Symposium 2013 Programme

“GIS: Geo-Enriching our World”

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

PQSL Auditorium, Trinidad & Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS)

8:00am - 5:00pm


8:00am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:15am Welcome and Opening Remarks: Conference Chair – Ms Tegan Medina
9:15am - 9:25am Address: President, GISSTT – Ms Shelly Bradshaw
9:25am - 9:55am Feature Address GIS: Geo-Enriching our World - The Jamaican Experience – Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr, Director of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute of the University of the West Indies, Jamaica
9:55am - 10:00am Opening of Presentations: Ms Tegan Medina, Conference Chair
10:00am - 10:30am Presentation 1: Developing a National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Trinidad and Tobago – Dr Bheshem Ramlal
10:30am - 11:00am Tea Break
11:00am - 11:30am Presentation 2: Location-based Information Dissemination through Augmented Reality – Ms Juel Paul
11:30am - 12:00pm Presentation 3: Seismic Risk Component, Preliminary Seismic Hazard and Risk of the Kingston Metropolitan Area – Ms Alia Juman et al
12:00pm - 12:30pm Presentation 4: Application of GIS in Generating Weather & Climate Products – Ms Cherise Haywood
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm - 2:30pm Tour of Exhibit Hall
3:00pm - 3:30pm Presentation 6: GIS in Education – Dr Dexter Davis
3:30pm - 4:00pm Presentation 7: Rapid Change Detection and Classification of Post-Hurricane Building Damage. A case study of Hurricane Ivan, Grenada – Mr Kevern DeBellot
      Presentation 8: Land Information System of Trinidad and Tobago – Mr Atiba Briggs
4:00pm - 4:15pm Vote of Thanks: Corporate Member, GISSTT – Mr Gordon Wyke
4:15pm - 5:00pm Tour of Exhibit Hall