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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 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Data for Disaster Response

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To measure the impact and monitor the aid effort after disasters needs good baseline and situation data.  This session will highlight how sharing government topographic and demographic data, academic sources and crowdmapping efforts we can substantially improve GIS’s contribution to humanitarian relief.

  • Getting (your data) Prepared for Disaster: Data Readiness in the Caribbean
    Tyler Radford, Executive Director, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), Washington, District of Columbia - United States
    Alan Mills, Geographer, Alan Mills Consulting Ltd, Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom

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Desmond Dougall

Managing Director, GISCAD Limited

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Tyler Radford

Executive Director, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)
Tyler Radford currently serves as HOT’s Executive Director. He joined HOT in April 2015 after 12 years leading diverse, people-focused technology and data-enabled projects across the public, private, nonprofit, and international humanitarian sectors for organizations such as the... Read More →
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Alan Mills

Geographer, Alan Mills Consulting Ltd

Tuesday November 19, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm AST