April 30 - May 2, 2018 | Washington, D.C

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Intelligence Analytics Summit 2018 Agenda

The security challenges facing the U.S. are well-understood; the return of Great Power competition, marked by a resurgent Russia and a confident China; instability in the Middle East; rapid technological change that outpaces policy and practice; proliferation of information and the deluge of data. With this increasingly complex environment, actionable intelligence is critical.

Join us this April 30-May 2 in washington, D.C. where we will discuss key themes such as:

  • Opportunities to Strengthen Forecasting Through Emerging Advances in Analytics
  • Analyzing Key Figures and Organizations Who Pose a Threat to United States Interests
  • Program Updates to the DCGS and Integrating Systems Across Platforms
  • Converting of Raw Information Into Intelligence to Protect the Nation

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Intelligence Analytics Summit 2018 Registration Form

Registration for the Intelligence Analytics Summit 2018 is easier than ever. Just download this registration form and send it to idga@idga.org with the subject line IA Registration.

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Current Attendee Snapshot

Here is a list of who is already signed up to be at the Summit this April 30th- May 2nd!

Exclusive Content

Where the IC is investing in - Everything you need to know

The Intelligence Analytics Team has put together a quick overview of some of the IC budgets and the expert speaking faculty from those organizations, that we have coming at our event. Take a look to see who you will be hearing from this May!

Everything You Need to Know About the $5 Billion Increase in the U.S. Intelligence Budget for FY 2018

The United States intelligence budget comprises all the funding for the agencies of the United States Intelligence Community. This infographic details where the requested $5 billion increase in funding has been allocated. The Trump administration requested $57.7 billion for the National Intelligence Program (NIP), an increase from a re-quested $54.9 billion in FY 2017. The Administration additionally requested $20.7 billion for the Military Intelligence Program (MIP), up from a requested $18.5 billion in FY 2017. 

Artificial Intelligence in the Intelligence Community: Trends within Analytics, the Future and More

Prior to Intelligence Analytics 2018, we sat down with Retired Lieutenant General Robert Otto and Assistant Research Professor Grant Scott to discuss upcoming projects, trends in artificial intelligence and machine learning, how intelligence analytics will transform in the next few years, what they are most looking forward to at the upcoming Summit and more.

5 Best Practices for Integration of Intelligence Analysts

We spoke with Deputy Assistant Director at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Donald Freese, Information and Technology Branch. Mr. Freese graciously gave us a glimpse into what his session on “Cyber Analytics: Leading Quality Through The Human Dimension” will discuss in even greater detail at the summit. He also touches on where he sees the future of intelligence analytics within the next 2-5 years, and what he is looking forward to about the summit this May.


Productivity and Collaboration in Defense

Unfortunately, government agencies are often hampered by static email solutions and a lack of tools and processes to support effective collaboration. In the past, systems have been created and operated in heavily siloed ways, restricted to a specific mission or security level, and with little ability to communicate or cooperate outside a rigidly-defined group of users. To achieve their missions, defense agencies and their partners need to work together and securely. Today's productivity and collaboration tools offer this ability at speed and across devices while delivering the highest security standards.

New Insight: Senior figures discuss U.S. ISR developments

The proliferation of ISR technologies over the past decade of conflict in the Middle East and Central Asia has led to these assets becoming a mission critical component in operations. With new operating environments come new threat types and new capability challenges. In order to maintain information dominance the Intelligence Community needs to take the global lead and strive for intelligence generation, analysis and dissemination excellence.


U.S. ISR & C2 Battle Management Survey 2016: Results

Defence IQ surveyed over 300 people involved in the U.S. Intelligence Community, from government and military employees to commercial solution-providers, in order to find out how the collective feels about current acquisition policies, public-private relationships and the latest technology trends.

DCGSs Initiatives: A glance into FY17 budgeting under the U.S. Air Force, Army & Navy

Here is a glimpse into the Office of the Director of National Intelligence FY 2017 budget for Intelligence community. Also the funding and initiatives for the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) within the U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy.


Predictive Analytics in the Real World

The field of predictive analytics is one of the most complex and challenging subsets of the Big Data and advanced analytic market. There is also a very wide gap between the practitioners of predictive analytics—most of whom are statisticians, scientific researchers and data scientists—and the people who most want to use predictive analytics for commercial and industrial applications.

Security Analytics Market Global Forecast to 2020

The key player estimates the global security analytics market to grow from USD 2.83 billion in 2016 to USD 9.38 billion by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 27.1%. The security analytics market is growing rapidly because of the increase in adoption of security analytics solutions, as the sophistication level of threats and security breaches are growing rapidly.

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Intelligence Analytics Attendee Heatmap

IDGA's Intelligence Analytics Event, has captured the attention of the Intelligence Community! With more than 75% of the intelligence agenices in attendance, this is the must attend event of the spring. Take a look at this exclusive heat map that details the attendee's of Military, Law Enforcement, and Government Agencies.

Past Presentations

Acquiring Innovative Software Applications and Technology to Deliver Overmatch Capabilities to the Department of Defense

Dr. Richard Linderman, the Deputy Director for Information Systems and Cyber Security for the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), gives an overview of the Department of Defense acquisitions for information systems. Dr. Linderman additionally shares the lessons he's learned in understanding the needs of the DoD and Federal Intelligence Agencies, the decision making process through the creation of analysis of actionable intelligence, and how to ensure the DoD is equipped with innovative tools and applications to combat emerging threats.

Navy’s Intelligence Perspective on Addressing DCGS Updates to Combat Security Threats

In this past presentation, William Flynn the Director for Integrated Fires, Innovation and Space for the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff N-2 U.S. Navy, shares the best practices to secure and filter raw data.

Army’s Intelligence Perspective Strengthening Intelligence Capabilities Through the Creation and Analysis of Actionable Intelligence

In this past presentation, Lieutenant General Robert Ashley, the Deputy Chief of Staff G-2 for the U.S. Army, shares strategies for equipping soldiers with innovations. Lieutenant Ashley additionally gives an insight into the future requirement and standards to meet the demands of emerging threats as well as how enhanced filtering and analyzing processes are rapidly generating actionable intelligence.

Direction of IARPA, Research and New Developments in Processing and Exchanging Data to Support the Nations Infrastructure

Dr. Jason Matheny, Director of IARPA for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, shares R&D approaches to support intelligence agencies efforts and how the implementation of machine learning and automated systems is increasing optimization.

Leveraging Information and Joint Operations to Enhance the Nation’s Defense

In this past speaker presentation, Gregory Radabaugh SES of Joint Information Operations Warfare Center, gives an insight into the information environment (IE) as a contested space, the application of informal power in the IE, and the intelligence analytic challenges in supporting joint force commanders in the IE.

Catalyzing a New Analytics Paradigm to Support the Priorities of Defense Intelligence

In this past speaker presentation, Lieutenant General John N.T. “Jack” Shanahan, Director for Defense Intelligence (Warfighter Support) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, explores the emerging tools to enhance feasibility. Additionally, Lieutenant General Shanahan shares future strategies, processes and resources to support operations; as well as policies for strengthening the capabilities of packaged data to aid decision makers.