Opening the Aperture

Wednesday, Feb. 26 – CLASSIFIED TS/SCI/FVEY

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

10:00-10:45a Panel: Commercial as a Strategic Enabler

  • Moderator: Lewis Shepherd, Senior Director, Technology Strategy, VMware
  • Dr. Mark Lewis, Director, Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization, U.S. Department of Defense (Invited)
  • Derek Tournear, Assistant Director for Space, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, U.S. Department of Defense (Invited)

10:45-11:15a Networking Break and Exhibits

11:15a-12:00p Panel: Mission Use Cases

12:00-1:15p Lunch and Exhibits

1:15-2:00p Keynote: Dr. Troy Meink, Director, GEOINT Directorate, NRO

2:00-2:30p Commercial GEOINT Working Group Discussion

  • Paul Sartorius, Co-Chair, USGIF Commercial GEOINT Working Group
  • Sam Unger, Co-Chair, USGIF Commercial GEOINT Working Group

2:30-3:00p Networking Break and Exhibits

3:00-3:45p Panel: Innovation through Capability and Application

  • Moderator: Scott Jachimski, Co-Chair, USGIF Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Working Group
  • Keith J. Masback, Strategic Advisor, HySpecIQ
  • John Serafini, CEO, HawkEye 360
  • Dr. Peter Wegner, Chief Strategy Officer, Spaceflight Industries

3:45-4:00p 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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