Yuaca, Flavio

Government Fellow

  • Flavio Yuaca
    C0-04: Campus de Couros, Rua de Vila Flor 166, 4810-445 Guimarães, Portugal

    Research Interests

    • Geographic Information System
    • Smart Cities
    • Spatial Analysis


    • Expert, Geoprocessing, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil (1996)
    • Bachelor, Public Administration, Pontifical Catholic University, Brazil (1990)
    • Bachelor, Business Administration, Pontifical Catholic University, Brazil (1989)


    • Visiting Fellow, UNU-EGOV, Portugal (2019)
    • Research and Development Manager, Government Secretariat, Goiania City Government
    • Executive Coordinator, Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative, Goiania City Government
    • Urban Information Director, Goiania City Government
    • GIS Department Manager, COMDATA
    • Research and Development Manager, Sitpass Project
    • Head of the Database Division, COMDATA

    Biographical Statement

    Flavio Yuaca is currently a Government Fellow at UNU-EGOV. He is a geoprocessing expert (Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil, 1996) and has been working with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for more than 25 years. At Goiania City Government he was the executive coordinator for projects derived from the Inter-American Development Bank’s Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative, including the Greenhouse Gas Inventory, Results-Based Management and the Integrated Operations and Control Center (IOCC), part of the strategy to introduce Smart Cities concepts in Goiania.

    He coordinated the development of SIGGO (Geographic Information System), MUBDG (Digital Map of Goiania) and eDOC (Electronic Documents). He was also a database and data administrator and was responsible for implementing real-time systems at Caixa Economica do Estado de Goias (bank). He was the research and development manager of one of the first AFC (Automated Fare Collection System) for public transportation in Brazil. He also served as a member in editorial boards of Brazilian geographic information and technology magazines such as MundoGEO, infoGEO and Fator GIS and as member of technical committees for events such as MundoGEO Connect, GIS Brasil, Brazilian Symposium on Geoprocessing, GEOBrasil and GEO Summit Latin America. He was an instructor at GITA (Geospatial Information and Technology Association) and in postgraduate courses in the area of geotechnologies. He is currently the Research and Development Manager of the Government Secretariat in Goiania City Government.