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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 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Geospatial Technologies – Protecting Our Heritage, Shaping Our World

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Across the world, geospatial technologies are increasingly being used to manage the cultural heritage resources of several nations.

Moderator: Edwin Joseph, Professor of Sustainability, Indiana University South Bend, Indiana – United States

  • Using Historical Artwork as a Data Source in GIS Analysis
    Madiha Farag-Miller,  PhD, Associate, Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, Trinidad & Tobago
  • UAS/Scanner/Surveying Techniques to Map Historical Sites - In this Case a Slave Heritage Site in St. John US Virgin Islands
    Amare Shaw, GISCAD Limited, Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago

Moderators
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Edwin Joseph

Professor of Sustainability, Indiana University South Bend

Speakers
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Madiha Farag-Miller, BA, Mphil, PhD

Associate assistant, Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management
Madiha graduated in 1979 from Cairo University with a BA in Archaeology. She worked as Registrar for the National Museum of Trinidad and Tobago, and then entered back into full time education. In 2010 she completed an MPhil programme at the University of the West Indies for a research project using spatial techniques to investigate landscape archaeology on the island of St Kitts. In 2015 she completed a PhD with the University of Tasmania which... Read More →
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Amare Shaw

Partner Channel Coordinator, Giscad Limited
As an enthusiastic and energetic leader, I oversee Giscad's Partner Channel by supporting all of it's regional business partners in fifteen territories throughout the Caribbean. I earned my BSc in Geography at the UWI, Mona with some focus in Geology and GIS. While working in Environmental Management and Telecommunications, Education, I was able to develop my passion for GIS. I will be presenting on "The Use of TRIMBLE solutions to map The... Read More →



Tuesday September 6, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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