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Geospatial Intelligence Middle East

Added by cjeffray on 2010-11-12

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2011-05-15
Last Date Last Day: 2011-05-18

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Defence IQ Team
Email Email: defence@iqpc.co.uk
Address Address: Venue TBC, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone Tel: 02073689300
Phone Fax: 02073689301

Conference Description:

Geospatial Intelligence Middle East returns in 2011 for its fourth successful year. In recognition of the strategic importance of the UAE and its position as the world’s fourth largest importer of weapons, for the first time ever the event will take place in the country's capital, Abu Dhabi.

View the website at www.geospatialdefence.com

As tensions in the Middle East continue to run high and national security remains of paramount importance to the region’s governments, having access to geographic information systems and accurate, real-time intelligence has never been more important.

This conference addresses how the applications of geospatial intelligence and geospatial technology can enhance a nation’s protection against internal and external threats to it’s population, economy and critical infrastructure. This protection may be against natural disasters, accidental disasters and intentional attacks.

This is the region’s only dedicated defence and security focused geospatial intelligence summit that addresses the most pressing issues faced by the geospatial intelligence community today. With exclusive case studies from global leaders in intelligence exploitation this event tackles interoperability and integration head-on.

Our panel of speakers includes:
• Colonel John Kedar, Commander, JAGO, UK MoD
• Pat Tyrrell, Intelligence Consultant and formerly Commandant of the Defence Intelligence and Security School, UK MoD
• Stephen Ramage, Director of Outreach and Worldwide Communications, Open Geospatial Consortium
• John Taylor, Transition Director, Bayanat
• Colonel (retired) Neil Thompson, Managing Director, Westfield Consulting Group

Our advisory board includes:
• Colonel John Kedar, Commander, JAGO, UK MoD
• Pat Tyrrell, Intelligence Consultant and formerly Commandant of the Defence Intelligence and Security School, UK MoD
• Colonel (retired) Neil Thompson, Managing Director, Westfield Consulting Group
• Barry Barlow, Director Acquisition, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
• Air Commodore Ian Wood, Head of Targeting and Information Operations, UK MoD

View www.geospatialdefence.com for the full agenda.
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