Presentations and Posters from 2012

Morning Session

Application of a WebGIS as a data management anddissemination tool for the London Olympic Park,Ilka May, Arup
MapAlerter.com: Innovative Location-Based Service Alertsfor Irish Government,Brendan Cunningham, Pin Point Alerts
PRIME2 – Building a framework for the future, Seamus Gilroy, 1 Spatial

Video of a ESRI sponsored Volunteer, Helen Caughey, at the RCMRD in Nairobi, Kenya.

National Biodiversity Data Centre: An Update on a Key National Data Infrastructure, Dr. Liam Lysaght, National Biodiversity Data Centre (GIS Ireland 2012 Business Case and Return on Investment winner)
Visualizing the 2011 Census – new tools and trends from the All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO), Justin Gleeson, AIRO (GIS Ireland 2012 Research Award winner)



Purple Suite

GIS Principles enabling smarter BIM practice, Michal Dymet, Datech Ireland
Low Cost UAV Survey – levelling the playing field, Denis Deasy, Mactire Mapping
New datasets and online terrain visualisation tools from the Geological Survey of Ireland, Ray Scanlon, Geological Survey of Ireland

OSi GI Strategy Update, Colin Bray, Ordnance Survey Ireland


INSPIRE – Facilitating End User Analysis, Oliver Shine, Teagasc

Red Suite



National Parks BIOS Project (EDRM/GIS Integration), John Hewitt, Kainos Software
Designing a web-based Public health SDSS, Ishwari Sivagnanam, NCG/NUIM
The National Intermodal Journey Planner, Peter Cranny, National Transport Planner

Green Suite



Scoilnet: A Portal for Irish Education, Karin Whooley, National Centre for Technology in Education
Digitising and Data Input Tool, Colum O’Ruanaidh, DoECLG
Myplan.ie Where to Now, Bruce McCormack, DoECLG (GIS Ireland 2012 Innovation and Best Practice winner)

Gold Suite


The First GIS – The Down Survey of Ireland, David Brown, TCD
Using a GIS with LIDAR and other data to interpret Iron Age linear earth works, Peter Wise, Independent Research Archaeologist

Postcodes are coming: Opportunities, details and the role of the Irish GIS Community, Richard Cantwell, GAMMA
Sharing the Power of Place, Anne Campbell, Land and Property Services

Poster Session:

Enhancing urban GIS databases through a multi-view MMS acquisition system for street feature extration, Karim Hammoudi, NUI Maynooth
Development of a GIS for the design of Optimal Bicycle Routes, John Twomey, UCC
The Development of a interactive campus map of UCC using GIS Technology, Serena O’Connor, UCC (Best Poster on the Day)

Birds’ Eye View of oceanographic variables affecting seabird abundance and distribution, Dee McElligott, UCC

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