Next Generation ISR Symposium
Opportunities, Capabilities, Needs and Challenges

23 May, 2018 - 24 May, 2018, Arlington, VA, United States

The Next Generation ISR Technologies & Capabilities Symposium addresses the urgent demand for more ISR assets, platforms and a continued stride for maintaining advantages over U.S. adversaries. The continual push by the services for diversification & leveraging ISR capabilities by U.S. and our coalition partners, permeates government planning across a broad range of critical missions. Next Gen ISR is a plethora of multi-int & interoperable technologies truly shaping Persistent Global Surveillance, Global Strike, Counter-intelligence/ Counter-terrorism, Maritime Domain Awareness, Space Defense, Anti-Access and the Contested Global Commons.

This incredible forum is an outstanding opportunity for attendees to meet and interact with Key ISR thought leaders from DoD, Government & Industry. Additionally, you will hear from Senior Leaders who are defining requirements and shaping the next generation of ISR and speaking on the most critical ISR issues:

Key Themes include:

  • What are the Latest OSD and Service Next Gen ISR Strategies, Roadmaps, Needs and New Initiatives?
  • What are the key Critical Gaps Needed Now for Providing Actionable Intelligence to Decision Makers and the Warfighter?
  • How will Next Generation ISR address multi-sensor data fusion technologies across organizations and platforms and diverse operating environments?
  • What are Needs & Challenges for Integrating All-Source Intelligence to meet Robust Next Gen ISR Intelligence Production requirements?
  • What are the needs & Requirements of the Future Force to incorporate an Automated and Secure PED data collection process at the Tactical Level?

Over 20 Service & Industry Experts from: USCG, HQ ACC, USAF, U.S. GAO, NORAD, DON(ASN (RD&A), Army (PEO IEW&S), USPACOM, NGA, Sandia National Labs, Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems, Lockheed Martin, Booz Allen Hamilton, iDirect Government, Raytheon, Haivision, BAE Systems, Sierra Nevada Corp, and SAIC, will will be presenting:


  • The Latest in Government and DoD Next Generation ISR Needs & Requirements
  • Cutting-edge Capabilities, Mission Challenges, and Opportunities in Airborne, Maritime, Battlefield, Homeland Security, Geospatial and Special Operations ISR Technologies
  • In Depth Discussion on the Most Critical Capability Gaps, Needs in Information Sharing and Dissemination in Next Generation ISR

Early Confirmed Speakers for Next Generation ISR Symposium include:

  • LTG (USA RET)  Jeff Kimmons, Vice President, Defense and Military Intelligence, Booz Allen Hamilton, Former Director, Intelligence Staff, Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)  (KEYNOTE)
  • Col Jeffery "Tank" Patton, USAF, Commander, 49th Operations Group, Holloman AFB
  • Col Daniel Mettling, USA, 116th Military Intelligence Brigade, Intelligence & Security Command
  • Dr. Bill   Powers, Research Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities Futures Assessment Division, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab/Futures Directorate
  • Riad Hammoud, Sensor Processing & Exploitation Technologies Group, TS-Advanced Information Technologies, BAE Systems
  • Trip Carter, Strategy and BD Director, Special Programs Lockheed Martin               
  • Mr. Steve Gizinski, Inmarsat Vice-President, Special Programs, U.S. Government Business Unit
  • Dr. Sherin Kamal, Chief Scientist/Engineering, Director of Technical Services, Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)
  • Jeff  Warner, ISR Business Director, ViaSat
  • Mr. Jonathan Brothers, Program Manager, Automation & UX at Mission Systems, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
  • Dr. Terry Adams, Program Manager, IARPA
  • Mr. Kevin Johnson, Chief, Requirements and Analysis Division, ISR Operations Directorate, OUSD(I)
  • Col Matteo “Mooch” Martemucci, USAF, Commander, 70th ISR Wing
  • Col Rodney Briggman, USA, Project Manager, Terrestrial Sensors, Program Executive Office, Intelligence Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S)
  • Mr. John Phelps, Office of Strategic Operations, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)
The agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.


Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport
1480 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA  22202
(703) 416-1600
1 877 2 CROWNE

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