[OSGeo-Announce] OSGeo Code Sprint 2014 goes to Vienna
a.ghisla at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 04:48:47 PDT 2014
From March 24 to 28 OSGeo developers will gather in Vienna for the
annual OSGeo Code Sprint of the "C Tribe" OSGeo projects. Vienna was
selected to continue a series of code sprints after Toronto, New York,
Montreal, Island Wood, and Boston.
Leading developers of popular software projects like MapServer, QGIS,
GRASS, GDAL, PostGIS, PDAL, pycsw, and many more get together to
discuss new ideas, hack, decide, tackle large geospatial problems, etc.
simply to have fun. Almost 70 developers have already registered to a
full week of concentrated work and fun.
We want to thank our generous sponsors supporting the Code Sprint.
* [City of Vienna
provides the venue for the event
* [OSGeo](http://www.osgeo.org) provides considerable funding
* Gold Sponsors
* [Airborne Interactive Ltd](http://airborne.aero/)
* [Austrospace](http://www.austrospace.at/), a non-profit
association of Austrian space industries and research institutions
focusing on: *) Comprehensive information about Austrian space
activities and *) Representation of common interests of Austrian
suppliers and users of space technologies vis-a-vis Austrian
authorities and international organizations.
* [FOSSGIS e.V.](http://www.fossgis.de/)
* Silver Sponsors
* [ITS Vienna Region and the realtime trafficservice
AnachB.at](http://www.anachb.at/mehr), jointly created in 2006 by
Austria's three Federal Provinces of Vienna, Lower Austria and
Burgenland (Vienna Region) and supporting them in optimizing their
traffic management and e-government. AnachB.at offers intermodal
journey planners for all means of transport and a dynamic traffic
map free of charge, as Smartphone App and as Widget.
* Bronze Sponsors
* [metaspatial Institute](http://www.metaspatial.net/en/institute)
* [Azavea](http://www.azavea.com), a B Corporation (a social
enterprise) that creates civic, geospatial software for the web.
Our open source work includes civic projects, like DistrictBuilder
and OpenTreeMap, as well as GeoTrellis, a fast geoprocessing
framework based on Scala.
* [EOX](http://eox.at) provides in-kind support to the organization
of the event
* Further in-kind support is provided by OSGeo and FOSSGIS members
It is a great honor and privilege to be able to welcome so many
well-known OSGeo developers in Vienna. At the same time it is an
excellent opportunity for the Austrian, in particular the Viennese,
Open Source community to network and show international presence.
Vienna OSGeo Code Sprint 2014 Organizer
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