Small Satellite Workshop Feb. 20 Agenda

USGIF’s Small Sats Workshop: The Speed of Innovation

Wednesday, Feb. 20 | NCE Allder Auditorium | 7500 GEOINT Dr, Springfield, VA 22150 | Classified Day

This day requires a TS/SCI REL FVEY clearance, which must be passed no later than Feb. 12 at 3pm (EST). Registration will also close on this date.


8:00-9:00 a.m. – Registration Check-in, Conference Center Badging, and Breakfast and Exhibits

9:00-9:05 a.m. – NGA Security Briefing

9:05-9:10 a.m. – Welcome: Ronda Schrenk, Vice President of Programs, USGIF

9:10-9:15 a.m. – Opening Remarks: George Flick, Co-Chair, USGIF Small Sat Working Group

9:15-10:00 a.m. – Keynote: Dr. Troy Meink, Director, GEOINT Directorate, NRO

10:00-11:00 a.m. – NRO GEOINT Update

  • Pete Muend, Director, Commercial Systems Program Office, NRO (invited)
  • Maj. Mark Scott, NRO MID

11:00-11:30 a.m. – Networking Break & Industry Exhibits

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – NGA Update

  • Dave Gauthier, Director, Office of Strategic Operations, NGA
  • Josh Magarick, Research Directorate, NGA (invited)

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Lunch Break in the Atrium & Industry Exhibits

1:30-2:15 p.m. – Keynote: Sue Kalweit, Director, Analysis Directorate, NGA

2:15-3:45 p.m.. – U.S Government Program Updates

  • Dr. Joe Evans, Program Manager, Strategic Technology Office, DARPA
  • Joy Stein, Programs Manager, Air Force Space Command

3:45-3:50 p.m. – Closing Remarks

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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