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2011 Panama Conference

Congreso de Sistemas de Informacion Geografica como Plataforma para la Modernizacion del Estado (Congress on Geographic Information Systems as a Platform for Modernizing the State)




AAG provided support to the Congress by facilitating the participation of international experts to showcase the utilization of geography and GIS for public services and government modernization under the key themes of Governance, Heatlh, Education, and Security.

Photo (L-R): Back row, Edwin Henriquez (Authority for Governmental Innovation of Panama); Edgardo Monasterios (National Secretary of Science, Technology and Innovation); Joseph Kezon (GIS Administrator, Chicago Police Department); Octavio Garcia (Authority for Governmental Innovation of Panama); Dr. Michael DeMers (New Mexico State University); The Honorable Former Governor James Geringer (Esri); Dr. Jorge Motta (Gorgas Institute of Health); Dr. José Fábrega (Technological University of Panama); Dr. Raymond Hart (Executive Director of Research, Planning, and Accountability, Atlanta Public Schools); Front row, Cecile Blake (National GIS Coordinator of Jamaica); Dr. Allison Karpyn (The Food Trust of Philadelphia); Dr. Patricia Solís (AAG); Maria Elena García (Director of Technology, Panama Land Administration Authority).