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September 24, 2012

Experience GEOINT 2012 with a Guest

USGIF will again offer GEOINT 2012 attendees and exhibitors the option to bring a spouse or guest for a reduced cost compared to full-symposium registrations. GEOINT Symposium attendees’ spouses and guests receive access to the exhibit hall networking receptions and evening activities.

September 10, 2012

Tee Up Your Week at GEOINT 2012

Register for The 2012 Allder Golf Classic
Oct. 8, Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando

Grand Cypress Golf Club offers 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature golf. A truly diverse selection of Orlando golf, the 27-hole North/South/East Course provides the ultimate test of accuracy while the 18-hole New Course provides a Scottish links masterpiece. Proceeds help fund the annual USGIF Scholarship Program. Come join us for a great day of networking and help a great cause!

Sign up during the registration process. If registered, sign in to amend your registration or contact J. Spargo at 866-849-9827.

September 4, 2012

Government & Military Save over 30%

In an effort to help our Federal attendees continue to benefit from being at the GEOINT 2012 Symposium, USGIF has cut its full symposium government/military registration fee by more than 30 percent. Government employees and active-duty military personnel can attend GEOINT 2012 for $499.

This change is in line with the Office of Management and Budget memo that while recognizing conference travel " … is often necessary for federal employees to discharge their duties effectively …" also required agencies reduce travel expenses by 30 percent.

Though USGIF can’t demand airlines and hotels reduce their fees as well, we are working with our airline partner, United Airlines, and official GEOINT 2012 hotels, Gaylord Palms and the Caribe Royale, to ensure competitive rates.

Register Today

September 1, 2012

GEOINT2012.COM Official Symposium Website

GEOINT2012.COM is the only official website for all things related to the GEOINT 2012 Symposium. J. Spargo & Associates is the official Symposium event management company.

Please note in order to make GEOINT 2012 hotel reservations, attendees need to either book through the link below, contact our housing department with J.Spargo at or via telephone at 866-849-9827. Please do not contact the hotel directly.

Book your room now.

August 31, 2012

Final Day to Get Advance Rate

Advance Rate Until August 31

GEOINT 2012 Symposium takes place October 8-11 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida. This year’s theme is “Creating the Innovation Advantage.”

We are excited to announce a $250 rate reduction, as compared to last year, for government employees and military service members for full-symposium registration. Advance rates are also available for the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities until August 31.

Register Now

August 24, 2012

Last Call for USGIF Awards Program Nominations

USGIF is accepting nominations for its annual geospatial awards program. The USGIF Awards Program recognizes the exceptional work of community members for intelligence achievement, to include government, military and industry; and academic achievement, to include top graduates and R&D.

We encourage you to nominate yourself, an individual, or team you think is deserving of such recognition. Assistance in spreading the word about the USGIF Awards Program to your contacts and other GEOINT Community members is always appreciated.

The deadline for awards nominations is 5 p.m. EST Friday, August 24.

Nominate Today!

August 9, 2012

YPG "Golden Ticket" Opportunity Expires Tomorrow

USGIF is again offering Young Professionals the exclusive opportunity to receive a FREE registration to the GEOINT 2012 Symposium! This year we will select up to 25 individuals to participate*. Defense, Intelligence and Homeland Security professionals 35 years of age or younger are eligible.

Offer expires August 10.


July 19, 2012

Last Call For Tech Talk Presentations

Interoperability Tech Talks Call for Presentations Ends July 20th

Creating the innovation advantage in industry, academia or the private sector offers opportunities for advancing geospatial intelligence, yet still need to interoperate with mainstream tools and capabilities.

Based on the theme of this year’s symposium, we want to hear from you on methods, best practices, and lessons learned experiences in implementing innovative solutions into the standards-based interoperable domain of GEOINT.

Abstracts submissions due by 11:59 pm on Friday, July 20.

Click for Submission Guidelines

June 12, 2012

Questions about Speaking Opportunities?

USGIF tries to bring to its stage – whether general sessions, panels, lunch workshops or breakouts – a diverse set of view points and perspectives at the GEOINT Symposium.

Although our agenda is almost entirely composed of government and military speakers, they are in some instances industry speaking opportunities.

June 11, 2012

GEOINT 2012 Hotel and Housing Notice

USGIF has been notified that GEOINT Symposium exhibitors and potential attendees have been contacted by a third-party posing as an official housing vendor for the GEOINT 2012 Symposium.

Please note that J.Spargo and Associates is the only official housing company for GEOINT 2012

If you have been solicited by or made hotel reservations with any other company under false pretense, please call your credit card company and request that they reverse the charge