UP Tacloban and its partners celebrate International GIS Day with GIS Talks

The Regional Environmental Information Systems program of UP Tacloban, Southern Leyte State University, NEDA VIII, and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) invite you to this year’s GIS Talks on 16 and 20 November 2020.


GIS Talks is a series of featured presentations highlighting the use of GIS technologies in the field. This year’s presentations include monitoring of the COVID-19 cases in the region, GIS as a tool for building smart environments, and community-based mapping.


Here are the featured topics:
Day 1 | 16 November 2020, 9:00 am to 12:00 nn

GIS Applications in the Major Plans and Programs of CDD-DENR VIII
Speaker: For. Crisostomo E. Badeo, Jr., Assistant Division Chief of CDD-DENR VIII


Mapping Critical Lifeline Infrastructure using OpenStreet Map
Speaker: Dinnah Feye H. Andal, GIS Specialist of HOT Philippines


GIS and Public Health
Speaker: Dr. Marvin Jed C. Soledad, Medical Officer of UPV Tacloban College


Day 2 | 20 November 2020, 9:00 am to 12:00 nn

Land Cover Classification for Region VIII
Speaker: Margie T. Parinas, Remote Sensing Technologist from NAMRIA


GIS Applications in the Department of Agriculture VIII
Speaker: Engr. Arnel John A. Manalo, Geomapping and Governance Unit Head of the Philippine Rural Development Project