[OSGeo-Announce] FOSS4G 2023 - Prizren, Kosovo is where it's at!

Astrid Emde (OSGeo) astrid_emde at osgeo.org
Mon Feb 6 00:46:30 PST 2023

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FOSS4G 2023 - 26 June - 2 July 2023 Prizren, Kosovo 

Hey there FOSS4G community,

We know you've been waiting for this, and we're beyond excited to 
announce that 2023 Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial 
Conference (FOSS4G) will be hosted by FLOSSK in Prizren, Kosovo! 🎉

Before we dive into all technical FOSS4G stuff, let's talk about where 
we're gonna be doing it. Prizren, Kosovo is not just any ordinary city, 
it's a cultural hot spot with a history that'll have you feeling some 
type of way. Trust us, you're gonna wanna take a break from all the tech 
talk and explore this place. And the best part? We're taking over the 
Innovation and Training Park, located right in the city's heart. So not 
only will you be leveling up your FOSS4G skills, but you'll also get to 
experience the best that Prizren has to offer. It's like a vacation and 
a conference in one - how sweet is that? 🏙️

But enough about the location, let's talk about what you really came 
here for: the details.

We know you're chomping at the bit for details on the schedule, keynote 
speakers, and sponsorships. So here's the deal: head on over to our 
website: https://2023.foss4g.org/ and sign up for our newsletter. That 
way, you'll be the first to know when all that information becomes 
available. And don't forget to follow us on social media for all the 
latest updates: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram.

Now, onto the good stuff. We're currently accepting submissions for:

📚 Academic Papers

We're excited to announce that the call for academic papers is now open 
for the International Conference on Free and Open-Source Software for 
Geospatial (FOSS4G) 2023.

We're looking for abstracts on open-source tools and technologies for 
geospatial data management and analysis. And the best part? Following 
the FOSS4G tradition, your papers will be published in The International 
Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information 
Sciences, listed in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) 
of the Web of Science, SCOPUS, the E/I Compendex, and the Directory of 
Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

Don't miss out on this opportunity to share your research and connect 
with the geospatial community. Head on over to our website 
https://2023.foss4g.org/call-for-papers/academic-track  for more 
information and to submit your abstract. The deadline for abstract 
submission is February 19th, so don't wait!"

🗣️ Call for Papers

Got something to say about FOSS4G projects, applications, or best 
practices? Propose a presentation, tutorial, or workshop and share your 
knowledge with the community. And trust us, the community is all ears: 

📅 Registration

It's finally here! Early bird registration is available until April 
30th, so don't miss out on the discounted rate: 

🌠 Call for Sponsors

Being a sponsor of FOSS4G 2023 provides a unique opportunity to showcase 
your brand to a targeted audience of geospatial professionals, network 
with key players in the industry, and support the development and 
promotion of free and open-source geospatial technology.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to reach a fresh and relevant 
audience while supporting the geospatial community. Sponsorship 
opportunities are open until May 31st. Visit our website 
https://2023.foss4g.org/sponsors/  to learn more and secure your spot. 
With an estimated attendance of 1000 participants and more than 100 
companies, this is a great opportunity for your business to be seen and 

Travel Grant & Studentship Programm Announced

The Prizren Local Organizing Committee for the FOSS4G 2023 conference is 
excited to announce the launch of our Travel Grant and Studentship Grant 
programs. The conference, which is one of the most important events in 
the geospatial world, is committed to making the event as accessible as 
possible and promoting diversity and inclusion.


We can't wait to see you in Prizren! 🤗


The FOSS4G 2023 Team

P.S: Don't forget to use the hashtags #FOSS4G2023 #Prizren2023 when you 
post about the event!

FOSS4G 2023 - 26 June - 2 July 2023 Prizren, Kosovo 

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