Agenda

Time Event
The Exhibit Hall is open 11am – 6pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
8:00a
USGIF Achievement Award Presentations — Mr. Mark Lowenthal (8:00a - 8:15a, Ballroom A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Following the presentation of the USGIF Achievement Awards, Dr. Mark Lowenthal will emcee the morning sessions.

Dr. Lowenthal is President and CEO of the Intelligence & Security Academy, LLC. Dr. Lowenthal is former Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Analysis and Production (2002-2005) and former Vice Chairman for Evaluation on the National Intelligence Council. Previously he was staff director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (1995-97), where he directed the committee’s study on the future of the Intelligence Community, IC21: The Intelligence Community in the 21st Century.

8:15a
Vice Adm. Robert B. Murrett, U.S. Navy (8:15a - 9:00a, Ballroom A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

On July 7, 2006, Vice Admiral Robert B. Murrett was appointed Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Prior to his appointment, Vice Adm. Murrett served as the Director of Naval Intelligence from April 1, 2005 until July 6, 2006.

9:00a
ISR in the Counter-Terrorism Fight — Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Heithold, Capt. H. W. Howard & Mr. Ed Mornston (9:00a - 9:45a, Ballroom A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Heithold, U.S. Air Force, is Commander, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. General Heithold is responsible for providing multisource ISR products, applications, capabilities and resources, as well as information operations forces and expertise.

Capt. H. W. Howard, U.S. Navy, is the Director, Counter-Terrorism Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict & Interdependent Capabilities.

Ed Mornston is the Director, Joint Intelligence Task Force – Combating Terrorism at the Defense Intelligence Agency.

9:45a
Mr. Bruce Carlson (9:45a - 10:30a, Ballroom A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

General Bruce Carlson, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), was appointed the 17th Director of the National Reconnaissance Office (DNRO) on June 12, 2009. Prior to his appointment, after retiring from the United States Air Force in January 2009, he served on the Board of Directors of EADS North America. The DNRO provides direction, guidance, and supervision over all matters pertaining to the NRO and executes other authorities specifically delegated by the Secretary of Defense or Director of National Intelligence.

10:30a
Networking Break (10:30a - 11:00a, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
11:00a
Exhibit Hall Open (11:00a - 6:00p, Exhibit Hall C - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
The Art of the Possible — Dr. Pete Rustan, Maj. Gen. John Custer & Jeff Jonas (11:00a - 11:45a, Ballroom A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Dr. Pete Rustan is the Director, Mission Support Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office

Major General John M. Custer III, U.S. Army, is the Commanding General, United States Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca.

Jeff Jonas is the IBM Distinguished Engineer and Chief Scientist, Entity Analytic Solutions.

11:45a
The Honorable Dennis C. Blair (11:45a - 12:30p, Ballroom A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Dennis C. Blair became the nation’s third Director of National Intelligence on January 29, 2009. Prior to retiring in 2002, Admiral Blair served as Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command, the largest of the combatant commands. During his 34-year Navy career, Admiral Blair served on guided missile destroyers in both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and commanded the Kitty Hawk Battle Group. Ashore, he served as Director of the Joint Staff and as the first Associate Director of Central Intelligence for Military Support at the CIA.

12:30p
Lunch & Exhibit Hall (12:30p - 2:30p, Exhibit Hall C - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
AGC BuckEye User Group Lunch Discussion (12:30p - 2:30p, Rm 216, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Join us Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 12:30 p.m. for the Army Geospatial Center’s (AGC) BuckEye Users Group. During this session, presenters will share ideas and best practices with fellow GI&S practitioners regarding their use of BuckEye imagery to support/enhance their operations. Mike Hardaway, BuckEye Project Manager, will update users on latest collects and applications before the user presentations begin.

BuckEye’s 39-megapixel digital color camera collects unclassified, high-resolution imagery from fixed- and rotary-winged platforms at 10 centimeter resolution. Coupled with LIDAR elevation data, the system provides a three-dimensional picture of the Soldier’s operational environment.

2:30p
Virtual Worlds and Modeling & Simulation (2:30p - 4:30p, Rm 217 C/D, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Moderator: Mr. Robert H. Zitz, Director, NRO-NGA Support, and Director, NRO Rapid Response Integration

Part I: Virtual Worlds: Innovation in Computer Based Simulation
- Mr. Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, Defense and Intelligence Consultant
- Mr. Mark Curry, HP Enterprise Services
- Ms. Tami Griffith, Science and Technology Manager, Army Research, Development and Engineering Command

Part II: Support to Modeling and Simulation
- Mr. Paul G. Foley, Project Scientist; and Modeling and Simulation Executive, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
- Dr. J. David Lashlee, Research Physical Scientist and Manager of Modeling and Simulation, U.S. Army Geospatial Center
- Mr. W. H. “Dell” Lunceford Jr., Executive Vice President, Total Immersion Software Inc.
- Ms. Sandra N. Veautour, Chief Systems Engineer, Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training & Instrumentation

Emerging Technologies: NURI/NARP (2:30p - 4:30p, Rm 216, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) conducts a multidisciplinary program of basic research in geospatial intelligence topics through grants and fellowships to the nation’s leading investigators at institutions of higher learning. This research provides the fundamental science support for NGA’s basic, applied, and advanced research programs.

USGIF has selected presenters from the 2009 NGA Academic Research Program (NARP) Symposium to share their work, collaborate with their peers, and meet government project scientists at GEOINT 2009. Come hear about their work.

- Dr. Michael Gartley, Rochester Institute of Technology – Micro Scale Surface Modeling for Radiometric Exploitation
- Dr. Marshall Tappen, University of Central Florida – Data and Algorithms for Estimating Scene Causes from Real-World Images
- Dr. Don M. Tucker, University of Oregon – Automated Geospatial Analyst Training Evaluation System (AGATE)

GEOINT & MASINT: Driving Intelligence Innovation (2:30p - 4:30p, Rm 217 A/B, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

The history of GEOINT and MASINT reminds us of the famous description attributed to Winston Churchill of the Unites States and the United Kingdom as “two great countries divided by a common language!” USGIF and ATIA co-host this breakout to show how these two disciplines have common roots in advanced technology and innovative practices and combined they are driving unprecedented levels of technical intelligence innovation.

Moderator: Mr. Bruce L. Allen, Acting Deputy Assistant Director for Technical Collection, Office of the Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection
- Mr. Eric R. Benn, Technical Executive, Analysis and Production Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
- Dr. Peter Bythrow, Chief Scientist, National MASINT Management Office, Defense Intelligence Agency
- Ms. Elizabeth Milne, Assistant Secretary, Capability and Systems, Defence Imagery & Geospatial Organisation, Australia
- Mr. Curtis A. Rowland, GEOINT Technical Director, National Air and Space Intelligence Center
- Mr. Leon Thompson, GEOINT Training Officer, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
- Col. Jacqueline Walsh, U.S. Air Force, Director, Joint Transformation Command-Intelligence, U.S. Joint Forces Command

4:00p
Exhibit Hall Reception (4:00p - 6:00p, Exhibit Hall C - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
7:00p
USGIF Closing Celebration with the World Classic Rockers (7:00p - 10:00p, Ballroom A - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Gone is the formal sit-down dinner … Celebrate yet another GEOINT Symposia on Wednesday evening with special musical guest World Classic Rockers!

All are welcome. Come casual and come hungry. Heavy appetizers and plenty of refreshments will keep you going through the night.

Comprising members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Toto, Steppenwolf, Journey, Santana and Boston, the World Classic Rockers have set forth to bring audiences to their feet night after night in a stage performance packed with hit after unforgettable hit.