Small Satellite Workshop (2/19-20/19 – Springfield, VA)

Feb 19, 2019 09:00am -
Feb 20, 2019 05:00pm
(GMT-5)

Event Description

Registration for both days will close on Feb. 12, 2019, at 3pm ET.

 

Unclassified Day (2/19/19)

 

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 from 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: Kevin O’Connell, Director, Office of Space Commerce, NOAA (invited)

10:00-11:00 a.m. – Panel: Commercial Small Sat Launch Innovation

  • Moderator: Nick Chavasse, Mission Integration Engineer, Office of Space Launch, SAIC
  • Maj. Natasha Rosario, Office of Space Launch, NRO
  • Dan Burkett, Director of Strategy and Business Development, VOX Space
  • SpaceX
  • Vector Launch

 

11:00-11:30 a.m. – Networking Break & Industry Exhibits

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Panel: Commercial Small Sat Innovation

  • Moderator: Dr. Peter Wegner, Chief Strategy Officer, Spaceflight Industries
  • Payam Banazadeh, CEO, Capella Space
  • Dr. Chad Fish, COO, Atmospheric and Space Technology Research Associates (ASTRA)
  • Shayn Hawthorne, Senior Manager, Amazon Web Services
  • Reuben Sorensen, R2Space

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Lunch Break in the Atrium & Industry Exhibits

1:30-2:15 p.m. – Keynote: Chirag Parikh, Director, Office of Sciences and Methodologies, NGA

2:15-3:15 p.m. – Panel: Commercial Innovation in Data Management/Analytics

  • Moderator: Christy Monaco,Chief Ventures Officer, Office of Ventures and Innovation, NGA
  • Brett Antonides, Director of Analytics, HawkEye 360
  • Melanie Corcoran, CTO, Ursa Space
  • Scott Herman, Chief Technology Officer, BlackSky
  • Isaac Zaworski, Vice President, Vricon

 

3:15-3:45 p.m. – Networking Break & Industry Exhibits

3:45-4:45 p.m. – Panel: Government Decision Making, Product Vs. Pixels

  • Moderator: Jack O’Connor, Director, Geospatial Intelligence Program, Johns Hopkins University
  • Frank Avila, Director, Office of Commercial GEONT Discovery and Assessments, NGA
  • John DeLay, Chief Strategy Officer, Harris Corporation
  • Dr. Joe Evans, Program Manager, Strategic Technology Office, DARPA
  • George Percivall, CTO and Chief Engineer, Open Geospatial Consortium

 

4:45-4:50 p.m. – Closing Remarks

4:50-6:30 p.m. – Networking Reception and Industry Exhibits

 

Classified Day (2/20/19)

 

This day requires a TS/SCI REL FVEY clearance, which must be passed no later than Feb. 12, 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: Dr. Troy Meink, Director, GEOINT Directorate, NRO

10:00-11:00 a.m. – NRO GEOINT Update

  • Pete Muend, Director, Commercial Systems Program Office, NRO (invited)
  • Maj. Mark Scott, NRO MID

 

11:00-11:30 a.m. – Networking Break & Industry Exhibits

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – NGA Update

  • Dave Gauthier, Director, Office of Strategic Operations, NGA
  • Josh Magarick, Research Directorate, NGA (invited)

 

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Lunch Break in the Atrium & Industry Exhibits

1:30-2:15 p.m. – Keynote: Sue Kalweit, Director, Analysis Directorate, NGA (invited)

2:15-3:45 p.m.. – U.S Government Program Updates

  • Dr. Joe Evans, Program Manager, Strategic Technology Office, DARPA
  • Joy Stein, Programs Manager, Air Force Space Command

 

3:45-3:50 p.m. – Closing Remark

 

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 Feb 28, 2019.
Late registration starts on Mar 01, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

 

 

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