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AIRIP Global Intelligence Forum + Analyst Roundtable All-Hands Meeting

AIRIP Global Intelligence Forum + Analyst Roundtable All-Hands Meeting

6/26/2018 to 6/28/2018
When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Where: McDonald’s Global HQ
1045 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, Illinois  60607
United States
Contact: Ryan Long

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On behalf of leadership from both the Association of International Risk Intelligence Professionals (AIRIP) and the Analyst Roundtables (AR), we’re thrilled to announce a collaboration that brings two communities and two fantastic events together in one location to benefit all of our members! 

  • On Tuesday, June 26th AIRIP will host its Global Intelligence Forum, a paid event focused on professionalizing intelligence analysis for professionals across all sectors. 
  • On Wednesday, June 27th the Analyst Roundtables will host their 3rd Annual All-Hands Meeting, a free event that brings together AR members from around the globe. 
  • On Thursday, June 28th AIRIP and the ARs will jointly present a half day of exciting and free content focused on “Building Better Intelligence Practitioners.” 
Please note: most details can be found behind the "Session Details" icon on the "View Sessions" page so please give those a read! However, below is a tentative schedule for all 2.5 days:


“Session 1” (6/26): AIRIP Global Intelligence Forum Speakers/Panels

  • 8:00am to 8:30am: Reception (Coffee & Breakfast)
  • 8:30am to 8:45am: Welcome/Opening Comments
  • 8:45am to 9:45am: Professionalizing Intelligence Analysis
    • Speaker: Dr. Stephen Marrin, James Madison University
  • 9:45am to 10:45am: Building & Professionalizing Your Intel Unit
    • Speaker: Paul Kolbe, BP
  • 10:45am to 11:00am: Break
  • 11:00am to 12:00pm: Enabling Intelligence To Connect To & Drive Decisions
    • Speaker: Reid Sawyer, JLT Specialty, USA
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Lunch
    • Lunch Speaker: Kathy Lavinder, SI Placement (Best Practices For Hiring/Getting Hired)
  • 1:00pm to 1:30pm: AIRIP Update
    • Speaker: Elena Carrington, Square & AIRIP Vice-President
  • 1:30pm to 2:30pm: Future Opportunities For The Intelligence Professional
    • Panelists: Various
  • 2:30pm to 2:45pm: Break
  • 2:45pm to 3:45pm: Developing Business & Financial Acumen to Enhance Intelligence
    • Panelists: Various
  • 3:45pm to 4:00pm: Break & Movement To Breakout Rooms
  • 4:00pm to 4:55pm: Interactive Breakout Sessions
    • Session 1: Intel Team Management: Greatest Challenges & Best Practices
    • Session 2: Developing the Analyst Career Path
    • Session 3: Identifying & Aligning On Core Analyst Competencies
    • Session 4: Training & Education Opportunities for the Intelligence Professional
  • 5:00pm to 7:00pm: Social Event/Happy Hour + Food


“Session 2” (6/27): Analyst Roundtable All-Hands Meeting (Note: times will be posted soon)

  • 8am to 9am: Reception (Coffee & Breakfast) 
  • 9:00am to 9:30am: Welcome/Opening Comments/Housekeeping Items
  • 9:30am to 10:30am: Keynote Panel on Social Media and It's Impact On Intelligence and Security
  • 10:30am to 10:45am: Break/Networking
  • 10:45am to 11:30am: A Debate Over Assessment Methodologies (Quantitative vs. Qualitative) 
  • 11:30am to 12:30pm: Lunch 
  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm: Keynote Speaker: FBI Supervisory Special Agent Ed You (How Chinese biotechnology/AI/high performance computing goals impact private sector security)   
  • 1:30pm to 2:15pm: Blending Cyber/Geopolitical Risk Intel 
  • 2:15pm to 2:30pm: Break
  • 2:30pm to 3:30pm: Emerging Risks Panel
  • 3:30pm to 4:15pm: Analyst Case Study On Learning from Failures 
  • 4:15pm to 5:15pm: Breakout Sessions 
  • 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Social Event/Happy Hour 

“Session 3” (6/28): How To Build Better Intelligence Practitioners (Co-presented by AIRIP & ARs)

  • 8am to 9am: Reception (Coffee & Breakfast) 
  • 9:00am to 9:15am: Quick Recap of Day 1/Final Instructions
  • 9:15am to 10:15am: How To Win Over Customers and Stakeholders
  • 10:15am to 10:30am: Break
  • 10:30am to 11:30am: How to Build Relevant Intelligence Products 
  • 11:30am to 12:30pm: How To Measure and Communicate the Value of an Intelligence Program 
  • 12:30pm: Conference Ends

Early bird pricing for Session 1 (AIRIP Global Intelligence Forum) is available through June 15, 2018. Sign up early to save money! 

early bird rates regular
Member 100 150
Nonmember 225 275
Student/Government Member 50 100

*Registration is non-refundable.


Hotel Information:

The Closest: Ace Hotel


Address: 311 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607

Distance to McD’s: 0.3mi

Price Range: under $400


The Next Closest: Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop


Address: 733 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60661

Distance to McD’s: 0.5mi

Price Range: under or around $250


The Furthest (But Still Close): Kimpton Hotel Allegro


Address: 171 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Distance to McD’s: 1.3mi

Price Range: under or around $250

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