Small Satellite Workshop Classified Day (3/15/2019 – Springfield, VA)

Mar 15, 2019 09:00am -
Mar 15, 2019 05:00pm

Event Description

Registration will close on March 8, 2019, at 3pm ET.

FVEY Non-U.S. citizens must register by February 28, 2019.



Classified Day (3/15/19)


This day requires a TS/SCI REL FVEY clearance, which must be passed no later than March 8, 2019.


8:00-9:00 a.m. – Registration Check-in, Conference Center Badging, and Breakfast and Exhibits

9:00-9:05 a.m. – NGA Security Briefing

9:05-9:10 a.m. – Welcome: Ronda Schrenk, Vice President of Programs, USGIF

9:10-9:15 a.m. – Opening Remarks: George Flick, Co-Chair, USGIF Small Sat Working Group

9:15-10:00 a.m. – Keynote: Sue Kalweit, Director, Analysis Directorate, NGA

10:00-10:30 a.m. – Networking Break & Industry Exhibits

10:30-11:15 a.m. – Government Policy

  • Eve Douglas, Senior Program Analyst, Office of Space Commerce, NOAA, Department of Commerce
  • Chris Henson, Technical Director, Space Sensor Section, NSA


11:15-11:30 a.m. – UARCs and Their Impact on the Community

  • John Bunnell, Principal Research Associate, Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
  • Paul Oppenheimer, Branch Head, Space Dynamics Laboratory 


11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. – Lunch Break in the Atrium & Industry Exhibits

12:45-1:30 p.m. – Keynote: Dr. Troy Meink, Director, GEOINT Directorate, NRO

1:30-2:15 p.m. – NGA Update

  • Dave Gauthier, Director for Commercial and Business Operations, NGA
  • Josh Magarick, Spectral Project Lead, Research Directorate, NGA


2:15-2:45 p.m. – Networking Break & Industry Exhibits

2:45-3:45 p.m.. – U.S. Government Program Updates

  • Moderator: George Flick, Co-Chair, USGIF Small Sat Working Group
  • Dr. Joe Evans, Program Manager, Strategic Technology Office, DARPA
  • ​John London, Space Systems Program Manager, U.S. Army
  • Maj. Mark Scott, NRO MID
  • Joy Stein, Programs Manager, Air Force Space Command


3:45-3:50 p.m. – Closing Remarks


The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s involvement in this event does not imply endorsement of USGIF by the United States Government.


Agenda subject to change.

Event Type:Workshop
Category:Technical Workshop
Early registration ends on Sep 18, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Sep 19, 2018 and ends on Mar 08, 2019.
Late registration starts on Mar 09, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)



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