Time Event
Arthur C. Lundahl Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation — Presented by K. Stuart Shea, CEO and Chairman, USGIF (8:00a - 8:30a, Ballroom A)

The Arthur C. Lundahl Lifetime Achievement Award, previously called the USGIF Lifetime Achievement Award, is presented annually to someone who has dedicated their career to promoting the training and tradecraft of geospatial intelligence.

Join USGIF on Wednesday morning to honor the life’s work of this year’s Arthur C. Lundahl Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

Past Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients:
2010 – Mr. Jack Dangermond
2009 – Mr. Charles E. Allen
2008 – Mr. R. Evans Hineman
2007 – The Honorable James R. Clapper Jr.
2006 – The Honorable Jeffrey K. Harris
2005 – Mr. William R. Allder Jr.
2004 – Dr. Leo Hazlewood

Master of Ceremonies — The Honorable Jeffrey K. Harris (8:30a - 8:45a, Ballroom A)

The Honorable Jeffrey K. Harris is CEO & President of JKH Consulting.
Mr. Harris has contributed to U.S. national security in both government and industry for 35 years where he has fostered new technologies, programs and capabilities that have contributed significantly to U.S. national security capabilities. He is an aerospace, defense and intelligence community consultant.
He is retired from Lockheed Martin, where he was a corporate officer and served as president of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space and president of Lockheed Martin Special Programs. Prior to this, he served as president of Space Imaging, the first company to commercially provide high-resolution satellite imagery and information products of the Earth for cost-effective solutions to today’s global business needs.
Before entering the private sector, Harris served with distinction in senior national leadership positions, including assistant secretary of the Air Force for Space; director, National Reconnaissance Office and associate executive
director of the Intelligence Community Management Staff. In all of these capacities, he provided direct support to both the Secretary of Defense and the Director of Central Intelligence.

Dual Keynote — Rep. Mike Rogers, R - MI, Chairman, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI); and Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-MD, Ranking Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) (8:45a - 9:45a, Ballroom A)

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) is the primary committee in the U.S. House of Representatives charged with the oversight of the United States Intelligence Community. Hear from U.S. Reps. Rogers and Ruppersberger, together on stage at the same time, about their vision for the HPSCI and the IC.

Interoperability Tech Talks (9:00a - 10:30a, Tech Talks Theater, Exhibit Hall B)

Have you battled through developing and implementing interoperable services and solutions? Do you want to hear lessons learned, best practices, or just tips and tricks for standing up capabilities and functioning in an interoperable environment? Learn from others experience and knowledge by attending the Interoperability Tech Talks at the GEOINT Symposium.

9 a.m.
Improving Operational Efficiencies with Cross Domain Solutions
Jeremy Wilson, Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions

9:15 a.m.
Full Motion Video Analysis: Converging Tradecraft and Technology
James P. Dolan, Overwatch

9:30 a.m.
Discovering GEOINT Services Utilizing the Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise Framework (DI2E-F) Storefront
Ed Lane, NRO, and Glenn Cruickshank, Deloitte

9:45 a.m.
GeoSynchronization and Geospatial Enterprise Collaboration
Jeff Harrison, The Carbon Project

10 a.m.
Interoperability – Online and On Demand
Waylyn Blevins & Kevin Brown, Raytheon

10:15 a.m.
Leveraging a Net-Centric UDOP System to Provide an Interoperable PED Environment
Karla Torrez & Whitney Bobbitt, NGA

IC Executive CIO Board: An Integrated Intelligence Enterprise (9:45a - 11:15a, Ballroom A)

The IC CIO Executive Board comprises ODNI, NSA, NRO, CIA, DHS, USDI, DOD, FBI, DIA, and NGA. IC CIO Al Tarasiuk will moderate a discussion with representatives on how they must deliver the connective tissue to enable people to find people, people to find data, and data to find data—across all networks. Through a combination of optimizing the services common to all Defense, Intelligence and Homeland Security agencies as well as finding efficiencies to reduce IT costs, the Community can fully achieve its goals of delivering collaboration and integration of information and intelligence in support of our national and homeland security objectives.

Moderator: Al Tarasiuk, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)


  • Dave DeVries, Principal Director, Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Office (DoD)
  • Dean Hall, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Keith Littlefield, Chief Information Officer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
  • Kelly Miller, Deputy Chief Information Officer, National Security Agency (NSA)
  • Grant M. Schneider, Deputy Director for Information Management and Chief Information Officer, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • Jeanne, Tisinger, Chief Information Officer, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Jill Singer, Chief Information Officer, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
  • 11:00a
    Exhibit Hall Open (11:00a - 5:00p, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Halls A&B)

    Come see the products, services and solutions the Defense, Intelligence, and Homeland Security has to offer. GEOINT 2011 delivers more than 100,000 square feet of exhibits from over 200 exhibiting organizations

    Gen. C. Robert "Bob" Kehler, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) (11:15a - 12:00p, Ballroom A)
    The Honorable Michael G. “Mike” Vickers, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USDI) (12:00p - 12:45p, Ballroom A)
    Lunch in Exhibit Hall (12:30p - 2:00p, Exhibit Halls A & B)
    Demonstration of Military Relevant Open Source Geospatial Software (2:00p - 3:30p, Ballroom A)

    Hosted by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OpenGEO), Military Open Source Software Working Group (MIL-OSS), and the USGIF Tradecraft Subcommittee, this session showcases open source geospatial software programs and highlights use by government, military and intelligence agencies. The discussion provides the opportunity for attendees to interact with government users and representatives and all tools showcased are available for download at no charge for conference attendees.

    Moderators: John Scott, Senior Systems Engineer & Open Technology Lead, RadiantBlue; Co-Chairman, Open Source for America; and Chris Tucker, Principal, Yale House Ventures


    • Dr. Ann M. Carbonell, Director, National System for Geospatial-Intelligence Open IT Environment Initiative Office of the Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
    • Col. Paul Hastert, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), Director, ISR Innovation Implementation, U.S. Air Force Office of ISR Innovations
    • Todd Huffman, Private Consultant
    • The Honorable Sue C. Payton, President, SCI Aerospace Inc.
    • Eddie Pickle, Director, OpenGeo
    • Maj Christopher N. Quaid, U.S. Air Force, Mission Director and Chief, Collaboration Operations Branch and Joint Collaboration Cell, Aerospace Defense Facility-East (ADF-E)
    Open Source GEOINT: We've Got Apps for That! (2:00p - 4:00p, Room 001)

    This panel explores four examples of Open Source GEOINT information services that are leading the way in enabling integrated intelligence. Join your community of practice peers in discovering what already is underway and in contributing to the conversation about where we collectively and individually need to go. Help steer the direction of future integrated, interoperable activities!

    Moderator: Becky S. Aiken, Functional Management Executive for Research and Development, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)


    • Dr. Budhendra Bhaduri, Group Leader, Geographic Information Science & Technology Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
    • Dr. Joe Fontanella, U.S. Army Geospatial Information Officer, and Director, U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC)
    • Jane Kuhar, Program Manager, DNI Open Source Center (OSC)
    • Katherine Wever, Director, eGEOINT, Acquisition Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
    Cloud Computing and the Intelligence Mission (2:00p - 4:00p, Room 103)

    Over the past year, cloud computing has been described as the next wave in information technology, the answer to all budget shortfalls and a throwback to circa 1960 timesharing computer services. Since this broad range of viewpoints confuses us all, this session will feature a panel of leading IC technologist who will help us understand cloud computing from the viewpoint of those focused on meeting today’s dynamic information access requirements. Private, public and hybrid cloud approaches from both government and commercial providers will be discussed and debated."

    Moderator: Kevin L. Jackson, General Manager, Cloud Services, NJVC


    • Bob Gourley, Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Crucial Point LLC; Editor,
    • Dr. Robert C. Norris, Director, Enterprise Architecture and Standards, Office of the Chief Information Officer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
    • Michele Weslander Quaid, Chief Technology Officer, Federal; and Innovation Evangelist, Google
    Exhibit Hall Networking Reception (3:00p - 5:00p, Exhibit Halls A & B)
    That '70s Closing Celebration with The Boogie Knights — Casual attire is recommended for this event. (7:00p - 10:00p, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Ballroom A)

    The Boogie Knights have inherited a worldwide reputation, performing on various MTV programs and major sporting events, live shows across the nation and overseas, as well as appearances on network television shows and films. Complete with choreography, polyester, afro’s and bell bottoms the Boogie Knights are heralded as “The greatest disco revival show in the world.”

    Make sure to book your return flights for Thursday, as you won’t want to miss this incredibly unique event!