February 13-14, 2018  | Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA

The 6th Annual Automated ISR and Battle Management Symposium encourages members of the DoD, Intelligence Community, military services, and critical organizations to come together to discuss solutions and techniques to exploit ISR data in support of the warfighter. Due to the high volume of data being generated, operators have turned their focus towards increased ISR capabilities and expedited efficiency in PED to ensure timely and accurate intelligence. This program will facilitate discussions aimed at enhancing ISR capabilities and emphasizing the significance of battle management systems to fight and win in a multi-domain environment.

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2018 Speakers to be Announced Soon, Last Year's Speakers Included: _____________________________________________________________________________________ thumb_radm-heimbigner

RADM Brett Heimbigner, USN, Deputy Director for ISR Operations, Joint Staff J-32

 

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Scott BerrierMG Scott Berrier, USA, Commanding General, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca     _______________________________________________________________________________________ uvMaj Gen Linda Urrutia-Varhall, USAF, Director of Operations, NGA     ___________________________________________________________ mitchell_000 Terry Mitchell, Director, Plans and Integration Directorate, HQDA G-2   _____________________________________________________________________ Andress_001 Mark Andress, Assistant DCNO for Information Warfare, DCNO N2/N6   _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Why Attend?

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  • This educational symposium will bring together senior Intelligence officials, military leaders, academia, and solution providers to ensure ISR resources are being utilized as effectively and efficiently as possible in support of mission success.
 
  • The objective of this year’s symposium is to emphasize the increased need for optimized ISR capabilities as well as ways to critically identify collection gaps. This year will also highlight the reliability and effectiveness of battle management systems in aiding and executing mission goals.
 
  • This symposium will feature senior level discussions that emphasize the critical need for open architecture structure to aid data sharing, as well as efforts towards acquiring machine-machine technologies to enhance C2 and battle management. This symposium will allow for open and honest dialogue to solve the nation’s most difficult challenges surrounding the efficiency of ISR capabilities.
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Topics to be Covered at the 2018 Symposium:

  • - Achieving C2 and fusion needs of an Air Force that is increasingly relying upon a data-centric battlefield
 
  • - Efforts towards acquiring machine-machine technologies and communications to facilitate C2 and battle management
 
  • - Executing global ISR missions to support combatant command and air components
 
  • - Developing intelligence capabilities and affordable modernization strategies to enable the future force
 
  • - Advances toward employing flexible communications links to provide rapid data sharing
 
  • - Alleviating the workload of intelligence analysts by using new tools to automate ISR information and capabilities
 
  • - Effectively applying GEOINT to advance our nation’s ISR capabilities

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At our Summit you will have the ability to:

  • - Gain Education & Insight:  Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing communications and networking leaders.
 
  • - Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to engage in constructive dialogue among all in attendance.
 
  • - Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or ideas.

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Previous Attending Organizations Included:
  • ONR, Leidos, Lockheed Martin, IMSAR LLC, CACI, Redhorse Corp, FBI, BAE, Harris Corp, NGA, Northrop Grumman, SAP, General Dynamics, Kestrel Corp, Joint Staff J32, Raytheon, DoD, OSD, Booz Allen Hamilton, SRC Inc, Janus Research Group. NSA, ODNI, US Navy, OPNAV, HQAF, 318 Cyberspace Operations Group/USAF, SDL Government, NAVAIR, Maryland Aerospace Inc, ViaSat, Arizona State University Research Enterprise, Purdue University, Army NGB, and more!

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Operating Guidance For Government Attendees:
  • DSI’s Symposium directly supports DoD, IC, DHS, and Government priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department's mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.
 
  • DSI’s Symposium will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.

 
  • The Symposium is open and complimentary to all DoD and Federal employees and is considered an educational and training forum

  • (Industry and academia members are charged a fee for admission)

    Symposium is CLOSED TO PRESS / NO RECORDINGS