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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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For registration and hotel information, click  HERE.   
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Dr Gabrielle Thongs

Department of Geography, UWI
Lecturer
Trinidad
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, she worked on several regional and local consultancy projects relating to disaster management, social vulnerability, agriculture, land use practices, and GPS Systems. These endeavours led her to actively collaborate with researchers in disaster risk reduction, urban planning, and GIS throughout the region.

She is currently lecturing in the Department of Geography, UWI, St. Augustine, where she has been a faculty member since 2016. Gabrielle now lectures the natural hazards, urban planning, remote sensing, and GIS modelling courses. Meanwhile, her ongoing research interests lie in a wide range of thematic areas including Caribbean case studies in urban resilience, disaster risk reduction, and spatial data modelling.