[OSGeo-Announce] FOSS4G Abstracts announced + Early Bird registration looming

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitchell at osgeo.org
Tue Jul 21 13:29:01 EDT 2009

= FOSS4G Abstracts announced + Early Bird registration looming =

Sydney, Australia. 20 July 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org

== Abstracts Announced ==

A comprehensive list of presentations has been announced for the 
international Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference, 
in Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October 2009.

Abstracts presented by the world's best Developers, Policy Makers, 
Sponsors and Geospatial Professionals include the latest geospatial 
applications, standards, government programs, business processes and 
case studies.

Topics include mobile platforms, location based applications, crowd 
sourcing, cloud computing, development, spatial standards, integration 
of cross-agency data, Spatial Data Infrastructures, Sensor Webs, Web 
Processing Services, Integration of Open Source and Proprietary Software 
and more.

For the full list of quality abstracts, view: 

Community participation in the abstract selection was impressive, with 
over 150 community members selecting 85 general track abstracts from the 
183 submitted and a further 12 academic abstracts selected by 52 
academic peers.

== Early Bird Registration ==

After getting inspired from the breadth of abstracts, be sure to 
register for the FOSS4G conference. Early Bird registration closes in 
just over two weeks, on 7 August, 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org/registration/

== Upcoming milestones ==

*  7 Aug 2009, __Early bird registration deadline__
* 14 Sep 2009, __Completed program available__
* 20 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Workshop
* 21-23 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Presentations and Tutorials
* 24 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Code Sprint

== Media Sponsors ==
* Position Magazine: http://www.positionmag.com.au/
* Asian Surveying and Mapping Newsletter: http://www.asmmag.com
* Geoconnexions Magazine: http://www.geoconnexion.com/
* Directions Magazine: http://directionsmag.com/
* GIS Development: http://gisdevelopment.net/
* Baliz Media: http://www.BALIZ-MEDIA.com/

For more information or to keep informed from the FOSS4G Organising 
Committee, join our email list or twitter feed at: 

or contact:

Cameron Shorter, Chair of the FOSS4G Organising Committee and Geospatial 
Systems Architect at LISAsoft

tel +61-2-8570-5050

c a m e r o n . s h o r t e r @ l i s a s o f t . c o m

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