Welcome to the event site for URISA’s 2019 Caribbean GIS Conference in Trinidad! 
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Start reviewing the comprehensive workshop and training opportunities, the keynote addresses, professional development and networking events, and the abundance of concurrent breakout sessions in several focused program tracks:
  • Environmental Applications using Geospatial Technologies
  • Managing How Humans Impact the Community
  • Technological Advances in GIS
  • Governance, Education and the Future of GIS
  • Business Intelligence

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Tuesday, November 19 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Business Efficiency Improvements through Geospatial Information Solutions

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This session explores the business benefits of geospatial solutions at the national and enterprise levels. Geospatial application in planning, addressing systems and public health will be presented.

  • Geographic Information Systems: A Strategic Planning Tool for Caribbean Nations
    Sheryl-Anne Haynes, MPhil, Development Consultant, Hope - Trinidad and Tobago
  • Building Geospatial Capacity to Support Research, Program Delivery and Inform Decision-Making within a Non-profit, Public Health Organization
    Liora Sahar, GISP, PhD, Scientific Director/Geospatial Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia - United States

avatar for Desmond Dougall

Desmond Dougall

Managing Director, GISCAD Limited

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Sheryl-Anne Haynes, MPhil

Development Consultant, Town and Country Planning
I am a planner by training. I think GIS can be a wonderful tool used correctly. I am interested in improving systems and also getting Caribbean governments to embrace technology and use it to improve delivery of services. This of course is not the only way to improve service but... Read More →
avatar for Liora Sahar, GISP, PhD

Liora Sahar, GISP, PhD

Scientific Director/Geospatial Research, American Cancer Society

Tuesday November 19, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm AST