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Ms. Letitia Long to Speak at GEOINTeraction Tuesday

August 28, 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.

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Register for NGA Tech Showcase East—Sept. 9

August 26, 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.

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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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Check Out Exhibitor Videos from USGIF's Data Analytics Workshop

August 25, 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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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.

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Riverside Research Welcomes USGIF Chairman and Former NRO Director Jeffrey K. Harris to Board of Trustees

August 1, 2014

Riverside Research, a technical advisor in the development and application of full-spectrum ISR capabilities, announced the election of Mr. Jeffrey K. Harris to its Board of Trustees. Harris has contributed to the advancement of U.S. national security capabilities across both government and industry for 39 years and is the Chairman of the USGIF Board of Directors.

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YPG Hosts Open Discussion with Dr. Dave Warner on July 29

July 22, 2014

Join the Young Professionals Group (YPG) for "An Opportunity to Topple Oppressive Regimes: Beer for Data with Dr. Dave Warner, M.D., Ph.D. on Tuesday, July 29 at the Synglyphx Offices in Arlington, VA from 5:30 to 8:30 P.M.

This event is a casual, open discussion with Dr. Dave Warner about his data visualization work. While in Afghanistan, Dr. Warner began a “Beer for Data” initiative to encourage information sharing among partners in the region. Through this, he pulled together collected data in a program he created called Antz. This program uses the optimal design of a visual environment to enable users to more efficiently interact with and synthesize high-dimensional and complex data sets.

Complimentary pizza and beverages will be provided.

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Gary Wang of OUSD(I) Speaks at GEOINTeraction Tuesday

July 21, 2014

USGIF hosted its bimonthly GEOINTeraction Tuesday event on Tuesday, July 8 at Maggiano’s in McLean, VA. GEOINTeraction Tuesday is a casual networking event where you can develop new relationships, exchange ideas and discover business opportunities.

The guest speaker at this event was Gary Wang, Director Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance Infrastructure (ISRI), Office of Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence). During this event Wang discussed the agenda for the Office of Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, provided some recent observations and commented on current challenges and trends.

Check out the recap of the event at

The next GEOINTeraction Tuesday will be held on September 9 in Springfield, VA.

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Join us for the ABI Forum on July 24

July 21, 2014

USGIF and the Advanced Technical Intelligence Association (ATIA) have partnered to organize the 2014 ABI Forum: ABI in Practice and the Challenges Ahead on Thursday, July 24 at the TASC Heritage Conference Center in Chantilly, VA.

This event is classified SI/TK//REL FVEY and open to industry, government, academic, and FVEY partners. The discussion will focus on the concerns, challenges and opportunities associated with the day-in and day-out use of Activity-Based Intelligence across the Intelligence Community and the DoD.

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USGIF Hosts Analytics Workshop on July 30

July 17, 2014

On Wednesday, July 30, USGIF will hold a workshop, Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact, at the Hyatt Regency Reston.

This one-day event provides a forum for sharing lessons learned between and among thought leaders from finance, retail, eCommerce, healthcare, scientific research, law enforcement, DoD and intelligence. If you offer capabilities to improve data collection, processing, visualization, correlation and analysis or training/integration of these critical functions, join us as we facilitate direct cross sector collaboration among leaders who need your solutions.

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Interested in sponsorship opportunities for this workshop? Download the Sponsorship Prospectus to secure your sponsorship!

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