• Geospatial Technologies:
    Kingston, Jamaica
    Oct 10-11, 2017
    Mapping our way to Secure Communities

        

About the conference 

The 25 th anniversary of the establishment of the Land Information Council of Jamaica (LICJ) will be held during the 11th annual recognition of Geography Awareness Week (GAW). REGISTRATION CLOSED.

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Abstracts are being invited surrounding the technical themes. Submissions are being accepted until September 11, 2017.

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GIS User Conference Agenda

DAY ONE
Tuesday October 10, 2017

8:00am       Registration

OPENING CEREMONY

8:30am      Welcome and Opening Remarks

                        Remarks                                     Mr. Alexander Williams, Chairman - Land Information Council of Jamaica                     

                       Greetings from ESRI                  Mr. Jack Dangermond, President - Environmental Systems Research Institute

                      Guest Speaker                            The Most Hon. Andrew Michael Holness, ON, MP   Prime Minister, Jamaica

10: 00am COFFEE BREAK
                    (Exhibition Hall & Map Gallery Viewing)

 

11:30am-3:30pm   Technical Workshop:  ArcGIS Online: User & Publisher Subscriptions    Spatial Innovision Limited (Personal Laptops required)

MIDMORNING PLENARY SESSION
GIS & Crime Management

 

10:35am      Keynote Address: GIS Solutions towards Crime Management - Mr. Mike King - Global Industry Manager, Public Safety, ESRI                             

 
11:35am TECHNICAL SESSIONS
  • Jamaica Crime Observatory - Integrated Crime & Violence Information System
  • The Global Geodetic Reference Frame - The Quest for the Exact Location

 

1:00pm        HOSTED LUNCH
                      Sponsored by Spatial Innovision Ltd & ESRI
                     (Exhibition Hall & Map Gallery Viewing)

 

AFTERNOON PLENARY SESSION
CRIME ANALYSIS AND PUBLIC SAFETY
 
1:35pm: TECHNICAL SESSIONS
  • Crime Analysis in Trinidad & Tobago
  • Use of GIS for Policing in Jamaica
  • Predictive Policing

3:00 pm Technical Workshop: GIS for Crime Mapping & Analysis  - Mr. Mike King  Global Industry Manager, Public Safety, ESRI                             

5: 00pm: End of Afternoon Session

 

END OF DAY ONE

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DAY TWO
Wednesday October 11, 2017
MIDMORNING PLENARY SESSION
THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND PUBLIC SAFETY

8:30am       Keynote Address:  GIS in a Digital World - Ms. Valrie Grant, MSc, GISP - Managing Director & Founder- GeoTechVision Ltd

Geospatial Technologies Advancing Jamaica’s Sustainable Development Efforts

Geospatial Leadership in a Changing World - Dr. Lois Parkes Project Manager, Caribbean Leadership Project

Dynamic Spatial Imagery Services

10: 00am COFFEE BREAK
                    (Exhibition Hall & Map Gallery Viewing)

 

10:30am  CONCURRENT TECHNICAL SESSIONS

  • GIS Application in Climate Change
  • GIS for Disaster & Emergency Planning
  • Public Participatory & Community GIS
  • GIS Enabling Vehicle Tracking & Road Safety
  • GIS for Safety and Security

Technical Workshop:  Getting Started: GOJ/ESRI GIS Enterprise License Agreement (Led by National Spatial Data Management Division)               

 

1:00pm     HOSTED LUNCH 
                      Sponsored by Inter-American Development Bank
                     (Exhibition Hall & Map Gallery Viewing)
AFTERNOON SESSION
 
2:30 - 4:30pm CONCURRENT TECHNICAL SESSIONS
  • GIS for Tourism, Planning & Development           
  • GIS for Vetierinary Science, Vector Control & Health Care
  • GIS facilitating Smart & Intelligent Cities
  • Environmental Monitoring & Management using GIS

​Technical Workshop: Applications of UAV Data - Drones for Survellance and Mapping - (Led by Jamaica UAV)              

4:30pm  CLOSING RECEPTION(Sponsored by GeoTechVision Limited)

END OF CONFERENCE

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National Spatial Data Management Division

191 Old Hope Road Kingston 6,

Jamaica Tel : 876 -630-1850-1

Fax: 876-970-1752

Email: info@gisuserconferenceja.com