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 Kevin Pomfret

If you are interested in participating in this working group, please contact


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

July 2019 Meeting
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June 2018 Meeting
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May 2018 Meeting
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April 2018 Meeting
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February 2018 Meeting
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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