Time Event
Presentation and Posting of the Colors (8:00a - 8:15a, Ballrooms A-C)
GEOINT 2013* Welcome — Mr. K. Stuart Shea, Chairman of the Board, USGIF (8:15a - 8:45a, Ballrooms A-C)
Master of Ceremonies — The Honorable Joan A. Dempsey (8:45a - 9:00a, Tampa Convention Center, Ballrooms A-C)
Keynote — The Honorable James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence (DNI) (9:00a - 9:45a, Tampa Convention Center, Ballrooms A-C)
Keynote — Ms. Letitia A. Long, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) (9:45a - 10:30a, Ballrooms A-C)
Networking Break (10:30a - 11:00a, Ballroom Foyer)
Keynote — Mr. Robert Scoble, Co-Author of Age of Context; and Startup Liaison for Rackspace & Mr. Shel Israel: Co-Author of Age of Context; and CEO of SI Associates (11:00a - 11:45a, Tampa Convention Center, Ballrooms A-C)
Keynote — LTG Michael T. Flynn, Director, DIA (11:45a - 12:30p, Ballrooms A-C)
Exhibitor lunch in East Hall & Attendee lunch in Ballroom Foyer (12:30p - 2:00p)
National Security Workshop (1:30p - 5:00p, Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel)


The USGIF National Security Workshop will outline how GEOINT enables critical infrastructure protection and shared situational awareness for multi-agency National Security missions. This will include how all levels of government, first responders, and the private sector, can benefit from GEOINT technologies that leverage server, desktop, mobile, and web GIS. Presentations include:

• 1330-1340 – Welcome & Introduction: Maj. Gen. William N. Reddel III, Adjutant General, New Hampshire
• 1340-1410 – Keynote: “Geospatial Transformation” by Jack Dangermond, President, Esri
• 1410-1440 – Demo: “Virtual Port, the Port of Long Beach” by Ed Carubis, Esri & Carl Walter, Esri
• 1440-1500 – Presentation: “Securing the Super Bowl” by Capt. Steve Pollackov, Commanding Officer, GIS Unit, Fire Department City of New York
• 1500-1520 – “City of Tampa & Preparing for the RNC” by Dr. Robert Austin, Manager, Enterprise Applications Integration, City of Tampa
• 1520-1545 – Networking Break
• 1545-1610 – “The Exemplar City” by City of Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle
• 1610-1630 – Geospatial Policy for Firefighter Safety by E. Thomas Hicks IV Chief Programs Officer and Assistant Executive Director, International Association of Fire Chiefs
• 1630-1700 – “DHS, Geo Information Infrastructure & HIFLD” by David Alexander, Director of the Geospatial Management Office, Department of Homeland Security (invited)
• 1700-1800 – Networking Reception in Ballroom Foyer (tentative)

The workshop will conclude with an open panel discussion and audience participation.

GEOINT Certification Town Hall (2:00p - 4:30p, Convention Center, Rooms 24-25)

This GEOINT Certification Town Hall will provide the audience with background information on what is certification and why it matters, and then feature program overviews by Chief Learning Officers from OSD and NGA as well as the USGIF lead for Professional GEOINT Certification. The audience can engage in lively discussion about this important topic and further develop an understanding of GEOINT Certification.

  • An overview of Professional Certification – Global Skills X-Change (GSX)
  • Dr. Reese Madsen, Chief Learning Office, OSD
  • Timothy Hegarty, Chief Learning Officer and Certification Lead, NGA/HD
  • Dr. Darryl Murdock, Vice President, Professional Development, USGIF
  • Breakout Session: Development of ideas about Certification
Government Pavilion Stage (2:00p - 5:00p, Government Pavilion, Exhibit Hall Booth 4105)
Education & Training Sessions (2:00p - 4:00p, Rooms 18-23)

Concurrent professional development sessions are located in rooms 18-23 and run approximately 2 hours each, 1400-1600.

  • A Vision of Virtual and Mobile GEOINT
  • Socialytics: Discovering Powerful New Intelligence Insights Through Advanced Open Source Intelligence Operations
  • Introduction to Hyperspectral Target Detection & Material Identification

  • CSARS Working Group Training Workshop
  • Interpreter Utilization & Cross Cultural Negotiations
Panel - Navigating the Global Information Sharing Environment (2:00p - 3:30p, Tampa Convention Center, Ballrooms A-C)
  • Moderator: COL Stu Bradin, U.S. Army, Operational Planning Team, U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
  • RAD Mohamad Abdelaziz, Egyptian Defense Attache to the United States and to Canada
  • Brigadier General Dag Baehr, Commanding General, German Special Forces Command KSK
  • Joseph Drummey, Director, Office of International Affairs & Policy, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
  • Rear Admiral Mats Fogelmark, Royal Swedish Navy, Coalition Senior National Representative
  • COL Zahid Mahmood, Pakistan Senior Liaison Officer to CENTCOM
  • Jorge Enrique Bedoya Vizcaya, Deputy Minister of Defence for Policy and International Affairs, Colombia (Invited)
Exhibit Hall Open (2:00p - 7:00p, Exhibit Hall)

Come see the products, services and solutions the Defense, Intelligence, and Homeland Security has to offer. GEOINT 2013* will deliver more than 200,000 square feet of exhibits from more than 250 exhibiting organizations.

Exhibit Hall Networking Reception (5:00p - 7:00p, Exhibit Hall)