[OSGeo Africa] FOSS4G 2019

Enock Seth Nyamador enockseth at gmail.com
Fri Aug 30 10:09:19 PDT 2019

Thanks for sharing! I couldn't miss the closing day from far away. Thanks
to all and CCC team.

Le ven. 30 août 2019 à 16:50, Gavin Fleming <gavin at kartoza.com> a écrit :

> I've just departed from a wonderful edition of FOSS4G (and QGIS
> contributors meeting) in Bucharest where over 1000 people from around 80
> countries shared about 40 workshops and 11 parallel presentation tracks
> over the past week, showing yet again how open source GIS is used
> successfully to find spatial solutions in all sectors and is at the cutting
> edge of technology and science.
> There were five south Africans there (from Kartoza and University of
> Pretoria).
> You can see recordings of all presentations at
> https://media.ccc.de/c/foss4g2019. They were streamed live--some are
> still being processed.
> Why any Government entity in SA is still paying a fortune for privative
> GIS and database software beats me, when developed countries (as in most of
> Europe for example) saw the light years ago and fully embrace FOSS.
> Do your bit to advocate for FOSS GIS!
> Gavin
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