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USGIF Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Posted on September 20, 2017 with 0 comments

USGIF awarded $117,000 in scholarship funds to students studying the geospatial sciences and related disciplines.

The annual USGIF Scholarship Program recognizes the achievements of graduating high school seniors as well as undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. The program’s goal is to further the advancement of the geospatial tradecraft.

USGIF awarded 26 scholarships this year to six high school seniors, six undergraduate students, 10 graduate students, and four doctoral candidates. The Foundation also awarded the Ken Miller Scholarship for Advanced Remote Sensing Applications for the second year. This $10,000 scholarship is provided in partnership with USGIF Organizational Member Riverside Research. The Ken Miller Scholarship is presented to a master’s degree candidate studying remote sensing who plans to enter the defense, intelligence, or homeland security workforce.

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Help Update the Universal GEOINT Essential Body of Knowledge

Posted on September 18, 2017 with 0 comments

The Universal GEOINT Certification Governance Board requests participation from the GEOINT Community to update the Universal GEOINT Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK).

We ask that you please complete a 15-20 minute survey to help USGIF identify and describe the knowledge and skills critical for the GEOINT profession. The EBK serves as the foundation for all USGIF-sponsored professional development initiatives and influences the broader GEOINT Community.


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GEOINT 2018 Symposium Call for Training Courses

Posted on September 18, 2017 with 0 comments

USGIF is offering the opportunity to conduct training and education sessions during the GEOINT 2018 Symposium, April 22-25 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL.

USGIF organizational members, accredited programs, and working groups may apply to present a two-hour class related to global GEOINT topics with a focus on human security and national or homeland security.

The purpose of these training sessions are for geospatial intelligence subject matter experts to provide updates on new topics, applications, technology, policy, and tradecraft. All training sessions are learning opportunities for attendees. Organizational promotion by presenters is not permitted.

The deadline to submit is no later than Friday, Sept. 29.

See submission guidelines

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Geospatial & Remote Sensing Law Working Group Meeting

Event date: September 21, 2017

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