Intelligence Analysis: A Discussion of Convergent Skills and the Future

Organizers: Federal Library and Information Center Committee (FLICC) and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Library Staff

Date: Friday, June 25, 2010, 1pm-3:45pm

Location: Room 7411, Robert F. Kennedy Building, United States Department of Justice,  950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. 20530 (Please note that this is not the Visitors' entrance address.)

Attendance: All attendees must register if they wish to participate. Required information (for security purposes) is the individual's name as it appears on photo identification, date of birth, and social security number. Please send the information no later than June 11th to: Blane Dessy, Rm. 5315, United States Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530 or Alternatively, you may also call him at (202) 514-3148 to provide your personal information.

Non-US citizens may attend but advance registration is also required. Indicate your non-citizenship status.  Please bring your passport with you to the meeting.

If you do not pre-register by June 11th, you will not be admitted to the Robert F. Kennedy Building. Bring photo identification with you to the meeting. A driver's license is sufficient for United
States citizens. Do not bring unregistered colleagues, family, or friends with you to the meeting. There are no exceptions to this.

Entrance: The Visitors' Entrance to the Department of Justice is located on Constitution Avenue, NW between 9th and 10th Sts. The closest Metro stop is Navy Memorial/Archives. Do not attempt to enter the building from the Pennsylvania Avenue side even though Pennsylvania Avenue is listed as the official mailing address. You must enter on Constitution Avenue.

Purposes: (1) To discuss the integration of analysis skills into LIS and I-School Curricula and to highlight intelligence analysis as another information career, (2) to identify next steps and institutions that may be interested in pursuing future steps


1:00-1:10       Introduction, Lorna Peterson (ALISE)

1:10-1:40       Analytical Challenges in Federal Libraries, Blane Dessy and others  (DOJ)

1:40-2:00       Overview of Intelligence Analysis, Al Powell (Retired FBI Agent)

2:00-2:30       Break and Networking

2:30-3:15       Business Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, and Intelligence Analysis (Edna Reid)

3::15-3:45      Open Discussion





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