August 25, 2016
USGIF’s CEO Keith Masback has been invited to give a keynote address at the 2016 Northwest GIS User Group Conference, Oct. 17-21, in Salem, Oregon.
This is the 31st annual NWGIS conference and brings together GIS professionals from Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, and Montana. The Northwest GIS User Group is a nonprofit organization that provides a forum for training, exchange of knowledge, techniques, and data among the users of Esri software and related GIS products and services. Learn more about the organization and event.
August 23, 2016
Join USGIF for its September edition of GEOINTeraction Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. GEOINTeraction Tuesday is sponsored by Esri and will be held at their office in Vienna, Va.
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.
August 22, 2016
USGIF’s YPG and young professionals of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) are invited to network and view a demo hosted by VRICON at the company’s office in McLean, Va, Aug. 25 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
VRICON will give a half-hour demo of its “Globe in 3D” technology. Following the demo, attendees are invited to join VRICON and continue networking at Tyson’s Biergarten (five-minute walk from VRICON’s office).
To attend, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 19, 2016
While you’re at it, be sure to like trajectory magazine’s Facebook page to keep updated on GEOINT Community news and the GEOINT Symposium Facebook page to keep informed on the GEOINT 2017 Symposium, June 4-7 in San Antonio.
August 15, 2016
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August 3, 2016
Get the full list of USGIF Organizational Members and their capabilities in the 2016 USGIF Membership Directory. Published by trajectory magazine, this alphabetical directory contains brief descriptions and contact information for each USGIF Sustaining Member organization. We encourage you to refer to the directory as a valuable resource.
July 29, 2016
On July 28, approximately 30 young professionals gathered at the Leidos Conference Center in Reston, Va. to hear about small satellites (small sats). The event was held by USGIF’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) and sponsored by Leidos.
The presentation was given by Leidos Senior Vice President and USGIF Small Satellite Working Group Co-Chair Robert Zitz. Zitz gave an overview of what small sats are and how they’re changing the game in the satellite imagery. After the presentation, attendees had the chance to network and enjoy refreshments.
July 28, 2016
USGIF CEO Keith Masback joined other Intelligence Community (IC) leaders July 21 in a panel discussion about doing business with the IC. The panel was hosted by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce as part of its GovCon Series, a monthly event offering educational enrichment opportunities to emerging and middle-market government contractors and entrepreneurs. July’s panel discussion focused on how organizations, particularly small businesses, can gain opportunities with the Intelligence Community.
July 15, 2016
Bringing together more than 3,500 attendees and 265 exhibiting organizations, USGIF hosted its GEOINT 2016 Symposium for the global GEOINT Community to discuss opportunities and solve challenges.
GEOINT 2016, held May 15-18, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., was the 12th annual Symposium and this year’s theme was “The GEOINT Revolution.” The Symposium focused on how adjacent markets and emerging technologies are influencing the GEOINT Community while at the same time geospatial intelligence is playing an increasing role in everything from the Internet of Things and augmented reality to mobile technology and data analytics.
“There was palpable energy at this year’s Symposium,” said USGIF CEO Keith J. Masback. “The discussions and level of engagement were on par with or exceeded any event in the Foundation’s history. There was genuine excitement surrounding the tremendous opportunity afforded to our Community by the advent of the GEOINT Revolution.”
July 13, 2016
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