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Monday, October 29, 2012
Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012
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MAPPS members in Alabama met in September to discuss the formation of a state chapter in the Yellowhammer State. Jeff Lower, MAPPS President-Elect (Magnolia River Corporation), will speak at the conference to provide an overview on MAPPS activities at the national level and discuss the formation of a state chapter in Alabama.
More information about the conference is provided below.
|FORMERLY THE ROCKET CITY GEOSPATIAL CONFERENCE|
|November 8-9, 2012 - Davidson Center for Space Exploration - Huntsville, Alabama|
Register today for the GEO Huntsville Conference ... and join with others in the Southeast to explore the opportunities for small- and medium-sized business in geospatial intelligence, commercial earth observation systems, GIS, and much more. Registration is only $195 ($75 for students) for this two-day conference.
GEOINT and Commercial Earth Observation Systems
The key themes for the conference center on the opportunities for geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) application development as well as those for commercial earth observation systems (i.e. small satellites, etc.) and remote sensing.
Opportunities for Small and Medium Sized Businesses
The conference will offer special sessions to hear from the small business directors of the following agencies on how to better work with their agencies:
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Lifecycle Management Command (AMCOM)
U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC)
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
"Invest in Huntsville"
This special plenary panel will feature the C-level executives from major Huntsville-based corporations to discuss how they see the development of future technology investment opportunities that support the expansion of their organizations. Panelists include:
Dr. Marc Bendickson, CEO, Dynetics
Mr. Steve Hill, CEO, AEgis Technologies
Joe Ritch, Counsel, Sirote and Permutt; chairman, Tennessee Valley BRAC Committee
John Gulley, Sr. VP, SAIC and chairman, Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee
Joe Fehrenbach, COO, Intergraph Government Solutions.
Ronnie Hoff, Founder, Magnolia River Corporation
Don't Miss These Other Plenary Sessions
Themes for the conference encompass the following topics:
Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) and National Security
Commercial Earth Observation Systems
Energy and geospatial technology integration
"Ethical Hacking" demonstration and Cybersecurity Issues
Geospatial Law and Policy
Special Invitation from Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle
As Mayor of Huntsville and on behalf of the businesses, government agencies, and universities of our city, I would like to invite you to attend the GEO Huntsville Conference. For many years, we’ve worked extremely hard to collaborate to strengthen our workforce and leverage the technological expertise in our city. Now, we’ve taken the extra step of identifying three technology initiatives that we believe will catapult Huntsville to the forefront of geospatial technology and prepare our economy for future growth. For more information, please visit the conference website.
Vice Admiral (ret.) Robert Murrett
Formerly, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
Currently, Deputy Director, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Syracuse University
Dr. Mike Griffin
CEO, Schafer Corporation
Formerly, Chief Adminstrator, NASA
Dr. Myra Gray
Deputy G-3/5, Strategy and Concepts, U.S. Army Materiel Command
Maj. Gen. (ret.) Barbara Fast
Vice President, CGI Federal; formerly, Director, Intelligence, Joint Task Force, Iraq
Vice President, SAIC & Chairman, Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee
Dr. John Horack
Vice President, Space Systems, Teledyne Brown Engineering
City of Huntsville
Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce
United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation
The conference will be held at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration, 5 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, Alabama. The venue is adjacent to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and sessions will be held in the auditorium.
The conference is produced by Directions Magazine.
Those with questions about the program should call Joe Francica at 256-650-0205, 256-509-3661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Those with questions about exhibiting or sponsoring the event should call Jane Elliott at 847-242-0412 or email email@example.com.
The registration fee is only $100 each day or $195 for both days of the event. Don't delay ... register now!
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256-650-0205 or 847-242-0412
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