Welcome to the event site for URISA’s 2019 Caribbean GIS Conference in Trinidad! 
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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 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Caribbean GIS Ignite /Lightning Talks

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Enjoy the fast-paced, educational and entertaining presentation style limited to 5 minutes (20 slides auto-advanced at 15 seconds each). Presenters do not have control of the advancement of slides and must tune their presentation to that timing.

  • Christmas in the Pacific - Land Use on the Largest Atoll in the World
    Alan Mills, Geographer, Alan Mills Consulting Ltd, Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom
  •  Still Like Chickens, Still Need Lasers!
    Martin Isenburg, PhD Computer Science, ASPRS LAS WG, Chief Scientist, Rapidlasso GmbH, Sommerhausen, Germany
  • Prioritizing Transit Asset Resiliency Using GIS
    Lindsey Shanks, GIS Specialist, First Environment, Boonton, New Jersey - United States
  • Are you Mapping Yet? Building Resilient Societies through Open Mapping
    Tyler Radford, Executive Director, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), Washington, District of Columbia - United States

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Craig Batstone

Managing Director, GeoOrbis
Craig Batstone is the owner of GeoOrbis.  He has over 20 years of GIS experience in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean.  He holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies, with Honours Urban and Regional Planning, from the University of Waterloo.

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Alan Mills

Geographer, Alan Mills Consulting Ltd
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Martin Isenburg, PhD

Chief Scientist, rapidlasso GmbH
Dr. Isenburg received his MSc in 1999 from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada and his PhD in 2004 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA – both in Computer Science. Currently, he is an independent scientist, lecturer, and research consultant... Read More →
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Lindsey Shanks

GIS Specialist, First Environment
Ms. Shanks works with geographic data in environmental and natural resource management applications as a GIS Specialist at First Environment. She supports technical projects involving environmental sampling and data collection, soil and groundwater investigation and remediation, wetland... Read More →
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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 →

Wednesday November 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm AST
Regency I, II, III