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Curbside Pickup for Faculty & Graduate Students is available starting June 23rd.


Date: Friday, 29 November 2019

Time: 10 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m.

Location: Bata Library Room 411

EVERYONE WELCOME! Advance registration as well as registration at the door will be available.  REGISTER HERE.

Registration will also be available at the door.

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GIS Research Day Speakers

Time Speaker Affiliation Title of Talk
10:00 Coffee / Welcome    
10:15 Dr. Dennis Murray CRC, Integrative Wildlife Conservation; Director, Bioenvironmental Monitoring & Assessment Graduate Program  Novel application of remote sensing methods to monitor wildlife  responses to climate change
10:30 Jenn Baici PhD Candidate, Environmental & Life Sciences Employing GIS to study the size and distribution of Ontario's wild turkey population
10:45 Dr. Catherine Eimers Trent School of the Environment What lies beneath – the pervasiveness of tile drainage in southern Ontario
11:00 Debbie Jenkins PhD Candidate, Environmental & Life Sciences Biotic interactions govern spatial distribution of coexisting herbivores in  the Canadian Arctic Archipelago; a case for conservation planning
11:15 Dr. Joshua Synenko Coordinator Media Studies; Cultural Studies Department GIS in media theory: Exploring technologies of mobility, memory, visual culture, and space in pedagogical research
11:30 Elora Tarlo Trent Graduate, Bachelor of Environmental Resource Science & Studies Mapping soil carbon: helping both farmers and our environment
11:45 Jennifer Angoh Trent Graduate, M.Sc. Environment& Life Sciences Tiny Turtle in Thick Phragmites
11:50 Iain Greensmith Education Division, Esri Canada 2019 Esri Scholarship presentations 
11:55 BREAK Everyone GIS Day Cake and Discussions
12:15 Dr. Steven Franklin Trent School of the Environment New professional environmental graduate degrees and geomatics at Trent
12:30 Dr. Raul Ponce Trent School of the Environment GIS under space-time compression in the age of big geospatial data, artificial intelligence and climate change
12:45 Dr. Hugh Elton Ancient Greek and Roman Studies Feeding Constantinople
1:00 Dwayne Collins Digital Scholarship and Innovation Librarian Critical making, creative technologies, and understandings of space
1:15 Geoff Andrews

Barbara Znamirowski

GIS Programmer & Developer, Maps, Data & Government Information Centre

Head, Maps, Data & Government Information Centre

Collaborative Mapping of Trent Campus
1:30 TOUR   Tour of Critical Making Studio /  Data Visualization Lab / VR technologies