Mr. Shane Ragbir is a Geospatial Technology Industry Executive, with 10+ years of initiating and delivering sustained results and effective change for organizations across a wide range of industries including security, marketing, non-governmental, finance and engineering. Major experience lies in strategizing and leading cross-functional teams to innovatively leverage geospatial technology to generate business value and bring about fundamental change and improvement in strategy, process, and profitability – both as a leader and expert consultant.
Ornella Supersad is a GIS Technician currently employed at Amalgamated Security Services Limited. She has 6 years experience working on a variety of geospatial systems, GIS tools and remotely sensed data. Ornella is a graduate of The University of West Indies with a Bachelor of Science in Geography and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Geoinfomatics. She has a diverse area of interests and her expertise lies in intelligent transportation networks, routing, fleet management and geospatial data collection, accuracy and analysis. Ornella is a member of The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and was recently elected secretary for The GIS Society of Trinidad and Tobago (GISSTT). She is also passionate about promoting geospatial technology and is responsible for GISSTT’s Mapping Internship which is aimed at providing work experience to young GIS enthusiasts. A geographer at heart, she believes that spatial analysis through digital mapping can transform education and society through better decision-making using the geographic perspective.
Mr. Avinash Ramcharitar began his career as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) professional in 2010 at the Ministry of Sport of Trinidad and Tobago. He concentrated the use of GIS in the field of asset management and facilities management. Mr. Ramcharitar attained a BSc. Majoring in Physics with Minors in Environmental Physics and Electronics from the University of The West Indies, St. Augustine Campus in 2007 and recently graduated from the said institution with a M.Sc. In Geoinformatics.