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30 July Analyst Forum: Incredible Agenda And Even Greater Attendees

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We are now two days away from the 30 July Analyst Forum, an event we organized with our partners at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF).

Now that I have seen the most recent list of attendees coming to the forum I am more excited than ever. Although we have a a great agenda, the kind of people that will be in the room will turn a great agenda into an absolutely incredible event. I hope to see you there. If you have not registered yet this might be your last chance to do so.

See the agenda at:

http://ctolink.us/AnalyticForum2014

Here is a recap of the agenda:

Agenda at-a Glance

  • 0700-0800 – Registration and Continental Breakfast, Hyatt Regency Reston, Grand Ballroom
  • 0800-0810 – Welcome Remarks: Bob Gourley, Publisher of Analyst One and CTOvision.com, and Co-Founder and Partner of Cognitio; and Keith Masback, Chief Executive Officer, United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)
  • 0810-0815 – Introduction of Keynote: Tom Lash, Strategy Development, Leidos
  • 0815-0845 – Keynote: Jeff Jonas, IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist of Context Computing,IBM
  • 0845-0915 – Advanced Analytics: A conversation with Dr. Natasha Balac, Director of Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence at the San Diego Supercomputer Center
  • 0915-0945 – Crisis Threat Analysis: Dr. Dave Warner, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Neuroscientist and the Director of Medical Intelligence at MindTel
  • 0945-1030 – Morning Networking Break & Exhibits
  • 1030-1100 – Keynote: Dr. David A. Bray, Chief Information Officer, FCC
  • 1100-1145 – Cross-Sector Analytical Lessons Learned
    • Moderator: Dr. Kirk Borne, Data Scientist and Professor, George Mason University
    • Dr. Philip E. Bourne, Associate Director for Data Science, National Institutes of Health
    • Dr. Robert Grossman, Director, Center for Data Intensive Science, University of Chicago
    • Dr. John Harer, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Duke University
  • 1145-1230 – Panel: Law Enforcement
    • Moderator: Dr. Colleen “Kelly” McCue, Senior Director, Social Science & Quantitative Methods, DigitalGlobe Analytics
    • David J. Roberts, Senior Program Manager, IACP Technology Center, International Association of Chiefs of Police
    • Abe Usher, Chief Technology Officer, HumanGeo
    • Bill Wall, Vice President, Praescient Analytics
  • 1230-1330 – Lunch Reception & Exhibits, Hyatt Regency Reston Grand Ballroom
  • 1330-1415 – Panel: The Education of the Analyst
    • Carmen Medina, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting
    • Ed Mornston, Director, Human Development Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
    • Dr. William Nolte, Program Director, Intelligence Center of Academic Excellence, University of Maryland School of Public Policy
  • 1415-1500 – Panel: The Analytics of Cyber Conflict
    • Moderator: Matt Devost, President & CEO, FusionX
    • Adam Elkus, Senior Analyst at Analyst One, Strategic Planner and Ph.D. Student, Computational Social Science, George Mason University
    • Ned Moran, Professor, Analyst, Cyber Practitioner
  • 1500-1530 – Afternoon Networking Break & Exhibits
  • 1530-1615 – Panel: Lessons From and For the National Security Community
    • Moderator: Dr. Erin M. Simpson, Chief Executive Officer, Caerus Associates
    • Dave Gauthier, Activity Based Intelligence Portfolio Lead, Analysis Directorate,NGA
    • Bob Jimenez, Chief Technology Officer, NRO
    • Jason Thomas, Manager of Innovation for the Government, Thomson Reuters
  • 1615-1700 – Keynote: Scott Sorensen, Chief Technology Officer, Ancestry.com
  • 1700-1900 – Networking Reception & Exhibits, Hyatt Regency Reston, Grand Ballroom

We could not do this without our sponsors. Thank you very much Leidos, BAE Systems, Carahsoft, Cloudera, Digital Reasoning, Digital Globe, IBM and ICG.  We love you guys.

 

 

 

 

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