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The presentations from the Expert Group Meeting on Slum Mapping are found below in PDF format.

Wednesday, 21st May 2008

Session 1: Opening (Chair: Richard Sliuzas, Rapporteur Alex de Sherbinin)

Richard Sliuzas, ITC
Alex de Sherbinin, CIESIN, Columbia University, USA

Welcome and General Purpose of EGM, Part Two

Prof. Dr. Martien Molenaar, Rector ITC

Official Welcome to ITC

Ron Spreekmeester

Word of Welcome from representative VROM

Dr. Gora Mboup, Head of the GUO, UN-HABITAT

Slums, Shelter Depriviation and Spatial Concentration , Part Two

Session 2: Developments in Urban Remote Sensing and the Diversity of Slum Conditions (Chair: Jan Turkstra, Rapporteur: Kirsten Hackenbroch)

Christiane Weber, University Louis Pasteur, France

From Slum Detection to Slum Definition

Richard Sliuzas, ITC, The Netherlands

Diversity of Global Slum Conditions - is a universal spatial definition of slums feasible?

Alex de Sherbinin, CIESIN, Columbia University, USA

Urban Poverty Mapping: Data and Methods

Special Guest Lecture Prof. Uptal Sharma (Center for Environmental Planning and Technology, School of Planning, Ahmedabad, India

Slum Development Strategies for Dharavi Slum in Mumbai, India

Session 3: Advanced Methods for Urban Image Analysis (Chair: Rainaldo Machado, Rapporteur: Chris Small)

 Session 4: Statistical Issues in Urban Poverty Mapping (Chair: Mauro Barros Filho, Rapporteur: Monika Kuffer)

Alfred Stein, ITC, The Netherlands

Spatial Statistics and their Applications in (Urban) Remote Sensing

Chris Small, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observation, Columbia University, USA

Objectives, Strategies and Limitations of Remote Sensing for Slum Mapping

Peter Hofmann, Leibnitz Universität Hannover, Germany

Detecting Informal Settlements using Methods of Object Based Image Analysis

Richard Sliuzas and Alex de Sherbinin

Brief Introduction to Break Out Groups (planned on Thursday afternoon)

Thursday, 22nd May 2008

Session 5: Methods and Examples of Slum Mapping (Chair: Christiane Weber, Rapporteur: Huang Zhengdong)

 Session 6: Methods and Examples of Slum Mapping

Session 7: Break Out Groups

Session 8: Break Out Groups

Friday, 23rd May 2008

Session 9: Break Out Groups

Presentations of Key Findings and Recommentations from Break Out Groups A, B & C (see summary reports under Sessions 7 & 8 above)

Session 10: Finalizing Conclusions and Recommendations (Chair: Prof. Dr. Martien Molenaar, Rapporteur: Iffat Huque)

Presentation of Key Findings and Recommendations from Break Out Group D (see summary report under Session 8 above)

Plenary Discussion

Final Round of Discussions on Conclusions and Recommendations from the EGM to be brought forward to the World Urban Forum in Nanjing, China, November 2008

Dr. Gora Mboup, Dr. Richard Sliuzas, Alex de Sherbinin, Prof. Dr. Martien Molenaar

Closing of Main Programme

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