The EU is currently acting as the driving force for the so called "comprehensive approach". The Global Monitoring of Environment & Security worth €1.6 billion is designed to integrate defence, civilian, national security and anti-terrorist GIS intelligence capabilities. This will achieve better results for all parties involved, and most importantly will keep the costs in tight control. It is especially relevant to the GIS intelligence community, as every European government is cutting costs, tightening budgets and reduces spend.
The reduction of spend and the need for geospatial intelligence will be major themes at Defence Geospatial Intelligence (DGI) 2011, January 24-27 in London, where you will learn the latest geospatial strategies, find new ideas and solutions for your organisation. DGI is Europe’s largest gathering for the worlds geospatial intelligence community with over 600 geospatial professionals and over 45 MoD’s gathering together to network, benchmark and set the basis for geospatial strategies for the future.
We are delighted to announce that Air Marshal Sir Stuart William Peach, KCB, CBE, BA, MPhil, DTech, DLitt, FRAeS, RAF, Chief of Joint Operations, UK MoD will be opening the 7th annual Defence Geospatial Intelligence (DGI) 2011 conference on the morning of the 25th.
Air Marshal Peach is responsible for the planning and execution of UK-led joint, combined and multi-national operations. Prior to that, he was the Director General Intelligence Collection in the Defence Intelligence Staff. In this role Air Marshal Peach was responsible for the organisation of what makes up the largest sub-element of Defence Intelligence. He was in charge of the collection of Signals, Geo-spatial, Imagery and Measurement and Signature Intelligence.
Air Marshal Peach will give a speech on the changing role of geospatial capabilities in intelligence collection, analysis and decision-making. Learn about the challenges and requirements of the commanding officers in intelligence.
Defence Geospatial Intelligence 2011 will have the most number of countries represented. Over 45 ministries of defence and governments are sending their senior officers and executives to join this geospatial intelligence community event.
Confirmed attendance already includes:
Israeli Intelligence Service (ISIS)
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Defence Geospatial Intelligence
24-27 January, 2011
QEII Centre, London
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