Day 1 - UNCLASSIFIED

Better Together: Humans Teaming with AI/ML

Tuesday, Nov. 19 – UNCLASSIFIED

Registration closes Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 3pm EST.

Agenda At a Glance

8:00-9:00a Check-in and breakfast

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

9:15-10:00a Keynote: Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley, Jr., USA
Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

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

10:20-10:45a Morning Break

10:45-11:30a Keynote: Gregory Christ, Director for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operations, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

11:30a-1230p Lunch

12:30-1:30p Panel: All Models are Wrong, Some Models are Useful
• Moderator: Patrick Biltgen, Ph.D., Analytics Director, Perspecta
• Nadine Alameh, Ph.D., CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium
• Gerald (Gary) Geernaert, Ph.D., Director, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division, U.S. Department of Energy
• Daniela Moody, Ph.D., Vice President of Engineering, Ursa
• Michael Sean O’Brien, Ph.D., Chief Technologist, Northrop Grumman

1:30-2:00p Industry Innovation Flash Talks

2:00-2:30p Afternoon Break

2:30-3:00p Discussion: Complex Data in a Complex Environment
• Terrence Busch, MARS Program Lead, DIA

3:00-3:30p Discussion: Dev Sec Ops Enabling the Future
• Jim Long, Acting Director, GEOINT Services, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

3:30-4:00p Panel: Data Visualization in an AI World
• Moderator: Wynn Thane, Manager, Guidehouse
• Ben Conklin, Director, Defense and Intelligence Solutions, Esri
• John Lewington, National Security Group, Adobe
• Andy Vance, Data Analyst, NGA Data Corp (invited)

4:00-4:30p Closing Remarks: Ronda Schrenk, VP of Programs, USGIF

4:30-6:30 p.m. GEOINTeraction Tuesday, Guest speaker: Dr. Andrew Brooks, Chief Data Scientist, NGA. Sponsored by Leidos at Embassy Suites, Springfield, VA. (Included with registration)


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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