Conference Proceedings

2007 U.S. Coast Guard Innovation Expo

"U.S. Coast Guard Innovation: Improving Mission Execution and Sustainment"

29 October - 1 November 2007

New Orleans, LA



Monday, October 29, 2007
"U.S. Coast Guard Innovation: Improving Mission Execution and Sustainment"

MDA Day Welcoming Remarks:
VADM Robert Papp, USCG, Coast Guard Chief of Staff

"National Concept of Operations for Maritime Domain Awareness", Mr. Dana Goward, Director, Coast Guard MDA Program Integration (CG-51-M)

Interagency Staff Leads

"U.S. Coast Guard MDA Projects", RDML Rob Parker, USCG, Assistant Commandant for Capabilities (CG-7)

Afternoon Session - AIS Data Sharing

  • "AIS 101 & Nationwide AIS Project", CDR Keith Ingalsbe, USCG, Project Manager, Coast Guard Nationwide AIS Project

AIS Collection with Satellites

Sharing AIS Data

Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I), Mr. Andy Farrar, U.S. Navy PEO C4I


Tuesday, 30 October 2007

Expo Keynote Session #1
The Honorable David Walker, Comptroller General, U.S. Government Accountability Office(GAO)

Expo Panel Session: Innovations in Government
Moderated by Mr. Rolf Dietrich, Deputy Director of Innovation, DHS S&T


Expo Keynote Session #2
The Honorable Jay Cohen, Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security

Expo Panel Session: Innovation that Works - Turning Ideas into Opportunities
Moderated by: Dr. Neil Thornberry, Innovation Chair Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)


Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Expo Panel Session: Biometrics-at-Sea; Mona Passage Proof of Concept
Moderated by: CDR Eric Riepe, USCG, Office of CG Law Enforcement


Expo Keynote Session #3
"SecondLife", Mr. John Lester, (ppt format) "Pathfinder Linden", Linden Labs

Acquisition Insights Panel Session: USCG Acquisition Directorate (CG-9)
Moderated by: RADM Gary Blore, USCG, Assistant Commandant for Acquisition

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