Report from Washington, D.C.

Space Foundation Launches Successful Faga Forum on Space Intelligence

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On Feb. 10, the Space Foundation held its first Faga Forum on Space Intelligence, a one-day classified conference in the Washington, D.C. area, attracting around 150 participants. 

Speakers included:

  • Winston Beauchamp, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space; Director, Principal Department of Defense Space Advisor Staff
  • Marc Berkowitz, Vice President, Strategic Planning, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Frank Cavelli, Principal Deputy Director, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
  • ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.), Chairman, Space Foundation Board of Directors, Former Commander, United States Strategic Command
  • Jeffrey Harris, former Director, NRO
  • Dr. Sean Kirkpatrick, Defense Intelligence Officer for Scientific and Technical Intelligence
  • Travis Langster, Vice President, DoD and Intelligence Space Business Development, AGI
  • Douglas Loverro, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Space Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)
  • Stephanie O'Sullivan, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Chirag Parikh, Director of Space Policy, NSC
  • Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA 28th District), Ranking Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence,
  • Kay Sears, President, Intelsat General Corporation
  • Douglas Young, Vice President of Space Systems Resiliency for Space Systems Division, Northrop Grumman

Thank you to co-sponsors: AGI, Ball Aerospace Technologies Corp., Intelsat General, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and SAIC, provider of the conference facility.

This article is part of Space Watch: March 2016 (Volume: 15, Issue: 3).