The nation faces national security challenges that are more dynamic and rapidly evolving than ever before. This requires NGA to re-think and re-tool its business models and technical approaches in order to meet the security needs of the nation. In that spirit, it is vital that NGA and collaborators from industry, government, and academia have a shared understanding of what future capabilities are needed and how NGA plans to build and acquire them.
This unclassified virtual summit is designed to give members of industry, academia, non-profits and other government elements insight into NGA’s strategic thinking, and how the agency plans to develop its future operational environment – including the architectures and tools that support it. This level of strategic engagement is intended to further advance NGA’s ongoing dialog with these key constituents to advance the collective partnership and achieve NGA’s national security objectives.
NGA Director Vice Adm. Frank Whitworth will speak about leading-edge technology and its impact on the GEOINT enterprise. In addition, Kelly Pickering, director of NGA’s office of contract services, and Carlos Roque, white house presidential innovation fellow, will also present. Topics will include advancing an agile software development framework acquisition environment, the NGA software way and up to a 3-year outlook of NGA business opportunities.
Registration is open to members of industry, academia and the media. The virtual event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. EST.
To register please visit: https://ngaevents.webex.com/ngaevents/j.php?RGID=r326f7fd7f4ad4e0fabd60b1c785a73a9.
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