GIS Day 2019

Posted on Monday, November 4, 2019

Text says be the force that inspires change. GIS Day

[GIS Day 2019: Be the force that inspires change]

A short time to go, in a place not far away...

Join us for GIS Day at the Learning Crossroads on Thursday, November 14! Guest speakers from within and outside of uOttawa will showcase how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are being used in 2019 as a Force that supports smarter decisions.

All are welcome! Lunch* and coffee will be served. Punch it, Chewie!

Presentations are in English, but questions in French are welcomed.

Agenda

Time
Details
Location
9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Meet and greet: coffee and snacks CRX C230
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Speaker series – Part 1

Mapping and Post-Fire Monitoring of the Beaver River Burn of 1996
Yifeng Wang (M.Sc. Student, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, uOttawa)
 

Using GIS to Support Engineering and Inspections Services Related to Sewer Asset Management
Richard Kennedy (GIS Supervisor, andrews.engineer)

CRX C220
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Demo of ArcGIS Pro
René Duplain (Research Librarian (GIS), uOttawa Library)

CRX C220
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Pizza lunch* and poster presentations

Use of GIS and Satellite Imagery to Analyze Small Ice Cap Changes on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada, from 1958 to 2015
Braden Smeda (M.Sc. Candidate, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics)
 

Photos of Elevations: A Photogrammetry Pipeline
William Kochtitzky (PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics)


Use of high-resolution aerial photography and GIS to monitor the recent drainage of Donjek Lake, Yukon
Moya Painter (M.Sc. Candidate, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics)

CRX C230
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Speaker series – Part 2

Overview of Current Research in GIS and Remote Sensing
Anders Knudby (Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, uOttawa)

Leveraging GIS to Support the Office of Emergency Management During Disasters
Randal Rodger (Program Manager of GIS and Data Management, City of Ottawa)

A StoryMap of the Lemieux Landslide of 1993
Pierre Leblanc (GIS Support Specialist, uOttawa Library)

CRX C220
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Social event Café Nostalgica

 

Questions? gsg@uottawa.ca

*Lunch will be first come, first served.

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