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Beyond COVID-19: Insights for the IC Going Forward

Rather than a retrospective look at the community’s response to the pandemic, this panel projected how the GEOINT community will leverage the technological and cultural revolution to become stronger, smarter, and better—from anywhere

3D – The Future of Foundational Data

Fireside chat with MG Maria Gervais, USA, Army Futures Command and MG Charlie Cleveland, USA, NGA

25 Years of Showing the Way

NGA Director VADM Robert Sharp reflects on the 25-year history of the agency and the ‘Moonshot’ operational effort to face a future as challenging as our nation’s first journey to the moon

A Growing Field

Commercial GEOINT continues to make impressive strides, propelled by myriad factors: market competition, agile development processes, and unprecedented technological advances

Beyond COVID-19: Insights for the IC Going Forward

Rather than a retrospective look at the community’s response to the pandemic, this panel projected how the GEOINT community will leverage the technological and cultural revolution to become stronger, smarter, and better—from anywhere

3D – The Future of Foundational Data

Fireside chat with MG Maria Gervais, USA, Army Futures Command and MG Charlie Cleveland, USA, NGA

25 Years of Showing the Way

NGA Director VADM Robert Sharp reflects on the 25-year history of the agency and the ‘Moonshot’ operational effort to face a future as challenging as our nation’s first journey to the moon

A Growing Field

Commercial GEOINT continues to make impressive strides, propelled by myriad factors: market competition, agile development processes, and unprecedented technological advances

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GEOINT COMMUNITY NEWS

Weekly GEOINT Community News

By USGIF | April 5, 2021

BlackSky’s Newest Satellite Delivers First Insights Within 24 Hours, startups selected for NGA program, Lockheed Martin And Omnispace Explore Space-Based 5G Global Network, and more.

Weekly GEOINT Community News

By USGIF | March 31, 2021

Esri Joins ERES and K&A to Create Geospatial Real Estate Solution, L3Harris 3D Printed Space Experiment Flies on the International Space Station, Cesium, bringing the real world to Unreal Engine, and more.

Weekly GEOINT Community News

By USGIF | March 23, 2021

AWS – Discovering Hot Topics using Machine Learning, Raytheon Launches NASA Data Initiative, Oracle Announces Java 16, Peraton Announces New Subsidiary Focused on Unmanned Systems, and More

Collaboration drives innovation.

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GDIT is building the art of the possible by opening the aperture for new ideas and removing barriers to bring innovation with transformative impact to the St. Louis region. Watch to learn more.

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Beyond COVID-19: Insights for the IC Going Forward

By Jesssica Dorsch | April 8, 2021

Rather than a retrospective look at the community’s response to the pandemic, this panel projected how the GEOINT community will leverage the technological and cultural revolution to become stronger, smarter, and better—from anywhere

3D – The Future of Foundational Data

By Christine MacKrell | April 5, 2021

Fireside chat with MG Maria Gervais, USA, Army Futures Command and MG Charlie Cleveland, USA, NGA

Immersion and GEOINT: Trends in Virtual and Augmented Reality

By Brad Curl | March 18, 2021

VR/AR are for more than games and entertainment—the geospatial intelligence community eyes the technology to improve data gathering and representation

Power of Perspective: Future GEOINT Metaverse Leaders

By Christine MacKrell | March 17, 2021

Young professionals and students from USGIF GEOINT-accredited programs shared their perspectives on modeling, simulation, and gaming

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USGIF NEWS

GEOINT Service Days

By Christy Monaco

USGIF to host events focused on GEOINT support of the armed forces to ensure they have the insights and information needed for mission success

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FEATURE STORY

25 Years of Showing the Way

By VADM Robert Sharp

NGA Director VADM Robert Sharp reflects on the 25-year history of the agency and the ‘Moonshot’ operational effort to face a future as challenging as our nation’s first journey to the moon

FUELING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR FUTURE.

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USGIF ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBER PROFILE

Operating at the Nexus of Mission and IT

Q&A with GDIT’s Deb Davis, Vice President and General Manager, Mission Solutions Sector

USGIF ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS

T-REX: Pushing STEM and GEOINT into the Future

Q&A with Patty Hagan, president and executive director at T-REX

Open-Source Intelligence

Q&A with Authenic8’s Federal program Manager, Thom Kaye

Daily Imagery

Q&A with Planet’s Jennifer Marcus, VP of Government Strategic Partnerships; and Rich Leshner, VP of Government and Regulatory Affairs

Delivering Mission-Specific Solutions

Q&A with Elliot Ferguson, Vice President for Geospatial Programs at Hexagon US Federal

CERTIFICATION

Pathway to a GEOINT Career

The USGIF High School Industry Geospatial-Intelligence Credentialing Initiative encourages high school students to pursue a GEOINT industry credential alongside a high school diploma

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Shaping the Future of GEOINT through Automation, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence

Maritime Surveillance Webinar:
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Monitoring maritime activity is of utmost importance—from fleet management to dark vessel detection. Processing optical, radar, and AIS data with machine learning can unlock previously unseen insights. Watch to learn more.

EDUCATION

Scholarship Spotlight: Where Are They Now?

USGIF 2014 scholarship winner Amanda Ziemann discusses her transition from RIT into the GEOINT workforce

FEATURE STORY

A Growing Field

By Lisbeth Perez

Commercial GEOINT continues to make impressive strides, propelled by myriad factors: market competition, agile development processes, and unprecedented technological advances

Better planned, more informed operations with satellite derived bathymetry

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PERSPECTIVE

Mark Munsell Interview

Q&A with former NGA Chief Technology Officer and now Principal Program Manager at Amazon Web Services

Q&A INTERVIEWS

Exploring the Margins

Q&A with Daniel Whalen, Vice President of Business Development at Altamira Technologies

Fearless Pursuit of Innovation

Q&A with Dr. Chris Scolese, Director, National Reconnaissance Office

Competency and Teamwork

Q&A with Steven Truitt, Government and Platform Operations, Descartes Labs

USGIF WORKING GROUPS

Fostering a Dialogue

The Modeling, Simulation & Gaming working group educates and informs the global GEOINT community on the latest trends and practices through discussions with leading experts in the field

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Geographic Information Systems Solutions

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CCRi’s Optix: A platform to help “Know the Earth, Show the Way"

The world is an ever changing place; staying abreast is our mission. For over 30 years we’ve built powerful tools to help show users the way. The lens of Optix helps see this change, on land, at sea, or in the sky.

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CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE

How to Prepare for and Guide Your Organization Through the Next Crisis

Observations from US Federal Agencies’ Responses to COVID-19

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES

Expanding the Utility and Interoperability of Rapidly Generated Terrain Datasets

Reality modeling advancements now allow for the generation of high-resolution 3D models from a variety of sources to rapidly meet modeling and simulation needs

Realizing a Live Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment

Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment is a mandatory step toward the understanding of an area of interest and the planning of a relevant course of action to support the warfighter

GEOINT in NATO

An examination of geospatial intelligence in selected NATO countries and NATO itself

The Role of GEOINT in the Integration of Commercial, Small UAS into the National Airspace System

The GEOINT tradecraft is evolving within the aviation industry through the introduction of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System

USGIF INDIVIDUAL MEMBER PROFILE

Competency and Teamwork

Q&A with Steven Truitt, Government and Platform Operations, Descartes Labs

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