Agenda

I. Government Needs, Initiatives, Opportunities and Challenges

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KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

■ CW5 RICARDO PINA
“Army Perspectives and Initiatives”
Chief Technology Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, US Army (G6)

 MR. JEFFREY EGGERS, SES
“Big Data and the Air Force ISR Mission”
Chief Technology Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, US Air Force

■ MR. MARK KRZYSKO
“DoD Decision Making Through Information and Data Management”
Deputy Director, Enterprise Information, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (OUSD/AT&L)

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“Army Intelligence, Unified Data, and Big Data Strategy”
■ MS. LISA SHALER-CLARK
Chief, Integration and Assessment Division, US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)

“NIST Perspectives and Initiatives”
■ DR. ASHIT TALUKDER
Director, Information Access, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

“FBI Perspectives and Initiatives”
■ MR. ADAM KARCHER 
Unit Chief, Cyber Division, and Deputy Director, Office of Data Exploitation, National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

“NSF Perspectives on Big Data and the Emerging Discipline of Data Science”
■ DR. CHAITAN BARU
Senior Advisor for Data Science, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), National Science Foundation (NSF); Co-Chair, Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Big Data Senior Steering Group

• NSF Initiatives in Big Data
• Report from the Recent Workshop on Big Data Strategic Initiatives
• Data Science and National Priorities
• Data Science Education and Training Priority Goal
• A Research Agenda for Big Data for Intelligence: The Problems and Opportunities

II. Status and Forecast of Key DoD, IC and Government Programs and Initiatives

“GEOINT Collaborative Anticipatory Analytic Services (GCAAS)”
■ MR. TED COPE
Director, Basic and Applied Research, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

“Analytics and Information Sharing”
■ MS. PAMELA WISE-MARTINEZ
Senior Strategic Enterprise Architect, Office of the Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment, Office of the Director for National Intelligence (DNI)

“Aggregative Content Estimation (ACE)”
■ DR. STEVEN RIEBER
Program Manager, ACE, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA) and

■ DR. SETH GOLDSTEIN
Technical SETA, ACE Program, Booz Allen Hamilton/IARPA

• The Premise of Crowdsourcing
• Scoring the Accuracy of Crowdsourced Forecasts
• ACE Program Discoveries – Is Forecasting a Skill?

“Building on Big Data: Predictive Analytics”
COLONEL BOBBY SAXON, U.S.A.
Division Chief and Program Director, Enterprise Management Decision Support, G-3/5/7 Program Office, US Army; The EMDS Program was the recipient of the 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate and the 2013 FedScoop 50 Federal IT Program of the Year

• Access, Understanding and Discovery with EMDS
• Using Big Data to Your Advantage
• Enabling Informed Decision Making with Predictive Analytics

“GEOINT Collaborative Anticipatory Analytic Services (GCAAS)”
■ MR. TED COPE
Director, Basic and Applied Research, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

“Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Predictive Analytics”
■ MR. MARTIN KRUGER
Program Manager, ISR Thrust Area, Office of Naval Research (ONR)

“Advances in Object-Based Predictive Analytics”
■ MR. MATTHEW RUSSELL
Chief Technology Officer and

“Fusion Centers – Current Operations, Future Challenges, and Big Data”
■ COLONEL (RET) LEE WIGHT
Executive Director, Fusion Center, Washington Regional Threat Analysis Center (WRTAC); former Chief, Strategy Division, HQ US Air Force

 

III. Tools and Techniques for Applying Big Data to the Intelligence Mission

“Big Data Analytics and Information Security”
■ DR. RAND WALTZMAN
Chief Technology Officer, Federal Information Management, IBM

“Big Data Analytics Needed to Measure Intelligence Potential”
■ DR. DARRELL YOUNG
Associate Director of Research, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University; former Program Manager, Big Data and InfoSec, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

“Big Data Analytics and National Security”
 MR. STEVE STENNETT
Chief Technology Officer, Federal Information Management, IBM

“Big Data Analytics Needed to Measure Intelligence Potential”
■ DR. DARRELL YOUNG
Principal Engineering Fellow, Raytheon

“Supercharging Data Performance for Real-Time Data Analysis”
■ MR. CHRISTIAN SHRAUDER
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Director of Systems Engineering, RYFT

“Analytics and Public Safety”
■ MR. DMITRI ALPEROVITCH 
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, CrowdStrike Services

“Latest Big Data Analytics for Intelligence”
■ SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE
MarkLogic

III. Data Storage Challenges and Capabilities for the Intelligence Mission

“The Importance of a Seamless Data Fabric – Optimizing Data Storage for Big Data”
■ DR. GREG GARDNER
Chief Architect, Defense and Intelligence Solutions, NetApp

“Redefine Big Data Security – Leveraging Intelligent Data Storage to Address Agency Challenges
■ MR. AUDIE HITTLE
Federal Chief Technology Officer, Emerging Technologies Division, EMC Corporation

• Cyber Resiliency
• Defense and Intelligence Agency Cyber Priorities and Challenges
• Operational Use Cases
• Introduction of EMC Isilon: Intelligent Data Storage
• Secure Information Sharing and Collaboration in the Data Lake
• Summary

V. The Latest Capabilities in Social Media and Open Source Analytics for Intelligence Operations

“Big Data-Driven Strategies for Open-Source Intelligence”
■ DR. KEVIN MCNEILL
Solution Architect, Intelligence and Security, BAE Systems

“Social Media Analytics”
■ DR. COLLEEN McCUE
Senior Director, Social Science and Quantitative Methods, DigitalGlobe

“Advanced Social Media Analytics”
■ MS. PEG GRAYSON
President, MTN Government