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Call for Volunteers: Present "Intro to GEOINT" at Your Local School

Posted on October 14, 2019 with 0 comments

USGIF is looking for volunteers to share our Intro to GEOINT presentation at your local schools during GEOINT Community Week, Nov. 18-22. This is a great way to give back by helping EdGEOcate our future leaders.

We have prepared presentation materials for you that are geared toward upper elementary through lower high school grades and provide an overview of GEOINT—geography, maps, satellites, imagery, remote sensing, GIS, and careers. The presentation takes 45 minutes to one hour and is highly interactive with games, Q&A, stories, videos, and much more.

If you are interested in presenting Intro to GEOINT at your local school, please contact Christine MacKrell at

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USGIF In Search of CEO

Posted on October 14, 2019 with 0 comments

USGIF is the leader in bridging industry, government and academia to advance the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and is the only accrediting body in the geospatial intelligence field. We are in search of a CEO. The CEO will have demonstrable community and tradecraft-building skills to advance our mission. Core candidate attributes will include proven organizational leadership, a member-oriented perspective, strategic foresight, and respected stature in the geospatial field. Interested?

Learn more and apply by Friday, Oct. 25.

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Tradecraft Advances through Human Machine Teaming

Posted on October 10, 2019 with 0 comments

USGIF and its Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Working Group host this annual workshop as a way to discuss current challenges and strategic initiatives related to the role of AI, machine learning, cognitive computing, and deep learning in GEOINT. This year’s programming features a variety of leading experts from DIA, NGA, NRO, ODNI, OUSD, and industry. Join us to explore how these rapidly evolving and disruptive technologies are advancing the GEOINT tradecraft.


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YPG Disaster Response Workshop: How GEOINT Makes an Impact

Event date: October 16, 2019

Whether supporting a national security event, responding to a natural or manmade crisis, or securing the Super Bowl, Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) is indispensable to the public safety community to create and sustain shared situational awareness among all agencies. YPG presents this workshop as a way to discuss how GEOINT is necessary to disaster and humanitarian planning and response.

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USGIF Education Spotlight

University of North Carolina Wilmington