National Security Workshop

Tuesday, April 15 – Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel
1:30 to 5 p.m.

Limited Seating: This workshop is free for Full Symposium Attendees and Government Employees, Police, Fire and First Responders, but must be added to your registration in order to attend.

The National Security Workshop will outline how GEOINT enables critical infrastructure protection and shared situational awareness for multi-agency national security missions, including how government, first responders, and the private sector can benefit from geospatial applications.

Learn the many ways GIS and geospatial intelligence are used throughout the public safety and emergency management communities.

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1:30-1:40 Welcome & Introduction: Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III, Adjutant General, New Hampshire
1:40-1:10 Keynote: “Geospatial Transformation” by Jack Dangermond, President, Esri
2:10-2:40 “Virtual Port, the Port of Long Beach” by Eric Apple,
Esri; and Carl Walter, Esri
2:40-3:00 “Securing the Super Bowl” by Capt. Steve Pollackov, Commanding Officer, GIS Unit, Fire Department City of New York
3:00-3:20 “City of Tampa & Preparing for the RNC” by Dr. Robert Austin, Manager, Enterprise Applications Integration, City of Tampa
3:20-3:45 Networking Break
3:45-4:10 “The Exemplar City” by Mayor Tommy Battle, Huntsville, AL
4:10-4:30 “Geospatial Policy for Firefighter Safety” by E. Thomas Hicks IV, Chief Programs Officer and Assistant Executive Director, International Association of Fire Chiefs
4:30-5:00 DHS, Geo Information Infrastructure & HIFLD” by David Alexander, Director of the Geospatial Management Office, Department of Homeland Security


Please note, you must be registered for the GEOINT Symposium to attend this workshop. There is no additional cost for those that have a FULL-SYMPOSIUM registration or One-Day Expo-Only Pass for Tuesday, April 15. To add this workshop to an existing registration, please login in to modify your registration record.