USGIF Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact Marketing

Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact

0800-1900 Wednesday, July 30 – Hyatt Regency Reston

This one-day event provides a forum for sharing lessons learned among thought leaders from various industry sectors in need of best-of-breed capabilities to enhance analytic outcomes. Visit exhibiting organizations and take part in networking opportunities including the closing reception.


Member $325 Non-Member $425 Academia $50 Gov/Military Free

0700-0800 Registration and Continental Breakfast, Regency Ballroom
0800-0805 Welcome Remarks Bob Gourley, Publisher of Analyst One and, and Co-Founder and Partner of Cognitio
0805-0810 Welcome Remarks 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 (SDSC)
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: Stephen R. Malphrus, former Staff Director for Management, Federal Reserve Board

Dr. Kirk Borne, Data Scientist and Professor, George Mason University

Dr. Philip E. Bourne, Associate Director for Data Science, National Institutes of Health

Dr. John Harer, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Duke University (invited)

Bob Jimenez, Chief Technology Officer, NRO

1145-1230 Panel: Law Enforcement

Moderator: Dr. Colleen “Kelly” McCue, Senior Director, Social Science & Quantitative Methods, DigitalGlobe Analytics

Abe Usher, Chief Technology Officer, HumanGeo

Bill Wall, Vice President, Praescient Analytics

1230-1330 Lunch & Exhibits, Grand Ballroom
1330-1415 Panel: The Education of the Analyst

Carmen Medina, Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting

Dr. William Nolte, Program Director, Intelligence Center of Academic Excellence, University of Maryland School of Public Policy (invited)

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

Jeff de La Beaujardiere, Data Management Architect and EDMC Chair. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (invited)

Dave Gauthier, Activity Based Intelligence Portfolio Lead, Analysis Directorate, NGA

Dr. Robert Grossman, Director, Center for Data Intensive Science, University of Chicago

1615-1700 Keynote: Scott Sorensen, Chief Technology Officer,
1700-1900 Networking Reception, Hyatt Regency Reston Atrium


(Agenda subject to change)



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