GEOINT Community Week
USGIF’s GEOINT Community Week brings together the defense, intelligence, homeland security, and geospatial communities at-large for a week of briefings, educational sessions, workshops, technology exhibits and networking opportunities.
Events During the 2017 GEOINT Community Week Included:
The USGIF black-tie GEOGala celebrates the dedication and support of the GEOINT Community and tradecraft. The event brings together leaders from the Defense, Intelligence, and Homeland Security Communities, as well as USGIF members and guests.
USGIF and its Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Working Group discussed current challenges and strategic initiatives related to the role of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cognitive computing, and deep learning in geospatial intelligence. The event was held at NGA Campus East in Springfield, Va.
GEOINTeraction Tuesday is a casual networking event where you can develop new relationships, exchange ideas and discover business opportunities. Each event features a guest speaker from the Defense, Intelligence, or Homeland Security Community who shares their views on current issues and answers audience questions.
USGIF’s NGA Tech Showcase East offers attendees the opportunity to listen to briefings and see demos inside NGA’s workspaces. Attendees learn what challenges NGA is working on, what business opportunities are coming, and how companies can help NGA accomplish its mission.
GIS Day annually celebrates how GIS makes a difference in our world. USGIF uses the day to educate K-12 and college students about how GIS is just one of many topics under the GEOINT umbrella. Every year USGIF also exhibits at George Mason University’s GIS Day event where students can stop by the USGIF table to learn about the Foundation, USGIF membership, and its Young Professionals Group.
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