Meet the Cities’ COVID Mitigation Mapping (C2M2) Initiative

Type: Virtual Panel
Theme: Geographers and COVID-19: Setting Our Direction for the Future
Sponsor Groups: Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group, Spatial Analysis and Modeling Specialty Group, Latin America Specialty Group, Asian Geography Specialty Group, American Association of Geographers, Applied Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/9/2021
Start / End Time: 9:35 AM / 10:50 AM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 63
Organizers: Coline Dony, Julaiti Nilupaer
Chairs: Melinda Laituri

Description

This session brings together project leads from Africa, and Latin America in the Cities' COVID Mitigation Mapping (C2M2) Initiative. They will discuss their experience and share their expertise on the Secondary Impacts of COVID-19 in their respective geographies, and the challenges and benefits of using geospatial approaches for decision making.

More details about the C2M2 Initiative:
https://mapgive.state.gov/

The panel will be structured as follows:
- Melinda Laituri, Laura Cline, and Robert B Richardson will provide the audience with an overview of C2M2's background, partnership with AAG, the introduction of each hub and leads, and the current stage of projects
- Gaston Mblongou (Africa Hub) will share a brief introduction and current stage of 4 Africa Hub projects and partnerships in a pre-recorded video
- Carlos Mena (Latin America Hub) will share a brief introduction and current stage of 3 Latin America Hub projects and partnerships in a pre-recorded video
- Laura Cline will ask any audience questions and moderate a discussion.
- Melinda Laituri will discuss the next steps, goals, and upcoming events associated with the initiative


Agenda

Type Details Minutes Start Time
Introduction Melinda Laituri Colorado State University 15 9:35 AM
Panelist Melinda Laituri Colorado State University 15 9:50 AM
Panelist Laura Cline U.S. Department of State 15 10:05 AM
Panelist Robert Richardson 15 10:20 AM

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