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USGIF Participates in Esri User Conference in July

June 27, 2017

USGIF is excited to be participating in and exhibiting at the 2017 Esri User Conference, July 10-14, in San Diego, Calif. USGIF will be taking part in the following events during the week of July 9.

  • Esri Education GIS Conference – July 9
  • YPG/YPN Welcome – July 9
  • Academic GIS Program Fair – July 10
  • GEOINTeraction Tuesday – July 11
  • Expo – July 11-13
  • YPN Evening Social – July 12

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USGIF Adds Text to Give Option to Giving Fund

June 22, 2017

You can now donate to the USGIF EdGEOcation Giving Fund straight from your phone!

Text GEOINT to 27722 to donate $5 to our fund. You will be charged on your next cell phone bill.

USGIF’s EdGEOcation Giving Fund is a way to give back to GEOINT education. All contributions made to the giving fund go toward the Foundation’s educational programs to include our scholarship program, providing academic certificates to colleges students, and delivering STEM materials to K-12 classrooms.

Learn more about the EdGEOcation Giving Fund

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Two Chances to Attend GEOINTeraction Tuesday

June 16, 2017

USGIF will host two GEOINTeraction Tuesday events in July! The first will be on July 11 in San Diego, Calif., in conjunction with the Esri User Conference. The second will be on July 18 at the Noblis office in Reston, Va.

GEOINTeraction Tuesday is a great way to network with colleagues and hear from leaders in the defense and intelligence communities.



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K-8 Students Introduced to Geospatial Sciences at GEOINT 2017

June 7, 2017

K-8 students from the San Antonio area had the opportunity to participate in various activities to learn about geospatial intelligence at USGIF’s GEOINT 2017 Symposium. USGIF hosted San Antonio area Girl Scouts, Girls Inc., and Boy Scouts for activities on National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Map, technology and UAV demonstrations, geocaching, mentoring panels, and more.

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USGIF Welcomes Girls Inc. to GEOINT 2017

June 7, 2017

USGIF brought Girls Inc. of San Antonio to the GEOINT 2017 Symposium for an amazing day of learning, demos, and hands-on GEOINT.

GEOINT Outreach – Girls Inc. from Trajectory On Location on Vimeo.

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USGIF Presents 2017 Achievement Awards

June 6, 2017

USGIF today announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Awards Program. Award winners were recognized on the main stage at USGIF’s GEOINT 2017 Symposium, taking place June 4-7, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

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USGIF Names Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Robert A. Rosenberg Recipient of Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award

June 6, 2017

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Robert “Rosie” A. Rosenberg, former director of the Defense Mapping Agency (DMA), as the 2017 recipient of the Foundation’s Arthur C. Lundahl-Thomas C. Finnie Lifetime Achievement Award. Rosenberg is the 13th individual to receive this prestigious award and was recognized during USGIF’s GEOINT 2017 Symposium general session.

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USGIF Directors Announce New Scholarship, Issue Challenge to Community

June 6, 2017

During the GEOINT Symposium general session June 5, the USGIF Board of Directors introduced a new endowed scholarship in honor of K. Stuart Shea, one of the founders of USGIF and the first chief executive and chairman of the organization.

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Army Veteran Robert Farnsworth Recognized with Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award

June 5, 2017

This afternoon at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s (USGIF) GEOINT 2017 Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, the 2017 Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence was presented to Robert J. Farnsworth, a retired U.S. Army Reconnaissance Engineer.

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GEOINT 2017 Must Knows

June 2, 2017

GEOINT 2017 is happening! Here’s what you need to know.

Onsite Registration Hours

Saturday, June 3: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 4: 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, June 5: 6 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 6: 6 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 7: 6 am – 2 p.m.

Or register online

GEOINT 2017 Welcome Celebration

The Welcome Celebration is the perfect setting to network with colleagues, while enjoying great food, beverages and entertainment at six themed venues in South Bank. For entry you must wear the wristband provided at GEOINT 2017 registration or present your registration confirmation with a valid ID at the W. Crockett St. entry point (between Hard Rock Café and Howl at the Moon). View the Welcome Celebration South Bank map.

Download the GEOINT 2017 Mobile App

The app provides an updated agenda, news announcements, wayfinding, social media feeds, maps, and much more.

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