September 28, 2016
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USGIF is hosting three, free opportunities to contribute to the 2017 State of GEOINT Report. A 2017 State of GEOINT Content Exchange will take place Tuesday, Oct. 4 in Fairfax, VA, Monday, Oct. 17 in Denver, Colo., and Tuesday, Oct. 18 in St. Louis, Mo.
Participation is open to government, industry, and academia, to include analysts, technologists, researchers, policy experts, academics, business developers, and others from the community. Each half-day, unclassified session will discuss and document current and future global geospatial intelligence trends and challenges. Teams will self-select to further develop topics of interest into short articles for inclusion in USGIF’s 2017 State of GEOINT report.
Learn more about the State of GEOINT report and content exchange in a trajectory magazine podcast with USGIF’s Dr. Darryl Murdock.
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September 20, 2016
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USGIF last month awarded $112,000 in scholarship funds to students studying geospatial science or related topics. The annual USGIF Scholarship Program recognizes the achievements of graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, and helps to further the advancement of the geospatial tradecraft. Since the USGIF Scholarship Program began in 2004, USGIF has awarded $1,003,000 in scholarship funds.
“Eclipsing $1 million in scholarships awarded is a remarkable milestone for the Foundation,” said USGIF CEO Keith Masback. “We continue to deliver on our fundamental proposition as an educational nonprofit.”
Additionally, USGIF awarded the Ken Miller Scholarship for Advanced Remote Sensing Applications in partnership with nonprofit company Riverside Research for the first time this year. The $10,000 scholarship benefits master’s degree students studying remote sensing who plan to enter the defense, intelligence, or homeland security workforce.
See the list of 2016 USGIF Scholarship Recipients.