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GEOINT 2022 Innovative Tradecraft Competition

Solving intractable problems with GEOINT – entries now open for this year’s competition!

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U.S. Coast Guard Academy Recognized as 20th USGIF Accredited Program

As the U.S. Coast Guard’s global mission grows ever more important, USCGA’s GEOINT certificate program helps educate cadets to enter a complex operating environment.

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Call for Lightning Talk Presentations at the GEOINT 2022 Symposium

USGIF announces an exciting opportunity to present at the GEOINT 2022 Symposium.

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Call for GEOINT 2022 Symposium Training Submissions

USGIF is offering the opportunity to conduct training and education sessions during the GEOINT 2022 Symposium.

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Stu Shea Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2021 GEOGala

An inspiring night of celebration and commemoration brings the GEOINT community together again.

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USGIF Launches 2022 Scholarship Campaign

Foundation seeks donations toward collegiate geospatial intelligence education.

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What is GEOINT?

Geospatial intelligence, or GEOINT, is the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess, and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activities on the Earth. GEOINT consists of imagery, imagery intelligence, and geospatial information.

– The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

USGIF founder shared what the beginning of the Foundation looked like, how the GEOINT community has changed over the years, and what receiving USGIF’s 2021 Lundahl-Finnie Lifetime Achievement Award means to him.

In Friday’s Government Hub panel, NGA Moonshot: How It All Comes Together, several leaders involved in the Moonshot effort were on hand to promote capabilities, management and support for the mission.

Although the U.S. military is united in its mission, it’s divided in its technology. With the help of GEOINT, DoD’s JADC2 concept will close the digital gaps between military services, as well as allied nations. An expert panel at GEOINT 2021 explained how.

Become a USGIF Member

Whether you’re looking for your entire organization to join USGIF or you’re interested in an individual membership, you’ll make a difference in the GEOINT tradecraft when you become a USGIF Member.

Earn Your GEOINT Certificate

A USGIF GEOINT Credential proves to hiring organizations that the holder has the needed foundational knowledge and technical skills as well as critical thinking, reporting and synthesis abilities to successfully contribute to the GEOINT Community.

Donate to USGIF

As an educational nonprofit, USGIF strives to expand its educational opportunities beyond the GEOINT Community. With the help of your contributions to the EdGEOcation Giving Fund, USGIF is able to make this happen.