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Trajectory Q4 Content Now Available

Posted on December 15, 2014 with 0 comments

USGIF’s trajectory magazine’s Q4 2014 content is now available online and in print! This issue includes Q&As with NGA Director Robert Cardillo and former director Letitia Long, a look at maritime domain awareness, and a list of the 2014 USGIF scholarship recipients.

The Q4 issue also offers the official USGIF 2014 Membership Directory. It contains an alphabetical directory of descriptions and contact information for all of the USGIF Sustaining Members, in addition to a capabilities index.

You can download a PDF version of this issue, or sign up for a free subscription to trajectory quarterly print issues and monthly e-newsletters.

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Geography 2050 Conference Examines Global Trends

Posted on December 12, 2014 with 0 comments

“Geography 2050: Mounting an Expedition to the Future,” took place Nov. 19 at the Low Memorial Library in New York City. The event, also the inaugural fall conference of the American Geographical Society (AGS), explored the challenges civilization will face by the year 2050 through the lens of geography. With topics ranging from the planet’s changing physical characteristics to geo-politics, more than 230 attendees listened to a wide array of speeches by more than 20 experts representing government, industry, and academia.

USGIF partnered with AGS for Geography 2050 and incorporated the event into the Foundation’s 2014 GEOINT Community Week held Nov. 17-21.

Topics such as urbanization, climate, energy, expansion of the Internet, and other global trends all encompassed the overarching theme of the event: understanding how the world is changing and what can be done to better plan for the future.

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Awards Program Opening in January!

Posted on December 10, 2014 with 0 comments

The 2015 Awards Program will open January 2015!

The USGIF Awards Program annually recognizes the exceptional work of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft’s brightest minds. Anyone involved in the GEOINT Community may apply and/or nominate someone or a team for an award.

Recipients will be announced at the GEOINT 2015 Symposium.

Applications will be posted in January. Start brainstorming who you will nominate!

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YPG Brown Bag Lunch and Networking with NGA Professional Network

Event date: January 8, 2015

USGIF YPG Brown Bag Lunch with NGA Professionals Network

When: January 8, 2015
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Goddard Room (Conference Center), NGA Campus East
7500 GEOINT Dr.
Springfield, VA

VTC will be offered to NGA Campus West and Denver

Representatives from the United States Geospatial Intelligence
Foundation’s (USGIF) Young Professionals Group (YPG) will join the NGA
Professionals Network to provide an overview of USGIF and YPG. This is an
opportunity to network with GEOINT professionals from across the IC and
to form a relationship between YPG and the NGA Professionals Network to
help build the community, advance the tradecraft, and accelerate

If you are a USGIF YPG member and would like to join us at NGA Campus
East to network with the NGA Professionals Network, please RSVP to Justin
Franz, USGIF professional development administrative coordinator, at Justin will collect personal information
required for the visit and provide additional details to include arrival
and parking information. RSVP is required no later than January 5 for all
attendees who do not work onsite at NGA Campus East.


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