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March 20, 2017

Advancing Capabilities to Meet Emerging Threats

The theme of GEOINT 2017 is “Advancing Capabilities to Meet Emerging Threats.”

With deepening persistent threats and mounting challenges facing our nation, the GEOINT Community needs to build enduring partnerships to advance collective capabilities. Strengthening GEOINT affords opportunities to achieve the agility and responsiveness necessary to outpace our nation’s adversaries and solve some of the most demanding global problems.

March 20, 2017

LAST DAY to Apply for the Golden Ticket Program

Don’t miss the opportunity earn complimentary registration to GEOINT 2017! USGIF’s Young Professionals Group is offering its (YPG) Golden Ticket Program for GEOINT 2017. The Golden Ticket program is a chance for young professionals to gain the exclusive opportunity to attend the GEOINT 2017 Symposium, June 4-7, in San Antonio, Texas, to meet and hear from seniors and innovators in the GEOINT Community.

The Foundation selects up to 25 individuals to participate in this exclusive opportunity, which includes complimentary GEOINT Foreword and GEOINT Symposium registration as well as activities such as a mentoring luncheon, special exhibit hall briefings, and an invitation to the exclusive USGIF Chairman’s Reception.

Learn more about the Golden Ticket rules and how to apply.

The deadline for applications and letters of recommendations is Monday, March 20.

March 14, 2017

Don't Miss the GEOINT 2017 Sneak Peek April 17

USGIF is hosting two events on April 17 at the Belmont County Club in Ashburn, Va. that are not to be missed!

The GEOINT 2017 Symposium is just a few months away. Join us for the GEOINT 2017 Sneak Peek to learn what some IC agencies would like to see from industry during the Symposium and what you can expect from them during the event.

During the afternoon, be sure to take part in the USGIF Invitational Golf Tournament in support of the Foundation’s educational activities.

Both events require separate registration.



March 8, 2017

ALERT: Fraudulent Hotel Reservation Companies

Fraudulent hotel reservation companies are calling exhibitors and soliciting attendees posing as an official housing companies with discounted hotel rates and reservations in need of credit card numbers.

USGIF has partnered solely with SPARGO as its official housing and registration company for the GEOINT 2017 Symposium, and we do not endorse or have a relationship with any other housing company.

SPARGO will never call and ask for your credit card number over the phone.

Should you receive any phone calls regarding GEOINT 2017 Housing, please verify that you are speaking with the official housing company: SPARGO, 11208 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030, Phone: 866-849-9827.

USGIF, the GEOINT Symposium, and SPARGO are not responsible for and cannot guarantee any reservations made through any provider other than SPARGO.

March 1, 2017

GEOINT 2017 Registration and Housing is Open for All Attendees & Exhibitors

USGIF’s GEOINT 2017 Symposium is just over three months away. Symposium early bird pricing is available through the end of March, but rooms in our official housing block are selling quickly.

Only a few hundred rooms remain after USGIF Members had early access to book their Symposium accommodations. USGIF has seen very high demand for GEOINT 2017 housing in the initial weeks since Members began registering. We encourage everyone not to delay reserving your hotel room, booking your flight, or registering for the nation’s premier geospatial intelligence event of the year.

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February 16, 2017

48 Hours of Training to be Offered at GEOINT 2017

This year, USGIF is offering 48 hours of training and professional development opportunities at GEOINT 2017. Various topics will be offered June 5-6 to include machine learning, remote sensing applications, ABI, small sats, cognitive social media analytics, imagery analysis, and many more.

Check out the training schedule and complete list of sessions.

February 1, 2017

GEOINT 2017 Booth Space 70% Sold Out

Looking to exhibit at GEOINT 2017? Don’t delay and reserve your booth space today. The floor plan is currently 70% sold out. There are still some great booths available on the show floor!

If you aren’t able to exhibit this year, or would like to help drive traffic to your booth, consider gaining some valuable marketing real estate by sponsoring, advertising, or securing a meeting room at GEOINT 2017. These are great ways to reinforce messaging, secure thousands of impressions, or to schedule on-site meetings.

To view all available options to participate in this year’s Symposium, please download the GEOINT 2017 prospectus.

January 11, 2017

Booth Selection Begins Next Week

USGIF is conducting GEOINT 2017 exhibit space selections January 17-26. Selection of exhibit space will be based on the USGIF priority point system standings as of July 1, 2016.

Want to know when your organization can select space? Click here

Need pricing and details for sponsorship, advertising and meeting room options? Specifics can be found in the prospectus.

For any questions about GEOINT 2017 exhibits or sponsorships, please feel free to contact Ashley Jones.

December 29, 2016

Welcome to the new GEOINT Symposium Site

Last year’s GEOINT Symposium was a huge success and we are excited to get ready for the next GEOINT.