Program

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

9:00 a.m. Introduction and Opening Remarks

9:20 a.m.

Keynote Address – Adam Klaptocz, SenseFly Ltd.

Mapping the world with drones: the safe, efficient future of GIS

10:10 a.m. Break

Session 1

GEOMATICS AND MANNED/UNMANNED VEHICLES

10:40 a.m. High resolution data capture using unmanned aerial vehicles –Sharon Janes
11:05 a.m. Challenges in surveying the deep-sea using acoustic remote sensing and remotely operated vehicles – Vincent Lecours, Rodolphe Devillers and Evan Edinger
11:30 a.m. Real time mapping and path following with Memorial’s Explorer AUV – Peter King, Benjamin Anstey and Andrew Vardy
11:55 a.m. Lunch

Session 2

GEOMATICS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

1:00 p.m. Use of intact landscape by woodland caribou on the Island of Newfoundland – Ian Goudie, Randal Greene and Jonathan Feldgajer
1:25 p.m. GIS-based modeling for visual impact assessment – Karl Keough
1:50 p.m. Forest canopy height mapping using aerial imagery and Digital Surface Model (DSM) data – Bahram Salehi, Pradeep Bobby, William Jefferies and Desmond Power
2:15 p.m. Break

Session 3

USE OF GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION TO REDUCE RISK

2:45 p.m. Inuit knowledge for safe sea-ice travel – the SmartICE information system – Robert Briggs, Trevor Bell and Rodd Laing
3:10 p.m. A decision support system for pipeline encroachment monitoring – Adam Burry, Sherry Warren and Karen Saunders
3:35 p.m. GIS-based pipeline burial and routing analysis for protection against ice scour – Andrew Cuff, Tony King and Ryan Philips
4:00 p.m. A study on pipeline monitoring using multi-temporal high resolution SAR – Zhaohua Chen and Michael Lynch

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

8:30 a.m.

Keynote Address – Ed Parsons, Google Technology

Maps 2.0 : Is the map of the future even a map?

Session 4

EMERGING GIS AND LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

9:20 a.m. Using AGOL & etc. at COGS: Examples, resources, promotions, and projects (part two) – David Maclean
9:45 a.m. Towards an activity tracker cloud analytics platform – Monica Wachowicz and Seyed Emad Mousavi
10:10 a.m. Crowdsourcing natural history sightings: How do people tell us what they saw? – Yolanda Wiersma, Roman Lukyanenko and Jeffrey Parsons
10:35 a.m. Innovation in geomatics services for the consumer: If ‘Walmart Law’ is here, can ‘Costco Surveys’ be far behind? – Izaak de Rijcke
11:00 a.m. Break

Session 5

WEB ATLAS TECHNOLOGY

11:15 a.m. The Oceans Atlas of Human Use – Mardi Gullage
11:40 a.m. The Newfoundland and Labrador Geoscience Atlas – Pauline Honarvar
12:05 p.m. Mapping the Big Land: The Labrador Nature Atlas – Megan Lafferty, Lindsay Notzl and Lana Campbell
12:30 p.m. Lunch

Session 6

THE USE OF GEOMATICS IN HEALTHCARE

1:35 p.m. Medical Geography: A promising cross-disciplinary program – Shabnam Asghari, Alvin Simms, James Valcour and Cédric Brunelle
2:00 p.m. Online spatio-temporal information system for chronic diseases in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) – Shabnam Asghari, Alvin Simms, Marshall Godwin, Kris Aubry, Kayla Collins and James Valcour
2:25 p.m. Geographic analysis and spatial modeling of health care accessibility – Conrad Power
2:50 p.m. Break

Session 7

COASTAL/OCEAN APPLICATIONS OF GEOMATICS

3:20 p.m. Satellite remote sensing of eelgrass (Zostera marina) along a eutrophication gradient – Marc Skinner, Heather Ward, Chris Shupe and Sam Salley
3:45 p.m. Putting small-scale fisheries on the map – Randal Greene, Rodolphe Devillers and Ratana Chuenpagdee
4:10 p.m. A comparative analysis of digital geospatial data resolution towards vulnerability assessments for coastal heritage resources – helping heritage managers meet the challenges of changing coastal zones – Marc Storey, Ariel Pollard-Belsheim, Christina Robinson and Trevor Bell

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

9:00 a.m. Getting the Most Out of ArcGIS for Desktop

 

 

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Geomatics_Atlantic_2014_Program

 Long Version – Geomatics Atlantic 2014 Program.  

 

 

Geomatics Atlantic 2014 are pleased to announce that we have two confirmed keynote speakers for the upcoming conference:


sensefly-adam-klaptocz
Adam Klaptocz is Head of the Hardware and Mechanical Engineering team at SenseFly, a company specialized in drones based in Switzerland. SenseFly is involved with the assembly and marketing of autonomous mini-drones and related software solutions for civil professional applications such as accurate mapping of mining sites, quarries, forests, construction sites, crops, etc. Adam is also the President and co-founder of Drone Adventures, a non-profit organization with the goal of promoting the use of civilian drones in the Humanitarian, Conservation, Cultural and Search and Rescue sectors. Adam will discuss SenseFly‘s drones and latest technologies.

 

You can read more about Adam’s work the SenseFly and Drone Adventures websites.
https://www.sensefly.com/
http://www.droneadventures.org/

ed parsons
Ed Parsons is the Geospatial Technologist of Google, with responsibility for evangelising Google’s mission to organise the world’s information using geography. In this role he maintains links with Universities, Research and Standards Organisations which are involved in the development of Geospatial Technology. Ed earned a Masters degree in Applied Remote Sensing from Cranfield Institute of Technology and holds a Honorary Doctorate in Science from Kingston University, London and is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Ed will give a talk on Google’s latest technology with respect to Geomatics.

 

You can read more about Ed’s work and events on his personal webpage.
http://www.edparsons.com/

Two interesting talks that you won’t want you miss!

 

 

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Please direct all abstract submissions to GA2014Abstracts@gmail.com

Discussion

One thought on “Program

  1. Nice work on the online program. It displays nicely on my 3 year old BlackBerry. Not that is mobile-friendly!

    Posted by Bernie Connors | July 12, 2013, 6:02 pm

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