Trainings - Wednesday, June 7

Training Sessions
7-9 a.m.

Trainings are add-ons and not included in the Symposium Pass registration. Each training session is $25 for USGIF Members and $30 for USGIF Non-Members. Sign up for training during the registration process.

Global GEOINT in Action GGDM TrainingArmy Geospatial Center
River Level 006C

The Ground-Warfighter Geospatial Data Model (GGDM) provides a mechanism to consistently depict and use “common” geospatial vector data across Army programs, Marine Corps systems, and allies to ensure interoperability and compliance with the National System for Geospatial Intelligence Feature Data Dictionary. The purpose of GGDM is to develop and maintain a ground forces geospatial logical and physical database model containing common geospatial concepts required to share data and support common geospatial application services across the Army Geospatial Enterprise.


Analysis Training on Activity Based Intelligence (ABI), Structured Observation Management (SOM) and Analytic ModelingNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
River Level 006D

Description coming soon.


Consolidated NGA (CoNGA) Security Classification GuideNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
River Level 007A

The Consolidated NGA Security Classification Guide (CONGA SCG) is a
consolidated classification management approach and tool, which reduces
Agency redundancy in classification guidance, improves the utility of
information classification to lead GEOINT production, and enables
continuous modernization of NGA’s protected information by incorporating
dynamic sources and methods into our operations in a timely manner.
Attendees will walk away with a lil understanding of what CONGA is and
how it is applied by NGA.


Open Interfaces for GEOINT Data*Open Geospatial Consortium *
River Level 007B

Open Interfaces are crucial to ensure interoperability of GEOINT systems interchanging geospatial information (e.g. vector data), imagery and other data (e.g. crowdsource information). Open interfaces are defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) open standards such as Web Map Service (WMS), Web Feature Service (WFS), Sensor Observation Service (SOS), GML and Geopackage. Non traditional geospatial data, like twitter feeds or flickr images, can also be wrapped with OGC services for easier integration with other geospatial data. This tutorial will provide an introduction of these standards and how they can be applied in a GEOINT scenario.


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