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NLT StaffApr 26, 2024 10:03:41 AM3 min read

Empowering Geospatial Innovation: New Light Technologies at FedGeoDay 2024


This year, New Light Technologies (NLT) is thrilled to be back at and be part of FedGeoDay 2024, an essential gathering that showcases open geospatial ecosystems and their increasing role in federal operations. Join us for two action-packed days of learning and networking at the Yates Auditorium of the Department of Interior and the American Red Cross in Washington, DC.


Event Highlights

  • Dates & Venue: The main sessions will occur on April 30 at the Yates Auditorium, with additional workshops on May 1 at the American Red Cross.
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Budhendra Bhaduri of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be the keynote speaker, bringing his vast experience focusing on novel implementations of geospatial science and technology across energy, environment, and national security missions. This year we have an additional Keynote Speech with Dr. Nadine Alameh of the Taylor Geospatial Institute, who will lead a Fireside Chat to continue discussing how open-source software can assist us in building open-source assets. 
  • Workshop Participation: NLT’s own Rob Pitts will lead a session on optimizing emergency management with open data and tools.
  • We’ll have a booth! The NLT team will be ready to discuss our work with various federal agencies and the implementation of various open-source geospatial products and services we have been developing over the last twenty years to support customers like the Census, USDA, FEMA, USACE, and others.



Our Involvement

  • Sponsorship and Participation: As sponsors, NLT is not only supporting some of the event's logistics but also actively participating with a booth where you can meet our team, discuss your project needs, and explore our work. We will also be participating in sessions highlighting open-source software's use in building robust software and data assets, including COTS solutions like ESRI’s vast software and data ecosystems, including open-source data and tools.

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  • Rob Pitts’ Session: This session will focus on the IMPACT framework designed for incident management and response effectiveness for emergency management operations at federal, state, and local agency levels. It will be conducted by NLT's Rob Pitts, who has a long history of designing and implementing sustainable solutions to meet customer demands!



Why Attend? - There’s still time to register!

  • Expand your professional network by participating in a valuable networking opportunity. You will have the chance to connect with esteemed government program managers, knowledgeable technology leaders, and experienced industry experts. This is an excellent chance to gain insights and build relationships with key individuals in your field.
  • Engage in a comprehensive learning experience to discover the latest developments and advancements shaping the geospatial industry. Benefit from valuable insights into the latest technologies and trends driving this rapidly evolving sector.


Discover how NLT drives innovation in geospatial technologies on our website: NLT Geospatial Solutions.

Visit the official FedGeoDay website for more details and registration:

See you there!

About NLT

New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) is a leading provider of integrated information technology, technical, scientific, consulting, and research services based in Washington, DC. NLT provides a broad range of integrated cloud, agile software development, cybersecurity, data science, geospatial, and workforce services and ready-to-use solutions for customers and offers distinctive capabilities in developing secure cloud-native AI/ML data analytics and decision support tools. The firm also provides unique expertise in developing, implementing, and managing enterprise solutions that enable the collection, integration, modeling and analysis, privacy protection, quality control, visualization, and public release of large-scale datasets and web-based data dissemination platforms.

Contact us for more information and set up a conversation with our team members while you are at the conference, or get on our chatbot, and we’ll be on standby to get you connected with our team on the conference floor. Visit for both.