Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC C1-100
Date: Tuesday, 20/Mar/2018
8:30am - 10:00am01-11: Blockchain Technology in Land Administration: Use Cases
Session Chair: Fredrik Zetterquist, Swedesurvey, Sweden
MC C1-100 
 

The Swedish Land Registry Blockchain Project: Update and Implications for Modernizing Land Registration Systems

Henrik Hjelte, Todd Miller

ChromaWay, United States of America



Dubai Real Estate Block Chain

Khalifa Alsuwaidi

Dubai Land Department, United Arab Emirates- Emirates Real Estate Solutions



Blockchain and Land: Proof of Concept

Aanchal Anand1, Stela Mocan1, Yasemin Palta1, Peter Zhou1, Mahesh Karajgi1, Rumyana Tonchovska2

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Food and Agriculture Organization



Blockchain - Georgian Experience Phase II

Papuna Ugrekhelidze, Elene Grigolia

National Agency of Public Registry Ministry of Justice of Georgia, Georgia

 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-11: Can Blockchain Technology support Land Administration?
Session Chair: Marcela Villarreal, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy
MC C1-100 
 

Blockchain, Real Estate, and Land Governance

Michael Graglia, Christopher Mellon

New America, United States of America



Blockchain Technology: The Safest Way For Better Land Governance?

Juan Pablo Soliz Molina

Thomson Reuters Bolivia s.r.l.



Evaluating the Use of Blockchain in Land Transactions: An Archival Science Perspective

Victoria Lemieux

The University of British Columbia, Canada



What Should We (Not) Do With Land Administration Data? The Risk Of Privatization And Blockchain`s Code As Law

Jacob Vos

Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The

 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-11: Framing Standards to Anticipate Tomorrow's Technologies
Session Chair: Trevor Taylor, OGC, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

The Need For Technology And Approaches Of Tomorrow

Cornelis de Zeeuw, Christiaan Lemmen

Kadaster, Netherlands, The



Megatrends Shaping the Future Cadastral Systems

Kirsikka Riekkinen1,2, Pauliina Krigsholm2,1

1Aalto University, Finland; 2National Land Survey of Finland



Innovations in Land Data Governance: Unstructured Data, NoSQL, Blockchain, and Big Data Analytics Unpacked

Rohan Bennett, Mark Pickering, Jason Sargent

Swinburne Business School, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia



Future National Geospatial Agencies: Shaping Their Contribution To Society And The Sustainable Development Goals

John David Kedar, Kimberley Worthy, James Darvill, Victoria Giddings

Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom

 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-11: Measuring Tenure Security Perceptions
Session Chair: Alexandra Hartman, UCL, United Kingdom
MC C1-100 
 

Measuring Citizen Perceptions of Tenure Security: Test Surveys of the Global Property Rights Index (PRIndex) in Tanzania, Colombia and India

Malcolm Childress1, David Spievack1, David Varela1, David Ameyaw2

1Land Alliance, United States of America; 2ICED, United States of America



Scrutinizing the Status Quo: Gender-disaggregated Implications of Social and Economic Transformations on Perceived Tenure Security in Mozambique

Hosaena Ghebru1, Fikirte Girmachew2

1International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America; 2Ethiopian Development Research Institute



Measuring Community Perceptions of Tenure Security: Evidence from Four African Countries

M. Mercedes Stickler1, Heather Huntington2, Ben Ewing2

1World Bank, United States of America; 2The Cloudburst Group, United States of America

 
Date: Wednesday, 21/Mar/2018
10:30am - 12:00pm06-11: Fit-For-Purpose Approaches: Land Professionals' Role
Session Chair: Christophe Dekeyne, IGN FI, France
MC C1-100 
 

The Geodetic Surveyor in the Heart of the Land Management: towards the Concept of « Sustainable Fit for Purpose »

Maurice Barbieri, Vladimir Krupa, Nicolas Smith, Jean-Yves Pirlot

CLGE (Comité de Liaison des Géomètres Européens), Belgium, Europe



The Role of the Private Land-Related Sector in Supporting the 2030 Global Agenda

Cecilie Ravn-Christensen, Kenneth Norre, Gert M. Henningsen

LE34, Denmark



Tackling Corruption in Urban Land Governance – The Under-Explored Route of Professional Integrity: Learnings from a Pilot and Promising Ways Forward

Dieter Zinnbauer

Transparency International - Secretariat, Germany



Trust on Land

Stefan Svensson1, Esther Obaikol2

1Lantmateriet, the Swedish mapping, cadastre and land registration authority, Sweden; 2LANDnet Uganda

 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-11: Harnessing the Benefits from Interoperability
Session Chair: Kalum Udagepola, Scientific Research Development Institute of Technology Australia, Australia
MC C1-100 
 

The Notarial Role In Interconnected Land Governance

Pauline Malaplate, Frédéric Varin

High Council of Notary (CSN), France



Online portals support European Interconnection of Land Registers

Hendrikus Johannes {Rik} Wouters

Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The



Lessons from Information Technology-based Land Governance Reforms in India

Narayana Aithappa Gatty

Azim Premji University, India



New Trends in Development of Land Tenure in Russia

Alexander Sagaydak, Anna Sagaydak

State University of Land Use Planning, Russian Federation

 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-11: Strengthening Spatial Aspects of Land Administration
Session Chair: Roland Klaus, GIS/transport, Nigeria
MC C1-100 
 

UNECE/FIG Guidelines for Formalization of Informal Real Estate within Europe

Chrysi Potsiou

FIG, Greece



Real Estate Registration Project

Tamara Travar, Darko Miskovic

Republic Geodetic Authority Republic Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina



IMPROVEMENT of cadastral maps in CROATIA

Jeronim Moharić1, Jozo Katić2, Damir Šantek2

1GEO-GAUSS d.o.o., Croatia; 2State geodetic administration, Croatia

 
Date: Thursday, 22/Mar/2018
8:30am - 10:00am09-11: Lightning talks: Machine Learning and Platforms
Session Chair: Thomas Esch, DLR, Germany
MC C1-100 
 

Will Artificial Intelligence Help Provide Solutions to Land Governance and Poverty?

Roger C. Child1, C. Mark Cressler2, Brian R.. Carrington3, Isaac Blackhurst3

1The University of Utah School of City and Metropolitan Planning; 2Geomancer, Inc.; 3The Corporation of the Presiding Bishop



Unsupervised Extraction Of Features And High Resolution Data Using AIMEE

Alexis Smith, Marcus Bellett-Travers

IMGeospatial, United Kingdom



Digital Twin as City Management Tool

Anssi Savisalo1, Juha Salmelin2, Jukka Hemilä3, Kari Tuukkanen1, Mika-Petteri Törhönen4

1Sitowise Ltd, Finland; 2Nokia Bell Labs, Finland; 3VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd; 4World Bank



Using Scalable Technology Platforms to Deliver Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration

Tim Fella

ESRI, United States of America



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

John Clutterbuck, David Stow, Peter Hedlund, John Kedar, Neil Dewfield, Andy Wilson, Dan Schirren

Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-11: Lightning talks: geospartial
Session Chair: Barbara Ryan, GEO Secretariat, Switzerland
MC C1-100 
 

Satellites for Syria: New methods for assessing agricultural production in conflict areas to support productivity assessments, rehabilitation efforts, and (post conflict) assistance

Annemarie Klaasse1, Eva Haas2, Remco Dost1, Michael Riffler2, Bekzod Shamsiev3, Keith Garrett3

1eLEAF, The Netherlands; 2GeoVille, Austria; 3World Bank, USA



Assessment of Land Use and Land Cover Change Using GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques: A Case Study of Abobo District, Gambella Region, Ethiopia

Azeb Degife

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany



Monitoring Agricultural Investments In Ethiopia: A Remote Sensing Based Approach

Matthias Hack1, Fabian Loew2, Guido Lemoine3, Oliver Schoenweger1, Mulugeta Tadesse1, Felix Rembold3, Dimo Dimov2

1Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany; 2MapTailor Geospatial Consulting GbR; 3Joint Research Center (JRC) European Commission



The Role of Geospatial Water Resource Management for Sustainable Land Use in Africa

Christian Tottrup1, Norman Kiesslich2, Niels Wielaard3, Remco Dost4, Peter Bauer-Gottwein5, Suhyb Salama6, Benjamin Koetz7

1DHI GRAS, Denmark; 2GeoVille, Austria; 3Satelligence, Netherlands; 4eLEAF, Netherlands; 5DTU Environment, Denmark; 6ITC, University of Twente, Netherlands; 7European Space Agency, Italy



The Data is Not Enough: Some Hurdles We Must Overcome in the Democratization of Remote Sensing and GIS Technology

Dean McCormick

Hexagon Geospatial, United States of America

 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-11: Lightning talks: Mapping and connectivity
Session Chair: Nicola Heathcote, HM Land Registry, England and Wales, United Kingdom
MC C1-100 
 

LandPKS: A New Mobile Tool for Sustainable Land-Use Planning and Management

Amy Quandt1, Jeffrey Herrick2, Ioana Bouvier3

1New Mexico State University, United States of America (NMSU); 2United States Department of Agriculture - Agriculture Research Station (USDA-ARS); 3United States Agency for International Development (USAID)



OpenStreetMap - The Free, Open, and Collaborative Global Basemap

Marena Brinkhurst

Mapbox, United States of America



How Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry organizations in developing countries can cost-effectively assure the quality and reliability of their Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)

Fabio Bittencourt, Jaana Makela

Spatineo Inc., Finland



All-in-One Mobile Survey Form on OSM for field/land survey

Kuo-Yu Chuang, Meng-Min Chen

GeoThings Inc., Taiwan



The Benefits and Challenges of implementing a Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) GNSS Network in Emerging Countries

Nicolas De Moegen, Craig Hill, Steven Cairns

Leica Geosystems, France

 
Date: Friday, 23/Mar/2018
9:00am - 10:30am12-01: Google Earth Engine - Introduction
Session Chair: Ran Goldblatt, New Light Technologies, United States of America

Please bring your laptop.

MC C1-100 
 

Google Earth Engine - Introduction

Ran Goldblatt

New Light Technologies, United States of America

 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-01: Google Earth Engine - Applications
Session Chair: Ran Goldblatt, New Light Technologies, United States of America

Please bring your laptop.

MC C1-100 
 

Google Earth Engine - Applications

Ran Goldblatt

New Light Technologies, United States of America

 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-01: How to Discover Quick, Easy to use Remote Sensing Data that Makes a Difference for Land Rights
Session Chair: Anthony Burn, Radiant.Earth, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

How To Discover Quick, Easy To Use Remote Sensing Data That Makes A Difference For Land Rights

Hamed Alemohammad1, Christoph Aubrecht2, Frank Pichel3

1Radiant.Earth, United States of America; 2European Space Agency; 3Cadasta