[OSGeo Africa] FOSS4G workshop on 29 Nov

Gavin Fleming GavinF at mintek.co.za
Mon Nov 17 05:48:13 EST 2008

GISSA / OSGeo Africa Open Source GIS hands-on introductory workshop


Sat 29 Nov 9h00-12h00

St Davids Marist Inanda, Rivonia Rd, Inanda.


Featuring QGIS, uDig, GeoServer and PostGIS


See what these programs are all about. Install them. Use them. 


PostGIS: Install, load data, perform spatial queries.


GeoServer: Install, set up data stores and web services. 


uDig: Use WMS and WFS services, create SLD styles. Apply them in


QGIS: Open shapefiles, images, WMS, WFS and PostGIS layers. Edit. Create
thematic maps. Create attribute actions and use the Plugin manager. 


To fit all this into 3 hours it will be a mixture of hands-on and


In the afternoon there will be a QGIS 1.0 prerelease bug-squashing
session. Learn more about QGIS, see the latest features and contribute
by identifying and describing bugs.  


Cost R50 at the door. RSVP to gavinjfleming at gmail.com
<mailto:gavinjfleming at gmail.com>  as numbers are limited. We have your
name if you responded to the notice on the GISSA list - you don't need
to confirm again. 


More details at http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/AfricaEvents29November2008 




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