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Tuesday, October 28 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Disaster Mitigation/Modeling

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The Caribbean is susceptible to a variety of natural hazards. This session will showcase how communities in the region are using GIS in hazard analysis, risk assessment and planning mitigation strategies.

  • Using GIS to Mitigate Hurricane Damage on Grand Bahama Island
    Randy Taylor, MSc, The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Freeport,  Bahamas 
  • Development of a Disaster Risk Information Platform for St. Catherine, Jamaica
    Simone Lloyd, National Spatial Data Management Division, Kingston, Jamaica 
  • GIS in Emergency and Disaster Management
    Juan Carlos Tarazona, Esri, Coral Gables, FL

Moderators
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Damian Graham

Senior Architect, GE Capital
Damian Graham is an Enterprise Architect who has experience in designing, developing and implementing location analytics and mapping projects across multiple industries and business domains. From serving as a trusted Advisor to several of today’s Fortune 50 companies, Damian has consistently demonstrated his ability to identify client needs and translate them into appropriate technical solutions that deliver high business value. Damian utilizes... Read More →

Speakers
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Simone Lloyd

Senior GIS Manager & Trainer, National Spatial Data Management Division
Ms. Simone Michelle Lloyd has held the position of Senior GIS Manager and Trainer within the National Spatial Data Management Division (secretariat of the Land Information Council of Jamaica) of the Ministry of Water, Land, Environment & Climate Change, for the past seven years.  Her main responsibilities include the organization, development and delivery of GIS training and education programmes to public sector and private sector... Read More →
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Juan Carlos Tarazona

Solutions Engineer for the Americas, Esri
Juan Carlos Tarazona is a Solutions Engineer for Latin America & Caribbean for Esri Inc, the developer of the ArcGIS Platform for Geographic Information Systems (GIS). www.arcgis.com His mission is to support sales from a Technical Perspective in his region of operations. Also, another of his objectives is to help transforming organizations in the region through the understanding of Geographic Information by accelerating their adoption of... Read More →
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Randy Taylor

GIS Manager, The Grand Bahama Port Authority
Randy is a graduate of The University of the Arizona where he has obtained a postgraduate degree. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and a Master’s of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology. | | His responsibilities as GIS Manager involves the planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of the City’s GIS Program and to provide professional planning, administration, supervisory and... Read More →


Tuesday October 28, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Arawak D

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