Geospatial and Remote Sensing Law Working Group

USGIF’s Geospatial and Remote Sensing Law Working Group (GRSLWG) aims to educate its members on legal issues and development related to geospatial information. Membership for this working group is in-house counsel or legal representation for USGIF Member organizations.

Co-Chairs: Gary Campbell and John T. Martinez

For questions, contact the working group at Grslwg@usgif.org.

Upcoming Events

The GRSLWG holds monthly meetings on the third Thursday of the month.


Geospatial & Remote Sensing Law Workshop
Tuesday, Dec. 4 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

General Dynamics Information Technology, Innovation & Collaboration Center
Patriot Ridge, 7770 Backlick Rd, Springfield, VA 22150

USGIF’s Geospatial & Remote Sensing Law Working Group is offering a free, half-day program on legal matters critical to the geospatial community. Lawyers, government contract administrators, and business leaders from across the geospatial community will benefit from this program.

Kevin O’Connell, Director of the Office of Space Commerce, will be the keynote speaker briefing the group on his new position and policy initiatives. Leading government, industry and law firm experts from the geospatial community will comprise the two panels.

Panel Topics:

  • Bid Protest Update – This panel will discuss recent GAO decisions and will also include implementation of the new DoD debriefing procedures.
  • Other Transaction Authority (OTAs) – This panel will discuss the 2018 OTA regulatory updates, OTA use for development and production efforts, and recent OTA bid protest and dispute issues.

There are no registration fees associated with this event, however, space is limited. Registration for this event will close on Nov. 30 at 3:00 p.m. EST.


Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits have been requested.

Sponsored by:
General Dynamics Information Technology & Womble Bond Dickinson

Resources

Task Force on Counterfeit Parts of the Committee on Acquisition Reform and Emerging Issues of the American Bar Association Section of Public Contract Law White Paper

Past Meetings/Events

June 2018 Meeting
Meeting Notes

May 2018 Meeting
Meeting Notes

April 2018 Meeting
Meeting Notes

February 2018 Meeting
Meeting Notes

Geospatial & Remote Sensing Law Workshop

Dec. 5, 2017
USGIF’s Geospatial & Remote Sensing Law Working Group offered a free, half-day program on legal matters critical to the geospatial community. Lawyers, government contract administrators, and business leaders from across the geospatial community attended. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits were requested. Panel topics included:

Protecting the Supply Chain Panel Presentation

Small Satellite Regulatory Issues Panel Presentation

NOAA’s Commercial Remote Sensing Regulatory Affairs

May 2017 presentation slides

March 2017 presentation slides

Jan. 19, 2017 Meeting Minutes