Small Satellite Workshop Jan. 23 Agenda

USGIF’s Small Sats Workshop: Evolving Capabilities

Tuesday, Jan. 23 | NCE Allder Auditorium | 7500 GEOINT Dr, Springfield, VA 22150 | Unclassified Day


0800-0900 – Registration Check-in, Conference Center Badging, and Breakfast and Exhibits

0900-0905 – NGA Security Briefing

0905-0910 – Welcome: Keith J. Masback, CEO, USGIF

0910-0915 – Opening Remarks: George Flick, Co-Chair, USGIF Small Sat Working Group

0915-1000 – Keynote: Peter Muend, Director, Commercial GEOINT Activity, NRO

1000-1045 – Networking Break & Industry Exhibits in the Atrium

1045-1145 – Panel: Small Sat Challenges
• Tony Lin, Counsel, Hogan Lovells
• Kevin Pomfret, Partner, Williams Mullen
• Mandy Vaughn, President, VOX Space
• Krystal Wilson, Project Manager, Secure World Foundation

1145-1300 – Lunch Break in the Atrium

1300-1330 – Keynote: “Keynote: Reflections and Predictions From the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force” Deborah Lee James, Former Secretary of the Air Force

1330-1415 – Advances in Small Sats: Topics of Interest
• Rob Zitz, Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, MDA Government Systems
• Jean-Francois Gauthier, Director, Business Development; and Jason McKeever Systems Lead, GHG Satellite
• James Doggett, Program Manager, HawkEye 360
• Maj. Steven Pugh, Program Lead, Space Enterprise Prototypes, Advanced Systems and Development, Space and Missile Systems Center, U.S. Air Force

1415-1500 – Panel: Real World Examples of Small Sat Data Use & Analytics
• Melanie Corcoran,Government Business, Decartes Labs
• Adam Maher, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ursa
• Jen Marcus, VP, US Gov Strategic Partnerships, Planet

1500-1530 – Keynote: Anthony Vinci, Ph.D., Associate Director of Capabilities, NGA

1530-1800 – Networking Reception and Industry Exhibits in the Atrium

Agenda subject to change.

Registration Fees

USGIF Individual Member: $349
Non-Individual Member: $499
Government/Military: Free

Registration is now closed.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s involvement in this event does not imply endorsement of USGIF by the United States Government.

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