Working Group Meeting Agenda

Join USGIF Working Groups for the following events and meetings during GEOINT 2020.

Monday, April 27

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Working Group
12:30-1:30 p.m.

St. Louis Area Working Group
4:15-5 p.m.
The Role of the SLAWG in St. Louis’ Strategic Geospatial Roadmap

Come join the USGIF St. Louis Area Working Group (SLAWG) session as we bring together professionals from the government, military, industry, academia and community to create lasting educational and community pathways to geospatial degrees, certifications and/or careers in the St. Louis Region. Hear about exciting happenings in St. Louis as we transform into a geospatial industry cluster and show that the future of geospatial is #STLMade.

Tuesday, April 28

NGA Advisory Working Group/NRO Industry Advisory Working Group
12:30-1:30 p.m.
New Challenges, New Strategies: Aligning Government and Industry to Generate Speed, Industrial Capacity, and Mission Value

Collaborate as a community on ideas for 1) accelerating speed through agile development and agile acquisition, 2) expanding NRO/NGA Industry Base and overcoming security clearance challenges through “low-side” development, and 3) Increasing mission value and quality through software make-buy decisions. The NGA and NRO Industry Advisory Working Groups will discuss ongoing opportunities for USGIF members to apply their knowledge and experience in improving speed to mission in these key agencies.

Commercial GEOINT Working Group
4:15-5 p.m.

Wednesday, April 29

Modeling, Simulation & Gaming Working Group
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
USGIF Modeling, Simulation & Gaming Working Group: At the Convergence of GEOINT and M&S Tradecraft

The Modeling, Simulation & Gaming Working Group (MSAG) educates and informs the global Geospatial-Intelligence (GEOINT) community on how modeling, simulation and gaming technology can be made more interoperable with GEOINT tradecraft.  We seek to collaborate with Industry, Academia, and Government to highlight advanced research concepts and commercial technology developments supporting geospatial modeling, simulation and gaming systems that are capable of delivering authoritative and relevant GEOINT at the point of need. 


Small Business Advisory Working Group
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Tradecraft & Professional Development Committee
2:15-3 p.m.