October 13-17 | Casablanca, Morocco



Agenda



Monday, Oct. 13

Learning Basics

  • 9:00-9:30 Intro
  • Introduction to program, speakers, and guests
  • Speaker : Marsha Goldberg - Association of American Geographers (AAG)
  • 9:30-11:00 Session 1
  • Introduction to GPS and mobile GIS (PathFinder Office)
  • Speaker : Moha El Ayachi - Trimble Navigation Ltd
  • 11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
  • 11:15-13:00 Session 2
  • Introduction to GIS (ArcGIS Online)
  • Speaker : Carmelle Terborgh - Esri
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Session 3
  • Experiences of crowdsourcing in Morocco
  • Speaker : Tarik Nesh-Nash - Mundiapolis University
  • 15:00-16:00 Session 4
  • Strategies for using Geoinformation for Sustainable Urban Management and Citizen Participation
  • Speaker : Kirstin Miller - Ecocity Builders
    Ashoka Finley - Ecocity Builders
    Cairo University
  • 16:00-17:00 Session 5
  • Panel discussion: Best practices and applications of geospatial technology and information for Sustainable Urban Management
  • (Moderator: Marsha Goldberg- AAG)
    Tarik Nesh-Nash -- Mundiapolis University
    Moha El Ayachi - Trimble Navigation Ltd
    Carmelle Terborgh - Esri
    Ashoka Finley - Ecocity Builders
    Sebastian Mofffatt - Consensus Institute
  • 17:30 Transport to the hotel

Tuesday, Oct. 14

Applying New Skills

  • 9:00-10:00 Session 1
  • GIS technology for 3D modeling in urban planning
  • Speaker : Hajji Rafika - School of Geomatics, University of Rabat
  • 10:00-10:15 Coffee Break
  • 10:15-12:00 Session 2
  • Understanding Urban Systems Geography, Resource Flows & GeoDesign
  • Speakers : Sebastian Moffatt - Consensus Institute
    Ashoka Finley - Ecocity Builders
    Carmelle Terborgh - Esri
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:15 -14:15 Session 3
  • Trimble Equipment Setup
  • Speaker : Moha El Ayachi - Trimble Navigation Ltd.
  • 14:15-16:15 Session 4
  • Practice of field data collection on campus
  • Led by Mundiapolis University and Cairo University
  • 16:15 -17:15 Session 5
  • Data transfer from GPS to GIS
  • Led by Mundiapolis University and Cairo University
  • 17:15-19:00 Session 6
  • Optional hands-on practice with GIS
  • Led by Esri

Wednesday, Oct. 15

A Deeper Understanding

  • 9:00-10:30 Session 1
  • Presentation of EcoCitizen maps for Cairo and Casablanca
    Interactive discussion of capacity building and use of these maps
  • Speaker : Ashoka Finley - Ecocity Builders
    Mundiapolis University and Cairo University
  • 10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
  • 10:45-12:30 Session 2
  • The value of imagery
  • Speaker : Saleem Zougbi - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30-17:00 Session 3
  • Geospatial analysis for urban and territorial management
  • (Moderator: Moha El Ayachi-Trimble)
    Fatima Barkan - Ministry of Urbanism and Territorial Management
    Latifa Nehnahi - Ministry of Urbanism and Territorial Management
    Mohamed Naciri - Société d'Aménagement Zenata
  • 17:30 Transport to the hotel

Thursday, Oct. 16

Best Practices and Current Activities in GeoSUMR

  • 10:00-10:15 Welcome coffee
  • 10:15-10:45 Session 1
  • Keynote presentation
    Partnership signing ceremony
  • Speaker : Amine Bensaid - President of Mundiapolis University
    Ministry of Environment
    Jean Pascal Darriet - LYDEC
    Badr Boubker - Digital Economy Department, Ministry of ICT
  • 10:45-12:30 Session 2
  • Introduction to GeoSUMR Introduction to Open Urban Data through Participatory Action Research (The EcoCitizen Map Project)
  • Speaker : Marsha Goldberg - AAG
    Kirstin Miller - Ecocity Builders
    Mundiapolis University and Cairo University
  • 12:30-13:30 Session 3
  • GIS applications for adressing water issues in the City of Casablanca
  • Speaker : Marouan Hakam - LYDEC
  • 13:30-14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30-16:30 Session 4
  • Applications of GPS/GIS to urban issues
    GIS applications on Open Data
  • (Moderator: Carmelle Terborgh - Esri)
    Marwa Ahmed - Informal Settlement Development Facility (ISDF)
    Chandan Deuskar - The World Bank
    ANCFCC
    Hicham Ezzine - GIS4DS
    Badr Boubker - Digital Economy Department, Ministry of ICT
  • 16:30-17:20 Session 5
  • From cities to the national level and beyond Focus: SIIEM and FALCON projects of the Eye on Disaster Management Special Initiative
  • Speakers :John Wertman - AAG
    Hicham Ezzine - GIS4DS  
  • 17:30 Transport to the hotel


Friday, Oct. 17

Moving Forward Together: Collaborations and Recommendations

  • 10:00-10:15 >Welcome coffee
  • 10:15-11:00 Session 1
  • Presentation about EoE Summit
  • Speaker : (Moderator: John Wertman - AAG)
    Huda Petra Shamayleh - Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI)
  • 11:00-12:30 Session 2
  • Round Table 1: Environmental Open Data in Morocco
    Introduction to Open Data: cost, access, licensing and policy
  • (Moderator: Tarik Nesh-Nash - Mundiapolis University)
    Hicham Almiraat- Association for Digital Rights
    Saleem Zougbi - IEEE
    Aditya Agarwal - Socrata
    Badr Boubker - Digital Economy Department, Ministry of ICT
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30-15:00 Session 3
  • Round Table 2: Smart Cities
  • (Moderator: Aawatif Hayar - Mundiapolis University)
    Saleem Zougbi - IEEE
    Saad Azzaoui - LYDEC
    Chandan Deuskar - The World Bank
    Sahi Zahra - Regional service of HABITAT of Marrakech
  • 15:00-17:00 Session 4
  • Presentation and Recommendations
    General Discussion
  • Tarik Nesh-Nash - Mundiapolis University
    Aawatif Hayar - Mundiapolis University
  • 17:00 City Tour + Visiting Pollutec exhibition