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USGIF's Jeff Ley Named Show Manager of the Year

Posted on November 21, 2014 with 0 comments

USGIF is pleased to announce Jeff Ley, USGIF vice president of business development and exhibitions, was named a 2014 Expo Group Show Manager of the Year (SMOTY).

Ley was named SMOTY for tier IV events—those with 701 to 1,500 booths—and received his award Nov. 15 at the Trade Show News Network (TSNN) Awards Gala at the Cleveland Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

“This award appropriately reflects Jeff’s dedication and hard work year after year for all USGIF events, not the least of which was working through the challenges presented with the postponement of the GEOINT 2013 Symposium as a result of the federal government shutdown,” said USGIF COO Aimee McGranahan. “Jeff continues to raise the bar each year, and our team is very proud that he is being honored with the SMOTY Award. It is very well deserved.”

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Homeland Security and Defense Geospatial Community Exchange

Posted on November 20, 2014 with 0 comments

Online registration is now closed. On-site registration and check-in open 7 a.m. in the Independence Center A foyer.

Help drive collaboration between government, industry, private and academic sectors supporting homeland security and defense missions by attending USGIF’s Homeland Security and Defense Geospatial Community Exchange on Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Hyatt Crystal City in Arlington, VA.

See multiple exhibits from DHS Components, Directorates, and Offices alongside numerous industry exhibitors. Hear speakers representing DHS, FEMA, NGA, and more.

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Ten Years Later: Looking at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Posted on November 19, 2014 with 0 comments

Ten Years Later: Looking at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Joseph Theater, Breidenbaugh Hall, Gettysburg College, PA

Ten years ago, the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (The 9/11 Commission) issued a detailed report, including a recommendation that “the current position of Director of Central Intelligence should be replaced by a National Intelligence Director with two main areas of responsibility.

USGIF is proud to assist the Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College with its Intelligence & National Security Series, and promote some of the events during GEOINT Community Week.

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