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GIS-Pro 2016: URISA’s 54th Annual Conference
October 31-November 3, 2016
Westin Harbour Castle - Toronto, Ontario

Geospatial information is everywhere, at everyone’s fingertips and URISA as an organization has been at the forefront for the past  50 years, through global technology and social shifts.  In the time it took you to pull up the description of this conference, perhaps on your phone, tablet or laptop, you have already considered the conference location, investigated the good eats and conference events, and mapped all of your indoor and outside activities.  URISA connects members and partners with the educational, networking and collaboration resources that professionals need to evolve geospatial tools and solutions that respond to real places in real time.

Join the GIS Community in Toronto, Ontario for a powerful, collective exchange of GIS knowledge!

Professional Planners: Be sure to note the workshops and sessions that have been approved for AICP-CM credits. Nearly 50 AICP-CM credits were approved for this year’s program!

Creating an attendee profile within Sched DOES NOT REGISTER you for the conference or specific workshops. You must register for the conference here.

Note: If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Westin Harbour Castle saying that there is now a cheaper rate... just hang up. It is a scam.  
 

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Carine Yi

Tohoku University
Assistant Professor
Sendai, Japan
Dr. Carine J. Yi is an assistant professor at the International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, Japan. She earned her masters degree in Environmental Sciences (urban planning, 1996) and Ph.D. in risk engineering (2013), both from University of Tsukuba. Since June 2013 she joined International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University as assistant professor from National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) of Japan. She gained her professional experiences in research field to analyse different subjects such as spatial data management (GIS), flood, landslide, sea level rise, planning and landscape architecture in Japan and Canada. Currently, she analyses radioactive deposition and its decay in contaminated soil from explosion of Fukushima nuclear power station which was triggered by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011. Also, she joined the IRIDeS typhoon Haiyan survey team and her recent publications are under reviewing on second stage which includes a survey research on damages and its recovery by Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines. Her ultimate research interests are disaster risk management which includes physical damage and social impacts associate with advanced technology such as GIS, Remote Sensing and 3D modelling and Structure for Motion (SfM). The decision-making under scientific and social uncertainty approaches is also her research interests based on her knowledge and skills of urban planning / urban design, landscape architecture, sociology and international relationship.