Held the second Tuesday of every other month, GEOINTeraction Tuesday is a casual networking event where you can develop new relationships, exchange ideas and discover business opportunities. Each event features a guest speaker from the Defense, Intelligence, or Homeland Security Community who shares their views on current issues and answers audience questions.
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Upcoming GEOINTeraction Tuesday
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Maggiano’s (Inside Tysons Galleria)
2001 International Drive, McLean, VA 22102
Join us for USGIF’s first GEOINTeraction Tuesday networking event of 2019. Reconnect with colleagues following the holiday season and hear from USGIF’s senior leadership team, including Karin Fitzgerald, who was recently appointed COO, and Ronda Schrenk, the Foundation’s new VP of Programs.
Fitzgerald, a seasoned trade association and meetings professional, is contributing to the development of USGIF’s strategic goals, implementing new processes to achieve success, identifying opportunities for USGIF to leverage cross-program strengths, and more. Schrenk, who formerly held several leadership positions at NGA, will lead content development for all events and programs, including the annual GEOINT Symposium and workshops.
Fitzgerald, Schrenk, and the rest of the USGIF staff will share updates on upcoming USGIF events and initiatives.
Past GEOINTeraction Tuesday Events
Nov. 13, 2018
November’s GEOINTeraction Tuesday occurred during GEOINT Community Week. Our guest speaker was David Gauthier, Director of NGA’s new Commercial and Business Operations Group. Gauthier addressed how the Commercial and Business Operations Group is paving the way for growth and innovation in the commercial GEOINT services market and enabling better access to industry solutions by combining trust with a vision for one-click ordering.
Sept. 11, 2018
September’s GEOINTeraction Tuesday was a discussion on “Sharing Data & Services: How the Five Eyes See It” and was sponsored by Vricon and hosted at their office in McLean. The event featured a panel made up of Andy Francis, New Zealand GEOINT Liaison Officer Washington, New Zealand Defence Force; Gordon Muir, Senior Liaison Officer North America, Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO); Kevin Ng, Lieutenant-Colonel, Canadian Army Senior Canadian Forces Intelligence Liaison Officer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; and Simon Wynn, Senior Liaison Officer United Kingdom, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
May 8, 2018
This edition of GEOINTeraction Tuesday was sponsored by Tesla Government with guest speaker Jim Long, Deputy Director, GEOINT Services Office, NGA who gave an update on his office’s progress since it was formalized in 2017. Read the recap here.
March 12, 2018
USGIF hosted a special edition of GEOINTeraction Tuesday at SXSW in Austin to discuss #HardProblems. CIA Digital Futures Director Teresa Smetzer and Director of the UT Austin Innovation Center Dr. Bob Metcalfe were guest speakers. Read the recap here.
Jan. 9, 2018
Army GEOINT: A Team Sport with Collin A. Agee, Senior Army Operations Advisor to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Army GEOINT Office. Speaking alongside Agee included: Dr. Joseph Fontanella, Director, U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC); and Geospatial Information Officer, U.S. Army; LTC Jacquelyn Barcomb, Commander, U.S. Army GEOINT Battalion (AGB); and COL Loren Traugutt, Chief of the Army NGA Support Team (NST) Read the recap here.