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Wednesday, October 29 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Public Participation GIS

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Crowd-sourced data gathering has never been more popular but is there a dark side? There has been increased recognition of the benefits of involving communities in various types of mapping. This session will take a balanced look at participatory GIS in different initiatives.

  • The Dual Edged Sword of Crowdsourcing
    Damion Harrylal, CEH, MCSA, 3-GIS LLC, Decatur, AL, United States 
  • Changing the World by Letting the World Change Us
    Dave Merrick, HERE, Brentwood, TN, United States
  • Games and Reality: Engaging with the PlayStation Generation
    Steve Kemp, OpenPlan, Lincoln, England, United Kingdom

Moderators
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Desmond Dougall

Managing Director, GISCAD Limited
Looking forward to meeting all our friends and clients again at URISA!! | Also join us on Tuesday Sept 6 for the Disaster Track - joining the practical Mapaction disaster response experiences with the CDEMA technical and administrative expertise and reach.

Speakers
avatar for Damion Harrylal, MCSA, CEH

Damion Harrylal, MCSA, CEH

Solutions Engineer II, 3-GIS LLC
Born and raised in Trinidad, started out in  the IT field pursued then started off in GIS in 2004 at Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission has since moved to the US with the 3-GIS team where we sell our web and cloud based solutions to utilities and Telecom companies. Primarily involved in the setup and growth of the GIS of the client form end to end.
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Steve Kemp

Executive Director, OpenPlan
I head an Urbanism, Place-making and Plan-making studio, based in the UK and working both there and in the Caribbean. My work focuses particularly upon making better places so that people can lead healthier more prosperous and fulfilling lives: this can be at a local level (currently working on a community plan for part of Barbados), a national level (recently led the preparation of Trinidad and Tobago's National Spatial Development Strategy... Read More →


Wednesday October 29, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Arawak C

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