- Harvey, Irma, Jose, Maria, and other Trouble Makers—Geolocated Data Use for Hurricane Emergencies – Dun & Bradstreet (Room 20)
- Data Science and Machine Learning – IBM (Room 22)
Setting up and Testing NSG and DGIWG Profiles – Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) (Room 23)
- The World in Your Hands in 2 Hours – Thermopylae Sciences + Technology (Room 24)
- Recent Advances in Deep Learning: Fusing Overhead and Ground-Level Views for * Remote Sensing – University of Kentucky; UC Berkeley’s International Computer Science Institute (Room 25)
|Exhibit Hall Hours: Monday 10a-5p, Tuesday 10a-5p, Wednesday 10a-3p|
Training & Education Sessions
Master of Ceremonies — Lt. Gen. Mary A. Legere, U.S. Army (Ret.); Managing Director for National and Defense Intelligence; Accenture Federal Services
Keynote — The Honorable Susan M. Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
USGIF's St. Louis Area Working Group Discussion
Strengthening the St. Louis Workforce
It is at the core of USGIF’s mission to advance GEOINT tradecraft through education and outreach, thus ensuring the GEOINT Community will always have well-trained candidates ready to enter its workforce. Take part in the discussion about how to support and build new geospatial centric pipelines that integrate and amplify existing NGA efforts designed to educate and train individuals from St. Louis, Mo., and the surrounding region.
Morning Coffee and Networking Break, sponsored by Polaris Alpha
Keynote — Gen. Raymond A. Thomas III, Commander, USSOCOM
USGIF's Small Business Advisory Working Group Discussion
Small Business Advisory Working Group
This panel will explore 2017 NGA small business participation data, successes, failures, and lessons learned. We will discuss projected small business opportunities for 2018 and 2019 and the future of small business set-asides. We will also discuss advice for small businesses start-ups or businesses entering the NGA market to prepare for the next one to three years. We will also discuss avenues to get small business ideas and capabilities in front of potential buyers.
Panel: The Future of Commercial Remote Sensing — Julie Baker, John Murtagh, David Potere, Jane Poynter, Robbie Schingler, Dr. Walter Scott, and Jeff Tarr
• Moderator: Jeff Tarr, USGIF Board of Directors
Women in Defense Presents Lunch with Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
Women In Defense Greater Tampa Bay Chapter is hosting a lunch with Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence The Honorable Susan “Sue” Gordon.
Gordon was sworn in as the fifth Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) on August 7, 2017. With the DNI, she leads the Intelligence Community (IC) and manages the ODNI. In particular, she focuses on advancing intelligence integration across IC agencies, expanding outreach and partnerships, and driving innovation across the Community.
This is a Women in Defense Greater Tampa Bay Chapter event that will coincide with the GEOINT 2018 Symposium, and requires separate registration. Register to attend.
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
USGIF's Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Working Group Discussion
During this session, participants will be introduced to concepts, definitions, and practical applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence relevant to the GEOINT Community. The introductory discussion will provide a common lexicon and explanation of what the terms “machine learning” and “artificial intelligence” mean, highlight representative/popular methods, and entertain questions from participants in what is intended to be an interactive and engaging conversation. The introductory session will be followed by three brief demonstrations of existing ML & AI capabilities relevant for the GEOINT Community, showing what can be done today with this technology.
Government Pavilion Stage, brought to you by Oracle
Lightning talk presentations are 7 minutes each and focus on topics relevant to the GEOINT 2018 theme “Driving Data to Decisions and Action.”
Training & Education Sessions
USGIF's St. Louis Area Working Group Monthly Meeting
SLAWG will host their monthly meeting at the Symposium. This meeting is open for all attendees to participate in.
Anything as a Service — Sue Kalweit, Analysis, NGA
• Moderator: Melissa Planert, Analysis, NGA
Young Professionals Mentoring Discussion
Stop by the YPG Lounge to hear from Karyn Hayes-Ryan, former IC and DoD Senior Executive.
Exhibit Hall Networking Reception, sponsored by Textron Systems
Young Professionals Networking Reception, Co-hosted by Esri's Young Professionals Network
Meet with young professionals from across the GEOINT Community!
The Landing is located on the 2nd Floor near Registration at the Tampa Convention Center.