 2011 was the best yet. WBR provided a world class event."

John Day, Director of Defence Business Development, Esri

"Initially I wasn't sure about investing our time and energy in DGI 2011 because there are so many industry events and they can be very similar.However, the level of focus and attention to detail from DGI 2011 organisers made the event very successful from our perspective and if you are involved in Defence & Intelligence anywhere around the world, I would thoroughly recommend you attend and participate in this event. I know the OGC will be back at DGI 2012!"

Steven Ramage, Executive Director, Marketing and Communications, The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

"The speaker line-up is so impressive it's nearly impossible to decide which parallel stream to attend--I wish I'd brought a colleague along with me"

Pekka Nurhonen, Field Applications Team Leader, IT Management Agency, Finnish Police Force

"The mix of defence and government agency case studies is excellent--a comprehensive and fully rounded review of the critical geospatial issues we face"

Steve Erskine, UK Home Office

"The selection of case studies is perfect and delivers a valuable review of the critical geo-information challenges we all face"

Lt. Col. Richard Nicklin, EU Military Staff, National Military Expert (Geospatial)

"Enlightening and educational--a huge Bravo Zulu to the organisers and industry who make this happen"

William Lingsch, Director, Littoral & Riverine Department, US Navy Oceanographic Office

"The range of case studies from different types of organisations across the globe is phenomenal--you don't get that anywhere else"

Dr. John Peaty, Special Projects, Defence Geographic Centre, Intelligence Collection Group, UK Ministry of Defence

"Excellent speakers & participants. Great for information and networking!"

Guiseppe Conti, Senior Scientist, GraphiTech

"If we didn't attend DGI every year we would be missing out on a very big opportunity. All the decision-makers gather at DGI."

Rick Mort, Technical Sales Manager, BAE Systems

"An extraordinary forum to showcase our products and capabilities, with a fantastic blend of industry and users."

Jill Smith, President & CEO, DigitalGlobe

"...great forum for networking and for finding out about innovation in GIS."

Brian Routledge, Head of Operations Support, EU Satellite Centre

"DGI is the key part of our calendar every year. Exclusive environment to meet senior decision-makers."

John Day, Director, Defence Business Development, ESRI UK

"I have attended DGI for 5 years, and each year I get a lot of new strategies from users and new technologies from vendors."

Geoff Twentyman, Capability Advisor Geospatial Intelligence, DSTL, UK MoD

"Excellent networking, top quality presentations. We are definitely coming back!"

Simon Chesworth, Senior Account Manager, Navteq

"...definitely the most focused event in geospatial intelligence in the whole of Europe."

John Allan, Director of European Sales For Defence & Intelligence, DigitalGlobe

"Remarkable keynote speakers, dynamic panel discussions and noteworthy technology demonstrations – very relevant to our target market."

Matthew M. O'Connell, CEO, President and Director, GeoEye

"DGI 2015 was the fourth such event we exhibited at. We had an exceptionally busy two days, with significant interest from current and potential UK and overseas customers. We have committed to DGI 2016, and WBR should be commended for listening to the ideas and concerns of SME exhibitors, and working with us proactively to ensure we continue to gain maximum value from this important event in our marketing calendar. Since DGI 2015, 2d3 have been acquired by Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing that builds UAS technology, and so the event in 2016 will be a first opportunity to present ourselves to this community of interest as part of our new organization"

Pete Hughes, Director Insitu Mission Systems UK

"A valuable opportunity to engage civilian and defence geospatial agencies in one place at one time"

Luana Avagliano, Head of Resilience Direct, UK Cabinet Office

"The quality of the audience is outstanding and opportunities to spend time with international colleagues are invaluable"

Brigadier Friedrich Teichmann, Director, Geospatial Department, Austrian Armed Forces

"Each year the seniority and quality of the speakers improves, I’m already looking forward to next year’s keynote speakers being revealed already"

Air Vice Marshal (ret’d) Robert Murrett, Former Director, NGA

"It was an excellent event both in content and format and it was good to see that you were able to attract so many senior level speakers from outside the immediate geo world"

Roy Wood, Former Chairman, MapAction

"Looking forward to sharing how the EU Sat Centre is helping to solve military, security and civilian challenges in Europe at DGI in 2017"

Pascal Legai, Director, EU Satellite Centre