PROGRAM

 

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Sponsored by

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

AFCEA WELCOME

Mr. Steve Ritchey

Vice President for Intelligence

AFCEA International

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

CO-CHAIR WELCOME

Ms. Lorraine Castro
Consultant

Col Rick L’Heureux, USAF (Ret.)

Director, Corporate & Government Relations

ITT Exelis, Geospatial Systems

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

NGA WELCOME REMARKS AND VISION STATEMENT

Mr. Lloyd Rowland

Deputy Director

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Mr. Rowland will provide an overview of NGA’s strategic vision and how industry fits into that vision.

Focus Questions

  • What are NGA’s top mission needs and funding focus?
  • How is NGA planning to adjust to funding constraints? 
  • How can industry best support NGA’s mission objectives?

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

CHANGING THE WAY NGA DOES ITS MISSION

Ms. Lisa Spuria

Director Analysis & Production National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Mr. Barry Barlow

Director Acquisition

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Ms. Spuria and Mr. Barlow will provide an overview of the NGA vision and how it affects support to mission and associated changes that the Agency has incorporated into normal business operations.

 Focus Questions

  • What mission opportunities have been identified in implementing the vision?
  • From a mission perspective, what is the nexus between the IT environment and the mission accomplishments?
  • How are you adjusting to budget realities, e.g. tighter budgets and lengthy Continuing Resolutions?
  • Any changes in the ASP/ISP construct? Which programs are coming forward for competition?

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

NETWORKING BREAK
Sponsored by

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

CHANGING THE WAY NGA ENGAGES ITS CUSTOMERS

Dr. Bobby Laurine

Director Online GEOINT Services

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Dr. Laurine will provide insight into what changes NGA customers will see based on Vision accomplishments.

Focus Questions

  • How does implementing the vision affect NGA customers?
  • What role does industry play in these changes?
  • Does this impact the NSG enterprise?

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

NGA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Bertram Beaulieu

Director, InnoVision Directorate

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Mr. Beaulieu will provide a long-range view of NGA R&D priorities.  He will highlight the top technical issues facing NGA and will address research areas the Agency believes will contribute to future mission success and implementation of the NGA vision.

 Focus Questions

  • How is the NGA vision driving or influencing R&D priorities?
  • What are NGA's top R&D priorities; how have they changed over the past year and how might they evolve in future? 
  • How does InnoVision allocate resources across its R&D portfolio?

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

NETWORKING LUNCH

Sponsored by

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

FUTURE IT POLICY AND STRATEGY

Dr. Keith Littlefield

Chief Information Officer

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Dr. Littlefield will furnish insights into future Intelligence Community policy and strategy changes regarding information technology.

Focus Questions

  • How are the CIO’s policies and initiatives going to impact industry-provided solutions?
  • What opportunities and challenges does the NGA vision present with respect to the information management and policy?
  • What must industry do to help satisfy the CIO’s vision? How will COTS play in the future?
  • What is the role of the CIO in NGA acquisitions?

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

NETWORKING BREAK

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

NGA'S AQUISITION STRATEGY

Ms. Tonya Crawford

Director, Acquisition Contracting Office

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Ms. Crawford will provide an overview of NGA’s philosophical approach to agile acquisition that will enable industry to be better prepared to respond to formal documentation issued by NGA.

 

Focus Questions

  • How does the NGA Vision’s Agile Acquisition Strategic Initiative affect this philosophy and NGA contracting actions?
  • What acquisition changes the private sector can expect in the future?
  • What impact will tighter budgets have on existing (or future) NGA contracts?
  • Detail current and future major programs (over $1M in size or strategically critical to mission success) – Providing funding profile along with RFI/RFP/Award Schedule?

 

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

GUEST SPEAKER QUESTION PANEL:

Ms. Lisa Spuria

Mr. Jimmy Greene

Mr. Barry Barlow

Dr. Bobby Laurine

Mr. Bertram Beaulieu

Dr. Keith Littlefield

Ms. Tonya Crawford

4:00 p.m.

CONFERENCE WRAP-UP

Ms. Lorraine Castro

Consultant

Col Rick L’Heureux, USAF (Ret.)

Director, Corporate & Government Relations

ITT Exelis, Geospatial Systems