Day 1 - UNCLASSIFIED

Opening the Aperture

Tuesday, Feb. 25 – UNCLASSIFIED

Registration will close and clearances must be passed by Tuesday, Feb. 18. Non-U.S. Citizens must register by Friday, Jan. 24.

Agenda At a Glance

8:00-9:00a Check-In and Breakfast

9:00-9:15a USGIF Welcome: Ronda Schrenk, Vice President of Programs, USGIF

9:15-10:00a Keynote: Kevin O’Connell, Director of the Office of Space Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce (Invited)

10:00-10:20a Industry Innovation Flash Talks

10:20-10:45a Networking Break and Exhibits

10:45-11:45a Panel: A Growing Spectrum of Data and Services

  • Moderator: Aimee McGranahan, Partner, GeoSISU
  • Payam Banazadeh, CEO, Capella Space
  • Chris Bellios, COO, Hexagon US Federal
  • John DeLay, Chief Strategy Officer, Harris Corp.
  • Fred Hassani, CEO, Tesla Government Inc.
  • Kenyon Waugh, President, AllSource Analysis

11:45a-1:00p Lunch and Exhibits

1:00-1:30p Discussion: Partnering for Mission Success

  • David Gauthier, Director for Commercial and Business Operations, NGA
  • Peter Muend, Director, Commercial Systems Program Office, NRO

1:30-2:15p Panel: Mission Integration

  • Moderator: Paul Sartorius, Co-Chair, USGIF Commercial GEOINT Working Group
  • Adam Estrade, Director of Analysis, Maxar Technologies
  • Jose “Joe” Estrada-Rivera, Chief Mission Integration, Source, NGA (Invited)
  • Ashley Richter, Technology Architect, In-Q-Tel (Invited)

2:15-2:45p Networking Break and Exhibits

2:45-3:45p Panel: Data Rights, Licensing and Sharing

  • Nicole Pierce, Principal, NRP Consulting
  • Kevin Pomfret, Partner, Williams Mullen
  • Mark Reichardt, Consultant, Open Geospatial Consortium

3:45-4:15p Keynote

4:15-4:30p Closing Remarks: Ronda Schrenk, Vice President of Programs, USGIF


Agenda subject to change.

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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