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NGA @ GEOINT 2017 | National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NGA and GSA Discuss CIBORG
June 7, 2017
 
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has a new role on the GEOINT stage. So explained NGA Director of Source Justin Poole yesterday to a full house at the GEOINT 2017 Government Pavilion Stage. Read more...

 
NGA Offers Data for Partnerships
June 7, 2017
 
In November, Anthony Vinci met with National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo and Deputy Director Sue Gordon in New York City to discuss the idea of using NGA data as currency. Read more...

 
Q&A: NGA's Diana Hughes has big expectations for small businesses
June 6, 2017
 
In five years, space-based, airborne, maritime and ground sensors may collect a million times more geospatial data than they do today, Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, told attendees during a keynore at the annual GEOINT Symposium.
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Former Defense Mapping Agency Director Honored by USGIF
June 6, 2017
 
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Robert “Rosie” A. Rosenberg is the 2017 recipient of the Arthur C. Lundahl-Thomas C. Finnie Lifetime Achievement Award. He was recognized during USGIF’s GEOINT 2017 Symposium general session. Read more...
 
 
Trajectory on Location sits down with NGA leadership
June 5, 2017
 
Trajectory Magazine talks with NGAs Sue Kalweit, Director of Analysis, Dustin Gard-Weiss, Director of the GEOINT Enterprise Office, and Dr. Anthony Vinci, Director of Plans and Programs, at GEOINT 2017 in San Antonio.

5 takeaways from the 2017 GEOINT Symposium  
June 5, 2017


Geospatial Agency to Share Historical Data with Private Sector, Start-ups 
National Defense
June 5, 2017
By Stew Magnuson
 
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will share historical sensor data going back decades in a public-private partnership to help it wade through the massive amounts of information overwhelming it, the agency's director announced June 5. Read more...

NGA taps ‘change agent’ for director of new Office of Ventures and Innovation
June 5, 2017
 
​SAN ANTONIO – National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo announced the addition of David Bray to Team GEOINT during his keynote speech at the USGIF GEOINT Symposium here June 5. Read more...

Keynote: Director, NGA
Remarks as Prepared for Robert Cardillo, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
June 5, 2017
 
On this day, 73 years ago – June 5th, 1944 – General Eisenhower drafted two letters. Each was written in anticipation of the operation he would initiate the very next day – D-Day. Operation Overlord relied upon some of the most important maps, charts and imagery intelligence in history. Annotated defensive positions for targeting, terrain models for cliff-side assaults, and landing zones for gliders and paratroopers. With such intelligence insight, Eisenhower maximized his understanding of the adversary and minimized the adversary’s understanding of his capabilities and intentions. Max your awareness, counter theirs, that’s always been the equation. Read more...

Machine Learning Curve
NGA seeks increased confidence in AI, Research Director says 
Trajectory Magazine
June 4, 2017
By Matt Alderton
 
Here’s something to think about: When does a panda cease being a panda?
 
What sounds like an age-old question for Chinese philosophers is actually a query for modern-day data scientists, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Director of Research Dr. Peter Highnam suggested Sunday during a keynote address at GEOINT Foreword. Read more...

Annual GEOINT meeting begins amidst explosion of capabilities
Space News
June 4, 2017
By Philip Swarts
 
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Leaders from across the government, military, academic and commercial sectors will meet for the GEOINT Symposium June 4-7, at a time when geospatial capabilities are expanding and evolving as never before.
 
The annual conference, hosted by the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, is expecting 4,000 attendees — including dozens of companies, many of whom are start-ups looking to get in on the booming business sector. Read more...  

A Global GEOINT Enterprise
NGA senior leaders discuss challenges to industry and the future of analysis
Trajectory Magazine 
June 4, 2017
By Kristin Quinn

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has once again sent approximately 200 intelligence officers to the GEOINT Symposium with active learning assignments, and NGA leaders round out the many panels and Government Pavilion Stage presentations taking place throughout the week. Just prior to the Symposium, senior leaders shared insights on the future of the analytic workforce, the broader GEOINT Enterprise, and what they hope to learn in the exhibit hall. Read more...

Looking Foreword
This year's GEOINT Foreword pre-Symposium event focuses on the future 
Trajectory Magazine 
June 1, 2017
By Andrew Conner
 
This year at GEOINT Foreword—USGIF’s pre-Symposium science and technology forum held June 4—attendees will take part in discussions and listen to presentations that span the GEOINT spectrum, from tradecraft to data analytics to geographic information systems, with a focus on the future of the industry.

“Decision-makers, technologists, educators, students, analysts, business developers, and policy-makers will all find something of interest in the incredible tapestry woven from the fabric of conversations started by business, government, and academia,” said Dr. Darryl Murdock, USGIF’s vice president of professional development.

The morning GEOINT Foreword presentations highlight government speakers with expertise in applied research and development. This includes keynotes from Dr. Peter Highnam, director of research at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and Dr. Stacey Dixon, deputy director at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). Read more...
  









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