Director of National Intelligence and Senior Intelligence Community Leaders to Speak at 2008 GEOINT Conference in Nashville

WASHINGTON , Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued today by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence: What: The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), will host its fifth annual...


WASHINGTON , Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued today by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence:

What:

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), will host its fifth annual GEOINT Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee .

Mr. Mike McConnell , Director of National Intelligence (DNI), will be one of the conferences keynote speakers on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 11:45 am CDT .

Other senior Intelligence Community keynote speakers include:

When:

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 through Thursday, October 30, 2008

Agenda: Is available online at http://www.geoint2008.com/files/agenda.pdf

Location:

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive

Nashville, Tennessee

For more information on the conference, visit: http://www.geoint2008.com

Additional Instructions:

1) Members of the media can register in advance by emailing Jordan Fuhr at jordan.fuhr@usgif.org. All members of the media must report directly to the press room (Canal Room E) to pick-up their badge before proceeding to Delta Ballroom A or any other exhibit hall or symposium session. Please plan on arriving one-hour prior if you register on-site. Proper credentials are required for those who have not pre-registered.

2) Any questions regarding access into the convention center should be addressed to Jordan Fuhr , USGIF, jordan.fuhr@usgif.org, 703-424-5480.

About the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

The Director of National Intelligence oversees 16 federal organizations that make up the U.S. intelligence community. The DNI also manages the implementation of the National Intelligence Program.

Additionally, the DNI serves as the principal adviser to the president, the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council on intelligence issues related to national security.

About the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation

USGIF is the only organization dedicated to promoting the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and building a stronger community of interest across industry, academia, government, professional organizations and individual stakeholders.

As a not-for-profit educational foundation, USGIF strives to bring together the community at-large and support life-long learning that will ensure a robust cadre of professionals and a healthy tradecraft now and in the future.

CONTACT:

Jordan Fuhr , United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation at 703-424-5480 or jordan.fuhr@usgif.org

Ross Feinstein , Office of the Director of National Intelligence - 703-275-3700

SOURCE Office of the Director of National Intelligence