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USGIF Members Attend GovSummit Free March 26

Posted on March 15, 2019 with 0 comments

One powerful day of big ideas in tech and location for the public sector.

USGIF members and community may attend Mapbox’s inaugural GovSummit – a one-day event created to elevate big ideas and celebrate innovators for free on March 26. Join Mapbox at the The Woolly Mammoth Theatre from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with a networking event to follow. The agenda is packed with success stories, actionable insights, and expert commentary from the public and private sectors.

Register today for free by using code 19GovSummit100PW.

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New Essentials Certification Pilot Exam Testers Wanted

Posted on March 14, 2019 with 0 comments

Are you a young GEOINT professional in the Washington, DC region looking for opportunities to demonstrate the breadth of your GEOINT technical expertise and distinguish yourself from your professional peers? USGIF has a great opportunity for you to test your foundational knowledge of Remote Sensing & Imagery Analysis, GIS & Analysis Tools, Geospatial Data Management, and Data Visualization. Join other young GEOINT professionals by registering for free for the pilot of USGIF’s newest certification exam, The Essentials!

The Essentials Pilot Exam is free and will take place April 1st – April 19th, and be hosted at Global Skills Exchange (GSX), 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314. GSX will offer one (1) test session each day from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

If you are interested in this opportunity to contribute to the future of young GEOINT professionals, please complete the following registration form. Registration will close on Monday, March 25th.

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Several Must-Hear Speakers Added to the GEOINT 2019 Agenda

Posted on March 12, 2019 with 0 comments

USGIF has confirmed several speakers and panel discussion topics for its GEOINT 2019 Symposium, taking place June 2-5 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The GEOINT 2019 theme is “Human-Machine Teaming & Innovation Yield Mission Success.”

Recently added highlights to the GEOINT 2019 agenda include:

• A keynote address by The Honorable Kari Bingen, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
• A keynote address by The Honorable Sue Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
• A keynote address by Vice Admiral Robert Sharp, Director, NGA
• “TED-like” perspectives on human-machine teaming
• A panel discussion among Intelligence Community CIOs
• A panel discussion about GEOINT’s role in response to the recent California wildfires

The GEOINT 2019 Symposium will also offer a pre-symposium science and technology day June 2 called GEOINT Foreword. This forum celebrates geospatial achievements and programs underway in non-traditional areas. The 2019 Foreword agenda will explore topics such as working with GEOINT data at scale, 3D data and multimodal AI, training and education for a machine learning-enabled world, and more.

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YPG Third Thursday

Event date: March 21, 2019

Join YPG for our monthly informal networking event in either the D.C. or St. Louis areas! Third Thursday is a way to connect with other young professionals in the GEOINT Community.

Washington D.C.
5:30-7 p.m.
Don Tito, 3165 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

St. Louis
4:30-6 p.m.
itap-Soulard, 1711 S. 9th Street, St. Louis, MO 63104

No RSVP necessary, we’ll see you there!


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University of North Carolina Wilmington