Adm. Kurt Tidd, leader of U.S. Southern Command, told GEOINT 2017 that South America presents unique opportunities to test new geospatial capabilities. Credit: USGIF
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Karen Thomas (left), Harris Corp's chief Geographic Information Systems strategist, demonstrates the company's capabilities to National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo (right), at the GEOINT 2017 Symposium. Credit: Harris
Earth-i captured this image of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with a satellite in its DMC-3 constellation. Credit: Earth-i
Diana Hughes (center), director of NGA's Office of Small Business, speaks at a panel at the GEOINT Symposium, June 6, 2017. Credit: Chuck Janda/USGIF
Gen. Darren McDew, leader of U.S. Transportation Command, speaks at the GEOINT 2017 Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, June 6, 2017. Credit: USGIF
Jeffrey “Skunk” Baxter, a national security consultant who often leads wargame red teams and a founding member of American jazz rock band Steely Dan said the U.S. government will need small satellites and advanced technologies to address growing threats from potential adversaries. Credit: USGIF
Robert Cardillo, the director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, speaks to the GEOINT 2017 symposium June 5. Credit: USGIF
Actor William Shatner, best known for his role as Capt. James T. Kirk on Star Trek, speaks to attendees at the annual GEOINT Symposium, June 5, 2017. Credit: USGIF
Planet's Robbie Schingler speaking June 4 at GEOINT 2017. Credit: @GEOINTSymposium
With Descartes Labs' GeoVisual Search, if a user clicks on ships in a Marina, GVS processes satellite and aerial imagery in the cloud to identify similar objects around the world. Users can also use geographic or temporal parameters to confine the GVS search. Credit: Descartes Labs
Patrick Biltgen, the technical director of analytics for Vencore, speaks at the GEOINT 2017 conference June 4. Credit: USGIF
Radarsat 2. Credit: Canadian Space Agency artist's concept
NGA's director of research, Peter Highnman, speaking June 4 at GEOINT 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Credit: GEOINT