Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC C1-200
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am01-07: Mobile Technologies for Collecting Land Data
Session Chair: Michael Barry, University of Calgary, Canada
MC C1-200 
 

Crowd-sourcing For A Sustainable Land Cadaster – Can SiGIT Be A Lever ?

José Murta1, Pedro Ivo1, Jose Almeirim2, Marisa Balas1, Rossana Carimo1, João Carrilho3

1EXI Lda, Mozambique; 2DINAT - National Land Directorate of Mozambique; 3MB Consulting



Combining Administrative and Open Source Data for Monitoring Land Governance : Mapping Women Land Rights in the Context of UN’s SDG in India

Pranab Ranjan Choudhury1, Manoj Kumar Manoj Kumar Behera1, Saumya Sharma2, Tajamul Haque3

1Center for Land Governance, NRMC, India; 2Delhi University, India; 3Council for Social Development, India



Using Mobile Phones, GPS, and the Cloud to Deliver Faster, Cheaper, and More Transparent Land Titles: the Case of Burkina Faso

Medard Some1, Issifou Ganou1, Anne Girardin2, Leonard Rolfes3

1National Land Observatory of Burkina Faso; 2Independent Consultant; 3The Cloudburst Group



Need For Uniform Technological Approaches For Implementation of Operations Secure Land in Rural West Africa: Comparative Study Case of Benin, Burkina Faso and Senegal.

David Daniel Koffi Tossou

Bureau Etudes ATLAS GIS, Benin

 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-07: Round Table: Colombia Opportunities for Land Governance
Session Chair: David F. Varela, McGill University & Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Follow up on the Colombian Peace Agreements and Land Tenure Issues: transitions, property rights and tenure security

Margarita María Varón Perea, Tatiana Alfonso, Natalí Buitrago, Javier Caropresse

Colombia Rural S.A.S.



Land Restitution in Colombia: proceeding to a regional sustainable peace

Guillermo Arturo Medina1,2,3

1Universidad EAFIT; 2Escuela Superior de Administración Pública -ESAP-; 3Asociación Colombiana de Investigadores Urbano Regionales -ACIUR-



Bread or Justice? Land Restitution and Investments in Colombian Agriculture

Henrik Wiig1, Paola Garcia Reyes2

1Norwegian Institute of Urban and Regional Research, Norway; 2Universidad del Norte, Colombia



Analysis of the Implementation of Multipurpose Cadastre in Colombia from an International Perspective

Sandra Esperanza Rodriguez Castañeda1, Daniel Páez1, Abbas Rajabifard2

1University of the Andes, Colombia; 2University of Melbourne, Australia



Ungendered policies. Gender and land restitution process in Colombia

Paola Garcia Reyes1, Henrik Wiig2

1Universidad del Norte, Colombia; 2Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science



Access to Land as of Comprehensive Compensation for Indigenous Populations in Colombia

Edwin Novoa

USAIDs Land and Rural Development, Colombia

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm03-07: Land Use Planning for Disaster Preparedness
Session Chair: Conor Sheehan, Enterprise Ireland, Ireland
MC C1-200 
 

International Standards- a critical contribution to disaster recovery

Benjamin Lee Elder

RICS



Urban Disaster Resilience through Risk Assessment and Sustainable Planning

Rainer Malmberg, Krätzschmar Elke

IABG mbH, Germany



Searching Position in Non-residential Areas in Emergency and Disaster Situations by using the National Point Number

Yongjong Lee

LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)



Harnessing Land Information Through Cloud-Based Platforms For A Resilient Society

Julia Painter, Carsten Roensdorf, Ben Rodgers, John Kedar

Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm04-07: Vision for Achieving Global Land Tenure Security
Session Chair: Jorge Munoz, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Global Campaign to Eradicate Insecurity of Tenure by 2030

Robin McLaren1, Stig Enemark2

1Know Edge Ltd, United Kingdom; 2Aalborg University, Denmark



Opportunities And Constraints For Building A Global Movement For Secure Land Tenure And Property Rights

Malcolm Childress

Land Alliance, United States of America



Land in the New Urban Agenda: Opportunities, Challenges and Way Forward

Danilo Antonio1, Oumar Sylla1, Bahram Ghazi2, Katia Araujo3, Rebecca Ochong1, Susana Rojas-Williams4

1UN-Habitat; 2United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR); 3Huairou Commission; 4Habitat for Humanity International



Evidence Based Land Governance to Achieve Agenda 2030; Experiences from Global Land Indicator Initiative

Everlyne Nairesiae Lingoine1, Marc Wegerif2, Diana Fletschner3, Robert Ndungwa4, Ward Anseeuw5

1GLII/GLTN - UN Habitat; 2Oxfam International; 3Landesa; 4UN Habitat; 5International Land Coalition

 
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am05-07: Putting Fit for Purpose Land Administration in Practice
Session Chair: Cornelis de Zeeuw, Kadaster, Netherlands, The
MC C1-200 
 

Establishing a Legal Cadastre for Good Governance in Ethiopia: Identifying Bottlenecks and Steps Toward Scale-Up

Tony Burns1, Kate Fairlie1, Yan Zhang2, Gavin Adlington3, Imeru Tamrat3, Gebeyehu Belay Shibeshi3, Andrew McDowell3, Solomon Kebede4, Abebe Zelul4

1Land Equity International, Australia; 2World Bank; 3Consultant; 4Ministry of Urban Development and Housing, Ethiopia



A Fit For Purpose Land Cadaster in Mozambique

Marisa Balas1, Joao Carrilho2, Simão Joaquim2, Christiaan Lemmen3, Jose Murta1, Lazaro Matlava2, Marques Mario Ruy4

1EXI LDA, Mozambique; 2DINAT - National Directorate of Lands; 3Dutch Kadaster; 4Verde Azul/ DINAT



Fit-For-Purpose land Administration - Developing Country Specific Strategies for Implementation

Stig Enemark1, Robin McLaren2

1Aalborg University, Denmark; 2Know Edge Ltd, United Kingdom



Implementation Of National Land Administration System - Fit-For-Purpose IT-Leap Approach

Igor Popiv, Carol Roffer, Sergiy Lizenko, Maksym Kalyta

Innola Solutions, Inc., US



Fit-for-Purpose and Fit-for-Future Technology for Cadastral Systems

Brent Jones1, Christiaan Lemmen2, Mathilde Molendijk2, Ken Gorton1

1Esri, United States of America; 2Kadaster International, Netherlands

 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-07: Methodologies to Evaluate Land Program Impact
Session Chair: Heath Cosgrove, USAID, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

A Land Evidence Framework

Jennifer Lisher, Derick Bowen, Joshua Alfonso

Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America



Investigating the Causal Channels for Increasing Land Tenure Security: An Organisation-Specific Systematic Review

Daniel Higgins

IFAD, Italy



Contextual Factors, Property Regimes, and Environmental Outcomes: Applying a Realist Synthesis Approach to a Systematic Review of Marine Protected Areas

Rebecca McLain1, Steven Lawry2, Maria Ojanen3

1Portland State University, United States of America; 2CIFOR, Indonesia; 3CIFOR, Finland



Using innovative research methodologies to uncover nuance and diversity: The results of household diaries in Odisha, India

Elizabeth Louis, Niketa Kulkarni, Diana Fletschner

Landesa, United States of America

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm07-07: Planning Urban Development Using Satellite Imagery
Session Chair: Shlomo Angel, New York University, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

From Megacities to Historic Towns: Leveraging Satellite Imagery and Spatial Analysis to Inform Urban Planning

Jon Kher Kaw, Peter Ellis, Mark Roberts

The World Bank Group



A New Plan for African Cities: The Ethiopia Urban Expansion Initiative

Patrick Lamson-Hall, David DeGroot, Richard Martin, Shlomo Angel

New York University Marron Institute of Urban Management, New York, USA



Calibrating Housing Programs with Geo-Spatial Census Data

Luis Triveno1, Emilio Matuk2

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Peru



Spatio-Temporal Analysis Of Quezon City Informal Settlements:Towards An Informal Settlements Growth Model

Wilmina R. Lara1,2, Jun T. Castro2, David Leonides T Yap2

1Geodata Systems Technologies, Inc., Philippines; 2School of Urban and Regional Planning, Philippines

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm08-07: Towards Integrated Land Use Planning
Session Chair: Steven Lawry, Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia
MC C1-200 
 

Mapping gendered landscapes in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT): Environmental histories, livelihood narratives, and story mapping

Emily Gallagher

Center for International Forestry Research, Kenya



Ethiopia’s Move to a National Integrated Land Use Policy and Land Use Plan

Zemen Haddis Gebeyehu1, Solomon Bekure Woldegiorigis2, Alehegn Dagnew Belete3, Tigistu Gebremeskel Abza4, Belete Tafere Desta5

1USAID, Ethiopia; 2Tetra Tech Inc.; 3Tetra Tech Inc.; 4Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ethiopia; 5Prime Minster Office, Ethiopia



Developing the National Land Use Policy in Myanmar: The Importance of Inclusive Public Consultations and Close Donor Coordination

Robert Oberndorf1, U Shwe Thein2, Thyn Zar Oo3

1Tetra Tech, Myanmar; 2Land Core Group, Myanmar; 3Public Legal Aid Network (The PLAN), Myanmar



Evidence-based Land Use Planning Process: Piloting In Bago Region, Myanmar

Myat Su Mon

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, Myanmar



Allocative Efficiency or Agglomeration? Devolution of Household Forestland Management and Rental Markets in China

Yuanyuan Yi

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 
Date: Thursday, 23/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am09-07: Evolution of Land Policy in Asia
Session Chair: Willi Ernst Zimmermann, Consultant, Germany
MC C1-200 
 

Finding Evidence For Land Policymaking In Timor-Leste – Successes And Limitations

Bernardo Almeida

Van Volenhoven Institute - Leiden University, Netherlands, The



Experiences Implementing Land Reform in Vanuatu

John Meadows

Land Equity International, Australia



Implications of the Vestiges of Crown Land for Reconstruction and Development in Sri Lanka

N. Selvakkumaran2, Tiernan Mennen1

1Abt Associates; 2University of Colombo



Land Titling in the Philippines:: Addressing Challenges Through Reform-Oriented Framework

Emelyne Talabis

Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-07: Challenges of Decentralized Land Service Provision
Session Chair: Camille Bourguignon, The World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Local Government Fragmentation in Peru – The Challenges for Land Governance and Territorial Planning

Martha Ferreyros1, Enrique Pantoja2

1Consultant Perú; 2World Bank



Brazilian Rural Property Taxation and its recent Structural Change

Bastiaan Philip Reydon1, Thiago Ademir Oliveira2, Gabriel Pensani Siqueira3

1UNICAMP, Brazil; 2UNICAMP, Brazil; 3UNICAMP, Brazil



Large-Scale Rural Land Certification And Administration In Ethiopia - The Challenges Of A Decentralised Approach

John Leckie1, Menberu Allebachew Fantaye2, Andrew Smith2

1DAI, United Kingdom; 2LIFT Programme



Public Policy and Land Records: A “Big Data” Perspective

Sachin Garg, Philip Auerswald

George Mason University, United States of America

 
1:00pm - 2:30pm11-07: Harnessing the Opportunities of Big Data in Land Records
Session Chair: Maurice Barbieri, CLGE (Council of European Geodetic Surveyors), Switzerland
MC C1-200 
 

Spatio-Temporal Datacubes - an Enabling Paradigm for Flexible, Standards-Based Infrastructures

Peter Baumann

Jacobs University, Germany



The Way of Sharing Open Geospatial Data to Support the Planet’s Biggest Challenges

Luis Bermudez

OGC, United States of America



Building Third Generation Land Tools: Its4land, Smart Sketchmaps, UAVs, Automatic Feature Extraction, and the GeoCloud

Rohan Bennett1, Markus Gerke9, Joep Crompvoets2, Serene Ho2, Angela Schwering3, Malumbo Chipofya3, Carl Schultz3, Tarek Zein4, Mireille Biraro5, Berhanu Alemie6, Robert Wayumba7, Kaspar Kundert8, Sophie Crommelinck1, Claudia Stöcker1

1University of Twente, Netherlands, The; 2KU Leuven, Belgium; 3WWU University of Muenster, Germany; 4Hansa Luftbild, Germany; 5INES Ruhengeri, Rwanda; 6Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia; 7Technical University of Kenya, Kenya; 8ESRI Rwanda, Rwanda; 9Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Germany



Enabling Ecosystem of Opportunity Around Digital Land Records

Philip Auerswald

Zilla LLC

 
2:45pm - 4:15pm12-07: New Technology, Opportunities, Regulations, and Costs
Session Chair: Fredrik Zetterquist, Swedesurvey, Sweden
MC C1-200 
 

Identifying Geospatial Data Requirements for the Goals, Targets and Indicators of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Timothy Trainor

UN-GGIM, United States of America



Mega tech trends on the near horizon for the land sector: Where innovation in the land profession innovation converges with technology disruption?

Christopher Barlow1, James Kavanagh2

1Thomson Reuters; 2Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors



Legal and Policy Frameworks Governing Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Diana Cooper

Precision Hawk USA Inc., United States of America



Open Source Tools for Geospatial

Arnulf Christl1, Markus Neteler2,3

1Metaspatial, Germany; 2OSGeo; 3mundialis GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

 
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-03: MasterClass: Mapathon!

For more information or signing up, please contact mikel@mapbox.com

MC C1-200 
 

Mapathon for land! A masterclass in Open Mapping

Mikel Maron

Mapbox, United States of America

 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-03: Economic Appraisal of Land and Geospatial Projects

For more information or signing up, please contact andrew.coote@consultingwhere.com

MC C1-200 
 

Economic Appraisal for Land and Geospatial Projects

Andrew Coote1, Aanchal Anand2, Alan Smart3

1Consultingwhere Ltd, United Kingdom; 2World Bank; 3ACIL Allen

 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-03: Land Management Ecosystems

For more information or signing up, please contact auerswald@gmu.edu

MC C1-200 
 

Land Management Ecosystems — Challenges, Enablers and the Future

Diego Molano3, Philip Auerswald1, Pranab Choudhury2, Camilo Pardo1, Sachin Garg1

1George Mason University, United States of America; 2Center for Land Governance, NR Management Consultants India Pvt. Ltd.; 3Formerly ICT Minister, Government of Colombia