GEO Huntsville presents 

   Incident Management Information Sharing

   at the 63rd Annual  International Association 

   Of Emergency Managers Conference

        IAEM-USA President and Huntsville/Madison County EMA Director Rusty Russell participates with 

See the expanded version of the presentation


2015 GEOINT Workshop at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium 

GEOHuntsville Overview

See the GEOHuntsville Overview Here for the GEOHuntsville 2015 GEOINT Workshop held August 12th, 2015. This was GEO Huntsville's third year holding the workshop as part of the educational  track of the Space and Missile Defense (SMD) Symposium. Details of the workshop along with details of keynote addresses and speakers have been posted on the SMD Symposium webite. A big THANK YOU to our special guests NGA Deputy Director Susan Gordon, Ray Bauer, NGA Innovation Lead, Max Baber, US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation that made this year's workshop the best yet! See the Overview briefing for updates on  activities of GEO Huntsville's GEOINT, Education and Responder Working Groups involved in development of the Exemplar City model and pilot programs for "Blueprint for Safety".


GEOHuntsville's Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Workshop: 

Why Huntsville..Perspectives from the GEOINT Community

8:00-8:05 a.m.     Welcome and Introductions

8:05-8:30 a.m.     Mayor’s Kickoff: Why Where Matters: A Mayor’s perspective


8:30-9:15 a.m.     US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF): Keith Masback (invited)


9:15-10:00 a.m.   National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) Deputy Director Susan Gordon


10:00-10:45         National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA): Ray Bauer, Innovation Lead -    

                          Open Source: Co-Creating with Huntsville and Open Source Initiatives


10:45-11:00         Break


11:00-11:30        Advancing the GEOINT Tradecraft: Universities in Huntsville leading the way on GEOINT Certification. Dr. Maxwell Baber, Director of Academic Programs at USGIF "USGIF, the Universal GEOINT Credential, and the GEOINT Essential Body of Knowledge". Education Working Group Update: Wubishet Tadesse will update on the GEOINT Certification Program with UAH and UNA.


11:30-12:00       GEOHuntsville and the Educational Initiative


Noon - 1:00 Lunch  - SMD Luncheon for pre-registered (attendees must register separately to attend this luncheon)


1:00-2:30 (1.5 Hour): Blueprint for Safety/Exemplar City Updates and the Open Geospatial Incident Management Information Sharing (IMIS) Internet of Things (IoT) Pilot Demonstration: Why Huntsville as a Testbed?  


2:30-3:00 (30 min) TechVet Technology Showcase: Functional Exercise Pre-Incident Planning Update: RPScan; OpenSensorHub Update: On-scene situational awareness


3:00-3:15 Break


3:15-3:45 (30 minutes):   Civil Air Patrol: Major Joseph Robbins, 2015 Functional Exercise Overview and Update: Civil Air Patrol CAP Search and Rescue Exercise- GeoQ and the FEMA Uploader


3:45-4:00 (15 minutes): Huntsville’s future with Resilience and Sustainability Stuart McCafferty NIST Disaster Resilience Framework


4:00-4:15 - Lightning talks showcasing some of Huntsville’s unique capabilities (TBA)


4:15-4:40 (20 Minutes): Small Business Update and Opportunities - Steve Reed

4:45-5:00 Wrap Up Q&A

GEOHuntsville at the 2015 National GEOINT Symposium

See GEOHuntsville at the 2015 National GEOINT Symposium in Washington, DC. The GEOINT 2015 Symposium will be June 22-25, 2015 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Come by our booth #9063.

Mayor Battle will be speaking about GEO Huntsvile and Exemplar City on the Government Pavilion Stage on Wednesday, June 24th. Registration now open!

To learn more information on the GEOINT Symposium & see the agenda for GEOINT2015, visit

GEOINT Workshop 2014 Presentations

         Slides from presentations at the 2014 GEOINT Workshop held at the Von Braun Center are available upon request.