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From: HIFLD [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, September 18, 2017 8:10 AM
Subject: Invitation: Geospatial Platform Workshop 2017

[Geospatial Platform Workshop 2017:   Leveraging Mission Efficiencies for   Event Driven Collaboration    24-25 October, 2017  Department of the Interior]

The purpose of this workshop is to reintroduce the Geospatial Platform (GeoPlatform) and share the updates and improvements to the community of data stewards who produce and use governmental, academic, private, and public data to inform national and regional issues. There will be presentations on interagency and multi partner event coordination; Homeland Infrastructure Foundation Level Data (HIFLD) Overview & Data Strategy; community partnerships; leveraging mission efficiencies; as well as programmatic concerns and constraints.

Objectives of the Workshop:

  *   Enhance the ability to leverage mission efficiencies for interagency collaboration and event driven solutions
  *   Enhance Information Sharing capabilities of the Federal Government by encouraging dynamic geospatial data sharing through the web-service capabilities facilitated and promoted by the GeoPlatform
  *   Enable community feedback to identify improvements for the GeoPlatform
  *   Encourage dialogue with the community on barriers to event driven collaboration, identify challenges and discuss solutions

A detailed agenda will be published in the coming weeks.

Free Registration for the event is now open at We are working to make this event as interactive as possible and we encourage you to attend in-person.

Location:  U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA, with adjacent Visitor parking. ID is required to gain entry to the auditorium.
Food & Drink:  There is an on-site Cafeteria available for breakfast and lunch.
Meeting Attire:  Business Casual
For additional information or questions, please contact:
Katie Zezima  at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, Gwyneth Holt at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or Terri Ryan at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Please pass this invitation along to anyone who might be interested, and we look forward to seeing you in Reston!

HIFLD Support Team
Geospatial Management Office (GMO) | Information Sharing and Services Office (IS2O)
Department of Homeland Security | Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)
202-853-5361 (c) | [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> (e) | (w)

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