Geomatics Atlantic 2018 Presenters

Below you will find a directory including information about some of this years confirmed presenters. More information and presenters will be added to the directory once it becomes available.

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Katharine Hayhoe
Director of the Climate Science Center Texas Tech

Katharine’s research focuses on high-resolution climate projections to evaluate the future impacts of climate change on human society and the natural environment.

She has published over 125 peer-reviewed articles and served as lead author on key reports for the U.S. Global Change Research Program and the National Academy of Sciences.

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Karl Kenny
CEO Kraken Robotics

Karl Kenny, CEo of Kraken Robotics has over 30 years of technical and executive experience in communications, electronic navigation systems, and digital imaging.

Kraken Robotics is a marine technology company, founded in 2012, that is dedicated to the production and sale of software-centric sensors and underwater robotic systems. The company is headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland with offices in Nova Scotia (at COVE); Germany; and the US.


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Doug Wallace
Scientific Director MEOPAR

MEOPAR (Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response Network) is an independent not-for-profit, that funds research, trains students, mobilizes knowledge and communicates results for marine risk and resilience; tackling marine challenges and opportunities for the benefit of the Canadian economy and society.

Dr. Wallace, Scientific Director with MEOPAR is a world leader in developing new technologies to measure changes in the world’s oceans.


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Dr. Tim Webster
Applied Geomatics research Group (AGRG)

Tim is one of our top investigators on flood risk mapping, shoreline delineation, sub-watershed monitoring, geosciences mapping and landscape evolution, quality control and mission planning for LIDAR and other remote sensing surveys. He has written extensively on the topic and is considered an authority on the subject.