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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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Thursday, November 21 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Land Information for Smarter Cities

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Land and population information are critical inputs for land and property management, planning, infrastructure development, maintenance, crime and other population related analyses, and an extensive number of location-based services. Coupling GIS with land and population information is key to seamlessly integrating several complex datasets for better decision-making.

  • A Spatial Analysis of Violent Crime: The Case of Trinidad & Tobago
    Richard Ramsewak, Arthur Lok Jack School of Business, University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago
    Shane Ragbir GISP, PMP, Geographic Information Systems Society of Trinidad and Tobago, President, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Low Cost Solutions for Improved Vertical Modeling for Small Island Territories
    Aiexa Douglas, MPhil Geoinformatics Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Leveraging Location-Enabled Street Photos and Machine Learning to Automate Large-Scale Data Collection in Support of Property Valuation
    Katherine Smyth, Solution Engineer, Land Administration, Esri, Viena, Virginia

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Tricia Melville, GISP

GIS Manager, Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries

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Richard Ramsewak

Director of the Center of Strategy and Competitiveness, Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business, UWI
Dr. Richard Ramsawak is the current Head of the Center of Strategy and Competitiveness – Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business, UWI. He has significant experience coordinating the development and implementation of national level strategic plans and competitiveness initiatives... Read More →

Shane Ragbir GISP, PMP

President, The Geographic Information Systems Society of Trinidad and Tobago
Mr. Shane Ragbir has been a professional in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) industry for over 9 years. He is currently the Head of the Geospatial Technology Division at Amalgamated Security Services Ltd (ASSL) where he boasts of a versatile repertoire of geospatial data analysis... Read More →
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Aiexa Douglas

Graduate Research Assistant, The University of the West Indies
Aiexa Douglas is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. She is a 2017 graduate of the BSc Geomatics Program and is currently pursuing her Masters of Philosophy Degree... Read More →
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Kathrine Smyth

Solution Engineer, Esri

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