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May 6, 2016

Download the GEOINT 2016 Mobile App

Experience the GEOINT Symposium like never before!

Be sure to download the official GEOINT 2016 Mobile App available for iOS, Android, and Blackberry devices. The app provides up-to-date agenda changes, news announcements, wayfinding, social media feeds, hotel and convention center maps, exhibit hall floor plans, and much more.

Download the mobile app today!

May 5, 2016

GEOBowl for a Cause

Help support three charities by participating in GEOBowl for a Cause at GEOINT 2016!

USGIF is excited to announce it has partnered with Actifio, Dell, i3 ICS, and to provide a bowling alley on the exhibit hall floor at GEOINT 2016.

GEOBowl for a Cause will be set up in booth 228 (back left of the exhibit hall) throughout the duration of GEOINT 2016. Open during exhibit hall hours, this is sure to be a hit on the show floor while at the same time raising money for three great charities to include Boulder Crest Retreat, Freedom Alliance, and the USGIF Educational Fund.

See details on how to participate as an individual or organization

May 2, 2016

Support Geospatial Education at Allder Golf Classic May 15

Join the Community for a day of networking on the links at USGIF’s Allder Golf Classic, Sunday, May 15, at an 8 a.m. shotgun start at Celebration Golf Club in Celebration, Fla.

The Allder Golf Classic, named in honor of William R. Allder Jr., helps fund USGIF educational programs, such as the USGIF Scholarship Program. Since 2004, USGIF has awarded $891,000 in scholarships to deserving students pursuing educational excellence in fields related to the GEOINT tradecraft.

Industry/Young Professionals/Academia: $250
Government: $75
Golf Club Rental: $50

Sign up for the Allder Golf Classic during GEOINT 2016 registration. Already registered? Simply login to your registration and add golf.

April 29, 2016

USGIF to Host Orlando Elementary Schools and National Geographic Map at GEOINT 2016

USGIF will host 90 fifth grade students at GEOINT 2016 providing special booth tours in the exhibit hall and offering education about mapping and GEOINT. Participating students will be from Celebration and Flora Ridge Elementary Schools in the Orlando area, and will attend GEOINT 2016 on the mornings of Monday, May 16, and Tuesday, May 17, respectively.

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April 28, 2016

Get Educated With 60 Hours of Training at GEOINT 2016

While at GEOINT 2016, expand your knowledge on a familiar topic or learn a new one!

USGIF is offering 30 training and professional development sessions Monday, May 16 through Wednesday, May 18. Each training session is two hours and are accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Training sessions include:

  • Linking Geospatial Data in Space and Time
  • Anticipatory Intelligence for GEOINT
  • ABI: Practical GEOINT-Cyber
  • Global GEOINT in Action GGDM Training

And many more! Check out the full list of training sessions.

Please note: Trainings are add-ons and not included in the Symposium Pass registration. Sign up for training during the registration process.

April 28, 2016

Meet New Colleagues & Expand Your Network at GEOINT 2016

GEOINT 2016 is not only a great way to get educated on the latest and greatest in the GEOINT Community, it also serves to expand your network with great networking opportunities.

Don’t miss these networking events:

  • Allder Golf Classic – Sunday, May 15
  • GEOINT 2016 Welcome Celebration – Sunday, May 15
  • Exhibit Hall Networking Receptions – Monday, May 16 – Tuesday, May 17
  • GEOINT 2016 Closing Reception – Wednesday, May 18

April 28, 2016

LAST DAY to Order Discounted Orlando Park Tickets

USGIF worked with Hello Florida to put together exclusive discounts for GEOINT 2016 attendees at various amusement parks and dinner shows in the Orlando area. Today, Thursday, April 28 at midnight, is the last day to order these tickets.

Discounted tickets are available for all four Disney parks with options to add a choice of a water park, golf, or miniature golf; Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure; SeaWorld; Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament; and Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show.

Order your park tickets via Hello Florida

April 22, 2016

Discover USGIF Working Groups at GEOINT 2016

Learn about USGIF’s working groups and committees while at the Symposium by attending their events throughout the week.

  • SmallSat Working Group panels
  • Tradecraft & Professional Development Committee roundtable discussion
  • Small Business Advisory Working Group panel
  • Young Professionals Working Group networking reception

Check out all the working group meetings and add them to your GEOINT 2016 agenda!

April 22, 2016

GEOINT 2016 Hotel Deadline Extended to Sunday, April 24

If you haven’t reserved your room, Sunday is the FINAL DAY to book your discounted stay for GEOINT 2016. Though the Gaylord Palms is sold out and the wait list is long, the Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel still has rooms available. The guaranteed, discounted $169 hotel rate expires Sunday.

USGIF will run buses every 15 minutes from the Caribe Royale to Gaylord Palms, and it takes only 10 minutes to travel the 3 miles. You’ll always have easy access to and from the Gaylord and Caribe throughout the week.

Also, be sure to take advantage of the travel discounts USGIF is offering on flights, shuttles to and from Orlando International Airport, and car rentals.

April 15, 2016

Advance Registration Ends Today

Haven’t registered for GEOINT 2016 yet? Today, Friday, April 15, is the last day to register with the advance registration rate. Beginning April 16, registration rates will increase up to $300.

Register today to save $$$!

Save even more by becoming a USGIF Individual Member. Simply sign up as an individual member during the registration process.