Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for Rapid Response Operations -- Demonstration and Exercise held August 4th and August 9th

The North Alabama UAS for Rapid Response Operations Demonstration was conducted on August 4th at John Hunt Park in Huntsville Alabama. Over 75 people representing dozens of organizations participated in briefings, exercise walk through and live flight demonstrations of current UAS platforms and payloads to support first responder missions.  The day served as a means to orient stakeholders to the exercise held on August 9th, 2016 at the Huntsville Utilities Jordan Road site in northeast Huntsville.  Our thanks to the many volunteers, responders, and agency heads that made this demonstration and exercise a great success.

Our special thanks to EnrGies Huntsville for providing the UAS flight support teams, platforms and payloads in support of this effort. 

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2016 GEOHackHsv is in the Record Books!

Thanks to everyone that helped make this event such a tremendous success!
GEOHuntsville SUMMIT 2016!                                                                                                                                                                     Agenda
GEOHackHsv   HackAThon Monday and Tuesday, May 2-3
GEOHuntsville Summit  2016!, Wednesday, May 4th
GEOHuntsville Summit 2016! and   TechVet Forum , Thursday, May 5th

Inaugural GEOHackHSV event May 2-3, 2016

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) together with their partner Blue Compass and GEOHuntsville hosted the agency's first ever Hack As A Service (HKaaS) event. The user-centric challenge focused on disaster response in support of the local First Responder.

Our special thanks to our partners: AEgis Technologies, Compass-Huntsville, Adobe, Boundless, Samsung, Red Hat, GitHub, Carasoft, Plum Case Technologies, and TekSystems. 

And a very special thank you and video credits to Jackson Dean for his awesome video

GEO Huntsville Participates in OGC Internet of Things Pilot Demonstration

OGC Incident Management Information Sharing (IMIS) Internet of Things (IoT) Pilot Demonstration was held in Washington DC on January 13th. 

Pictured here: OGC Internet of Things (IoT) Pilot Demonstration Team with U.S. Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary for Science and Technology, Dr. Reginald Brothers. The pilot included over 20 participants from 5 countries. 

Our special thanks the Huntsville's responder community for helping make this demonstration a success!

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GEOHuntsville and Exemplar City's Blueprint for Safety Project 

are supporting advanced Situational Awareness and Information Sharing  and our participation in the 

Open Geospatial Consortium's Incident Management Information Sharing (IMIS) 

Internet of Things (IoT) Pilot




Image source: IBM. Data source: IDC

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Huntsville Alabama Mayor Tommy Battle Visits NGA Campus East

By NGA Office of Corporate Communications

A delegation from the GEO Huntsville nonprofit economic development initiative, including the current mayor of Huntsville, Alabama, and a former Alabama congressman, visit the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's Springfield, Virginia campus Jan. 12. Robert Cramer, former congressman from the fifth district of Alabama, Mayor Tommy Battle, Chris Johnson, executive director, GEO Huntsville, and Greg Schumann, a member of GEO Huntsville's board of directors also met with NGA Director Robert Cardillo during their time at the agency to discuss advancing geospatial information technology and homeland security.

Our special thanks NGA Director Cardillo and his staff for making this meeting possible!

GEOHuntsville Summit 2016! AGENDA

May 4-5, 2016

at Campus 805