Huntsville to host new GeoResilience Summit in April

Huntsville will host the GeoResilience Summit April 3. (City of Huntsville)

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and GEOHuntsville will co-host the GeoResilience Summit in Huntsville April 3.

 The theme of the conference is “Why Where Matters,.” and will be held at the Jackson Center. Here’s more info:

The GeoResilience Summit

The GeoResilience Summit is an opportunity for participants to engage in discussions with experts from government, industry and academia about the impact of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) on national security and the explosion of technological innovations in Huntsville’s growing geospatial ecosystem.

The event will include a keynote speech from NGA Deputy Director Tonya Wilkerson and leaders from NASA, the Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. Space Command, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and more. It will feature a closing keynote from Mayor Tommy Battle.

Panel topics include:

  • How GIS Developments are Strengthening U.S. Resilience
  • How GEOINT Can Map Changes in Human Health
  • Geospatial Roles in Disaster Response & Climate Change
  • Expanding into Outer Space
  • Preparing for a Career in The Geospatial & STEM Industry & Government

‘Pushing the boundaries of technological advancement’

The Jackson Center is hosting the GeoResilience Summit April 3. (City of Huntsville)

“In Huntsville, where the aerospace, defense, and cyber intelligence sectors flourish, the importance of geospatial technology cannot be overstated. The summit aligns seamlessly with our legacy of pushing the boundaries of technological advancement.”

Mayor Tommy Battle

A student career fair will be held simultaneously from 10AM to 2:45PM featuring representatives from across the geospatial sector, including NGA and other federal agencies, industries and nonprofits.

There is no cost for full-time high school and college students to attend the career fair. Industry experts will conduct resume reviews on a first-come, first-served basis.

View the full schedule and purchase tickets here.

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Michael Seale
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