Dozens of Government Leaders to Present on the GEOINT 2019 Government Pavilion Stage

April 2, 2019

Industry seeking insight into some of the geospatial intelligence community’s most challenging problems as well as potential business opportunities are invited to attend Government Pavilion Stage presentations during the GEOINT 2019 Symposium.

The Government Pavilion Stage is located in the exhibit hall and presents an opportunity for attendees and exhibitors alike to hear from senior leaders responsible for critical government projects and programs.

Confirmed speakers on the 2019 Government Pavilion Stage include:

Sandra Auchter, Associate Deputy Director of Capabilities, NGA
Dr. Andrew L. Brooks, Chief Data Scientist, NGA
Maj. Gen. Charles Cleveland, Associate Director for Operations, NGA
Dr. Cynthia Daniell, Director, Research, NGA
Dr. Stacey A. Dixon, Director, IARPA
Kim Fite, Director, Source, NGA
David Gauthier, Director, Commercial and Business Operations, NGA
Dr. Peter Highnam, Deputy Director, DARPA
Sue Kalweit, Director, Analysis, NGA
Brett Markham, West Executive and Deputy Associate Director for
Operations, NGA
Kevin Meiners, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Enterprise Capacity, ODNI
Dr. Troy Meink, Director, GEOINT Directorate, NRO
Christy Monaco, Chief Ventures Officer, NGA
Mark Munsell, Chief Technology Officer, NGA
Nicole Pilkus, Deputy Director of Maritime, NGA
Dean Souleles, Chief Technology Advisor, ODNI

Brooks and Munsell will hold a discussion on “NGA Big Data” June 3 with NGA Data Corps’ Jeanne Stacey. Also on June 3, Meink will discuss the way forward for commercial imagery and NRO.

On June 4, Pilkus will participate in a discussion of “Collaboration in Space for International Global Maritime Awareness.” Also June 4, Highnam will highlight DARPA’s $2B “AI Next” campaign. That same afternoon will feature a discussion of future GEOINT among Auchter, Daniel, Fite, and Kalweit.

The June 5 Government Pavilion Stage agenda will include a “fireside chat” style discussion with Gauthier and Monaco about how their respective offices are postured to create more productive industry interaction. Also on June 5 will be a panel discussion on St. Louis, Mo., as an emerging center of geospatial excellence featuring Markham alongside Tara Mott of USGIF’s St. Louis Area Working Group, Dr. Kenneth Olliff of Saint Louis University, and NGA’s Christine Woodard.

Click here to view the full Government Pavilion Stage agenda.