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Welcome to URISA’s 2016 Caribbean GIS Conference! The conference showcases technology solutions, research, and effective practices for GIS applications in the Caribbean. Network with students, young professionals, managers and those who are leading the adoption of  GIS in the Caribbean. Follow the #CaribbeanGIS hashtag for updates and announcements. Creating an attendee profile within Sched DOES NOT REGISTER you for the conference or specific workshops. You must register for the conference here.
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Tuesday, September 6 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…

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The past few years have seen an enormous increase in the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (or drones) for the collection of imagery for a variety of purposes. Attend this session to learn about best practices across the region.

Moderator: Fidel Omar-Ali, Geospatial Solution Architect & OSP Planning Engineer, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago

  • Best Practices of UAS Data in GIS 
    Eric Sussenbach, CEO, GIS4C, Willemstad —Curacao
  • Drones for Conservation: Lessons Learned in Antigua & Barbuda
    Kimberly Baldwin, PhD, Post-doc Researcher, CERMES, University of the West Indies, Bridgetown, St. Michael,  Barbados
  • Case Studies of Low Cost UAS Imaging and Mapping in Trinidad & Tobago
    Christian Persad, TTLS, MISTT, Geomatics Consultant, Skyline Geomatics, Barataria — Trinidad & Tobago

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Fidel Omar-Ali

Geospatial Solution Architect & FTTx/OSP Planning Engineer, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago

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Kimberly Baldwin, PhD

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, CERMES, University of the West Indies
Presentations | Tues - September 6: Drones for Conservation: Lessons Learned in Antigua & Barbuda | Wed - September 7: Marine Habitat Mapping for Barbados  | | Dr. Kimberly Baldwin is a Post-Doctoral Researcher of CERMES, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. Kim first joined CERMES in 2001 as MSc Coastal and Marine Management student & she has worked for the University conducting a variety of field research... Read More →
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Christian Persad

Geomatics Consultant, Skyline Geomatics
Tuesday, September 6 • 10:30am - 12:00pm | | CHRISTIAN PERSAD obtained his A.A.S Degree in Information Systems Development in 2003 at the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago, and his B.Sc. Degree in Surveying and Land Information (First Class Honours) in 2005 at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. He entered the surveying industry in 2005, and qualified to... Read More →
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Eric Sussenbach

Eric has been working with Esri for more than 25 years. He has a background in Surveying and Cartography. Since 2006 Eric is busy in the Caribbean making people aware of GIS. Eric is the CEO of GIS4C. GIS4C and the Esri Distributor for the islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius and Saba.

Tuesday September 6, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
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