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
Women in the (GIS) Geospatial Sciences: Building Leaders for Tomorrow

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During this session, we will identify challenges women geospatial scientists face and cover topics such as Work-Life Integration, Career Trajectories & Leadership, Mentoring & Coaching, Communication & Language and Obstacles, Conflicts & Solutions and the importance of providing safe spaces for discussions centered on these topics.

An exciting and accomplished panel of Caribbean Women GIS Leaders will share their lessons learned and advice!

avatar for Tricia Melville, GISP

Tricia Melville, GISP

GIS Manager, Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries

avatar for Renee Babb

Renee Babb

GIS & Remote Sensing Specialist, GeoOrbis Consulting Inc.
avatar for Cherece Wallace

Cherece Wallace

Director, Land Management Department, Office of The Chief Secretary,Tobago House of Assembly
Cherece Wallace currently oversees the operations of the Land Management Department and the State lands under the responsibility of the Tobago House of Assembly. She has expertise working on projects within the Caribbean, such as in strengthening the commitment of GEF participating... Read More →
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Cecille Blake

UN-GGIM and UNGEGN Secretariats, United Nations Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs
avatar for Sheryl-Anne Haynes, MPhil

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 →

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