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Join USGIF for GEOINTeraction Tuesday March 10

Posted on March 2, 2015 with 0 comments

USGIF is hosting its bimonthly GEOINTeraction Tuesday event on March 10 at Maggiano’s in Tyson’s Corner, VA from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Held the second Tuesday of every other month, GEOINTeraction Tuesday is a casual networking event where you can develop new relationships, exchange ideas, and discover business opportunities.

Speaking at the event will be David Alexander, geospatial information officer and director of the geospatial management office at the Department of Homeland Security. He will be discussing the department’s geospatial strategy that aims to improve national preparedness and resilience across the entire spectrum of the Nation: from federal, to state, local, territorial, and tribal governments, to private sector and community organizations, academia, the research, and development industry and citizens.

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USGIF Publishes 2015 State of GEOINT Report

Posted on February 25, 2015 with 0 comments

What is the current “State of GEOINT” and what waits on the horizon? The answers are essential for professional agility in an era of accelerated GEOINT innovation. USGIF presents the 2015 State of GEOINT Report to help answer these questions and support GEOINT Community interests and professional requirements.

This inaugural report began with a diverse gathering of more than 50 geospatial intelligence practitioners Oct. 7, 2014, at the Hyatt Dulles in Herndon, Va. Participants were from academia, U.S. government, and large and small businesses. USGIF asked attendees to continue the dialogue by writing short essays to capture the essence of their discussions, forming the basis of the State of GEOINT report.

Read the report here.

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University of Southern California Receives USGIF GEOINT Accreditation

Posted on February 23, 2015 with 0 comments

USGIF announced the online graduate certificate in geospatial intelligence from the Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) at the University of Southern California (USC) as the 12th collegiate program to receive USGIF accreditation.

SSI launched in 2010 and now offers students a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in geodesign, geospatial intelligence, geospatial leadership, geohealth, spatial studies, and geographic information science and technology.

“We’re well-situated to present a cutting edge and vibrant set of academic programs and research to achieve measurable success,” said Dr. John Wilson, SSI director as well as a professor at the institute. “Everything we do at SSI is interdisciplinary and we are dedicated to helping students look outward for opportunities, especially in geospatial intelligence.”

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