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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
Trending GIS in 3Ds – Data Capture, Data Storage and Data Visualization

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Driven by technological advances and growing user expectations, geospatial technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, shifting the paradigms for data capture, storage and visualization. This session will examine the topical issue of a common reference frame for the storage of spatial data for Caribbean territories; how 3D scanners are changing the lay of the land for Land Surveyors; GIS and cloud storage; and how temporal topologies are improving data visualization processes.

Moderator: Cecille Blake, GGIM Secretariat, United Nations, New York, United States

  • New Frontier in Land Surveying: 3D Scanners
    David Brown, Commissioned Land Surveyor, Spatial Innovision Limited, Kingston, Jamaica 
  • What Does the Cloud Mean for GIS?
    Damion Harrylal, MCSA, CEH, Solutions Engineer II, 3—GIS LLC, Decatur, AL, United States 
  • Transforming Linear Route Maps into Infographics/ Temporal Topologies
    Sean Lynn, GIS Analyst II, Washington College, Chestertown, MD, United States 

Moderators
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Cecille Blake

Statistics Division, GGIM Secretariat, United Nations
In August 2012 Cecille joined the United Nations Statistics Division as a member of the Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Secretariat.  Her responsibilities include providing secretariat services for the Committee of Experts on GGIM, and the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN).  She also has oversight responsibilities on UN-GGIM for countries of the Americas including the regional body UN-GGIM... Read More →

Speakers
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David Brown

Commissioned Land Surveyor, Spatial Innovision Limited
David Brown has over thirteen years experience in Land Surveying and is a currently a Commissioned Land Surveyor at Spatial Innovision Ltd Jamaica. He has years of experience in engineering surveys within the bauxite industry and cadastral surveys across Jamaica, with particular emphasis on the development of the Cadastre.  He has worked on projects such as, LAMP (Land Administration and Management Programme) and the development of the VRS... Read More →
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Damion Harrylal, MCSA, CEH

Solutions Engineer II, 3-GIS LLC
Born and raised in Trinidad, started out in  the IT field pursued then started off in GIS in 2004 at Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission has since moved to the US with the 3-GIS team where we sell our web and cloud based solutions to utilities and Telecom companies. Primarily involved in the setup and growth of the GIS of the client form end to end.
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Sean Lynn

GIS Analyst II, Washington College
Sean Matthew Lynn works on a grant from the Maryland Highway Safety Office (MHSO) at Washington College as a GIS Analyst making efforts to improve traffic records while developing an online application to analyze big data. He handles requests from multiple agencies interested in looking into different aspects of traffic safety. In October 2016, Sean will become the Project Manager analyzing both traffic and impaired data. Sean is also an... Read More →



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

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