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USGIF and RGi Partner to Offer $10,000 Needs-based Scholarship

January 10, 2018

USGIF has partnered with Reinventing Geospatial Inc. (RGi), a USGIF Organizational Member, to offer a new award as part of the 2018 USGIF Scholarship Program.

The $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering will be awarded to an undergraduate who demonstrates financial need and is interested in or studying both the engineering and geospatial disciplines.

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship, the USGIF Scholarship Program, or to apply for a scholarship, please visit The deadline to apply for any of the USGIF scholarships is Feb. 26.

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Sign Up to Attend the GEOINT Community Job Fair - Jan. 8

January 3, 2018

Looking for a job in the defense, intelligence, and homeland security communities? Or are you an organization currently hiring?

USGIF’s free GEOINT Community Job Fair Jan. 8 in Fairfax, VA is the perfect opportunity to connect face-to-face.

Learn more and sign up

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Final Day for EdGEOcation Giving Campaign Drawing

December 15, 2017

USGIF is running a drawing Dec. 4-15 for the EdGEOcation Giving Campaign. Donate to any one of the below tiers to be entered to win one of three prizes. Your donation will support USGIF’s K-12 educational activities. Help us reach our $12,000 goal.


USGIF Package


One Night Weekend Stay with Breakfast for Two at the Hyatt Regency Dulles in Herndon, VA

$100 or More

Two Beginner Ski or Snowboard Package at Liberty Mountain Resort in Carroll Valley, PA

To enter, donate via PayPal, USGIF Connect Store, or Check by Mail by Dec. 15. See drawing terms and conditions.

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YPG Holiday Cruise & Toys for Tots Drive - Dec. 15

December 12, 2017

Don’t miss your chance to experience Washington DC on the water while enjoying the holidays with young professionals. YPG is hosting their annual holiday gathering on The Capital Elite Dec. 15, 7-10 p.m. This is a great opportunity to meet and network with young professionals in the GEOINT Community.

The group will also be collecting new toys for donation to Toys for Tots.

Limited tickets available. Purchase today!

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Caliper Donates Mapping Software to USGIF Academic Partners

December 7, 2017

Caliper Corp., a mapping and transportation software solutions company, has donated 166, three-year Maptitude software licenses to students and faculty attending or working USGIF partnered collegiate schools.

The participating colleges and universities include several USGIF accredited schools Madison University, Northeastern University, the University of Missouri, the University of Southern California, the University of Texas at Dallas—and Delta State University, which is a USGIF member and academic partner of the Foundation. The schools requested the licenses to support both GEOINT certificate and non-certificate students’ studies.

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Register for Geospatial & Remote Sensing Law Workshop by Dec. 1

November 29, 2017

Don’t miss USGIF’s Geospatial & Remote Sensing Law Working Group’s free, half-day workshop, Dec. 5 in Springfield, Va., on legal matters critical to the geospatial community.

Lawyers, government contract administrators, and business leaders from across the geospatial community will benefit from this program.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits have been requested. Registration for this event closes Friday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. EST.


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Support EdGEOcation Today on Giving Tuesday

November 28, 2017

Today marks Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that kicks off the charitable season. Giving Tuesday is one of the best days to get involved in your community and make a difference for organizations that matter to you.

What better way to participate than by helping USGIF raise funds toward K-12 education? Your donation allows USGIF to provide an Intro to GEOINT for K-12 classrooms, sponsor STEM events, award science fair prizes, develop geospatial learning materials, and much more.

Donate Today

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USGIF Participates in Girls In Technology Sharing Our Success Event

November 17, 2017

USGIF exhibited at Women In Technology’s Girls In Technology Sharing Our Success event Nov. 16 at the AT&T Forum in Washington, DC. Young girls, grades 6-12, and their families were invited to hear from women in STEM fields and to see demos from local organizations. USGIF participated with a satellite imagery analysis activity, teaching the girls how to analyze imagery and examine before and after imagery from natural disasters.

See us below at 1:42.

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NRO ASP Industry Advisory Working Group Accepting Co-Chair Nominations

November 17, 2017

USGIF’s NRO ASP Industry Advisory Working Group (NAIAWG) is accepting nominations and self-nominations to serve as a co-chair. Duties include serving as a focal point to the government and community, coordinating/preparing working sessions, organizing action teams, and assisting team members with publishable artifacts.

The deadline for nominations is Nov. 30. Please reply to if you’d like to self-nominate or if you have someone you think would benefit from serving in this role.

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USGIF CEO Participates in Spy Museum Podcast

November 15, 2017

Be sure to listen to USGIF’s CEO Keith J. Masback SpyCast interview on “Everything You Wanted to Know About #GEOINT but Were Afraid to Ask”.

SpyCasts are weekly podcasts led by the International Spy Museum and feature an interview with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars.

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