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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Thursday, November 21 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Urban Environment

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As the region becomes increasingly urbanized, this session shows how GIS is measuring urban growth, tackling environmental issues and building resilience at city and neighborhood scale.

  • Assessing ‘Green Urbanism’ Potentials in Small Island Developing States
    Nikia Gooding, M. Sc. (pursuing), B. Sc., The University of the West Indies , St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
    Gabrielle Thongs, Ph.D., M. Sc., B. Sc., Assistant Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Developing a Walkability Index: A Case Study of San Fernando, Trinidad
    Shivanie Ramcharitar, PhD Candidate Geoinformatics, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

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Deanesh Ramsewak

Senior Lecturer, The University of Trinidad and Tobago

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Dr Gabrielle Thongs

Lecturer, Department of Geography, UWI
Dr. Gabrielle Thongs holds a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Surveying and Land Information as well as a M.Sc. in Planning and Development from UWI, St. Augustine. Her Ph.D. research was focused on assessing multiple hazards and social vulnerabilities in the Caribbean. While furthering her education... Read More →
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Nikia Gooding

MSc Geoinformatics Student, The University of the West Indies
Nikia Gooding is a young GIS professional, interested in a diverse range of thematic areas. She is presently a Geo-Spatial Technician at the Institute of Marine Affairs and a student in the M.Sc. Geoinformatics programme at the UWI, St. Augustine. Her background is in Geography and... Read More →
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Shivanie Ramcharitar

PhD Candidate Geoinformatics, University of the West Indies
An aspiring professional interested in education, research and innovation in Geoinformatics and Urban Planning and currently pursuing a PhD. in Geoinformatics in the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management at the University of the West Indies St. Augustine.BSc Environmental... Read More →

Thursday November 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am AST