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Novetta Solutions to Sponsor Big Data Symposium

Oct 04, 2013 (11:10 AM EDT)
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RESTON, Va., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novetta Solutions announced today its Diamond sponsorship of Defense Strategies Institute's Big Data for Intelligence Symposium on October 16-17 in Alexandria, VA. The Symposium will host key leaders from the Intelligence Community who will focus on the conference theme of Creating Actionable Intelligence from Large Unstructured Data Sets. U.S. Government leadership who will hold related discussion sessions include:

  • Dr. Reggie Brothers, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research
  • David Shedd, Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Winston Beauchamp, Director of Mission Integration, ODNI
  • Robert Jimenez, CTO, National Reconnaissance Office
  • Duncan McCarthy, Technical Executive, InnoVision, NGA
  • Ken Rice, Director of ISR Integration Division, NGA
  • Dr. Carey Schwartz, PSC Lead, Office of Naval Research
  • Dr. Ashit Talukder, Division Chief, Information Access Division, NIST
  • Gus Taveras, CTO, Defense Intelligence Agency

Novetta CEO, Peter LaMontagne, will serve as co-chair of the event, providing opening remarks on the critical nature of Big Data in today's technological environment and the growing need for sophisticated, analytics-based solutions to distill the most timely and relevant information from large unstructured data sets. The forum style conference sessions will facilitate collaboration between Government and industry through discussions of current initiatives, needs, and requirements in an effort to achieve greater benefits from Big Data. LaMontagne added, "This symposium addresses a critical issue for national security professionals and technologists who strive to efficiently derive value from the vast amounts of unstructured data that is created daily. We are very pleased to sponsor this timely and important event."

About Novetta: Novetta provides innovative, mission-critical software and services solutions to organizations that work with massive data sets, including big data analytics, cyber analytics, and identity intelligence. Novetta specializes in providing these solutions to organizations within the Defense, Intelligence, and Law Enforcement Communities.

About the Defense Strategies Institute (DSI): DSI is committed to advancing the mission-critical goals of the U.S. Military and Government. Through high-level educational training summits and symposiums, DSI brings together the mission-relevant representatives in "Town Hall" forums to foster the necessary discussions and debates to help achieve efficient and effective mission success.

For more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with Peter LaMontagne, please contact Fiona Barshow at 571-278-9857.

 

SOURCE Novetta Solutions