Wednesday, May 7th  
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration Foyer
9:00am - 10:00am Official Opening Ceremony - Master of Ceremonies; Dwight Neal
National Anthem:
Invocation: Jordan Gongora
Welcome: Loretta Palacio, Managing Director, TBSL
Welcome: Heath Hill, Account Manager, Central America and the Caribbean Esri,
Keynote Address: Jose Cardona, Chief Operating Officer, BCB Holdings Limited and The Belize Bank Limited
Awards
Riverhall
10:30am - 11:45amOpening Plenary: GIS Progress towards National Development
Esri Technology Update - Heath Hill
Dangriga Town Council – Mayor Gilbert Swaso, Curlet Gamboa, Tania Arz; Dangriga Town Council
My Virtual City – Isake Perez & Rebecca Bradley; St. Catherine’s Academy
Belize Electricity Limited – Rolando Santos and Navid Ahmadiyeh; BEL
Sugar Industry Management Information System - Jessamyn Ramos, Gregorio Canto, Sugar Industry Research & Development Institute (SIRDI)
Riverhall
11:45am - 1:00pmLunch
Biltmore Courtyard
1:00pm - 2:00pm
GIS in Business: Customer & Market Analytic - Heath Hill; Josue Paz, TBSL
Location Intelligence & Analytic in Tourism - Pamela Kersh, Esri; Marion Cayetano
Using Feature Services - Juan Carlos Tarazona, Esri; Andrew Link, TBSL
Toucan A
Riverhall
Toucan B
2:00pm - 3:00pm
GIS 101 - Andrew Link; Julian Crawford, TBSL
Migrating Data to the Information Model - Templates - Pamela Kersh; Marion Cayetano
Location Intelligence & Analytic Banking & Insurance - Juan Carlos Tarazona; Josue Paz
Latest advancements in GIS use for Forest Management - Dr. Percival Cho, Forest Department
HOLL
Riverhall
Toucan A
Toucan B
3:00pm - 3:15pm
Break
Biltmore Balcony
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Local Government Transformation: The Roadmap to GIS Integration for Town Councils - Mayor Gilbert Swaso and Staff; Dorian Enriquez, San Ignacio, Santa Elena Town Council; Marion Cayetano
Using ArcGIS Templates in Your Workflow: (Emergency Management Scenario) Pamela Kersh; Josue Paz
BEL’s Roadmap to GIS Integration - Rolando Santos, Navid Ahmadiyeh
Hands-On Learning lab - Telling Your Stories Using Maps in ArcGIS Online - Julian Crawford
Riverhall

Toucan A
Toucan B
HOLL
4:15pm - 4:15
Wrap-Up Session
Welcome Reception
Riverhall

 Thursday, May 8th 
8:00am - 8:30amRegistration
Foyer
9:00am - 10:00amPlenary:
ArcGIS Online - Step for Success - Pamela Kersh; Juan Carlos Tarazona; Andrew Link, Marion Cayetano, Josue Paz
Riverhall
9:30am -
10:15am

Plenary:
The Resurrection of “The Need for a Multipurpose Cadastre” & its Role in the Application of Modern Land Records Technology - John McKenna, Trimble Navigation
Toucan B

10:15am - 10:30amBreak
Biltmore Balcony
10:30am - 11:15amUrban Planning/City Engine - Josue Paz, Marion Cayetano
Applying Gis to Conservation & Sustainable Development - Jaume Ruscalleda, Ya’axche
Data Collection and Integration: Collector App - Juan Carlos Tarazona; Andrew Link
Hands On Learning Lab: Story Maps - Julian Crawford
Toucan A
Toucan B
Riverhall
HOLL
11:15am -
12:15pm

Fundamentals of Web GIS - Juan Carlos Tarazona; Andrew Link
Location Intelligence & Analytics for the International Market - Pamela Kersh; Marion Cayetano
NSDI Data Integration and Data Sharing - Alfred Cho, Elam Torres, Land Information Centre, NSDI
Riverhall
Toucan A
Toucan B
12:15 pm -
1:15 pm
Lunch
Biltmore
Courtyard
1:15pm -
2:00pm

The Development of Crime Data Analysis - Harry Noble, PC Jose Tillet - The Belize Police Department
Use of GIS in The Belize Sugar Industry Management Information System (SIMIS): Jessamyn Ramos, Gregorio Canto
Hands On Learning Lab: - Julian Crawford
Toucan A
Toucan B

2:00pm -
2:45pm
GIS in Telecommunications - Juan Carlos Tarazona; Marion Cayetano
Application Development within the Belize Meteorological Department - Frank Tench, Belize Meteorological Service
Sleepwalking Into the Future: The Case for Incorporating GIS into The Curriculum - Scott Sires, Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute , Joseph Kerski, Esri; Marion Cayetano
Toucan A
Toucan B

HOLL
2:45pm -
3:30pm
Plenary:
Web GIS from Field to Office - Juan Carlos Tarazona; Andrew Link
Riverhall
3:30pm - 4:40pm
Closing
Riverhall