Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact

Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact
Wednesday, July 30
Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents St., Reston, VA 20190

Online registration closes at 5 p.m. EDT on 7/29 and onsite registration opens at 7 a.m. on 7/30.

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USGIF Member: $325
Non-Member: $425
Academia: $50
Government/Military: Free

On 30 July 2014 in Reston, VA, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business outcomes and mission impact will be gathering at the Hyatt Regency Reston. This forum, Analytics 2014, is hosted by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and Analyst One. We are collaborating to provide a full venue of interactive sessions designed to extract and share lessons learned.

If you are an analyst or a leader of teams seeking better ways to extract knowledge from information this event is for you. Come with lessons to share and challenges to express and leave with operational ideas from across multiple sectors of industry, academia, and government.

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Agenda at-a Glance

(subject to change)

  • 0700-0800 – Registration and Continental Breakfast, Hyatt Regency Reston, Grand Ballroom
  • 0800-0810 – Welcome Remarks: Bob Gourley, Publisher of Analyst One and, and Co-Founder and Partner of Cognitio; and Keith Masback, Chief Executive Officer, United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)
  • 0810-0815 – Introduction of Keynote: Tom Lash, Strategy Development, Leidos
  • 0815-0845 – Keynote: Jeff Jonas, IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist of Context Computing, IBM
  • 0845-0915 – Advanced Analytics: A conversation with Dr. Ilkay Altintas, Director, Workflows for Data Science Center of Excellence, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California San Diego
  • 0915-0945 – Crisis Threat Analysis: Dr. Dave Warner, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Neuroscientist and the Director of Medical Intelligence at MindTel
  • 0945-1030 – Morning Networking Break & Exhibits
  • 1030-1100 – Keynote: Dr. David A. Bray, Chief Information Officer, FCC
  • 1100-1145 – Cross-Sector Analytical Lessons Learned
    • Moderator: Dr. Kirk Borne, Data Scientist and Professor, George Mason University
    • Dr. Philip E. Bourne, Associate Director for Data Science, National Institutes of Health
    • Dr. Robert Grossman, Director, Center for Data Intensive Science, University of Chicago; and Partner, Open Data Group
    • Dr. John Harer, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Duke University
  • 1145-1230 – Panel: Law Enforcement
    • Moderator: Dr. Colleen “Kelly” McCue, Senior Director, Social Science & Quantitative Methods, DigitalGlobe Analytics
    • David J. Roberts, Senior Program Manager, IACP Technology Center, International Association of Chiefs of Police
    • Abe Usher, Chief Technology Officer, HumanGeo
    • Bill Wall, Vice President, Praescient Analytics
  • 1230-1330 – Lunch Reception & Exhibits, Hyatt Regency Reston Grand Ballroom
  • 1330-1415 – Panel: The Education of the Analyst
    • Carmen Medina, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting
    • Ed Mornston, Director, Human Development Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
    • Dr. William Nolte, Program Director, Intelligence Center of Academic Excellence, University of Maryland School of Public Policy
  • 1415-1500 – Panel: The Analytics of Cyber Conflict
    • Moderator: Matt Devost, President & CEO, FusionX
    • Adam Elkus, Senior Analyst at Analyst One, Strategic Planner and Ph.D. Student, Computational Social Science, George Mason University
    • Ned Moran, Professor, Analyst, Cyber Practitioner
  • 1500-1530 – Afternoon Networking Break & Exhibits
  • 1530-1615 – Panel: Lessons From and For the National Security Community
    • Moderator: Dr. Erin M. Simpson, Chief Executive Officer, Caerus Associates
    • Dave Gauthier, Activity Based Intelligence Portfolio Lead, Analysis Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
    • Bob Jimenez, Chief Technology Officer, National Reconnaissance Office
    • Jason Thomas, Manager of Innovation for the Government, Thomson Reuters
  • 1615-1700 – Keynote: Scott Sorensen, Chief Technology Officer,
  • 1700-1900 – Networking Reception & Exhibits, Hyatt Regency Reston, Grand Ballroom

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