Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE)

Upcoming JACIE Workshop

The 19th annual Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE) Workshop will be held virtually November 17-19, 2020.

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The JACIE Workshop engages Federal agencies, their partners, and the Commercial Remote Sensing industry with a growing body of available remote sensing data, research, and assessment results. 

These independent workshops provide opportunities to exchange information regarding the data quality, calibration, validation, characterization, and application of civilian and commercial imagery used by the public sector. 

Presenters also have opportunities to provide updates on current and future enhancements to existing sensors and promote new sensor uses and data products.

JACIE 2020 Topics include: 

  • Calibration methods, techniques, and tools 
  • Calibration Test Sites, Reference Datasets, and other resources  
  • Calibration of operating and future missions 
  • Radiometric, Geometric, and Spatial Characterization 
  • Cross Calibration, Fields campaigns, and other validation methods 
  • Product Validation methods and results 
  • Artificial Intelligence and other ideas for future Calibration/Validation 
  • Interoperability, Harmonization, and Analysis Ready Data (ARD): Working with multi-source data 

Call for Abstracts - Closed 

Abstracts for JACIE 2020 can be submitted by completing and returning the Call for Abstracts file by June 15, 2020. Presenters will be notified of abstract acceptance by July 1, 2020. Presenters must be registered by July 15, 2020.

JACIE 2020 Workshop Registration

The JACIE team is exploring options due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, please stay tuned for updates about the JACIE schedule, venue, and virtual options. 

Click HERE to register for the JACIE 2020 Workshop. (Note: this link will direct you to a non-USGS page to complete your registration.)

There is no cost to attend this workshop, but registration is required. 

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Related ECCOE Workshop, co-located with JACIE ***Postponed***

The ECCOE Workshop scheduled for Monday, September 21, 2020 has been postponed. Visit the ECCOE Workshop page for more information.