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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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