2018 Esri National Security and Public Safety Summit Proceedings

The National Security and Public Safety Summitis dedicated to national security and the nation's public safety. The presentations featured here discuss how GIS technology strengthens critical infrastructure protection and communication between sectors, provides actionable intelligence, improves readiness, response, and situational awareness, and more. We hope you can use this information as a resource for mission decision making.

Title Presentation Author Session
Prepare for the New Normal -- Becoming Aware, Secure, Resilient Presentation Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri Keynote
Open Earth Observations for Awareness Presentation Steven Ramage, Senior External Relations Manager, Group on Earth Observations Keynote
Securing Public Spaces with Exploratory 3D Viewshed and Line of Sight Analysis Presentation Madeline Schueren, Solution Engineer, Esri Keynote
British Columbia Emergency Management Common Operating Picture Portal Presentation Gurdeep Singh, Portfolio Manager, Business Innovation and Emergency Response, GeoBC Keynote
Digital Transformation/Systems of Systems/Web GIS   Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri Keynote
IC GIS Portal Presentation Jessica Sweet, IC GIS Portal Manager, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Plenary
FEMA and GIS: The Role of Technology and Data in Disaster Management Presentation Chris Vaughan, Geospatial Information Officer, and David Kang, Deputy Director of Response Planning, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Association Plenary
Operational Awareness- Using GIS for Situational Awareness and Service Delivery Planning in RC View During Disaster Response Presentation Brian Keenum, Senior Director, DCS Business Infrastructure, and Greg Tune, Senior Associate, Geospatial Technology, American Red Cross Plenary
Phrenic Mapping the Thomas Fire Presentation Deputy Fire Chief Vaughan Miller, Ventura County Fire Department Plenary
Integrating Intelligence and Operations to Support Critical Incidents   Aaron Kusterman, Chief Intelligence Officer, Illinois State Police and Bill Roche, Deputy Director, Missouri State Police Plenary
Modernizing Desktop GIS Workflows in Public Safety and National Security Presentation Chris Delaney, Law Enforcement Technical Engineer, Esri and Dan Barnes, Defense Solution Product Engineer, Esri Plenary
Hamburg Police Modernizes Operations for the G20 Summit Presentation Norbert Ziebarth, Polizeioberrat, Hamburg Police Department Plenary
Colombia National Police—Event Management and Security Support for Papal Visit Presentation Brigadier General Cein Castro Gutiérrez, Colombia National Police Agency and Head of the Telematics Office Plenary
San Antonio Fusion Center's Management of NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four Using ArcGIS Presentation James Glass, Deputy Director, and Aric Jimenez, Special Projects Manager, County of San Antonio Fusion Center and Douglas Berry, Division Chief, San Antonio Fire Department, and Sean Cummings, Public Safety GIS Supervisor, San Antonio IT Services Department Plenary
Securing America's Game Presentation Commander Scott Gerlicher, Minneapolis Police Department Plenary
DHS Cybersecurity Priorities Presentation Rick Driggers, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate Plenary
Using GIS to Prepare for a National Level Radiological/Nuclear Response   James Peaco, Special Agent, Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator, Federal Bureau of Investigations and Thea Philliou, Senior Scientist, Iris Institute Plenary
Geospatial Intelligence in Support of European Defence and Security: Use Cases and Experience Presentation Álvaro Rodríguez, Operations Manager, European Union Satellite Centre Plenary
Technical Demonstration—Gaining Insights from Your National Security Data Presentation Art Haddad, Chief Technology Officer Location Analytics, and Linda Beale, Product Engineer for Analysis and Geoprocessing, Esri Technical Demonstration
Lightning Presentation—Multi-Agency Situational Awareness using GIS Presentation Richard DePrima, Deputy Planning Section Chief, Shane Mooney, Planning Section Chief, and Kevin Harrison, Deputy Incident Commander, Fire Department City of New York, Incident Management Team Lightning Talks
Lightning Presentation—Being Prepared and Providing Situational Awareness, through the use of Web GIS Presentation Captain Michael Brady, Commanding Officer GIS Unit, Fire Department City of New York Lightning Talks
Lightning Presentation—Defensible Space: Efficiency Through Technology Presentation Deputy Fire Chief Steven Hawks, Cal Fire Lightning Talks
California Fire Interagency Coordination and Cooperation Presentation Fire & Rescue Chief Kim Zagaris, California Office of Emergency Services Lightning Talks
Esri Disaster Response Program: Building A Culture of Preparedness Presentation Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri Jeff Baranyi, Disaster Response Program Operations Manager, Esri Plenary
Plenary Presentation   Jason Scott, Unit Chief, and Parrish Henderson, GEOINT Analyst, Geospatial and Mobility Support Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigations Plenary
Plenary Presentation   Prabhjot Bajwa, Chief Information Technology Directorate, and John Ferdetta III, DEA GIS Program Manager and IT Specialist, El Paso Intelligence Center—Drug Enforcement Administration Plenary
Using Advanced Technology To Build HSEMA's Intra-agency Collaboration Presentation Dr. Chris Rodriguez, Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, Washington DC Plenary
Deployment and Operation of the First Responder Network Presentation Jeff Bratcher, Chief Technology Officer and Operations Director, First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Plenary
Powering Mutual Aid with Technology Presentation Jeff Dulin, Strategic Advisor Business Development, International Association of Fire Chiefs Plenary
Deploying the ArcGIS Platform to Support Major Case Investigations   Jared Bostic, Deputy GIO, Alabama Fusion Center, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and Jon Pedder, Esri Plenary
Conference Closing Presentation Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri Chris Albert, Director Global Public Safety Business Development, Esri Plenary
Summary of Day One and Closing Remarks Presentation Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries, Esri Plenary