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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
Utilizing Geospatial Techniques to Improve Disaster Response

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This session discusses the use of UAVs and GIS for acquiring geospatial data, and for disaster and emergency response after major hurricane events.

  • Enhancing Spatial Data Acquisition for DRM Activities in Rural Guyana
    Dina Khadija Benn, Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Guyana, Georgetown - Guyana
  • Development of a GIS Web Portal to Assist on Puerto Rico (PR) Recovery after Hurricane Maria
    Javier Acosta, GISP, CIO & VP, TrackIt, LLC, San Juan, Puerto Rico




Moderators
avatar for Alan Mills

Alan Mills

Geographer, Alan Mills Consulting Ltd

Speakers
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Dina Khadija Benn

Lecturer, University of Guyana
Khadija Benn holds a Master’s of Science in Geoinformatics from the University of the West Indies and a Bachelor's degree in Geography from the University of Guyana. She works as a cartographer and geospatial analyst, and lectures in the Department of Geography at the Faculty of... Read More →
avatar for Javier Acosta Hernandez, MSIS, GISP

Javier Acosta Hernandez, MSIS, GISP

CIO & VP, Trackit, LLC
With Civil Engineering, Database Design and GIS education, plus 26yrs experience on GIS implementation projects and 10yrs as a GISP.- Produced Location Analysis, support and progress reporting for Disaster recovery efforts for the telecommunication, power and other government and... Read More →



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