Total Business Solution Ltd. organized the 4th Annual GIS EXPO to celebrate World GIS Day on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 at the Ramada Belize Princess Hotel. PADF was invited to exhibit and present the use of the ArcGIS Platform ongoing within the Community Preparedness and Resilience Project. PADF showed Dangriga and Hopkins (Hazard Maps) Erosion Maps produced by the University of Belize (UB) and Ecumenical Junior College (EJC). Primary, secondary, and tertiary school students attended presentations to learn what GIS is, how to use GIS technology and equipment, and how various careers use geospatial technology. In addition, Games and Activities highlighed GIS in a fun and interactive way. “Giving a presentation and having an exhibit at the GIS Day EXPO provides an excellent opportunity for PADF to contribute to the education of Belizean students and support them in their efforts to become knowledgeable citizens,” says project director Minerva Pinelo.
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