Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Workshop (11/19-20/19 - Springfield, VA)

Nov 19, 2019 07:30am -
Nov 20, 2019 05:30pm

Event Description

USGIF Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Workshop 2019


USGIF and its Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Working Group will discuss current challenges and strategic initiatives related to the role of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cognitive computing, and deep learning in geospatial intelligence.


Tuesday, 19 November (Unclassified)
Better Together: Humans Teaming with AI/ML
8:00-9:00a Check in and breakfast
9:00-9:15a USGIF Welcome: Ronda Schrenk, VP of Programs, USGIF
9:15-10:00a Keynote: Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley, Jr., USA
Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) 
10:00-10:20a Industry Innovation Flash Talks
10:20-10:45a Morning Break
10:45-11:30a Keynote: Gregory Christ, Director for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operations, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence 
11:30a-1230p Lunch
12:30-1:30p Panel: All Models are Wrong, Some Models are Useful
Moderator: Patrick Biltgen, Ph.D., Analytics Director, Perspecta 
Nadine Alameh, Ph.D., CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium 
Gerald (Gary) Geernaert, Ph.D., Director, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division, U.S. Department of Energy 
Daniela Moody, Ph.D., Vice President of Engineering, Ursa 
Michael Sean O'Brien, Ph.D., Chief Technologist, Northrop Grumman 
1:30-2:00p Industry Innovation Flash Talks 
2:00-2:30p Afternoon Break 
2:30-3:00p Discussion: Complex Data in a Complex Environment
Terrence Busch, MARS Program Lead, DIA 
3:00-3:30p Discussion: Dev Sec Ops Enabling the Future
Jim Long, Acting Director, GEOINT Services, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) (invited)
3:30-4:00p Panel: Data Visualization in an AI World
Moderator: Wynn Thane, Manager, Guidehouse 
Ben Conklin, Director, Defense and Intelligence Solutions, Esri 
John Lewington, National Security Group, Adobe (invited)
4:00-4:30p Closing Remarks: Ronda Schrenk, VP of Programs, USGIF
4:30-6:30p GEOINTeraction Tuesday, Guest speaker:  Dr. Andrew Brooks, Chief Data Scientist, NGA (invited). Sponsored by Leidos at Embassy Suites, Springfield, VA. 
*registration for GEOINTeraction Tuesday is included with MLAI registration.
Wednesday, 20 November (TS/SCI/FVEY)
Exploring Tradecraft Advances and Needs through a Classified Lens
8:00-9:00a Check in and breakfast
9:00-9:15a USGIF Welcome:  Ronda Schrenk, VP of Programs, USGIF
9:15-10:00a Keynote: Susan Durham, Ph.D., Director of Advanced Systems & Technology, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) (invited)
10:00-10:45a Keynote: Susan Kalweit, Director of Analysis, NGA 
10:45-11:15a Networking Break
11:15a-12:00p Panel: NGA AI, Automation & Augmentation (AAA) Discussion 
Tara Bradburn, NGA Senior Lead for AAA, & Teammates 
12:00-1:00p Lunch
1:00-2:15p Panel: Integrating the AIM Strategy into IC Operations 
Moderator: Dean Souleles, Chief Technology Advisor, Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) 
2:15-2:45p Afternoon Break
2:45-3:15p Discussion: TBD
3:15-3:50p Keynote: Stacey Dixon, Ph.D., Deputy Director, NGA 
3:50-4:00p Closing Remarks: Ronda Schrenk, VP of Programs, USGIF



Registration closes on November 12.



Event Type:Workshop
Category:Technical Workshop
Early registration ends on Sep 18, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Sep 19, 2019 and ends on Nov 23, 2019.
Late registration starts on Nov 24, 2019.
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