[Belgium] Fwd: BeGeo - OSGeo Belgium
dirk.frigne at geosparc.com
Thu Dec 22 05:00:12 PST 2016
Thank you for your contribution. I think this could be a good example of
an academic presentation. We expect more than 1400 Geo-experts during
the day, so we should be able to attract the public that could be
interested in your topic, although I think it may be for a very
But presenting your presentation at BeGeo is a perfect way to mention if
you should consider to present also on the FOSS4G conference in Paris
next summer. I know for sure more people will attend that could be
interested in your topic, so please consider both...
On 22-12-16 11:31, Taïs Grippa wrote:
> Dear Dirk,
> I'm Taïs Grippa, a collegue of Moritz Lennert. I'm working in Université
> Libre de Bruxelles, on a BELSPO Stereo III project. We have recently
> developed a processing chain in python, using GRASS GIS python scripting
> We would like to propose a contribution for the OSGeo session at BeGEO
> *"GRASS GIS and Python for semi-automated OBIA classification from VHR
> earth observation data.*
> We will present a semi-automated processing chain we build for
> land-use/land-cover maps production. Implemented in Python, it relies
> mainly on GRASS GIS. Specific add-ons were developed for object-based
> image analysis, including an implementation for unsupervised
> segmentation parameter optimization. Freely available for anyone
> interested (Github repository <https://goo.gl/ZWlgih>), it should be
> seen as a framework to be reused and enhanced for further studies. It
> proved its ability of being quickly customized in order to match the
> requirements of different projects, with very different urban
> morphologies and different datasets."
> I hope it could match what you were looking for.
> *M. GRIPPA Taïs*
> Geographer - Phd student IGEAT - ANAGEO
> ULB CP 130/03 Av. F.D. Roosevelt, 50 - 1050 Bruxelles
> Tél: 02/650.68.06
> Mail: Tais.Grippa at ulb.ac.be
> Web: http://maupp.ulb.ac.be/
> <http://maupp.ulb.ac.be/> <http://igeat.ulb.ac.be/fr/unites-de-recherche/details/unit/analyse-geospatiale/>
> Le 20/12/2016 à 16:31, Moritz Lennert a écrit :
>> On 20/12/16 14:06, Taïs Grippa wrote:
>>> Moi je veux bien présenter ma chaîne de traitement OBIA. Est-ce que tu
>>> penses que c'est le genre de présentation qu'ils recherchent pour la
>>> session OSGeo?
>> Personne n'a encore vraiment réfléchi au contenu de cette session,
>> mais je trouve que d'un point de vue foss4g dans le monde académique
>> c'est certainement intéressant.
>> Je te propose d'envoyer une proposition à Dirk.
>>> *M. GRIPPA Taïs*
>>> Geographer - Phd student IGEAT - ANAGEO
>>> ULB CP 130/03 Av. F.D. Roosevelt, 50 - 1050 Bruxelles
>>> Tél: 02/650.68.06
>>> Mail: Tais.Grippa at ulb.ac.be
>>> Web: http://maupp.ulb.ac.be/
>>> Le 20/12/2016 à 12:08, Moritz Lennert a écrit :
>>>> pour info
>>>> -------- Forwarded Message --------
>>>> Subject: [Belgium] BeGeo - OSGeo Belgium
>>>> Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2016 18:21:02 +0100
>>>> From: Dirk Frigne <dirk.frigne at geosparc.com>
>>>> Reply-To: dirk.frigne at geosparc.com
>>>> Organization: Geosparc
>>>> To: belgium at lists.osgeo.org <belgium at lists.osgeo.org>
>>>> Dear list,
>>>> I had a call with Jan De Waele (NGI) about our commitment to Begeo 2017
>>>> next year.
>>>> I situated OSGeo and suggested we could fill a whole track where we
>>>> could use our session to explain what OSGeo, OGC, OSM etc is.
>>>> There is room for 2,5 hours of content in presentations of 20 minutes.
>>>> What they want from an organisational perspective is to bring into
>>>> track a part of the industry, academic and governmental commitments.
>>>> I told that with OSGeo we could take care about all these topics (+
>>>> explain a bit what OSGeo is and what open (data, standards,
>>>> software) is.
>>>> Who is willing to contribute with a presentation on 16 march 2017.7
>>>> The place to be is Tours & Taxi.
>>>> The OSGeo logo will be put on the website, so I already send the
>>>> logo to
>>>> Call for papers for OSGeo track on BeGeo.
>>>> The event had 1400 visitors last year, and there will be several
>>>> parallel tracks.
>>>> The goal of the presentations should be explain to end users some
>>>> interesting OSGeo projects, OSGeo Live, Osgeo, some success stories,
>>>> Who volunteers to coordinate the day?
>>>> Please send in the topics you want to present before *Friday January
>>>> Have a nice end of the year and may the Foss Be with you!
ir. Dirk Frigne
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