[OSGeo-Announce] Rush on Geospatial Open Source Workshops at FOSS4G and Live DVD ready to test

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitchell at osgeo.org
Mon Sep 21 17:38:09 EDT 2009

Sydney, Australia. 22 September 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org

One of the FOSS4G workshops have reached capacity and many of the other
workshops are close to full. People wanting to learn about Geospatial
Standards, Geospatial Open Source Software and Business Cases should
sign up soon to avoid disappointment.

See: http://2009.foss4g.org/workshops/ 

Geospatial Open Source users are invited to test a beta version of a DVD
full of Geospatial Open Source Software which will be handed out at the
FOSS4G conference. Download from: http://download.osgeo.org/livedvd/

== About FOSS4G ==

FOSS4G is the international Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial
conference, which comes to Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October 2009. FOSS4G
offers presentations, workshops, demos, an install-fest, and a code
sprint. It is presented by the world's best Developers, Policy Makers,
Sponsors and Geospatial Professionals and includes 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.

== Upcoming milestones ==

* 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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