For first time, NGA holds mapping technology conference in Cortex

Students learned about unmanned aerial vehicle technology at NGA conferencePhoto by: Christian Gooden, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

If a conference this week is any indication, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency appears to be making good on statements that it wants to shed the low-profile reputation it has maintained in St. Louis.

For the first time, the NGA held its annual gathering for the spy agency’s technology contractors in the Cortex district, a bustling tech hub that’s a far cry from the gated NGA campus hidden among the factories of the south riverfront.

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