Day 1 - Geospatial Gateway Forum

Tuesday, Oct. 16 – UNCLASSIFIED

T-REX Technology Incubator
911 Washington Ave, Suite 500, St. Louis, MO 63101

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Agenda At a Glance

9:30-10 a.m.: Registration and Check-In

10-10:15 a.m.: USGIF Welcome & Master of Ceremonies: Brig. Gen. Michael G. Lee, USAF (Ret.), USGIF Board of Directors; and Division Vice President, Aerospace & Technology, Jacobs

10:15-10:45 a.m.: Fireside Chat with Robert Cardillo, Director, NGA and Letitia A. Long, Former Director, NGA, and USGIF Board Member

10:45 a.m. – 11:05 p.m.: Industry Flash Talks
• “Remote Sensing Data Analytics” by Jacobs
• “Making Intelligence Actionable in an IoT World” by Esri
• “Enabling the Real-Time Mission with In-Memory Databases” by Oracle National Security Group

11:05-11:50 a.m.: Panel – Commercial GEOINT

  • Moderator: Andy Dearing, CEO, Boundless
  • Jennifer Kuntz, Senior Manager, Solution Engineering, CycloMedia Technology
  • Dr. Martin Mendez-Costabel, Geospatial Big Data Engineering and Strategy Lead, Bayer
  • Robbie Schingler, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Planet

11:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Industry Flash Talks
• “10 Lessons to Prepare Your Enterprise for Artificial Intelligence” by Accenture Federal Services
• “Data Conditioning & ‘The’ Metadata Catalog” by Ball Aerospace
• “Mission Enablement Through Network Innovation” by AT&T
• “Open Source Collaboration as a Model to Supercharge GEOINT Success” by Boundless Spatial

12:15-1 p.m.: Lunch and Exhibits

1-1:25 p.m.: Industry Flash Talks
• “New Standards, Changing Analytics” by Vricon
• “FutureScape” by Deloitte
• “NOW Platform: Making Work, Work Better for People” by ServiceNow
• “Detection via Persistence: Site Monitoring with Small Satellites” by BlackSky

1:25-2:10 p.m.: Panel – Smart Cities

  • Moderator: Mary Louise Helbig, Executive Director, ITEN
  • Robert Gaskill-Clemons, CTO, City of St. Louis
  • Martin McGreal, Co-founder, Numina
  • George Percivall, CTO and Chief Engineer, Open Geospatial Consortium

2:10-2:40 p.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

2:40-3:25 p.m.: Panel – GEOINT Innovation in St. Louis

  • Moderator: Otis Williams, Executive Director, St. Louis Development Corporation
  • Mark Brickhouse, Ph.D., Advisor for Geospatial Research and Training, Saint Louis University
  • Patricia Hagen, Ph.D., Executive Director, T-REX
  • Ginger Imster, Vice President, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, St. Louis Economic Partnership

3:25-3:45 p.m.: Industry Flash Talks
• “Using Collaborative Machine Learning in the Research Process” by Computable Insights/Diffeo
• “Human-Machine Teaming to Combat Illicit Maritime Activity” by HawkEye 360
• “Fast.ai: From Junior Coder to Performant Deep Learning in 5 Lines of Python” by GeoData IT LLC

3:45-3:48 p.m.: Speaker Introduction: David Gwynn, Director of Customer Success for NGA, Boundless

3:48-4:20 p.m.: N2W Update: Sue Pollmann, Program Director, Next NGA West, NGA

4:20-4:25 p.m.: Closing Remarks: Keith J. Masback, CEO, USGIF

4:25-6 p.m.: Networking Reception


Agenda subject to change.

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