INSCT Deputy Director Robert B. Murrett played a central role at the 2016 Defence Geospatial Intelligence Conference, which took place from 18 to 20 Jan., 2016 at the QEII Conference Centre in London, UK.
Murrett, a Professor of Practice at SU Maxwell School, is a specialist in defense analysis, military intelligence, national security, and international relations. He was the fourth Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency from July 2006 through July 2010 and Director of Naval Intelligence from April 2005 until July 2006.
Over the three days of the conference, Murrett moderated the panel “What Are the Major GEOINT Challenges That the Solution Providers Can Help the User Community Solve?”; gave a “Visionary Presentation” on “Global Strategic Risk and the Impact on Geospatial Intelligence Mission Sets”; offered the introductory address for day two, titled “Understanding The Shifting Geo-Political Landscape”; led a leadership discussion called “GEOINT Collaboration Today and Tomorrow: Threats, Enablers, and Innovation”; led a track panel on “Regional Security and Collaboration”; and provided the final session address, “Ten Future Requirements to Focus on For National Geospatial Leaders”.
The conference’s final report, including insights by Professor Murrett, can be downloaded at the DGI 2016 website.
INSCT Deputy Director Robert B. Murrett interviews John Knight, Principal, UK Royal School of Military Survey, on the subject of leadership during the Defence Geospatial Intelligence Conference, which took place from 18 to 20 Jan., 2016, in London, UK.