DGI Virtual 2020

Where Allied Nation Geospatial Intelligence Leaders Benchmark Strategies To Improve Collaboration And Achieve Greater Stability Following The Crisis

13 - 14 October, 2020 | 1pm CET- 6:30 CET

Free for Military and Government Agency Representatives Only

Covid-19 is Having an Unprecedented Impact on National, Regional, and Global Security.

Join this virtual event along with US NGA, Australia’s AGO, UK’s Defence Intelligence, Canada’s Intelligence Group and New Zealand’s Defence Forces to define how to strengthen your collaboration, improve transparency and achieve greater stability.

Key Benefits of Attending

DGI Virtual will provide you with the lessons learnt from the world’s most influential geospatial intelligence agencies – as they give you an insight into their recent and upcoming global operations following the crisis, and share tips on how to build stronger partnerships.

What is a Virtual Event Anyway?

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Hear first- hand from Geospatial Intelligence Experts

Watch a series of video and audio presentations as procurement  experts share inside secrets on their newest strategies!


Get a Range of Insights on the Subjects that Matter to You

Experience a variety of content including expert panels and leading  solution provider case studies and tech presentations

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Get Solutions to Pressing Problems

Tune in live to get the full experience! Take part in live polling, submit text Q&A and then re-cap On-Demand at a later date.


Expert Speakers Include:

Vice Admiral Robert Sharp

Vice Admiral Robert Sharp

Director

US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Major Paul Hurst

Major Paul Hurst

Senior Instructor, Defence School of Geospatial Intelligence, DITG

UK MoD

Scott Dewar

Scott Dewar

Director

Australian Geospatial Intelligence Organisation (AGO)

Gary Blohm

Gary Blohm

Director

US Army Geospatial Center

Dan Visone

Dan Visone

Director, Systems and Acquisition Support Directorate

US Army Geospatial Center

Giuseppe Nobile

Giuseppe Nobile

Head of Geospatial Section

NATO International Staff

Dan Ruark

Dan Ruark

Head of GEOINT Branch

NATO International Staff

Scott Simmons

Scott Simmons

President

Open Geospatial Consortium

Professor Todd Bacastow

Professor Todd Bacastow

Professor of Practice for Geospatial Intelligence, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Pennsylvania State University

Colonel (ret’d) Steven Fleming

Colonel (ret’d) Steven Fleming

Professor of Practice - Spatial Sciences, Spatial Sciences Institute

University of Southern California

Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer

Lt Colonel Soenke Fischhoefer

Senior Geospatial Officer EUMS, INT Directorate - Support Branch - Geo Cell

European Union Military Staff (EUMS)

Ryan Lanclos

Ryan Lanclos

Director of Public Safety Solutions and Disaster Response

Esri

Tony Wilby

Tony Wilby

Director, European National Government Team

Esri

Scott Herman

Scott Herman

CTO

BlackSky

Air Vice-Marshal Ian Vallely

Air Vice-Marshal Ian Vallely

Director, Cyber Intelligence and Information Integration

UK MoD

Andy Stephenson

Andy Stephenson

Vice President of Sales & Customer Success

EarthCube

John Serafini

John Serafini

Chief Executive Officer

HawkEye 360

Bret Rodgers

Bret Rodgers

GPC-F, S-2, Senior GEOINT Analyst

Marine Corps Intelligence Activity

Igor Linkov

Igor Linkov

Senior Data Analyst, FEMA/HHS Region 1 COVID Task Force, Risk and Decision Science Team Lead

US Army Engineer Research and Development Center

Daniel Soller

Daniel Soller

Director of US Government Sales

ICEYE

DGI Virtual 2020 Agenda

All Session times displayed in CEST

Main Day – 13 October 2020

    Transformation Lessons Learned During the Crisis

  • 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Air Vice-Marshal Ian Vallely, Director, Cyber Intelligence and Information Integration, UK MoD


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  • 1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

    1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

    Vice Admiral Robert Sharp, Director, US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

    • What are the major threats emerging during the crisis?
    • How is geospatial intelligence helping counter these emerging threats?
    • New strategies for partnering to ensure geospatial data is available for all allied missions
    • How industry and academia can help the transition to automated geospatial intelligence analysis
    Learn more
  • 1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

    1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

    Tony Wilby, Director, European National Government Team, Esri


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  • 2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

    2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

    Scott Dewar, Director, Australian Geospatial Intelligence Organisation (AGO)


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  • 2:50 pm - 3:00 pm

    2:50 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Driving Operational Decision Making Throughout the Pandemic

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Gary Blohm, Director, US Army Geospatial Center
    Dan Visone, Director, Systems and Acquisition Support Directorate, US Army Geospatial Center

    • How is the Army Geospatial Center supporting Army modernisation goals?
    • How is the AGC improving acquisition approaches and strategy to deliver even better geospatial intelligence in the future
    • Ongoing research and development projects in support of future decision making post COVID-19
    • How the AGC is modeling with geospatial data to drive innovation and future capabilities
    Learn more
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Andy Stephenson, Vice President of Sales & Customer Success, EarthCube


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  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Giuseppe Nobile, Head of Geospatial Section, NATO International Staff

    • How are NATO members using GEOINT during the crisis?
    • How GEOINT can be leveraged in new and effective ways in support of decision making post COVID-19
    • Scanning the horizon: how will NATO geospatial programmes evolve to support future missions?
    • Capabilities and technology roadmap: how will NATO invest in the next GEOINT capability for member nations post COVID-19?
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  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    John Serafini, Chief Executive Officer, HawkEye 360

    • John Serafini, CEO, HawkEye 360 discusses the benefits of commercially available GEOINT to meet complex strategic and tactical requirements
    • Understand how RF (radio-frequency) is making a difference for the end user with real world examples
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  • 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:10 pm

  • Tech Innovation: Accelerating Crisis-Time Decisions

  • 5:10 pm - 5:50 pm

    5:10 pm - 5:50 pm

    Scott Simmons, President, Open Geospatial Consortium
    Bret Rodgers, GPC-F, S-2, Senior GEOINT Analyst, Marine Corps Intelligence Activity
    Igor Linkov, Senior Data Analyst, FEMA/HHS Region 1 COVID Task Force, Risk and Decision Science Team Lead, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center
    Daniel Soller, Director of US Government Sales, ICEYE


    Learn more
  • Training and Tradecraft Post COVID-19

  • 5:50 pm - 6:30 pm

    5:50 pm - 6:30 pm

    Lt Colonel Michael Thomas, Professor of Cyberwarfare Studies, US Air War College
    Professor Todd Bacastow, Professor of Practice for Geospatial Intelligence, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Pennsylvania State University
    Colonel (ret’d) Steven Fleming, Professor of Practice - Spatial Sciences, Spatial Sciences Institute, University of Southern California
    Major Paul Hurst, Senior Instructor, Defence School of Geospatial Intelligence, DITG, UK MoD


    Learn more
  • 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    6:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Interactive Day – 14 October 2020

  • 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Scott Herman, CTO, BlackSky


    Learn more
  • 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Must Not Miss for 2020

“A dazzling range of highly relevant topics addressed by inspirational defence intelligence leaders”


Colonel Roly Cockwell, Dep Head Joint GEOINT, C4ISR Joint User, UK MoD

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