Valrie is the founder and Managing Director of GeoTechVision and Executive Chairman of Marlie Technology Park Ltd. With over 15 years of experience as a Geospatial Analyst, GIS Manager, Technical Instructor, Spatial Technologies and Policy Consultant, Valrie is helping governments and corporate entities develop data driven geospatial solutions to address organizational challenges and meet corporate goals. She is the immediate past president of the Caribbean Urban Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) Chapter, a former board member for URISA International, a bord member of the World Geospatial Information Council (WGIC), a member of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Americas Caribbean Project Technical Committee, The Co-Chair of UN-GGIM Americas Private Sector Network. She is an accredited facilitator by the World Bank/ Infodev Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC) Accelerator Program. She is the immediate past president of Women Entrepreneurs Network (WENC) Guyana Chapter. She is the Chairperson of the Small Business Council, Guyana. She Valrie sits on several other boards and committees nationally, regionally and internationally. As an Entrepreneur, Valrie has received several recognitions and awards including NCB, “Women in Business” Award for 2013, The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2014, The University of Technology Trailblazer award in 2015, The Commonwealth Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015, the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Young Business Executive Award (2016), the University of Technology World Class Women Entrepreneur Award (2017) and ROSA Distinguished Alumni Award (2017), the JCC and Leadercast Kingston Leader Worth Following Award. Her academic background includes: a BSc. Degree in Geology from the University of West Indies and a MSc. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Environment from the Manchester Metropolitan University and post graduate studies in Entrepreneurship.
The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) as Geospatial Tool
Audience Type: All
Session Type: Presentation
Abstract: With Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) becoming increasing more prominent within the Caribbean, there is not only a need to address the correct use of UAV not merely from an operations point of view but also from a geospatial data perspective. This presentation explores the use of drone data – not only as a stand-alone data source but also coupled with existing data sources to provide data enriched products.
- The value of UAV Data
- It’s Integration with other data products.
- Location analytics