Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Workshop

Nov. 13-14

NGA Campus East
7500 GEOINT Drive, Springfield, VA 22060

USGIF and its Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Working Group hosts this annual workshop as a way to discuss current challenges and strategic initiatives related to the role of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cognitive computing, and deep learning in geospatial intelligence. This is your chance to hear from leaders and explore the rapidly evolving and disruptive technology of Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence.

Registration Opening Soon



7:30-8:45 a.m.: Registration Check-in at NCE Allder Auditorium

8:45-8:50 a.m.: Welcome: Keith J. Masback, CEO, USGIF

8:50-9:00 a.m.: Master of Ceremonies: MLAIWG Chair

9:00-9:45 a.m.: Keynote: Lt. Gen. John N.T. “Jack” Shanahan, Director for Defense Intelligence (Warfighter Support), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense For Intelligence (Invited)

9:45-10:30 a.m.: Panel: Simulating Training Data to Enable Training Artificial Neural Networks

10:30-11:00 a.m.: Networking Break & Exhibit Time

11:00-11:45 a.m.: Panel: Preparing Data for Use in Training ML and AI Systems

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Lunch Break & Exhibits

12:30-1:20 p.m.: Unclassified Innovation Industry Flash Talks

1:20-1:25 p.m. – Master of Ceremonies: MLAIWG Chair

1:25-1:55 p.m.: Keynote: Dr. Steven Hall, Mission Leader for Automation, Augmentation, and AI, NGA (Invited)

1:55-2:30 p.m.: Networking Break & Exhibits

2:30-3:15 p.m.: Panel: Preparing the Workforce to Work with ML and AI Systems

3:15-3:45 p.m.: Closing Keynote: Benjamin Tuttle, Director of Outposts, NGA (Invited)

3:45-3:50 p.m.: Master of Ceremonies Closing Remarks

3:50-4:30 p.m. – Exhibits in the NCE Atrium

4:30-6:30: GEOINTeraction Tuesday at Embassy Suites Springfield


Agenda Coming Soon

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s involvement in this event does not imply endorsement of USGIF by the United States Government.