800 senior defence, intelligence, geo and multi-int officers will be gathering at DGI 2014 in London, 21-23 January 2014, to discuss the challenges facing them and their teams.
Attendees of DGI are key enablers of their country’s national security interests, military missions, actions and decisions the world over. Their capabilities and intelligence strategies are the basis for most decisions made by their defence and government organisations.
Most organisations are looking to increase their use of automated tools, find ways to harness the wider range of collection platforms and to employ the most effective tradecraft using Activity Based Intelligence. And they will all be attending DGI 2014.
Over 650 senior defence and security executives from 45+ countries will meet at the 8th annual DGI 2012 conference & exhibition in London, to discuss the future role of geospatial intelligence in their organisations, to debate new strategies, and to find solutions to their current Geo challenges.
The DGI 2012 Expo will feature 40+ exhibitors, showcasing you the latest geospatial solutions, giving you ideas for geo capability implementation and the latest on gis data, information analysis and sharing.
The DGI 2012 Expo is designed for anyone working within government with responsibilities for information analysis, data sharing and geo capabilities. The event is not only for the geo specialists, it is for IT architects, strategy, policy and capability implementation specialists. You will meet colleagues from different MODs and government departments around the globe, who have come to DGI to learn how their organisations could benefit from the latest information collection, analysis and sharing tools, as well as to see the most advanced and cost effective geo strategies on the market.
Visiting the 40+ exhibition stands and learning about their solutions and ideas is only a small part of what you get from the DGI 2012 Expo. By attending the EXPO you will benefit from:What's included on your FREE EXPO Pass?
70 thought-leading speakers will offer you ideas, solutions and capabilities to take back home and implement in your organisation. The DGI 2014 conference programme will focus on:
1. Contingency planning, including delivery of intelligence based information to the right user, on demand and on time. From in-theatre operations to security planning and disaster response, senior officers from MODs and government organisations the world over will reveal their strategies and show how they manage intelligence and geospatial data delivery within an urban environment. You will get new ideas and proven strategies from senior officers and national security experts.
2. Intelligence and geo support for homeland & national security. You will be able to review and debate the challenges of ensuring interoperability and collaborative strategies for multi-agency government operations. Olympic Games, anti-terrorist operations and planning and disaster recovery will form the basis of the discussion.
3. Maritime and littoral case studies and presentations. Panel debates on real-time maritime surveillance, littoral multi-int and geo services across the coastal space will give you an in-depth view of the current challenges and advances in this domain. Naval and intelligence officers responsible for anti-piracy operations, maritime security and monitoring of deep waters will give you their strategies and practical realities of using intelligence, imagery and data to provide on time on demand information and to enable effective decisions across the world’s oceans.
4. Architecture and IT infrastructure focus sessions designed for data and information architects. Challenges relating to data architecture and its security and governance will form the basis of two afternoon conference stream. IT architecture challenges and new ideas will be the focus of case studies and panel discussions.
5. Big data and cloud strategies sessions will bring together data managers from defence and government organisations who are responsible for collection, management and analysis of data. From imagery to social media data analysis, crowd sourcing to interactive data management, all big data management aspects will be covered by case studies and innovative presentations from the industry.