May 17, 2013
More Than 20 Local Training & Education Opportunities
Check out the latest episode of got geoint? podcast series. This episode features two USGIF staff members: Dr. Darryl Murdock, vice president of professional development, and Dr. Max Baber, director of academic programs.
Darryl and Max discuss USGIF’s upcoming GEOINT Community Week, held May 20-23 at various locations in Northern Virginia, with a particular focus this year on training and education opportunities.
May 14, 2013
Join USGIF on June 5 in St. Louis for the NGA Tech Showase West.
USGIF offers this exclusive event to the GEOINT Community, providing an unparalleled opportunity to see the unique work of NCW.
The day begins with a panel session on the NGA Strategic Objectives and how this is impacts NCW. Afterward, attendees can view 15-20 demos throughout the building, which will tie together the topics discussed in the morning.
This is an exclusive opportunity with first-come, first-served limited attendance.
May 13, 2013
Register now to reserve your seat in one of the many sessions offered during USGIF Technology Day, Thursday, May 23, at the Hyatt Regency Reston …
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- SAR/EO/AIRBORNE Training
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
- ABI Condensed Course (Eligible for CEU)
- Building eContent for GEOINT Training
- Cross Platform Mobile Application Discussion and Development
- The GMTI Revolution: From Cold War Precision Strike to the Origins of Activity Based Intelligence
- Into to Hyperspectral Target Detection & Material Identification
- JEMA Workflow Process & Model Building
- More Effective Use of Geospatial Intelligence Workflows in Disaster Relief Efforts
- The Power of Spatial Statistics
- SAR and Geodesy Suite: Isaac Newton and the Choreography of the Night Sky
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Commercial Spaced-Based Vessel Tracking Overview for GEOINT Professionals
- Data Management and Big Data 101
- History of the Cyber Threat: From Pranks to Persistent Threats & Cyberwarfare
- Fundamentals of Full Motion Video (FMV) Condensed Course (Eligible for CEU)
- How to Access Government Purpose Imagery using Four Different Systems (WARP, EGD, iSToRE, iEQUIS)
- LiDAR Point Clouds & Modeler 101: Basic Point Cloud Exploitation
LiDAR Point Clouds &QT Modeler 201: Real-world Intelligence Products Derived from LiDAR Data
- Mobile Access to Human Geography and Crowd Sourcing
- Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Fundamentals
- Telling Stories in the GEOINT Enterprise
May 10, 2013
GEOINT Community Week brings the defense intelligence, homeland security, and geospatial communities together for a week of briefings, education sessions, workshops, technology exhibits and networking opportunities. This year’s GEOINT Community Week will focus on training and education, with several learning opportunities available throughout the week.
GEOINT Community Week’s events include:
• May 20: DI2E Plugfest and Mashup (An AFEI Event – Separate Registration Required)
• May 21: NGA Tech Showcase East
• May 21: A special edition of GEOINTeraction Tuesday featuring Ellen McCarthy, NGA Chief Operating Officer, as the guest speaker
• May 22: Spatial Literacy Workshop & YPG Session
• May 23: USGIF Technology Day will feature nearly 20 professional development, education and training offers, in addition to an array of technology exhibits.
May 8, 2013
Spy Fest 2013: KidSpy Family Festival
Saturday, May 18 2013
International Spy Museum, Washington, D.C.
USGIF and members of the Young Professionals Group (YPG) will team up for Spy Fest 2013 at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. on May 18.
Spy Fest is an annual family spy event, where children and their families get to become spies for a day by learning the ins and outs of being an agent. Families will have the opportunity to participate in various mini-missions and watch demonstrations led by professionals.
USGIF and YPG will guide children and their families on drawing imagery and constructing their own satellites made from everyday household items. These activities will help teach kids about GEOINT in a fun and creative way.
Register for Spy Fest 2013.
May 6, 2013
Monday, May 20
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
The Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI) will host the Defense Intelligence Information enterprise (DI2E) and Mashup on Monday, May 20, which coincides with GEOINT Community Week 2013 . This is a technology demonstration and capability showcase correlated to the DI2E Framework. The theme of this year’s event will focus on the theme “Agile—Interoperable—Reusable: Information to the Warfighter”, and will feature demonstrations, keynote speakers, an award ceremony, and a Mashup Challenge where three teams will compete to create solutions for a given scenario.
Registration is free for government employees. Advance registration for AFEI industry members and non-members ends May 13.
May 1, 2013
8-9 May 2013
NGA Campus East, Allder Auditorium
This two-day, educational and technical event explores Activity-Based Intelligence through a variety of panel discussions and speaker presentations including keynote presentations from:
- Robert Cardillo, DDNI/II
- Catherine Johnston, Deputy Director for Analysis, DIA
- Stephanie O’Sullivan, PDDNI
- Michael A. Rodrigue, Deputy Director, NGA
- Gregory F. Treverton, Director, RAND Center for Global Risk and Security
Due to recent OSD guidance, government employees and active-duty military may attend this event for free.
April 22, 2013
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has asked USGIF to help encourage participation in their apps Industry Day.
Registration for the apps Industry Outreach Day on Tuesday 30 April 2013 can be completed on the unclassified Intelligence Community ARC.
April 19, 2013
The USGIF Scholarship Program endeavors to support students with innovative ideas for problem-solving with Geospatial Science and Technology. USGIF is dedicated to assisting promising students with scholarship awards to further the advancement of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft.
Students interested in geospatial intelligence or any related field are encouraged to submit their applications by the April 19, 2013 deadline.
April 10, 2013
Dr. Darryl Murdock to lead GEOINT Certification Initiative
The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced the appointment of Darryl Murdock, Ph.D., as Vice President of Professional Development. Dr. Murdock will be primarily responsible for leading the Foundation’s GEOINT Professional Certification Initiative.
Dr. Murdock joins USGIF with more than 18 years of experience as a geosciences professional and remote sensing scientist. As USGIF’s Vice President of Professional Development, he will oversee the GEOINT Certification, Accreditation, and Academic Programs. He will work alongside Dr. Max Baber, USGIF Director of Academic Programs, helping to advance USGIF’s academic efforts.