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USGIF Announces 2018 GEOINT Community Week Events

Posted on October 18, 2018 with 0 comments

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is excited to announce a variety of events taking place November 12 through 17 as part of its 2018 GEOINT Community Week. USGIF’s annual GEOINT Community Week brings together the defense, intelligence, homeland security, and commercial geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) communities for a week of workshops, educational outreach, forward-looking discussion, networking opportunities, and celebration.

“Following record-setting attendance at USGIF’s recent series of events in St. Louis, Mo., we’re excited to offer a rich and diverse, week-long set of programs, culminating with the GEOGala, the annual celebration of our extended GEOINT Community,” said USGIF CEO Keith J. Masback.

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Machine Learning Meets GEOINT Nov. 13-14

Posted on October 16, 2018 with 0 comments

Don’t miss the chance to explore the rapidly evolving and disruptive technology of Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Nov. 13-14 at NGA Campus East. Hear from government, industry, and academia on current challenges and strategic initiatives related to the role of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cognitive computing, and deep learning in geospatial intelligence. Day two requires a TS/SCI REL FVEY clearance, which must be passed no later than Nov. 6.


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Call for Panelists: Reverse Industry Day

Posted on October 9, 2018 with 0 comments

On Monday, November 19, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) & USGIF’s NGA Advisory Working Group (NAWG) will host a Reverse Industry Day event. The event is being held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Allder Auditorium at NGA Campus East in Springfield, Va. Participation in this event requires USGIF individual or organizational membership.

The NAWG is currently seeking panelists to participate in the Reverse Industry Day. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, October 19. Registration for the event will open to members-only in the coming weeks.

Click here for details regarding the panel format, topics, how to apply, and whom to contact with any questions.

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Intro to Coding Workshop with IBM

Event date: October 23, 2018

8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
McLean Technical Exploration Center
_8401 Greensboro Drive, Suite 120, McLean, VA 22102

Join YPG for an introductory course in coding, led by USGIF Organizational Member IBM. This workshop is designed to give attendees a hands-on application and experience of IoT application coding, and seeing the results of the code on a Raspberry Pi. Breakfast will be provided from 8-8:30am during check-in and the workshop will begin at 8:30am.

The Internet of Things (IoT) links physical things, such as weather sensors and smartphones, to applications. The connection allows applications to provide functionality based on the information it can derive from the things that are connected. IoT has applications across many industries, including government, insurance, energy, and smart homes.

USGIF Members: Free
USGIF Non-Members: $35

Registration will close Oct. 16.


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University of Missouri at Columbia