TimeWindow Title Presenters Topic
-------------- ---------------   Monday 27.11.17   USP Japan ICT Auditorium ---------------  
08:30-09:45 Registration (entertainment)   ---------------
10:00-10:15 Conference Opening Hon. Faiyaz  Koya OPENING
10:15-10:30 Philipp Müller Memorial Address Andrew Jones OPENING
10:30-10:45 Welcome Address USP Anjeela Jokhan Dean OPENING
10:45-10:55 Conference Overview Wolf Forstreuter OPENING
10:55-11:15 Conference Photo   OPENING
11:15-11:45 --------------- Morning Coffee --------------- ---------------- OPENING
11:35-11:55 The Pacific GIS & Remote Sensing Councile and the Pacific Surveyors and Geospatial Council Wolf / Jens INSTITUTION
11:55-12:15 ISPRS - International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing: Serving society with information from images". Petra Helmholtz INSTITUTION
12:15-12:35 The MOU between the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors and the PGSC, an update Christopher Pearson INSTITUTION
12:35-12:55 New Constellations, New Capabilities, and Future Opportunities Peter Kinne DATA
12:55-14:00 --------------- Lunch--------------- ---------------- ---------------
14:00-14:20 The European Union's Copernicus Marine Service – Applications in the field of Ocean Governance and Climate Change Adrian Nicolae DATA
14:20-14:40 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing in the cloud Ken Mathers DATA
14:40-15:00 Geospatial Systems and Sharing Data Steven Ackerly DATA
15:00-15:20 Information services using satellite-based remote sensing technology from Japan Tsugito Nagano DATA
15:20-15:40 --------------- Afternoon Coffee --------------- ---------------- DATA
15:40-16:00 Open Data and its Benefits to Society: Remembering the Buchenwald Concentration Camp Martin Isenburg DATA
16:00-16:20 Remote sensing applications in support of coastal zone management Thomas Schroeder COASTAL
16:20-16:40 Open Map Tool for National Disaster Management Office in Fiji Jiuta Korovulavula DISASTER
16:40-17:00 Photogrammetry Developments at the Fiji Lands Department Viliame P. Waqa DATA
19:00-? ---------------   Cocktail at USP  --------------- ---------------- ---------------
-------------- ---------------    Tuesday 28.11.17  USP Japan ICT Auditorium ---------------  
08:40-09:00 Spatial Industries Business Association supporting Pacific Islands Initiatives Deanna Hutchinson INSTITUTION
09:00-09:20 Radar, Imagery, Elevation and the Pacific Peter Kinne DTM
09:20-09:40 Forest Change Analysis as Wall to Wall Mapping for Fiji REDD+ Viliame Tupua FOREST
09:40-10:00 Integrating External Ground Points in Forests to Create DTMs from Dense-Matching Photogrammetry Martin Isenburg FOREST
10:00-10:20 Accuracy Assessment of Wall to Wall Forest Change Detection in Fiji Lanieta Rokotuiwakaya FOREST
10:20-10:40 GIS/RS multi-scale approach for the assessment of mangrove species composition and coverage Rocky Kaku FOREST
10:40-11:00 --------------- Morning Coffee --------------- ---------------- ---------------
11:00-11:20 Improving collection and access to high-quality statistical data Phil Bright DATA
11:20-11:40 Microsoft & Windows 10 Support Problems for Trimble Warren Eade DATA
11:40-12:00 Using supervised learning for modeling biogeochemical parameters in New Caledonia with MODIS ocean color Guillaume Wattelez ENVIRONMENT
12:00-12:20 Integrating GIS tools into EIA and expanding the CESMP in Projects for economic development. The case of Port Vila Urban Development (PVUDP) Williams P. Ganileo ENVIRONMENT
12:20-12:40 Flash floods impact mapping in Pacific Island urban environment using 30cm satellite imagery Emmanuel Bouniot DISASTER
12:40-13:00 Tectonic deformation in the South Pacific, the effect on spatial references and what GIS professionals can do about it Christopher Pearson GEOLOGY
13:00-14:20 --------------- Lunch --------------- ---------------- ----------------
14:20-14:40 The assessment of burn wounds using photogrammetry Petra Helmholtz DATA
14:40-15:00 Law Enforcement through Gespatial Crime Database Eseta Dumukuro UTILITY
15:00-15:20 Transition of GIS Development and its Impact at WAF Josua Wainiqolo UTILITY
15:20-15:40 Latest of the PARTner Project Judith Giblin DISASTER
15:40-16:00 --------------- Afternoon Coffee --------------- --------------- ---------------
16:00-16:20 Majuro Atoll: 1-Meter Digital Elevation Model - Improving Elevation Mapping in the Pacific Maria Kottermair DATA
16:20-16:40 Point Clouds in the Browser Martin Isenburg Unclear yet
16:40-17:00 Digital Atlas of Micronesia -- A new online-GIS standard for the Pacific Islands Maria Kottermair DATA
19:00-? ---------------  Yaqona Ceremony at USP Bure  --------------- ---------------- ---------------
-------------- ---------------  Wednesday 29.11.17  USP Japan ICT Auditorium ---------------  
08:40-09:00 Maritime Boundaries in the Pacific, the latest update Malakai Vakautawale MARITIME
09:00-09:20 The COMETE project: use of ocean colour for bloom detection and turbidity survey around Pacific islands Cecile Dupouy MARITIME
09:20-09:40 S-121 Maritime Boundaries Exchange Format Jonah Sullivan MARITIME
09:40-10:00 Coastlines and coast characterization exploiting geospatial cloud computing Rémi Andreoli MARITIME
10:00-10:20 Estuarine Circulation in the Rewa River, Fiji Edward Anderson MARITIME
10:20-11:40 --------------- Morning Coffee --------------- ---------------- ----------------
10:40-11:00 The monitoring of Maritime Incident using remote sensing and cloud solution Rémi Andreoli MARITIME
11:00-11:20 Maritime Boundary Project in the Region Filimoni Yaya MARITIME
11:20-11:40 The user perspective: GIS for Marine Spatial Planning in Pacific Island Countries Philipp Gassner MARITIME
11:40-12:00 Characterizing Chlorophyll plumes in Fiji Waters from Ocean Color Remote Sensing (OCRS) Timoci Koliyavu MARITIME
12:00-12:20 Developing capability with PacSAFE: An update of the tool and project Lauren Power DATA
12:20-14:00 --------------- Lunch --------------- ---------------- ----------------
14:00-14:20 Radar Data Availability for Fiji Hirdeshni Gautam DATA
14:20-14:40 Digital Transformation in Agriculture John Magnifico AGRICULTURE
14:40-15:00 QGIS Plug IN  Development Jonah Sullivan GNS
15:00-15:20 Trimble Catalyst Warren Eade SOFTWARE
15:20-15:40 --------------- Afternoon Coffee ------------------------------ ---------------- ----------------
15:40-16:00 WeRobotics Pacific Flying Lab Amrita Lal UAV
16:00-16:20 Drone mapping of Informal Settlements in support of Census Richard Russell UAV
16:20-16:40 Innovative Mapping Technologies and GIS Solutions for Environmental & Disaster Management Maung Maung Khin UAV
16:40-17:00 Long endurance, autonomous deep-stall landing Drone technology Richard Russell UAV
21:00-? ---------------  Guided Visit through Bars in Suva  --------------- ---------------- ----------------
-------------- ---------------   Thursday 30.11.17 USP Japan ICT Auditorium ---------------  
09:00-09:20 DigitalGlobe’s next generation constellation and value-added applications Andrew Steele DATA
09:20-09:40 Integrated Tsunami Risk Management in Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) : Collaborative mapping to reduce vulnerability Le Duff Matthieu DISASTER
09:40-10:00 Security and Emergency Management solutions Seyed Miri DATA
10:00-10:20 Valorizing your data and finding out the most suitable key-turn solutions Jean Massenet DATA
10:20-10:40 Monitoring applications and upcoming new Airbus-Intelligence services Seyed Miri DATA
10:40-11:00 --------------- Morning Coffee --------------- ----- ---------------
11:00-11:30 Mapping Forest Degradation Wolf Forstreuter DISCUSSION
11:30-12:00 Open Source Development Sachindra Singh DISCUSSION
12:00-12:30 Illegal Fisheries Monitoring Malakai Vakautawale DISCUSSION
12:30-13:00 UAV Application Richard Russell DISCUSSION
13:00-14:00 --------------- Lunch ---------------   ---------------
14:00-14:20 Fiji Elections Office GIS Projects Viliame Vuiyanuca UTILITY
14:20-14:40 GEE as tool for Water Resource Management Amit Singh UTILITY
14:40-15:00 application of Geospatial information for monitoring and spatial analysis the status of biodiversity among Fanga'uta Lagoon Catchments Savelina Pale ENVIRONMENT
15:00-15:20 --------------- Afternoon Coffee --------------- ---------------- ----------------
15:20-15:40 QBOOK MOODLE: A Year Down The Line; Progress, Challenges & Potential John Kaitu'u DATA
15:40-16:00 3D Modelling of USP Lower Campus using CityEngine and ArcGIS Amrita Lal STUDENT
16:00-16:20 Assessing vulnerability using a Community Integrated Framework and Community Mapping & QGIS Viliame Folau ENVIRONMENT
16:20-16:30 Closing of Conference Russell Howorth CLOSING
18:00-? ---------------  Closing Cocktail at SPC - GEM   --------------- ---------------- ------------------
-------------- ---------------   Friday 01.12.17   Different Locations  ---------------  
09:00-12:00 Workshops    
-------------- ---------------   Saturday 02.11.17   ---------------   ----------------
12:00-17:30 -----   Picnic at Sandbank Suva Reef   ----- Commander 1, Iara ----------------

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