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Welcome to the event site for URISA’s 2019 Caribbean GIS Conference in Trinidad! 
Use this site to design your agenda, review presentations in-depth, and network with your peers.
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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Wednesday, November 20 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Land and Environment

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New technology and techniques continue to improve our ability to map, monitor and manage our land environment and in this session, we cover forest and agricultural land and a range of tools.

  • Developing an Agricultural Information System for MALF
    Tricia Melville, GISP, Msc, BA., Senior Land Information Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago
    Shivani Deonarine, Bsc, Msc., GPS Field Technician, Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Forest Management
    Christian Seerattan and Darion Mahadeo, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
    Raid Al-Tahir, Dr., Senior Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago 
  • ArcGIS and Effectively Monitoring Forest Ecosystems
    Jennilyn Burrell, Forest Technician (GIS Unit), The Forestry Department, St Andrew, Jamaica



Moderators
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Alan Mills

Geographer, Alan Mills Consulting Ltd

Speakers
avatar for Tricia Melville, GISP

Tricia Melville, GISP

GIS Manager, Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries
avatar for Shivani Deonarine, Bsc, Msc.

Shivani Deonarine, Bsc, Msc.

GPS Field Technician, Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries
Shivani is a member of the GIS Unit attached to the Land ManagementDivision. She has a Bsc in Geography as well as an Msc in Geoinformatics from the University of the West Indies. While she enjoys working within all branches of Geoinformatics, she has an acute interest in PPGIS and... Read More →
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Christian Seerattan

Student, The University of the West Indies
I am currently a student at the University of the West Indies pursuing the M.Sc. in Geoinformatics. My interest lies in sustainable environmental management and I hope to use GIS to encourage data-driven decision making with respect to use of the environment and natural resources... Read More →
avatar for Darion Mahadeo.

Darion Mahadeo.

Full-time Geomatics Demonstrator, The University of the West Indies
https://www.linkedin.com/in/darion-mahadeo-82694160
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Raid Al-Tahir, Dr.

Senior Lecturer, The University of the West Indies
Raid Al-Tahir is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, the University of the West Indies (Trinidad and Tobago). He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, the University of New Brunswick (Canada... Read More →
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Jennilyn Burrell

Forest Technician (GIS Unit), The Forestry Department
Ms. Jennilyn Burrell joined the Forestry Department in January 2016 and is a Forest Technician in the GIS Unit; a part of the Forest Resource Information Management (FRIM) Branch in the Forest Science and Technology Services Division.Before working at the Forestry Department, Ms... Read More →



Wednesday November 20, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm AST
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