October 13-17 | Casablanca, Morocco

Agenda

Monday, Oct. 13

Learning Basics

  • 9:00-9:30 Intro
  • Introduction to the Workshop program
  • Speaker : Marsha Goldberg - AAG
  • 9:30-11:00 Session 1
  • Introduction to GPS and mobile GIS
  • PathFinder Office: Display, Edit collected data and export data to a GIS
  • Speaker : Moha El Ayachi - Trimble
  • 11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
  • 11:15-13:00 Session 2
  • Introduction to GIS (ArcGIS Online Basics)
  • 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
  • Geoinformation and Strategies for Sustainable Urban Management and Citizen Participation
  • Speaker : Kirstin Miller and Ecocity Builders' Team
  • 16:00-17:00 Session 5
  • Panel discussion
  • (Moderator: Marsha Goldberg)
    Tarik Nesh-Nash : Mundiapolis University
    Moha El Ayachi - Trimble
    Carmelle Terborgh - Esri
    Dave Ron - 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 : Professor Hajji Rafika - School of Geomatics
  • 10:00-10:15 Coffee Break
  • 10:15-12:00 Session 2
  • Understanding Urban Systems Geography, Resource Flows & Geodesign
  • Speakers :
    Sebastian Mofffatt - Consensus Institute
    Ecocity Builders
    Carmelle Terborgh - Esri
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:15 -14:15 Session 3
  • Trimble Equipment Setup
  • Speaker : Moha El Ayachi - Trimble
  • 14:15 -16:15 Session 4
  • Practice of field data collection (Mini Bootcamp) on campus
  • Driven by university students
  • 16:15 -17:15 Session 5
  • Data transfer
  • Driven by university students
  • 17:15-19:00 Session 6
  • Optional hands-on practice
  • Driven by university students

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 & Dave with Students from Casablanca and Cairo
  • 10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
  • 10:45-12:30 Session 2
  • The value of imagery
  • Speaker : Saleem Zougbi - Global Adviser in ICT in governments
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30-17:00 Session 3
  • Geospatial analysis for urban and territorial management
  • Moderator: Moha El Ayachi
    Ministry of Urbanism and Territorial Management: Fatima Barkan
    Ministry of Urbanism and Territorial Management: Latifa Nehnahi
    Zenata Ecocity Directorate: Director of Zenata Ecocity

Thursday, Oct. 16

Best Practices and Current Activities

  • 10:00-10:15 >Welcome coffee
  • 10:15-10:45 Session 1
  • Keynote presentation
  • Signing ceremony (Lydec, OMDH)
  • Speaker :
    President of Mundiapolis University
    Ministry of Urbanism?
    Ministry of environment?
  • 10:45-12:30 Session 2
  • Introduction to GeoSUMR and Urban Open Data though Participatory Action Research (The EcoCitizen Map Project)
  • Speaker :
    AAG: Marsha Goldberg
    EcoCity Builders: Kirstin Miller/Dave Ron
    Students from Casablanca and Cairo
  • 12:30-13:30 Session 3
  • Available applications for addressing urban issues (Water management,Transportation, Renewable energy, Disaster management)
  • Speaker : Lydec
  • 13:30-14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30-16:30 Session 4
  • Applications of GPS/GIS to urban issues
  • Moderator: Carmelle Terborgh
    Marwa Ahmed
    IBM
    World Bank
    Hicham Ezzine- SIIEM
  • 16:30-17:20 Session 5
  • From cities to the national level and beyond (SIIEM and FALCON projects of the Eye on Disaster Management Special Initiative)
  • Speakers :
    Hicham Ezzine- SIIEM
    John Wertman- AAG
  • 17:30 Transport to the hotel

Friday, Oct. 17

Best Practices and Current Activities in GeoSUMR (cont.)

  • 10:00-10:15 >Welcome coffee
  • 10:15-11:00 Session 1
  • Presentation about EoE Summit
  • Speaker : Huda Petra Shamayleh
  • 11:00-13:00 Session 2
  • Presentation of Huda
  • Interactive roundtable discussion:
  • Round Table 1: Environmental Open Data in Morocco (Moderator: Tarik)
  • Round Table 2: Smart Cities (Moderator: Hayar)
  • Moderator: Huda Petra Shamayleh
    RT1:
    Hicham Almiraat- ADN: Association for Digital Rights
    Saleem Zougbi - Global Adviser in ICT in governments
    IBM
    World Bank
    RT 2:
    Aawatif Hayar-Mundiapolis University
    Saleem Zougbi - Global Adviser in ICT in governments
    RT3:
    Speakers from the public sector, academia and private sector.
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-17:00 Session 3
  • Social and urban knowledge exchange with urban experts and student presentations
  • 17:00 City Tour + Visiting Pollutec exhibition