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RGi awarded geospatial project follow-on to support Army’s Field Artillery Tactical Decision System (AFATDS)

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) was recently awarded a task order contract to support US Army’s Program Manager – Mission Command and provide the next generation maps for the AFATDS application. RGi will continue to provide ongoing support to the architecture and design of the geospatial components of the AFATDS system.

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3rd annual RGi Scholarship awarded to Beth Wiberg

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is honored to announce that Beth Wiberg has been selected as the recipient of the 3rd annual $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering, given in partnership with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF).

Beth is a senior at The Ohio State University, where she is on track to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in GIS in December 2020.

Over her college career, Beth has sharpened her mapping, geocoding, and data analysis skills as a GIS Intern for AECOM and a GIS Research Assistant for the College of Social Work. As an Intern for Blue Raster, she also honed her skills in data visualization and the storytelling aspects of GIS. Outside of her GIS work, Beth spent three years serving in The Ohio State Army ROTC, where she went through rigorous physical and mental training, learned about military structure, and enhanced her leadership skills.

“I am thrilled to have Beth as our 2020 RGi Scholarship recipient,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “She is the ideal blend of student, leader, and humanitarian, which aligns perfectly with the core values of our company. She is also a self-described “big thinker,” and I look forward to her many contributions to the GEOINT community and our nation.”

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The 2021 Scholarship Program will open in November 2020.

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RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte to lead Open Mapping panel at FedGeoDay

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is a proud sponsor of the 2020 FedGeoDay event being held online June 11-12, where RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte will lead an Open Mapping for Program Success panel at 9:45 am on day 1. During the panel, Steve will guide the panelists through a discussion on the benefits and challenges of an open ecosystem approach versus a proprietary or hybrid solution. He’ll also tackle some of the myths of both policy and technology, and offer perspectives on how the audience can get involved in supporting decision making.

To register: fedgeo.us

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CEO Stephen Gillotte talks human-machine teaming and the GEOINT workforce

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) CEO Stephen Gillotte will discuss all things artificial intelligence (AI) during the “Mapping AI to the GEOINT Workforce” panel, hosted by MeriTalk and USGIF, on Wednesday, May 27th at 1:30 pm ET.

During the panel, Steve will share his thoughts on the unprecedented opportunity to transform the productivity, capacity, and capability of the GEOINT workforce through human-machine teaming. He’ll weigh in on what skills will be required of tomorrow’s workforce, such as data analytics and critical thinking, as well as what strategies RGi uses to adapt its workforce to AI.

To register for the event, click here.

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RGi offers 3rd annual $10,000 needs-based scholarship

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has again partnered with The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to offer its third annual scholarship as part of the 2020 USGIF Scholarship Program.

The $10,000 RGi Scholarship for Geospatial and Engineering will be awarded to an undergraduate who demonstrates financial need and is committed to becoming competitive and constructive in the geospatial and engineering disciplines.

“RGi has a long history of supporting students, and we are thrilled to continue these efforts with USGIF through our annual RGi Scholarship,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “Now more than ever, we need to continue to build a diverse base of students who are passionate about the future of GEOINT.”

Every year, USGIF awards scholarships of various amounts to exceptional students studying the geospatial sciences and related fields. In total, USGIF has awarded more than $1.3 million in scholarships since the program began in 2004. “USGIF and RGi have partnered to recognize and support those students with a geospatial and engineering background who are committed to becoming competitive in this market,” said USGIF VP of Academic Affairs Dr. Camelia Kantor.

To learn more about the RGi Scholarship or to apply, please visit usgif.org/education/scholarships. The deadline to apply for the RGi Scholarship is May 15, 2020.

For information on the 2019 RGi Scholarship recipient, click here.

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RGi wins AGC’s $48M GRIDS III contract

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) has been awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC) for the Geospatial Research, Integration, Development and Support (GRIDS) III Small Business Set-Aside Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC).

The GRIDS III contract is designed to provide systems engineering and technical services through research and development activities that relate to rapid development, limited fielding and geospatial technology services for the Warfighter.

As part of this contract, RGi will provide the specialized expertise and technical capabilities necessary to assist in coordination, integration and synchronization of geospatial information requirements and standards across the Army; develop geospatial enterprise enabled systems for the Army and the DoD, and provide direct geospatial support to the Warfighter.

“The GRIDS III contract represents a significant milestone for us,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “We exist to deliver an immediate impact for soldiers and analysts working on national security issues, and being a part of this long-term contract allows us to deliver meaningful solutions directly to those users.”

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RGi’ers sort and pack a record 2,500 food packs for children in need

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc.’s (RGi’s®) partnership with Food For Others and its Power Pack Program (P3) continues to grow, as a group of RGi’ers recently spent an afternoon volunteering at the organization’s warehouse in Fairfax, VA.

Our RGi volunteers helped sort, quality check and pack more than 2,500 P3 packs that will go to young students in the community who are at risk of hunger between school meals. Each P3 pack contains two breakfast items, two lunch items, two dinner items, two snacks, and two drinks.

Separate from this event and since 2017, RGi has donated, packed, and delivered more than 3,000 P3 packs, representing more than 4 tons of food.

“Creating an immediate impact in our community is an important part of our mission,” said RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte. “I’m thrilled to continue our support of Food For Others and their role in helping students focus on their education and not their hunger.”

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RGi forms partnership with T-REX, joins Geospatial Advisory Committee

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) formed a new partnership with T-REX, the downtown St. Louis technology innovation center.

T-REX operates an early-stage advanced IT startup incubator, hosts an Innovation Conference Center, and leads strategic initiatives to foster economic growth through advanced information technologies.

As part of the new partnership, RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte will join the Geospatial Advisory Committee to help direct the center’s activities, mission, goal, and objectives.

“Our work with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and other partners has been pointing us further west for years,” said Gillotte. “It feels great to establish our footprint in St. Louis while supporting so many innovative, entrepreneurial efforts.”

For more information about T-REX, visit www.downtowntrex.org.

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RGi CEO Stephen Gillotte talks Cyber SA/SU at Geography2050

Visualizing cyber situational awareness and understanding at scale and at the tactical level is a critical component to providing future Soldiers with the concepts and capabilities needed to ensure over-match and over-dominance by our military.

During last week’s Geography2050 Symposium, hosted by the American Geographical Society, Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) CEO Stephen Gillotte presented RGi’s research into how geospatial is the shared language to communicate situational awareness leading to effective Command and Control (C2) and a common situational understanding of the multi-domain battlespace.

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Stephen Gillotte joins Reston Children’s Center Board of Directors

Reinventing Geospatial®, Inc. (RGi®) is proud to announce that our CEO, Stephen Gillotte, has been named to the Reston Children’s Center’s (RCC’s) Board of Directors.

The RCC is a non-profit community program serving the developmental and educational needs of children and providing support systems for families. While in this role, Steve will provide strategic planning and financial guidance to help the organization promote innovative learning opportunities while maintaining high standards of education for all children.

Thanks for your ongoing commitment to education, Steve!

To learn more about the RCC, visit www.restonchildren.org