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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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Wednesday, November 20 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Utilizing Geospatial Tools in Local Area Planning and Citizen Science

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This session describes the application of GIS in developing a local area plan in Antigua, discusses the use of low cost real time sensors for citizen science training and presents research on participatory mapping in the region.

  • Citizen Science Training on the Use of Low-Cost Real-Time Sensors
    Sacoby Wilson, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College, Maryland - United States
  • Towards the Implementation of the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF): The Case of Guyana
    Durwin Humphrey, Secretariat Manager, Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission, Georgetown, Guyana

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Cecille Blake

UN-GGIM and UNGEGN Secretariats, United Nations Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs


Sacoby Wilson, PhD, MS

Associate Professor; Director, Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH), Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health; School of Public Health; University of Maryland-College Park
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Durwin S. Humphrey

Manager/Commission's Secretariat, Guyana Lands & Surveys Commission
Mr. Durwin Humphrey is a former Project/Operations Manager and current Manager of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana. He received a B Soc.Sc. in International Relations and a Post Graduate diploma in Development Studies from the University of... Read More →

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