Tech Showcase West 2017
USGIF Technology Cluster Forum
Oct. 17 - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
T-REX, 911 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO
Join us Tuesday, October 18, at T-REX in downtown St. Louis for an unclassified day of conversations about innovation and benefits of public-private partnerships. St. Louis has a history of innovation both inside and outside of NGA. Hear from a variety of speakers from the GEOINT Community and commercial world discuss new ideas, concepts, and dramatic leaps rather than more traditional, incremental steps forward.
0930-1000 – Registration Check-in
1000-1005 – Welcome: Keith J. Masback, CEO, USGIF
1005-1012 – Master of Ceremonies: Brig. Gen. Michael G. Lee, USAF (Ret.), USGIF Board of Directors; and Partner, National Security, Blue Canopy Group
1012-1015 – Speaker Introduction: General Dynamics Information Technology
1015-1045 – Keynote: Justin Poole, Deputy Director, NGA
1045-1130 – Discussion: Innovation, Processes, Frameworks
- Chris Ashabranner, Director of the Analytic Technology Office, NGA
- Adam Timm, Chief Digital Transformation, NGA
1130-1200 – Flash Talks
- “The Anatomy of a Hunt Team” by Accenture
- “Data Conditioning and the Metadata Catalog” by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
- “GIS Technology for ABI” by Esri
1200-1300 – Lunch, Networking, and St. Louis Area Student Presentations
1300-1330 – Flash Talks
- “How to Incubate Small Business for Innovation” by General Dynamics Information Technology
1330-1415 – St. Louis Area Innovation
- Moderator: Patricia Hagen, Ph.D., President and Executive Director, T-REX Innovation Center
- Jeff Mazur, Executive Director, Launch Code
- Cultivation Capital (invited)
1415-1445 – Networking Coffee Break
1445-1515 – St. Louis GEOINT Career Pipeline
- Moderator: Andy Dearing, Co-Chair, USGIF St. Louis Area Working Group; and CEO, Boundless
- David Berczek, West Corporate Communications Division Chief, NGA
- Mark Brickhouse, Ph.D., St. Louis University
- Jay Watson, Project Connect Manager, St. Louis Development Corporation
1515-1600 – Technology Solution Acceleration: Next NGA Campus West Update and Industry Partnerships
- Sue Pollmann, Next NGA West Program Director, NGA
- Julia Collins, Assistant Program Manager for Transformation & Engagement, NGA
1600-1800 – Networking Reception at T-REX
Agenda is tentative and subject to change
NGA Tech Showcase West
Oct. 18 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NGA Campus West, 3200 South Second St, St. Louis, MO
NGA Tech Showcase West (Oct. 18) requires a TS//SI/TK clearance.
Registration for this event has now closed. If you are badged and can access the building you may register onsite.
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - USGIF Technology Cluster Forum:
- USGIF Individual Member - $125
- Non-Members - $200
- Government/Military - $0
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – NGA Tech Showcase West
- USGIF Individual Member - $175
- Non-Members - $250
- Government/Military - $0