Geospatial Gateway Forum

Oct. 7-9, 2019
St. Louis, MO

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED.

About Geospatial Gateway Forum

Geospatial Gateway Forum (formerly Tech Showcase West) is an annual three-day event offering the unique opportunity to see the innovative work happening in the St. Louis region. Over the past decade, St. Louis has grown into a hub of geospatial innovation. With the Next NGA West (N2W) campus in development and more industry partners making their mark in the city, GEOINT has catapulted forward, putting St. Louis on the map for geospatial excellence.

Events at a Glance

MONDAY, OCT. 7

St. Louis GEOINT Community Job Fair

America’s Center Convention Complex
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Join USGIF and local St. Louis organizations for a free job fair at the America’s Center Convention Complex in downtown St. Louis. This event is free for job seekers to find the employers that match their skills and dedication to the geospatial community.

YPG Panel & Networking Event

T-REX
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

USGIF’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) will host a late afternoon panel discussion about growing opportunities for young professionals in the St. Louis area followed by a networking happy hour. Registration for this event is included with full conference registration. Separate registration is required if you want to attend this event only.

Welcome Reception

Shark Bar in Ballpark Village
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Join us for an evening of networking, food, and drinks. Admission to the Welcome Reception is included with any registration selection on this page. If you wish to only attend Monday’s Welcome Reception and/or Tuesday’s Networking Reception, a stand-alone reception ticket may be purchased separately for $39/$59 member/non-member.


TUESDAY, OCT. 8

Show Me the Geospatial Tradecraft

America’s Center Convention Complex
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Attend this unclassified workshop for a unique opportunity for industry to join conversations about innovation and the benefits of public-private partnerships. Speakers from the GEOINT Community and from the commercial world will discuss new ideas, concepts, and dramatic leaps forward. Hear industry flash talks and panel discussions and network with other attendees. NGA Director Vice Admiral Robert Sharp & St. Louis Cardinals President William DeWitt III will give keynote addresses.

Networking Reception

Globe Building
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Get a first-hand look in the Globe Building for Tuesday’s Networking Reception. Admission is included with any registration selection on this page. If you wish to only attend Monday’s Welcome Reception and/or Tuesday’s Networking Reception, a stand-alone reception ticket may be purchased separately for $39/$59 member/non-member.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9

Classified Tech Day

NGA Campus West
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

This classified event focuses on NGA’s current challenges and business opportunities and an opportunity for attendees to walk through the building and learn about the work of NGA employees, see their challenges, and talk with them about solutions. Registration closes and clearances must be passed by Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 3:00 p.m. TS//SI/TK NOFORN REQUIRED.

STEMulate St. Louis

Saint Louis University
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

For the second year, USGIF presents this free K-12 STEM event. Families are invited to participate in fun and interactive activities and demos promoting STEM and geospatial education.

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