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TAG: GEOINT

USGIF opens 2016 GEOINT awards and scholarship programs

February 12, 2016By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Awards Program and its 2016 Scholarship Program. Awards Program The USGIF Awards Program annually recognizes the exceptional work of the global geospatial intelligence tradecraft’s brightest minds and most innovative organizations. The program acknowledges outstanding GEOINT achievements by individuals or teams in five categories: academia, community support,... read more

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GEOINT market report considers trends through 2026

February 8, 2016By

Where is the geointelligence (GEOINT) solutions market heading? Visiongain has issued a market report for those involved in the GEOINT sector. The report assesses potential revenues streams to 2026, including data, trends, opportunities and business prospects. The 492-page report is titled “Governmental Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Solutions Market Report 2016-2026: Digital Mapping, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Cloud-Based Geo-Analytics & Geo-Data Exploitation For Defence & Homeland Security.”... read more

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USGIF Partners with the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy

October 13, 2015By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy have entered into a memorandum of agreement under which USGIF and the Centre will educate the geospatial community on the unique legal and policy issues that impact the collection, use, storage and distribution of geospatial information. Under the agreement, USGIF and the Centre have created a... read more

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USGIF Announces 2015 Scholarship Recipients

September 10, 2015By

The annual scholarship program supports students studying geospatial sciences.   The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) presented scholarships to 24 students as part of its annual Scholarship Program. USGIF awarded $99,000 in scholarship funds this year, bringing the total funds awarded since the program launched in 2004 to $891,000. Through its scholarship program, USGIF is dedicated to assisting promising... read more

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PTFS Service Correlates Earth Surface Changes, Social Media

August 21, 2015By

Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc. (PTFS), a provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions, will demonstrate a Multi-INT change detection service at the 2015 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems Worldwide Conference (DoDIIS). The new service enables clients to correlate change on the earth’s surface with other geospatial and textual information, as well as social media feeds, to gain a... read more

Is GEOINT Too Exclusive?

August 6, 2015By

Time for a Revolution — or Evolution In July at GEOINT 2015 I was talking with long-time colleague Dr. Todd Bacastow. Many of you may know him as the retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and Penn State professor heavily involved in the Geospatial Intelligence Certificate program and the lead for the GEOINT Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) series focused on GEOINT. He... read more

USGIF Announces 2015 Award Program Recipients

June 25, 2015By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced the six recipients of its 2015 Awards Program on the main stage at the GEOINT 2015 Symposium, being held this week in Washington, D.C. The USGIF Awards Program annually recognizes the exceptional work of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft’s brightest minds. “Each year as the nominations come in, we are always amazed by the exceptional work of... read more

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CBP Agent Geoffrey Krassy Honored with Top GEOINT Award

June 24, 2015By

This afternoon at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s (USGIF) GEOINT 2015 Symposium, the 2015 Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence was presented to Geoffrey D. Krassy, an air interdiction agent for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (DHS CBP). David Alexander, director of the Department of Homeland Security Geospatial Management Office, presented the award... read more

Art Kalinski Reports from GEOINT 2015

June 23, 2015By

Editor’s Note:This week, Geointelligence Insider’s Art Kalinski reports from GEOINT 2015, being held in Washington, D.C., June 22-25. GEOINT 2015 is not your daddy’s geospatial conference. If there is a common theme to this convention, it’s the problem of too much data and not enough analysts, so there are many exhibitors addressing the issue with automated systems that merge the... read more

Boundless Certifies Latest QGIS Release with OpenGeo Suite

June 22, 2015By

Boundless, provider of open source geospatial software and services, is offering support and interoperability of QGIS 2.8.2 with OpenGeo Suite 4.6, the most recent version of its enterprise geospatial software platform. Boundless will be discussing QGIS and OpenGeo Suite at GEOINT 2015 at Booth 2094, June 22-25. QGIS 2.8.2 is the newest version of the open source GIS desktop application. Boundless commercially... read more

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