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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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Wednesday, November 20 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Environmental Justice & GIS

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Many communities of color and low-income populations are impacted by environmental injustice. To understand and address these issues through new regulations, enforcement, zoning changes, and community investments, we need tools--including data visualization tools. Learn about a new environmental justice mapping tool in this session.

  • MD EJSCREEN: An Environmental Justice Mapping and Data Visualization Tool
    Sacoby Wilson, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Bowie, Maryland - United States
  • Real and Affective Territorialities of Exclusion in the Urban Ghetto
    Aleem Mahabir, Geography, Graduate Student, University of the West Indies, Mona, Department of Geography and Geology, Kingston, Jamaica

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Debbie-Ann Thompson

Land Information Officer, Land Management Department

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Aleem Mahabir

Graduate Student, University of the West Indies, Mona
Aleem Mahabir is currently pursuing an MPhil in Geography at the University of the West Indies, Mona. In April 2019, he was selected for the Urban Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers graduate research fellowship award for the preliminary results of... Read More →

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

Wednesday November 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm AST