Federal Agencies to Participate in Government Pavilion Stage

May 12, 2017

The following individuals are confirmed to speak on the 2017 Government Pavilion Stage:

Jimmy Comfort, Director of IMINT, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
Dr. Joseph F. Fontanella, Director, U.S. Army Geospatial Center
Michael Foster, Lead for the Commercial GEOINT Activity, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
Sue Gordon, Deputy Director, NGA
Sue Kalweit, Director, Analysis Directorate, NGA
David Lilley Jr., Acting GIO and Acting Director, Geospatial Management Office, Information Sharing and Services Office, Department of Homeland Security
Peter Muend, Director of the Commercial GEOINT Activity, NRO
Justin Poole, Director, Source Directorate, NGA
Dr. Anthony Vinci, Director of Plans and Programs, NGA
Paul M. Young, Director, National Civil Applications Center, U.S. Geological Survey

Poole—along with Jill Thomas from the General Services Administration and Duncan Currie, Carter Christopher, and Sherry Prewitt from NGA—will discuss NGA’s Commercial Initiative to Buy Operationally Responsive GEOINT (CIBORG) initiative and the GEOINT Solutions Marketplace (GSM) June 5.

On June 6, Kalweit will discuss the future of NGA analysis and strengthening partnerships across the GEOINT Community.

Gordon will moderate a panel June 7 on NGA acquisition. She will be joined by NGA’s Karyn Hayes-Ryan, Diana Hughes, Nicole Pierce, and Daniel Takane to discuss the agency’s acquisition efforts, requests for proposals, industry interactions, the timeline for source selections, and how service providers prioritize each of these pieces in the acquisition process.

Click here to view the full Government Pavilion Stage agenda.