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Climate Week NYC 2023

Hosted by WGIC, Open Earth Foundation and Global Covenant of Mayors, the Side Event will highlight trailblazing organizations driving urban climate initiatives through data & AI. Join us virtually or in person in New York City.


WGIC will participate in USGIF GEOINT 2023 Symposium from May 21-24 in St. Louis, MO, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of GEOINT Symposia. It is the largest annual gathering of geospatial intelligence professionals in the nation.

WGIC at GeoBuiz Summit 2023

WGIC will participate in GeoBuiz Summit 2023 in Monterey, California. The theme of this year’s conference is “Simplifying complexities amplifying impact. ‘Geospatial’ has transformed the world…”

Geo Week features sold-out exhibit floor and 2,500+ registrants

February 8, 2023

As a strategic partner at Geo Week 2023, the leading geospatial and built world technology expo and conference to take place in Denver next week, WGIC will exhibit at the event, organize industry-relevant sessions and a meeting of WGIC members.

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Association – Winter Forum

WGIC participated in the Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Winter Forum at Innisbrook, Palm Harbor, FL. The conference focused on new markets, emerging technology, policy and legislation, and innovative business offerings. In the forum, WGIC presented the capabilities that its member companies have.

Significant technological progress happening in the geospatial industry enables us to detect subterranean infrastructure. As these advancements continue, we will improve our capabilities in mapping, monitoring, and detecting changes in that infrastructure.

American Meteorological Society: 103rd AMS Annual Meeting

Barbara Ryan, Executive Director of the WGIC, participated in a panel discussion at the AMS 2023 in Denver about the future of Earth observation. The panel reflected on all that has been achieved and what values and strategies will guide us into the coming decades of Earth observation coordination. 

WGIC DEI Event at Geo Week 2023

WGIC’s DEI side intends to engage with diverse stakeholders to raise awareness, promote advocacy, and facilitate action.

UCGIS Symposium 2022

WGIC Executive Barbara Ryan will be doing a keynote address at UCGIS Symposium 2022 on June 7, 2022, as part of the UCGIS Symposium 2022.

Inter Astra 2022

WGIC Executive Director – Barbara Ryan will represent WGIC at Inter Astra 2022, a three-day leadership symposium for the emerging space economy.


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WGIC provides its comments to the US Department of Commerce pertaining to restrictions on “Software Specially Designed To Automate the Analysis of Geospatial Imagery”

March 1, 2020

WGIC’s comments to the US Department of Commerce on “Software Specially Designed To Automate the Analysis of Geospatial Imagery”. Even though the WGIC appreciates the security considerations that appear to be the basis for this ruling, the definitions in this rule are so specific that they appear to single out an individual system. Read more..