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USGIF launches universal GEOINT certification program

May 16, 2016By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) officially launched its Universal GEOINT Certification Program May 16 during general session at its GEOINT 2016 Symposium. The symposium takes place May 16-19 in Orlando, Florida. USGIF’s certification program includes three exams with corresponding certifications: GIS and Analysis Tools (CGP-G); Remote Sensing and Imagery Analysis (CGP-R); and Geospatial Data Management (CGP-D). A fourth competency... read more

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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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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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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

GEOINT 2015 Offers Continuing Education, Training

June 10, 2015By

GEOINT 2015 attendees have the opportunity to sign up for the GEOINT Foreword pre-conference session, earn Continuing Education Units in 80+ hours of training, be among the first to take Universal GEOINT Certification exams, and much more. The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has once again expanded its dedicated professional development offerings at the GEOINT 2015 Symposium, to be... read more

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USGIF Hosts First GEOINT Hackathon June 12-14

June 2, 2015By

Hackathons have captured the imagination and participation of coders around the world. But there has yet to be a geospatial intelligence-focused hackathon. The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), along with its partners and sponsors, will offer coders, data scientists and thought leaders the first-ever GEOINT Hackathon Friday, June 12, through Sunday, June 14, at its offices in Herndon, Va.... read more

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USGIF’s GEOINT 2015 Aims for New Government Agency Attendees

February 10, 2015By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has revealed the theme for its GEOINT 2015 Symposium while at the Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington, D.C. GEOINT 2015 will be themed as “Opening the Aperture: Charting a Path to the Future” to engage government agencies that have not attended before. It will take place June 22-25, also in... read more

USGIF Opens 2015 Scholarship Program

February 4, 2015By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is now accepting applications for its 2015 Scholarship Program. The program assists promising students pursuing the geospatial sciences with scholarship awards to further the advancement of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft. In 2014, $101,000 in scholarships was awarded to 22 recipients. Since 2004 when the scholarship program began, $792,000 in scholarships has been awarded... read more

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