Speakers Bio & Abstract

Marcela Flores Ponce Head of Territorial Information Management Unit UGIT
Planning and Territorial Development Division
Los Lagos Regional Government, Chile

BiographyMarcela Flores Ponce, Geomatics Execution Engineer of the Metropolitan Technological University of Santiago de Chile after approving his research in the year 2000 "Digital orthophotos and precision analysis with GPS system", exercises the path of Geomensures and investigation of systems and software such as Mapserver, Arcview, Arcgis, Qgis and Joomla. During 2015, he passed the "Diploma in Decentralization, Region and Regional Government" and in December 2016 he obtained the title of "Magister in Government, Public Policies and Territory" from Alberto Hurtado University, Santiago, Chile.

In 2014, Marcela takes over the Territorial Information Management Unit (UGIT), a geomatics technical unit whose function is to standardize, validate and integrate geospatial information providing services for the Regional Government and public institutions.

The Territorial Information Management Unit (UGIT) mission is to provide quality territorial mapping, for the analysis and planning of the territory in its various intervention themes, this; with the objective of introducing technological enriched tools that allows to make better decisions applied to programs, policies, plans or local interventions. Further; this unit carries out promotional initiatives that allow the installation of integrated geographic online information of a public nature, accessible to State administration agencies in the region, private entities and citizens in general, as input of territorial information in support for decision-making and the formulation of public policies and through the inter-institutional coordination whose formal composition is the Regional Coordinating Table SNIT Los Lagos-IDE Chile, which operates institutional integration through the use of modern technological platforms GIS and technical recommendations.Abstract Geospatial Data Infrastructure, modernization and impact in the public management of the region of Los Lagos, ChileToday, information technologies (ICTs) and the Internet have positioned themselves as the world's largest communication channels. This evolution has allowed the development and positioning of IDEs as the common channel for the integration of different actors and territorial issues.

From basic to complex technical levels, digital cartography allows us to communicate in a standard language that, through symbols, colors and data, is shared on the web by servers that have dynamic maps with quality territorial information, thus giving the possibility of multilevel information combinations and types of responses in connection with various topics also supported in different technological devices.

The Geospatial Data Infrastructure implemented by the Regional Governments give a base quantitative value to the institutional management that seeks the social, economic and environmental development for the territory.