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USGIF and Hexagon Geospatial Grant Software to 14 Colleges & Universities

Posted on January 16, 2018 with 0 comments

USGIF has partnered with Hexagon Geospatial, a USGIF Organizational Member, to offer software licenses to 14 colleges and universities under USGIF’s Collegiate Accreditation Program. Hexagon Geospatial will provide students and faculty at each of USGIF’s 14 accredited programs with three-year licenses for its desktop and cloud-based Smart M.App software.

“We’re excited about this partnership to collaboratively issue license grants to faculty and students teaching at and attending USGIF accredited institutions,” said USGIF Director of Academic Programs Dr. Camelia Kantor. “USGIF’s accredited programs have a track record consistent with excellence in preparing students for work in the GEOINT profession. Such partnerships bring academia and industry together to ensure the preservation of standards, to encourage innovation, and to enable faculty and students to teach, learn, and conduct research using software from industry.”

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When Space, Time, And Location Are Critical: A GEOINT Mission - March 6

Posted on January 16, 2018 with 0 comments

Do you want to learn problem-solving skills and techniques for extracting information from satellite imagery? USGIF and the International Spy Museum will offer a workshop in which a national security scenario is simulated. Join us for “When Space, Time, And Location Are Critical: A GEOINT Mission” March 6 at the Spy Museum in Washington, DC.

USGIF CEO Keith Masback will lead an overview of GEOINT for the lay person. Participants will use real-world problems and data and test their own geospatial intelligence skills to complete a national security mission involving the time-sensitive movement of people through a dangerous physical environment. Can you complete the mission in time? Come discover how GEOINT is transforming how we engage with our world.

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Apply for USGIF Scholarship Program

Posted on January 16, 2018 with 0 comments

The 2018 USGIF Scholarship Program is accepting applications! USGIF’s Scholarship Program annually awards students studying geospatial intelligence and related fields with financial assistance. Scholarships include:

K. Stuart Shea USGIF Endowed Scholarship – $15,000

Ken Miller Scholarship for Advanced Remote Sensing Applications – $10,000

RGi Scholarship for Geospatial & Engineering – $10,000

USGIF also awards 15-25 scholarships at the doctoral, graduate, undergraduate, and graduating high school senior levels. $5,000 is given to doctoral, graduate, and undergraduates, while high school seniors receive $2,000.

Learn more and download the application

Deadline to submit an application is Monday, Feb. 26.

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Moorefield Station Elem. GPS Activity

Event date: January 17, 2018

Exploring Ancient Civilizations with Modern Technology

USGIF is teaming up with two, third grade classes to connect modern mapping technology with their curriculum on ancient civilizations. Students will use GPS units to navigate through their school locating several waypoints.


USGIF Education Spotlight

NOVA Information Management School, Universidade Nova de Lisboa