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2024-05 20th GEOINT Symposium 2024

Space Nuggets – 19/2024 – Allies, Bullies and Vetos – The West vs East in Space

In this week's Space #Nuggets, Torsten Kriening discusses the growing space tensions on the world stage. This past week, Russia defended its veto at the UN General Assembly against Nukes in Space, followed by the USA's response. Torsten subsequently spoke about his time at GEOINT and the rising space industry in the States.

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GEOINT 2024 – A first review from the show floor

The 20th USGIF GEOINT Symposium 2024 is history. While the show ended, the teams for booth removal were gathering, Torsten Kriening gave a first review of the show. He highlighted the role of AI in the sector, the desire for cooperation and partnership and the workforce development as key. More summary you can expect the next days.

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Tsuri Shemer, IAI

At the GEOINT 2024, Torsten Kriening spoke with Tsuri Shemer, Marketing and Business Development Space at IAI about their presence at GEOINT, their new OptSAR-550 satellites and the Mini Communication Satellites. IAI leads space programs for national security, scientific research, and commercial applications for Israel's MOD, foreign governments and private entities. 

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Gary Dunow, USGIF

During the GEOINT Symposium, Torsten Kriening had a chance to talk with Gary Dunow, Vice President for Strategic Development about the conference program in the exhibition hall, the USGIF Working Groups and the international expansion of the organization. Mr. Dunow joined USGIF in 2023 after he served over 37 years in the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Clement Galic, Unseenlabs

Unseenlabs is a French company based in Rennes, Brittany, and founded in 2015 by the Galic brothers. At the GEOINT 2024 , Torsten Kriening spoke with Clement Galic, CEO and Co Founder about the unique idea of RF detection services, use cases and future development. Unseenlabs has developed a new technology using radio frequency signals detection − or space-based RF detection − to geolocate vessels whose emitters are turned off. Unseenlabs uses satellites to provide data to its private and public customers (governments, shipping companies, NGOs, shipowners, etc.) worldwide.

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Ronda Schrenk, USGIF

At the end of day one of the USGIF GEOINT Symposium 2024, Torsten Kriening had the opportunity to speak with Ronda Schrenk, CEO of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) about the first day take away, the observations at the show and Women as Leaders initiative of the foundation. Ronda Schrenk leads the Foundation in its mission to promote the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and develop a stronger GEOINT community among government, industry, academia, professional organizations

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GEOINT 2024 – Interview with Jasmin Inbar, ASTERRA

At the first day of the GEOINT 2024, Torsten Kriening had the opportunity to talk with Jasmin Inbar, VP of Earth Observation and Head of Corporate Development at Asterra to talk about the unique capabilities the company has to offer. ASTERRA provides a number of industries with intelligence and insights from beneath the surface of their largest installations.

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GEOINT 2024 – Outlook on the GEOINT Foreword Day and the conference

The GEOINT Symposium is the nation’s largest gathering of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) professionals and is hosted annually by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). Here you can find Torsten Kriening's explanation of GEOINT. Since 2003, the GEOINT Symposium has brought together the: defense, intelligence, and homeland security communities for knowledge sharing an discussion.

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