Syposium 2015 Booklet

“Geointegration: National Geospatial Collaboration towards Sustainable Development”

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

UWI Inn & Conference Centre

8:00am - 5:00pm

Symposium Booklet


8:00am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:15am Opening Remarks Mr Gordon Wyke – Conference Chair
9:15am - 9:25am Welcome Address Ms Tegan Medina – President, GISSTT
9:25am - 9:55am Feature Address Integrating GIS for Sustainable Development – by Ms Cecille Blake, Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM) Secretariat, United Nations, Statistics Division
9:55am - 10:00am Opening of Presentations Conference Chair – Mr Gordon Wyke
10:00am - 10:30am Presentation 1 National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Trinidad and Tobago – by Dr Bheshem Ramlal, HOD Geomatics
10:30am - 11:00am Refreshment Break
11:00am - 11:30am Presentation 2 A Look into L&S Cadastral Inventory System – by Ms Nikita Morris, L & S Surveying Services Ltd
11:30am - 12:00pm Presentation 3 GIS in Social Development – by Mr Amit Seeram, Poverty Reduction & Eradication Research & Policy Unit (PRERPU), Ministry of Social Development and Family Services
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm - 2:00pm Demonstration of a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) – by Mr Clive Too Chung, GISCAD Ltd
2:00pm - 2:30pm Tour of Exhibit Hall
2:30pm - 3:00pm Presentation 4 Exploring GIS Opportunities in the Environmental Management Authority – by Mr Ryan Assiu, EMA
3:00pm - 3:30pm Presentation 5 Using Low Cost Unmanned Aerial Systems to Enhance the GIS Dataset – by Mr Christian Persad, Skyline Geomatics Ltd
3:30pm - 4:00pm Presentation 6 An Enterprise GIS Implementation at the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission – by Mr Farrell Christopher, T&TEC
4:00pm - 4:30pm Presentation 7 The Use of Big Data Technologies in Local GIS Applications – by Leon Leslie, Cherami Ltd
4:30pm - 5:00pm Closing Remarks/Vote of Thanks Ms Danika Edghill – Secretary, GISSTT