The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Georgetown University will jointly host the second annual George T. Kalaris Intelligence Conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on September 24 at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall (3rd floor of Healy Hall, 37th and O Street, Washington).
The central theme of the conference will be on the relationship between intelligence and technology with the keynote speakers being; the director of national intelligence, James R. Clapper, Robert Cardillo, NGA director, and Marcel Lettre, acting undersecretary of defense for intelligence along with other experts in the intelligence community and private sector.
Bruce Hoffman, CSS Director said, “Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program is truly honored to have NGA as a partner in this year’s annual conference on emerging intelligence challenges. The distinguished collection of government officials, leading figures in the private sector, and accomplished scholars that will gather on campus in September for this event will bring diverse and informed perspectives to the range of critical issues facing the United States.”
Various national security issues will be explored through a variety of policy-relevant events. The panel topics will include; The Advent of Non-Traditional Data, Achieving Transparency: The Evolution of Intelligence, and The Future for Intelligence Analysis, Collection and Activities.
Robert Cardillo, NGA Director said, “The Georgetown University Center for Security Studies and NGA are ideal collaborators for such an event. The lineup of topics and panels will provide an informative public forum to examine some important national security challenges.”