GEOINT 2022 Conference Wire: In the Spotlight

The Ukraine war has put space imagery and mapping at the center of discussion.

In normal times, satellite imagery might make the headlines every so often, perhaps when a team of independent analysts spots evidence of some North Korean nuclear advancement. But Russia's invasion of Ukraine has brought geospatial products into the daily conversation, whether tracking huge convoys or revealing the extent of Russian attacks on civilian neighborhoods. That makes it a perfect time for the 2022 edition of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation's main annual event. Patrick Tucker offers a conference preview: