Innovation Corner

The Innovation Corner, located at Booth 1751 in the exhibit hall, is an area dedicated to education and collaboration featuring lightning talks and overviews of USGIF Working Groups.

Lightning talks take place from 1:30 to 4:10 p.m. Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24. Each presentation is 7 minutes and focuses on topics relevant to the GEOINT 2018 theme “Driving Data to Decisions and Action.”

Monday, April 23

12:30-12:50 p.m. USGIF St. Louis Area Working Group Overview

12:50-1:10 p.m. Tradecraft and Professional Development Committee Overview

1:30-2:20 p.m. Lightning Talks

Deep Intermodal Video Analytics (DIVA)
Featured Speaker: Terrence Adams, Ph.D., IARPA

Topics on Digital Humanitarianism: WaterLens: From the Battlefield to the Cornfield
John Ploschnitznig, Riverside Research

Documenting the Attributes and Condition of Transportation Infrastructure Using Multi-source Remote Sensing
Colin Brooks, Ph.D., Michigan Tech Research Institute

Virtualizing National Critical Infrastructure: Glen Canyon Dam
Pete Kelsey, Carahsoft Technology Corp

Intelligent Site Monitoring Using SAR Genetic Stacks
Tom Ager, Tom Ager LLC

One World Terrain (OWT)
Steven Fleming, Ph.D., University of Southern California

2:25-3:15 p.m. Lightning Talks

Utilization of Activity Based Intelligence Against Strategic Threats
Chelsea Ziegler, NGA

Deep Learning for the Automated Extraction of Human-Made Surfaces
Greg Koeln, Ph.D., Radiant Solutions

“AI Inside”: Driving Data to Tactical Decisions and Action
Susan Raymie & Tracey A. Birch, USSOCOM

Anticipatory Intelligence from Remotely Observable Commerce (AI-ROC)
Devavrat Shah, Ph.D. & Brian Frutchey, NuWave Solutions

Accelerating the Adoption of AI at NGA
Eric Druker, Booz Allen Hamilton

The State of AI/ML Within NASIC/GSPR
Jeffrey Clark, Ph.D., Riverside Research

3:20-4:10 p.m. Lightning Talks
Data Architecture for Information Sharing
Haregu Ferede, NGA

SpaceNet: Accelerating Geospatial Uses of Machine Learning From Automated Mapping to High-Off Nadir Object Detection
Todd M. Bacastow & David Lindenbaum, Radiant Solutions & CosmiQ Works (an IQT Lab)

Data Set Augmentation and Transfer Learning for Designing Machine Learning Classifiers
Susan Janiszewski, Ph.D., Michigan Tech Research Institute

Enabling Machine Learning Through an Upper Level Ontology
Henry M. Mottesheard, NGA

Spatiotemporal Computing at the Edge
Ranga Raju Vatsavai, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Driving Multisensor and Multiorbit Data To New Actions by iMaG AGR Automated Georegistration System
Shin-yi Hsu, Susquehanna Resources & Environment Inc.

A Novel Deep Learning Approach for Rapid Labeling of Sparse Objects in Full Motion Video (FMV)
Jasen Halmes, CACI International

4:20-4:40 p.m. USGIF Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Working Group Overview


Tuesday, April 24

12:30-12:50 p.m. USGIF NRO ASP Industry Advisory Working Group Overview

12:50-1:10 p.m. USGIF Young Professionals Working Group Overview

1:30-2:20 p.m. Lightning Talks
FGDC Co-Sponsored Disasters Interoperability Concept Development Study
Featured Speaker: Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC

Attack of the GeoRobots
Chris Tucker, Ph.D., MapStory

Preparing the GEOINT Special Sauce for Autonomous Vehicles
Ann Carbonell, Ph.D., Riverside Research

Crowdsourced Data for Disaster Detection, Response and Recovery
Robert J. Munro, Ph.D., Figure Eight

A Bird’s Eye View of Society: Remote Sensing Can Inform Social and Humanitarian Policy
John M. Irvine, Ph.D., Data Analytics at Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc. (Draper)

A 21st Century Shift in Thinking… In the Age of Human-Scale Analysis Georeferencing Comes up Short, but Georegistration is Here to Stay
Isaac Zaworski, Vricon Systems

2:25-3:15 p.m. Lightning Talks
NGA Innovation Experience – Empowering the Agency to “Get to Yes”
Jamie Lazzeri, NGA

Data Conditioning and The Metadata Catalog
Steven Thomas & Keith Bingham, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp

Convolutional Neural Network-based object detection using aerial imagery and OpenStreetMap in a three-day hackathon
Christopher Morris, KeyW Corp

RF Emitter Geolocation Using a Single LEO Satellite
Patrick B. Ellis, Ph.D., Southwest Research Institute, University of California at Santa Cruz

Comet Time Series (CometTS)- Investigating Temporal Trends in a Time Series of Imagery with an Open Source Tool
Jacob Shermeyer, In-Q-Tel

Analysis Ready Data for Decision Making
Peter Doucette, Ph.D., USGS

3:20-4:10 p.m. Lightning Talks
xView Dataset: Objects in Context in Overhead Imagery
Samuel Dooley, NGA

COMINT as GEOINT Enabler
Barry Hemmerdinger, The Boeing Company

The Geo-Atom for GEOINT
Micah L Brachman, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Visual Global Intelligence and Analytics Toolkit (VIGILANT)
Anthony Hoogs, Ph.D. & Matt Turek, Ph.D., Kitware

Deep Learning for Multispectral Satellite Imagery
Mark Pritt, Ph.D., Lockheed Martin Space Systems

Situational Awareness Tools (SAT)-Agile Intelligence Supporting the Marines
Doug Way, Ph.D., Radiant Solutions