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NRO Application Service Provider Working Group Meeting 9/23

September 15, 2014

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) invites you to its NRO Application Service Provider (NASP) Industry Advisory Working Group (IAWG) kickoff meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 3 to 5 p.m.

The government is in the process of defining the NASP operating model, technical architecture, and how and what it will procure. To jump-start the dialogue and form a coherent industry voice, USGIF has formed the NASP IAWG. The mission of the working group is to assist the NRO in achieving its transformation objectives and to provide insights from an industry-partner perspective.

The working group will provide a collaborative, vendor/integrator-agnostic venue that is strategic and objective, offer options and tradeoffs, and emphasize speed and pragmatism over research.

This meeting takes place at USGIF, 2325 Dulles Corner Boulevard, Suite 450, Herndon, Virginia, 20171. Please email any questions to

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West Point Cadets Show "got geoint?" Spirit

September 11, 2014

The incoming class of cadets of the United State Military Academy at West Point’s geospatial information science program show off their USGIF “got geoint?” t-shirts!

West Point is one of nine universities and colleges in the USGIF Geospatial Intelligence Certificate Program.

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SAVE THE DATE: NGA Tech Showcase West Oct. 22-23

September 11, 2014

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) Tech Showcase West October 22-23 at the 2nd Street facility in St. Louis, Missouri. USGIF offers this exclusive event to USGIF Members, providing an unparalleled opportunity to see the unique work of NGA Campus West.

Details for registration will be announced at a later date.

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Geography 2050 to Explore Trends Shaping the World's Future

September 8, 2014

“Geography 2050: Mounting an Expedition to the Future” is the inaugural event in a multi-year strategic dialogue meant to help decision makers and the public alike understand the major trends that will reshape the nation and planet between now and 2050.

Geography 2050 is the fall conference of the American Geographical Society. Hosted by the Earth Institute at Columbia University, with the support of USGIF, and other partners and sponsors, this one-day event will take place Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the historic Low Memorial Library, site of the Pulitzer Prize Award Ceremony.

Geography 2050 is just one of the many events taking place during USGIF’s GEOINT Community Week, to be held Nov. 17-21, 2014.


To register or for more information about Geography 2050, please visit the event website: To learn more about USGIF’s GEOINT Community Week, visit

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Check Out Exhibitor Videos from USGIF's Data Analytics Workshop

September 4, 2014

Missed seeing exhibit hall from USGIF’s “Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact” workshop on July 30? Videos of each exhibitor are now available on

Exhibitors include BAE Systems, CarahSoft, Cloudera, Cognitio, DigitalGlobe, Digital Reasoning, IBM, ICG and Leidos.

Also, be sure to visit to read the recap of the event.

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Ms. Letitia Long to Speak at GEOINTeraction Tuesday

September 4, 2014

Join USGIF for GEOINTeraction Tuesday on September 9 at 4 p.m. at Embassy Suites in Springfield, VA, directly following the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Tech Showcase East.

Letitia A. Long, the fifth Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the first female head of a major U.S. intelligence agency, will be the guest speaker.

GEOINTeraction Tuesday is a casual networking event where you can develop new relationships, exchange ideas and discover business opportunities.

RSVP today to with your name, title and organization.

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Registration Now Closed for NGA Tech Showcase East

September 4, 2014

USGIF’s NGA Tech Showcase East takes place Tuesday, September 9, at NGA Campus East in Springfield, VA. This all-day classified event gives attendees the opportunity to listen to briefings and demos inside NGA’s facilities.

*Each attendee is required to hold a TS//SI/TK level clearance. USGIF and NGA encourage all IC Blue and Green badge holders to send clearance information to avoid any delays processing through NGA and USGIF registration. Instructions on how to pass clearances are provided via email with your event registration confirmation.

Registration is now closed

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Register for NGA Tech Showcase East—Sept. 9

August 24, 2014

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) Tech Showcase East will take place September 9 at NGA Campus East in Springfield, VA. This all-day classified event gives attendees the opportunity to listen to briefings and demos inside NGA’s facilities.

Click here to see the agenda.

Register for this event.

The 2014 NGA Tech Showcase East requires each attendee holds a TS/SI/TK level clearance. Clearance deadline is Tuesday, September 2.

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YPG to Host Presentation by Matthew Moniz

August 22, 2014

Geospatial intelligence is needed by adventurers around the globe. Join USGIF on Tuesday, August 26 at the Boundless Offices in Arlington, VA for GEOINT for the Young Adventurer: A Presentation from Matthew Moniz, a free, imagery rich presentation by Matthew Moniz, who will show us the importance of geospatial, terrain, and weather knowledge, and how all are essential to climbers.

R.S.V.P. by Monday, August 25 via Eventbrite.

Complimentary food and beverages will be provided.

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USGIF & Analyst One Host Data Analytics Workshop

August 13, 2014

On Wednesday, July 30, Analyst One and USGIF held a data analytics workshop called “Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact,” at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, VA. This event provided a full venue of interactive sessions designed to extract and share lessons learned. Some of the greatest minds in analytics for business outcomes and mission impact gave keynotes, presentations, and participated in panel discussions.

Read the recap at

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