GEOINTeraction Tuesday

Held the second Tuesday of every other month, 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.

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Upcoming GEOINTeraction Tuesday

Nov. 15, 2016

4:30-6:30 p.m.
Embassy Suites Springfield, 8100 Loisdale Rd, Springfield, VA 22150

Please note due to the Presidential Election, November’s GEOINTeraction Tuesday will not occur the second Tuesday of the month. It will instead be included in USGIF’s GEOINT Community Week, Nov. 12-18.

Speaking at this event will be NGA Director of Operations Maj. Gen. Linda Urrutia-Varhall, with a few remarks from NGA Deputy Director of Plans and Programs Heidi Smith.

Members: Free
Non-Members: $35

Parking: Free lot on site

Past GEOINTeraction Tuesday Events

Sept. 13, 2016
Elizabeth Hoag, eNGAge Program Manager, NGA
GEOINTeraction Tuesday was sponsored by Esri and held at their office in Vienna, Va. Hoag spoke about the agency’s newest program eNGAge and how industry can participate. Read about it at

May 3, 2016
David J. Gauthier, Director, Office of Strategic Operations, NGA
This edition of GEOINTearction Tuesday was hosted at Maggino’s in Tysons, Va. and sponsored by Deloitte. Gauthier spoke about the NGA Strategy and automated processes at the agency. Additionally, USGIF CEO Keith Masback gave the audience a small preview of what to expect at the GEOINT 2016 Symposium, May 15-18.

March 8, 2016
James “Jimmy” Comfort, Deputy and Technical Director of the Imagery Intelligence Systems Acquisition Directorate (IMINT), NRO
Attendees had the opportunity to network with colleagues, watch demos by OGSystems, and hear from guest speaker Comfort. While much of the GEOINT Community embraces the potential of commercial imagery and next generation remote sensing systems, Comfort shared a cautionary viewpoint. Read about it at

Jan. 12, 2016
John Goolgasian, Director, Source Operations Management Directorate, NGA
Around 120 people heard Goolgasian speak at the networking event, sponsored by NT Concepts and held at the Children’s Science Center in Fairfax, Va. Goolgasian spoke about employing commercial GEOINT and change collection processes to fill intelligence gaps. Read about it at

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