Past GEOINTeraction Tuesdays


Sept. 12, 2017
Kristin St. Peter, deputy director for plans and programs, NGA, spoke about NGA’s reorganization, mentioned her new title—deputy associate director of capabilities—and focused much of the discussion on public-private partnerships and NGA’s goal to use data as currency. Read the recap here.

July 11, 2017
Pino Nobile, head of the Geospatial Section at the NATO Headquarters Situation Centre, spoke about his experience in supporting the NATO HQ Geospatial Intelligence requirements.

May 9, 2017
Dr. Lee Schwartz, geographer of the United States, U.S. Department of State
Schwartz spoke about geographic information in support of foreign policy. He discussed the role of the Office of the Geographer at the Department of State, including the role of maps, boundary authorities and name conventions, support for diplomatic negotiations, and special initiatives that focus on geographic information coordination, participatory mapping, human geography, and sustainability science.

March 21, 2017
Dave Lilley Jr., acting Director of the Geospatial Management Office (GMO) at the Department of Homeland Security
Lilley discussed the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE) Geospatial Concept of Operations (GeoCONOPS) and how it is the path forward for DHS, its components, and government partners. Read about it at

Jan. 10, 2017
Dr. David A. Honey, ODNI Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Science and Technology
Honey spoke at the first GEOINTeraction Tuesday of 2017 about the Intelligence Community’s need and communicating with industry. Read about it at


Nov. 15, 2016
NGA Director of Operations Maj. Gen. Linda Urrutia-Varhall & NGA Deputy Director of Plans and Programs Heidi Smith
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Sept. 13, 2016
Elizabeth Hoag, eNGAge Program Manager, NGA
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May 3, 2016
David J. Gauthier, Director, Office of Strategic Operations, NGA

March 8, 2016
James “Jimmy” Comfort, Deputy and Technical Director of the Imagery Intelligence Systems Acquisition Directorate (IMINT), NRO
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Jan. 12, 2016
John Goolgasian, Director, Source Operations Management Directorate, NGA
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Nov. 10, 2015
Dr. Ernest Reith, Deputy Director of IT Services, NGA
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Sept. 8, ,2015
Mr. Justin Poole, Director, Xperience Directorate, NGA
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July 14, 2015
Mr. Keith Masback, CEO, USGIF

May 12, 2015
Ms. Susan M. Gordon, Deputy Director, NGA

March 10, 2015
Mr. David Alexander, Geospatial Information Officer & Director of the Geospatial Management Office at the Department of Homeland Security

Jan. 13, 2015
Mr. Robert Cardillo, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency


Nov. 18, 2014
Mr. Douglas P. McGovern, Director of InnoVision, NGA & Ms. Karyn Hayes-Ryan, Component Acquisition Executive, NGA and the Director of NSG Program Management Office

Sept. 9, 2014
Ms. Letitia A. Long, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

July 8, 2014
Mr. Gary Wang, Director, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Infrastructure (ISRI), Office of Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence)

May 13, 2014
Mr. Geoff Fowler, Director, Xperience Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

March 11, 2014
Ms. Annette Redmond, Director, Army Intelligence Community Information Management for the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, G-2

Jan. 14, 2014
Mr. John Goolgasian, NGA’s Director of the Foundation GEOINT Group within the Source Operations and Management Directorate


Nov. 12, 2013
Ms. Tina Harrington, Director, Systems Engineering Directorate (SED), National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

Sept. 10, 2013
Mr. Michael A. Rodrigue, Deputy Director, NGA.

July 9, 2013
Mr. Charles “Chuck” Beames, Principal Director, Space and Intelligence within the Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics

May 21, 2013
Ellen McCarthy, Chief Operating Officer, NGA

March 12, 2013
Dr. Robert H. Laurine, Jr., Chief Information Officer, NGA

Jan. 8, 2013
Mr. Winston A. Beauchamp, Director, Mission Integration Division, Office of the Director of National Intelligence


Nov. 13, 2012
Keith Masback, President, USGIF

Sept. 11, 2012
Mr. Harry “Ed" Mornston, Chief, NGA–Denver, Analysis and Production Directorate

July 10, 2012
Dr. Eileen Kovalich Preisser, Air Force Scientific and Technical Advisor; Director, AF GEOINT Office, AF ISR Agency

June 5, 2012
Dave Bottom, Director of the Information Technology Services Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

May 8, 2012
A. Reese Madsen, DoD Intel Chief Learning Officer, Human Capital Management Office, OUSDI

March 13, 2012
Dan Cotter, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Homeland Security
Read about it at trajectory magazine:

Jan. 10, 2012
Lisa Spuria, Director, Analysis & Production Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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Nov. 8, 2011
Keith J. Masback, President, USGIF

Sept. 13, 2011
James “Snake” Clark, SES, Chief Director of ISR Innovations and UAS Task Force, HQ USAF A2
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July 12, 2011
Mr. Jeff DeTroye*, Commander of Aerospace Defense Facility-East

May 10, 2011
Dr. Joseph F. Fontanella, Director, U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC), and U.S. Army Geospatial Information Officer (GIO)

March 8, 2011
Mr. Rob Zitz, Deputy Director for Mission Support, National Reconnaissance Office

Jan.11, 2011
Mr. Barry Barlow, Director, Acquisition Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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Nov. 9, 2010
Mr. Keith J. Masback, President, USGIF

Sept. 14, 2010
Mr. Paul R. Weise, Director, Office of Geospatial Intelligence Management, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

July 13, 2010
Mr. James R. Martin, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (Portfolio, Programs, and Resources), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

May 11, 2010
Ms. Michele Weslander Quaid, DNI Senior Representative to the ISR Task Force

March 9, 2010
Mr. Jim Ward, Army GEOINT Office, Senior Army Operations Advisor to Director of NGA

Jan. 12, 2010
Mr. Brian Hibbeln, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Special Capabilities