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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 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
It All Starts with the Data

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Collecting the data is as important as what you do with it. There are so many methods available to gather location information in the field. Learn about some of these methods and then find out how imagery is being used to collect important preservation data for an area under great threat from climate change.

Moderator: Kimberly Baldwin, PhD,Post-doc Researcher, CERMES, University of the West Indies, Bridgetown, St. Michael — Barbados

  • Mobile Technology and Field Data Collection
    Juan Carlos Tarazona, Solutions Engineer for the Americas, Esri, Coral Gables, FL – United States           
  • Using UAVs to Rapidly Preserve Historic Structures in New Orleans, Louisiana
    Brittany Arceneaux, GISP, Planner/GIS Analyst, Pond & Company, Metairie, LA, United,States
    Alahna Moore, Graduate Student, The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, United States 

Moderators
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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 →

Speakers
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Brittany Arceneaux, GISP

Planning Assistant, City of Los Angeles Planning Department
Brittany Arceneaux is a New Orleans native working as a Planner and GIS Analyst at the City of Los Angeles Planning Department. Brittany is a graduate of University of New Orleans, where she received a BA in Urban and Regional Planning.  She has also served as a board member of the Louisiana chapter of URISA where she has held several board positions since 2013. Along with providing geospatial support at Pond & Company, Brittany works with... Read More →
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Alahna Moore

Graduate Student, University of New Orleans
Alahna Moore is currently a graduate student in the department of Urban Studies at the University of New Orleans.  She is certified in ArcGIS through ESRI, and remote sensing for land management through NASA ARSET. Alahna has ample experience using GIS to conduct spatial analysis using satellite imagery through her work with NASA DEVELOP, and has spent the past year generating terrain data for land surveyors using unmanned aerial vehicles and... Read More →
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Juan Carlos Tarazona

Solutions Engineer for the Americas, Esri
Juan Carlos Tarazona is a Solutions Engineer for Latin America & Caribbean for Esri Inc, the developer of the ArcGIS Platform for Geographic Information Systems (GIS). www.arcgis.com His mission is to support sales from a Technical Perspective in his region of operations. Also, another of his objectives is to help transforming organizations in the region through the understanding of Geographic Information by accelerating their adoption of... Read More →



Tuesday September 6, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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