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  • 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 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Impacts of Disaster and Early Warning

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This session looks how GIS and remote sensing is helping us to measure the impact of disasters (particularly on our fragile environment) in the region as well as monitoring so we can have early warning of new events.

  • Temporal Change in Barbuda Mangrove Due to the Impact from Hurricane Irma 2017
    Jason Williams, GLIS Certificate, Data Manager, Department of Environment, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
    Ruleo Camacho, MSc Marine Bio, MSc Marine Policy, Natural Resource Officer, Department of Environment, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
  • The Design and Development of a Drought Monitoring System Using GIS
    Kyle Alexander, BSc., MSc., L&S Surveying Services Limited, La Brea, Trinidad and Tobago
    Gabrielle Thongs, Ph.D. M.Sc. B.Sc., Assistant Lecturer, Department of Geography, St Augustine - Trinidad and Tobago

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Roshaun Clarke

Acting CEO, Spatial Innovision Limited
As a part of the leadership of Spatial Innovision Ltd, the Caribbean's first and leading geospatial company, I am keen on empowering the region with the latest and greatest in geospatial technology. Similarly as a seasoned artiste/musician, I am interested in leveraging the creative... Read More →

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Jason Williams

Data Manager, Department of Environment
Jason Williams currently holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biological Sciences and a Masters of Science in Integrated Management of Coastal Zones, both from the University of La Habana in Cuba. He also completed a Certificate at the University of West Indies, St. Augustine campus... Read More →
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Ruleo Camacho

Natural Resource Officer, Department of Environment
I am a Marine Ecologist who specializes in Coral Reef Ecology. I have an interest in the use of UAV and GIS to understand coastal and marine ecosystem changes.
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Kyle Alexander, M.Sc. , B.Sc.

Cadastral Unit Supervisor / GIS Consultant, L&S Surveying Services Ltd
Kyle Alexander is a Licenced Land Surveyor and Geographic Information System (GIS) specialist with over seven years of providing technical advice to clients in the private and public sector. Kyle received a Master of Science in Geoinformatics in November 2017 and a Bachelor of Science... Read More →
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Dr Gabrielle Thongs

Lecturer, Department of Geography, UWI
Dr. Gabrielle Thongs holds a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Surveying and Land Information as well as a M.Sc. in Planning and Development from UWI, St. Augustine. Her Ph.D. research was focused on assessing multiple hazards and social vulnerabilities in the Caribbean. While furthering her education... Read More →

Tuesday November 19, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm AST