Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC C2-131
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am01-08: Challenges to be Addressed in Protecting Communal Rights
Session Chair: Mamadou Baro, University of Arizona, United States of America
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 576 / 01-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: Pastoralism and Agro-pastoralism, Communal Land Tenure, Group Land Rights, Land Use Change, Conflict

Land Use Rights, Land Governance Institutions, and Tenure Security Indicators in a Pastoral Community: Evidence from a Baseline Study in the Afar Region, Ethiopia

Kate Marple-Cantrell1, Aidan Schneider1, Heather Huntington1, Caleb Stevens2

1The Cloudburst Group, United States of America; 2USAID, United States of America



ID: 704 / 01-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: Securing Pastoral community land

Towards Securing Community Land Tenure in Kenya A Holistic Approach To Community-Based Natural Resource Governance:

Husna Mbarak

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kenya



ID: 580 / 01-08: 3
Individual Papers
Either of these formats
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: Indigenous Rights / Bedouins/ tenure security/ West Bank

Strengthening Security of Tenure for Indigenous Bedouins in the West Bank

Shlomit Stein

Norwegian Refugee Council, Palestine



ID: 462 / 01-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: pastoral production and livelihood system; pressures on land; livestock mobility; institutional innovation; resilience building and adaptation to climate change

Resilient Pastoral Institution for a Changing Environment: the case of the Stock Routes Co-Management Approach in Western Sudan

Faisl Eljack2, Harold Liversage1, Yonas Mekonen1

1International Fund for Agricultural Development; 2Western Sudan Resource Management Program

 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-08: Frontier of Sustainable Land Management Research
Session Chair: Paola Agostini, The World Bank, United States of America
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 1147 / 02-08: 1
Invited Paper

Geospatial Impact Evaluation and Valuation of Land Degradation Projects

Juha Ilari Uitto1, Geeta Batra1, Anupam Anand1, Dan Runfola2, Ariel BenYishay2, Jyoteshwar Nagol3

1Global Environment Facility Independent Evaluation Office, Washington DC; 2College of William and Mary, USA; 3University of Maryland, USA



ID: 928 / 02-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: Global Environment Benefit, Land Degradation, Sustainable Land Management, Tracking Tool, Production Landscape

Quantifying The Multiple Environmental Benefits Of Sustainable Land Management Projects: An Analysis Of The Land Degradation Portfolio Of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Jean-Marc Sinnassamy, Rahul Madhusudanan, Sonja Teelucksingh, Mattew Foster, Ulrich Apel, Gustavo Fonseca, Asha Bobb-Semple

World Bank, Global Environment Facility, United States of America



ID: 986 / 02-08: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies
Keywords: SLM, Ethiopia, watershed management, Google Earth Engine

SLM Intervention Impact Assessment Using Remotely Sensed Data

Daniel Monchuk, Daniel Ali, Klaus Deininger, Marguerite Duponchel

The World Bank, United States of America



ID: 1128 / 02-08: 4
Invited Paper

Building Local Capacity to Monitor Land Use Change and Intervention Impacts

Amadou Moctar Dieye

Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE), Senegal



ID: 1166 / 02-08: 5
Invited Paper

Discussant

Stefanie Herrmann

The World Bank, United States of America



ID: 1235 / 02-08: 6
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies

Discussant

Ran Goldblatt

UC San Diego, United States of America

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm03-08: Addressing Land Tenure Aspects of REDD+
Session Chair: Esther Mwangi, Center for International Forestry Research, Kenya
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 806 / 03-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: REDD+, climate, tenure, well-being, poverty

Creating an appropriate tenure foundation for REDD+: The record to date and prospects for the future

William Sunderlin1, Claudio De Sassi2, Erin Sills3, Amy Duchelle4, Anne Larson5, Ida Aju Pradnja Resosudarmo6, Abdon Awono7, Demetrius Kweka8, Thu Ba Huynh9

1Independent consultant, United States of America; 2Ministry of the Environment, Switzerland; 3North Carolina State University, United States of America; 4CIFOR, Indonesia; 5CIFOR, Peru; 6Independent consultant, Australia; 7Paul-Valéry University, France; 8Independent consultant, Tanzania; 9University of Melbourne, Australia



ID: 477 / 03-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: CBNRM, rural development, land tenure regularization

Community Land Rights Delimitation and Natural Resources Management in Mozambique: Significance and Implications for Sustainable and Inclusive Development

André Aquino1, João Fonseca2

1World Bank, Mozambique; 2World Bank, Mozambique



ID: 709 / 03-08: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: Forest tenure reform, gender, implementation processes, Uganda, Peru, Indonesia

Gender In Collective Tenure Regimes: Women Rights And Forest Tenure Reforms

Anne M. Larson1, Iliana Monterroso1, Esther Mwangi1, Nining Liswanti1, Tuti Herawati1, Mani Banjade1, Baruani Mshale1, Julia Quaedvlieg2

1CIFOR, Peru; 2Independant



ID: 893 / 03-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: commons, tenure, polycentricity, governance

Securing the Commons in India: A Polycentric Approach

Ruth Meinzen-Dick1, Jagdeesh Rao2, Rahul Chaturvedi2, R Kaushalendra Rao2, Sophie Theis1

1IFPRI, United States of America; 2Foundation for Ecological Security, India

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm04-08: Land Policies for Affordable Housing
Session Chair: Eric Heikkila, University of Southern California, United States of America
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 727 / 04-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land and urbanization
Keywords: housing policy, residential segregation, privatization, land use governance

Law and Inclusive Urban Development: Lessons from Chile's Enabling Markets Housing Policy Regime

Diego Gil Mc Cawley

Stanford Law School, United States of America



ID: 122 / 04-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: housing affordability, exclusionary land use regulation, land markets, housing informality, land use regulation index, Latin America.

Housing Affordability: The Land Use Regulation link to Informal Tenure in Developing Countries

Cynthia Goytia, Ricardo Pasquini

Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentine Republic



ID: 109 / 04-08: 3
Individual Papers
Either of these formats
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: Zero Land policy, ZLP, Land management, Land pricing

Evaluating “Zero Land Policy”: Iran’s initiative to provide homes for those with lower incomes

Tohid Atashbar

Research Center of Iran's Parliament, Iran, Islamic Republic of



ID: 322 / 04-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: land registration effectiveness, title maintenance

Land Administration Effectiveness in State-Subsidised Housing in Du Noon, Cape Town, South Africa

Michael Barry

University of Calgary, Canada



ID: 910 / 04-08: 5
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land and urbanization
Keywords: Urbanization, land market, housing, regularization

“From The Right To Housing To The Defense of Titling And Private Property: A Critique Of The Peruvian Approach to Housing Informality And A Contribution To A New Land And Housing Policy”

Sofia Garcia

Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies - MIT, United States of America

 
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am05-08: Strengthening Land Administration Management
Session Chair: Charisse Griffith-Charles, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 541 / 05-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: land management, information system, rural development

Delivering Land Administration Services at Scale The Experience of Development and Implementation of a Nationwide Agricultural Land Management Information System Case Study of Directorate for Agricultural Land, Republic of Serbia

Svetlana Bačanin, Katja Grbic

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, Serbia



ID: 330 / 05-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: Pakistan, land record management, South Asia

From Cloth Bags to Land Record Service Centers – Experiences from a Project In Punjab, Pakistan

Linus Pott

World Bank, United States of America



ID: 736 / 05-08: 5
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: Land Administration Systems (LIS), Geospatioal Technology, Local partners, capacity building.

How a Global-to-Local Technology Partner Approach in Nigeria Contributed to Sustained results for State-level Land Administration Projects

Gasant Jacobs1, Chiemeka Ngwu2

1Thomson Reuters, South Africa; 2Teqbridge Limited



ID: 644 / 05-08: 6
Individual Papers
Either of these formats
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: electronic cadastre, buisness comunity, construction permits, Registry of prices and leases, notaries, municipalities, valuers

The Role Of Electronic Cadastre In Development Of The Buissnes Community - The Case Of Republic Of Macedonia

Darko Crvenkovski

Agency for real estate cadastre, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of

 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-08: How to Ensure Public Trust in Land Records?
Session Chair: Jacob Vos, Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 569 / 06-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: Fit-for-purpose, Transparency, Cost effective

Land and Property Rights Guaranteed and Protected

Nicola Heathcote

HM Land Registry, England and Wales, United Kingdom



ID: 692 / 06-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: land registration, title registration, mirror principle, curtain principle, reality

Overselling the Mirror and Curtain Principles of Land Titling

Jacob Zevenbergen

University of Twente, Netherlands, The



ID: 428 / 06-08: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: verification integration external land data

Reliable Data For Inclusive Land Administration Systems

Paulus Saers, Mathilde Molendijk, Co Meijer

Kadaster, Netherlands, The



ID: 849 / 06-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: Land Registry, Mortgage Market, Consumer Protection, Usury, European Directives

Land Registry, Mortgage Markets and Consumer Protection

Nicolás Nogueroles

IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain

 
12:30pm - 2:00pmUganda: How Strengthening Land Governance Supports Job Creation and Tax Revenues
Session Chair: Klaus Tilmes, World Bank,
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 1230
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale

How Land Administration Increases Tax Revenue and Supports Job creation

Moses Kibirige

World Bank, Uganda



ID: 1264
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale

Discussant

Richard Oput

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda



ID: 1265
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience

Concluding Remarks

Betty Ongom Amongi

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm07-08: Approaches to Implementing Property Tax Reform
Session Chair: Kauko Jussi Viitanen, Aalto University, Finland
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 441 / 07-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: Reforms, Sustainable, Appropriate, Timely, Integrity

The Critical Elements Of Sustainable Property Tax Implementation And Reform”

David Laurence Magor

Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation, United Kingdom



ID: 277 / 07-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale
Keywords: property tax, reform, valuation, diagnostics, performance

Workable Solutions for Property Tax Reform

Richard Almy1, Margie Cusack2

1Almy, Gloudemans, Jacobs & Denne, United States of America; 2International Association of Assessing Officers



ID: 673 / 07-08: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land and urbanization
Keywords: property taxation, valuation, administration

Success Factors for a System for Property Taxation and the Consequent Risks

Benjamin Bervoets, Marco Kuijper, Ruud M. Kathmann

Netherland Council for Real Estate Assessment, Netherlands, The



ID: 888 / 07-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies
Keywords: spatial interpolation, mass appraisal, property tax, automated valuation models

Improving Land Valuation Models in Sparse Markets: A Comparison of Spatial Interpolation Techniques Used in Mass Appraisal

Paul Bidanset1, William McCluskey2, Peadar Davis1, Michael McCord1

1Ulster University, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland; 2African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm08-08: Using ICT for Improving Property Tax Collection
Session Chair: Richard Grover, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 308 / 08-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies
Keywords: Real Estate Cadastre, Remote Sensing, Mass Valuation, GIS, Serbia

The remote sensing implication in the property mass valuation GIS in Serbia

Stojanka Brankovic

Republic Geodetic Authority, Serbia



ID: 263 / 08-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land and urbanization
Keywords: Own source revenue, collection, ICT, automation

The Role of ICT in delivering Revenue Collection in Developing Countries: The Tanzanian Experience

William Mccluskey1, Chyi-Yun Huang2, Patrick Doherty3, Riel Franzsen4

1African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 2World Bank; 3Consultant; 4African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa



ID: 668 / 08-08: 3
Individual Papers
Either of these formats
Topics: Land and urbanization
Keywords: Land governance, Property taxation, Land dispute tribunals, Municipal finance, Local governance

Land Management For Improved Dispute Resolution And Property Tax Revenue For Local Governments: Evidence From Somalia

Tefo Mooketsane

UN-Habitat, Kenya



ID: 625 / 08-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land and urbanization

Mass Valuation in a Developing Country: The Case of Chitungwiza Town in Zimbabwe

Maxwell Mutema

Independent Consultant, Zimbabwe

 
Date: Thursday, 23/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am09-08: Using Land Data as a Basis for Local Administration
Session Chair: Vanessa Lawrence CB, Location International, United Kingdom
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 665 / 09-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies
Keywords: Local, Committment, UAV, Cloud

Thinking Local: Can Local Land Administration Systems Avoid the Pitfalls of National Land Systems?

Linda Maria Lodin1, Kent Johan Ronny Nilsson2, Frank Pichel3

1Kartverket, Norway; 2Lantmäteriet, Sweden; 3Cadasta



ID: 438 / 09-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies
Keywords: GIS, Satellite images, urban planning, Development Control, Software

Integrating Low Cost/Open Source Gis And Remote Sensing In Urban Planning In Developing Countries – Case Of Blantyre City, Malawi

Costly Chanza

BLANTYRE CITY COUNCIL, Malawi



ID: 190 / 09-08: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: attributes and entity-sets, digital spatial data, municipal affairs, responsible land governance, shared periphery

Redressing the Municipal Affairs with Digital Spatial Data toward Responsible Land Governance

Shamsuddin Ahmed

YCPPL, York University, Canada



ID: 476 / 09-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies
Keywords: systematic registration, ortho-photos, property boundary

Capturing Property Boundaries from Ortho-photos to Support Systematic Registration

Augustine Mulolwa, Elias Mwambela, Emmanuel Tembo

University of Zambia, Zambia

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-08: Using New Data & Platforms for Land Policy Research
Session Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 1066 / 10-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: industrial policy; FDI; concessions; geo-referenced data; nighttime light

Government Policy and Natural Resource Sector FDI: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Liberia

Bradley Parks1, Jonas Bunte2, Daniel Runfola1, Harsh Desai3, Kanio Gbala4

1The College of William and Mary; 2UT-Dallas; 3London School of Economics and Political Science; 4TrustAfrica



ID: 982 / 10-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies

Monitoring of Agricultural Land Conversion with Copernicus Sentinel Sensors: Case Study of Gambella State (Ethiopia)

Guido Lemoine, Felix Rembold

European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, Italy



ID: 296 / 10-08: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience
Keywords: forest cover mapping, tropical dry and humid forests, Sentinel satellites

Satellite based monitoring of forest resources compliant with REDD+ and Zero Deforestation

Thomas Haeusler, Fabian Enßle, Sharon Gomez

GAF AG, Germany



ID: 897 / 10-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: property rights, experiment, investment, geospatial data

How Land Tenure Systems Affect Foreign Investment: Evidence from Liberia

Alexandra Hartman1, Darin Christensen3, Cyrus Samii2

1UCL, United Kingdom; 2NYU, United States of America; 3UCLA, United States of America

 
1:00pm - 2:30pm11-08: Adapting Property Tax System
Session Chair: Lionel Galliez, International Union of Notaries (UINL), France
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 416 / 11-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Delivering land administration services at scale

Pragmatism or Principles? Property Taxation Valuation in Finland

Mika-Petteri Törhönen1, Kauko Viitanen2

1The World Bank, United States of America; 2Aalto University, Finland



ID: 876 / 11-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land for infrastructure, investment, disaster risk reduction
Keywords: Valuation, taxation, Ireland

Modernising the Delivery of Statutory Valuation Services: An Irish perspective

Terence Fahey1, Aanchal Anand2

1Valuation Office, Ireland; 2World Bank, United States of America



ID: 932 / 11-08: 3
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land and urbanization
Keywords: street addressing, urban management, geo-spatial technologies

Street addressing - a Global Trend

Soumya Dharmavaram, Catherine Farvacque-Vitkovic

World Bank, United States of America



ID: 137 / 11-08: 4
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: moral hazard problem, New Institutional Economics, tax compliance/non-compliance, transaction costs

Predicting Taxpayer Behaviour and Compliance: An Analysis of Jamaica’s Property Tax System

Tina Beale, Peter Wyatt

University of Reading, United Kingdom

 
2:45pm - 4:15pm12-08: Urban Services and Property Tax Collection
Session Chair: Cynthia Goytia, Harvard University and Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentine Republic
MC C2-131 
 
ID: 514 / 12-08: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Academic research on land governance / rigorous impact evaluations
Keywords: valuation, unregistered, land, valuation theory

The Valuation of Unregistered Land: Case Studies from Ghana, Indonesia, and Peru

Franklin Obeng-Odoom2, Michael McDermott1

1University of Technology, Sydney; 2Global Property Advisory, Australia



ID: 220 / 12-08: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Land and urbanization
Keywords: Valuation, Standards, Fiji, Standardisation, Challenges

Issues Facing Standardisation of Property Valuation Practices: A case study of Suva, Fiji

Sandeep Narayan1, Sharlene Biswas2, Louzanne Sahib3

1Rolle Associates, Fiji Islands; 2University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; 3Home Finance Company, Suva, Fiji Islands



ID: 987 / 12-08: 5
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies

Property Tax in Kigali: Using Satellite Imagery to Assess Collection Potential

Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

 
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-10: Low Cost Valuation Methodologies

For more information or signing up, please contact clark@iaao.org

MC C2-131 
 
ID: 187 / 13-10: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Low Cost Valuation Methodologies with Excel and ArcGIS Online

Brent Jones1, Larry Clark2

1Esri, United States of America; 2International Association of Assessment Officials (IAAO)

Biography
Based in Washington D.C., Brent Jones oversees Esri’s worldwide strategic planning, business development, and marketing activities for land records, cadastral, surveying, and land administration. As a recognized technology innovator, Jones specializes in modernizing existing land administration systems and designing new GIS-based cadastral management platforms for small and large governments around the globe. He is a member of the URISA board of directors and past president of the Geospatial Information and Technology Association and a current member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Geospatial Information Management sitting on the Expert Group on Land Administration and Management.
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-10: Earth Observation For Sustainable Development

For more information or signing up, please contact r.zurita-milla@utwente.nl

MC C2-131 
 
ID: 992 / 14-10: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Earth Observation for Sustainable development: agriculture and rural development

David Annandale1, Evelyn Aparicio2, Anna Burzykowska3, Remco Dost4, Eva Haas5, Silvia Huber6, Annemarie Klaasse4, Parya Pasha Zadeh7, Almudena Rodriguez8, Bastiaan Roos2, Niels Wielaard9, Raul Zurita-Milla7

1Lahmeyer International, Germany; 2Nelen en Schuurmans, the Netherlands; 3European Space Agency ESA, Italy; 4eLEAF BV, the Netherlands; 5GeoVille, Austria; 6DHI-GRAS, Denmark; 7Faculty of Geo Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, the Netherlands; 8SpaceTec, Belgium; 9Satelligence, the Netherlands

Biography
Raúl ZURITA-MILLA received in 2008 a Ph.D. degree from Wageningen University for his research on the use of the fused medium and high spatial resolution satellite images for mapping and monitoring heterogeneous landscapes. That same year, he joined the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth observation (ITC) of the University of Twente (The Netherlands), where he is currently Associate Professor in spatio-temporal analytics. He is actively involved in teaching GIS, Remote Sensing and programming courses to MSc and post-graduate international students as well as in national and international research projects. He has published more than 30 journal peer-reviewed articles and it is on the editorial board of the online journal “Remote Sensing”.
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-10: ICT Tools to Strengthen the Disaster Resilience

For more information or signing up, please contact slayer@geothings.tw

MC C2-131 
 
ID: 1002 / 15-10: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

ICT Tool For Capacity Building To Strengthen The Disaster Resilience

Kuo-Yu Chuang, Meng-Min Chen

GeoThings Inc.

Biography
Kuo-Yu slayer Chuang has worked on Location-Based Service (LBS), crowdsourcing, and disaster response with ICT for years. His is now the co-founder of a social enterprise, GeoThings, which provides the integrated ICT platform for Communities, NGOs, and Government Agencies on disaster management for resilience. He is also working with various international organization such as OGC, GEO, ITU, and actively joined the open communities like Open Street Map (OSM), HOT, and Crisis Mappers. With those international collaborations, Kuo-Yu really look forward to a greater impact with this technology, called "Humanitarian ICT", developed by GeoThings.