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USGIF Awards High School Students for Science Fair Projects

Posted on March 22, 2018 with 0 comments

Last week, USGIF participated in two regional science and engineering fairs this month, awarding high school students for outstanding projects that demonstrated the use of geospatial intelligence to solve a real-world problem or issue.

At the Loudoun County Regional Science & Engineering Fair March 15, USGIF awarded $500 to Rasvik Kudum from Rock Ridge High School. On March 17 at the Fairfax County Regional Science & Engineering Fair, the Foundation awarded $250 each to Kavya Kopparapu and Siona Prasad from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.

Check out our K-12 webpage to see what other activities we’re doing.

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Triple AmazonSmile Donations Promotion

Posted on March 19, 2018 with 0 comments

For a limited time, the AmazonSmile Foundation is tripling the donation rate to 1.5% on your first eligible purchase. Shopping on AmazonSmile helps support USGIF at no cost to you. Triple your impact and shop during the promotion period!

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The CIA's Digital Future

Posted on March 16, 2018 with 0 comments

USGIF hosted a special edition of its bimonthly GEOINTeraction Tuesday networking event—calling it GEOINTeraction Monday for its departure from the regularly scheduled weekday—on March 12 in conjunction with the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas.

Speakers were Teresa Smetzer, director of Digital Futures for the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Digital Innovation Directorate, and Dr. Bob Metcalf, the inventor of Ethernet and director of the UT Austin Innovation Center.

Smetzer said the purpose of Digital Futures is “to accelerate the identification and adoption of industry-leading technology and processes to solve mission problems.”

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Small Business Advisory Working Group Meeting

Event date: March 22, 2018

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