[OSGeo-Discuss] AAG 2009 Call for Papers
tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Fri Oct 10 00:30:24 PDT 2008
The sessions are registered, I just need speaker PINs to add you.
Remember you need to at least enter your draft abstract by Oct 16.
I recommend the you put Free,FOSS and OSGEO in your keywords.
Here are the draft session details, suggestions welcome:
*Title:* /Free and Open Source solutions for Geographers I/
*Description:* Case studies and general overviews of free software and data
sources as applied to geography. Including neogeography tools, virtual
globes, collaborative web portals, web mapping, GIS, remote sensing and
statistics. This session aims to educate the general geography community
about end user opportunities to implement cutting edge Free and Open
Source solutions in your research.
*Anticipated Attendance:* 40
*Title:* /Free and Open Source Software solutions for Geographers II/
*Description:* Case studies and in depth technical discussions of free
software and data sources as applied to geography. Including
neogeography tools, virtual globes, collaborative web portals, web
mapping, GIS, remote sensing and statistics. This session aims to
explore the complexities and specifics of using cutting edge Free and
Open Source solutions in geographical research.
*Anticipated Attendance:* 25
Once again the wiki page is at:
Alex Mandel wrote:
> The Association of American Geographers 2009 conference is now open for
> paper abstracts. This year I'd like organize paper sessions for the
> conference around FOSS.
> Depending on how many papers we get I am aiming for 2-3 sessions (12-15
> papers). The catch is that abstracts need to be submitted by October 16,
> I've detailed my ideas and will be tracking our efforts at
> You can see the list of FOSS talks last year on
> One thing I'd like people to keep in mind is that you don't need your
> presentation ready by the registration deadline, you will have until
> February to edit your abstracts.
> If you are interested, want more details or have already submitted an
> abstract and would like to be part of our sessions email me. Keep in
> mind I'm also attempting to arrange an Osgeo exhibit with the marketing
> Apologies for the mild cross-posting.
> Thank you,
> Alex "wildintellect" Mandel
> tech at wildintellect.com
> Geography Graduate Group
> University of California, Davis
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