Ryan Doom

General Session Highlights from GEOINT 2024 Day 3: Strength Through Modernization and Transformation

May 9, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of national security and digital modernization, the DoD is adapting to emerging challenges and harnessing cutting-edge technologies, said the Honorable John Sherman, DoD CIO, during his keynote address on the last day of GEOINT 2024. “The security environment has evolved over the years,” Sherman said, and as such: “We’re constantly…

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Gov Hub Dispatch #2: Army Geo-Data Fabric and IC Cloud

May 8, 2024

Dan Visone, Acting Director of the Army Geospatial Center (AGC), gave remarks on advancing the Army geospatial enterprise in support of multi-domain operations in the GEOINT 2024 Government Hub Tuesday afternoon.   Visone discussed the Army Geospatial Data Fabric (AGDF), describing it as an enterprise capability on NIPR, SIPR, and JWICS through which the AGC…

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General Session Highlights from GEOINT 2024 Day 2: Collaboration is key

May 8, 2024

The first keynote address of GEOINT 2024 day 2 was delivered by La’Naia Jones, Chief Information Officer and Director of the Information Technology Enterprise at the CIA.   She talked the audience through two “take-home points,” the essentialness of GEOINT to the greater defense and intelligence community, and the necessity to treat intelligence as a…

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Gov Hub Dispatch #1: Intelligence Agencies Chart the Course with Commercial Solutions

May 6, 2024

On May 6, the first day of GEOINT 2024, Pete Muend, Director, Commercial Systems Program Office, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and Devin Brande, Director, Commercial Operations, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), hosted a panel discussion at the Government Hub in the exhibit hall on the “Application of Commercial Solutions for GEOINT.”  Muend explained that the NRO…

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Keynote Highlights from GEOINT 2024 Day 1: Securing the Space Domain and Advancing Analytic Standards

May 6, 2024

Space security emerged as a common theme throughout the keynote remarks during the first day of the GEOINT 2024 Symposium in Orlando, Fla. The first Main Stage keynote address was delivered by The Honorable Stacey Dixon, Ph.D., Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence. She began by highlighting how increased access to space has produced both…

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USGIF Announces 2024 Lundahl-Finnie Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient 

May 6, 2024

Kissimmee, Fla., (May 6, 2024)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced today that Kevin M. O’Connell has been named the 2024 Arthur C. Lundahl-Thomas C. Finnie Lifetime Achievement Award winner. USGIF will present O’Connell with the award in recognition of his groundbreaking work developing and advancing the policy framework around commercial space capabilities.    While…

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Highlights from GEOINT Foreword 2024: Innovative R&D, Quantum Tech, Magnetic Sensing, Cyber Crime & More

May 5, 2024

On May 5, more than 600 people attended GEOINT Foreword, the GEOINT Symposium’s pre-conference science & technology day sponsored by Esri. The annual event is meant to explore both the potential and the limitations of leading-edge technology relevant to the GEOINT Community.  “It’s not enough for us to develop disruptive tech. It’s not enough for…

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Gateway Global: Empowering Youth Through GEOINT Education

May 5, 2024

Gateway Global is playing a critical role in the GEOINT talent pipeline and providing opportunities for high school students by introducing them to the discipline’s many potential applications and career paths.  Zekita Armstrong-Asuquo, Chair and CEO of Gateway Global American Youth and Business Alliance Academies in St. Louis, Mo., gave a presentation this afternoon at…

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Call for GEOINT 2024 Symposium Lightning Talk Submissions

December 4, 2023

Call for GEOINT 2024 Symposium Lightning Talk Submissions What are Lightning Talks? Lightning Talks take place during USGIF’s annual GEOINT Symposium at the Innovation Hub, May 6 – 8. They are an opportunity to share with and educate colleagues on topics relevant to GEOINT. These 5-minute talks focus on one key point – this can…

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Call for 2024 Student Poster Proposals

December 4, 2023

USGIF is now accepting proposals for student posters for the upcoming GEOINT 2024 Symposium, May 5 – May 8, to be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. Each year, USGIF offers students who have recently completed or ongoing academic research the opportunity to present their work at the GEOINT…

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