GEOINTegration Summit DAY 1

GEOINTegration Summit: We Are the New Renaissance

Monday, Sept. 28

Agenda At a Glance

9:00-9:15a Welcome:
• Dr. Steven Fleming, Professor of the Practice of Spatial Sciences in the Spatial Sciences Institute at USC
• Dr. Camelia Kantor, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professional Development at USGIF
• Dr. Roger Mason, Interim Chairman of the USGIF Board of Directors
• Patty Mims, Interim CEO of USGIF
9:30a-2:30p Lightning Talks & Posters – on demand
9:15-10:00a Training Sessions
Pandemics don’t wait: How we built COVID-Net in under 7 days.
Dr. Alexander Wong, Co-Founder DarwinAI & Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Medical Imaging at the University of Waterloo
10:30-11:15a Training Sessions
What GEOINT Analysts Need to Know about Probability.
Katherine Pherson, Chief Executive Officer at Pherson Associates, LLC.
Geospatial Event Stream Processing with Apache Kafka Training.
Will LaForest, Federal CTO Confluent
11:30a-12:00p State of GEOINT Education Report
• Dr. Todd Bacastow (PSU)
• Dr. Bradley Battista (Battlespace Inc)
• Dr. Steven Fleming (USC)
• Dr. Camelia Kantor (USGIF)
• Dr. Marco Painho (NOVA IMS)
12:30-1:15p Keynote: Dr. Tom Koch, Adjunct Professor of Medical Geography at the University of British Columbia, Canada
“Really? Are we the New Renaissance?”

Introductions and remarks by Keith Barber, Vice President Federal Operations, Tanzle
1:30-2:15p Panel: COVID-19: A t(h)eamed approach to tackling the crisis together:
• Dr. Robert Clark (Former CIA/Author)
• Dr. George A. Van Otten (PSU)
• Dr. Carolynne Hultquist (PSU & Columbia University)
• Dr. Gregory Thomas (PSU)
• Dan Steiner (PSU)
• David Jimenez (West Texas HIDTA)
2:30-3:15p Keynote: Carmen Medina, Former CIA Executive/USGIF BOD Member
“Good rebels, bad rebels”

Introductions and remarks by Keith Barber, Vice President Federal Operations, Tanzle
3:30-4:15p Panel: The Interplay Between COVID-19 and GEOINT
• Dr. Arie Croitoru (GMU)
• Dr. Kathryn H. Jacobsen (GMU)
• Dr. Daniela Moody (Ursa Space Systems)
• Dr. Ed Manley (U. of Leeds, UK)
• Jared Shoultz (Esri)
4:30-5:15p Panel: Plunging into Virtual & Hybrid Work Environments: Challenges and Opportunities
• Dr. Narcisa Pricope (UNC-W)
• Nate Copeland (InTec, LLC)
• Alberto D. Valverde (NGA)
• Dr. Christina Hupy (GitLab)
• Dr. Todd Bacastow (PSU)
5:30-6:30p Themed breakouts


Agenda subject to change.

All training is available for free to Summit attendees. You may request free Certificates of Participation via email after the Summit (attendance will be verified).

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