NGA Tech Showcase West
Agenda at a Glance
Wednesday, Oct. 22
Coordinated by NGA’s Facility Program Office (SIF), day one focused on NGA facilities, how they are enabling NGA’s Mission, and an Introduction to the West Facilities Modernization (WFM) Program. The WFM Program is an NGA initiative to replace NGA’s existing facilities at the 2nd Street site in St. Louis, MO. There was an NGA Campus East (NCE) lessons learned discussion outlining successes, challenges, and application to the WFM Program.
USGIF’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) hosted a networking event at Kemoll’s to learn about St. Louis’ local startup scene. Representatives from USGIF member Boundless shared their experiences as part of a venture-backed Intelligence Community startup.
Thursday, Oct. 23
NGA Tech Showcase West’s theme was Immersion – interacting and experimenting with data in a multimedia, multi-sensory environment with GEOINT at its core. The tech showcase featured approximately 25 demos and presentations throughout NCW workspaces to highlight accomplishments and identify challenges. Attendees were able to learn about NGA’s new products and services, get a detailed look at NGA’s emerging requirements, and network/share ideas to help transform the agency.