Postponed- GIS Day at the University of Manitoba “Megatrends in GIS”

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Postponed- GIS Day at the University of Manitoba “Megatrends in GIS”

March 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


POSTPHONED – Will be postponed until further notice!

Preliminary Program

Time Presentation Title and Speaker
8:15 – 8:30 AM Registration & Introductions
8:30 – 9:15 AM

Includes Q &A

How radar satellites and drones make travel on lake ice safer

Paul Cooley

9:15 – 9:50 AM

Includes Q &A

Ice roughness estimation via remotely piloted aircraft and photogrammetry

James Ehrman

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Includes Q &A

Monitoring dynamics of urbanization and cropland in the Nile Delta

Nasem Badreldin

11:00 AM – 12 Noon

Includes Q &A

A rapid flood risk assessment method for response operations and nonsubject-matter-expert community planning

Herbert E. (Gene) Longenecker, remotely accessed presentation

12:15 – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Includes Q &A

Natural infrastructure systems design for community flood risk management

Henry David (Hank) Venema

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Includes Q &A

Application of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for

monitoring bank erosion along river corridors

Scott Hamshaw, remotely accessed presentation

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Includes Q &A

Mapping the mixed grassland ecoregion of Saskatchewan using machine learning and big remote sensing data

Nasem Badreldin

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Includes Q &A

Deep neural networks for satellite image segmentation

Christopher Henry & Christopher Storie

Light refreshments will be provided. Please bring a brown bag lunch, or pick something up at one of our campus eateries.



March 19, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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University of Manitoba Elizabeth Dafoe Library
25 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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