[OSGeo-Discuss] Webcasts of OSGIS 2009

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Jul 16 09:01:44 PDT 2009

Dear All,

We are pleased to make available the webcasts of presentations (Stream
1) of The First Open Source GIS UK Conference at Centre for Geospatial
Science  at http://www.opensourcegis.org.uk/    for the benefit of the
wider GIS community. 

The key aims of OSGIS conference series is to:

*	act as a focus for open source GIS research
*	to provide platform to network and develop ideas for future
collaborative work in open source GIS
*	to hear presentations from government, academic, industry and
policy makers on open source geospatial technologies
*	to understand current developments in open source GIS

We also congratulate the winners of  the Open Source GIS UK Conference
Awards 2009. 

CGS Best Presentation winner for OSGIS 2009 is

Mapping Future Climate : A Case Study for the Deployment of the Open
Source Geo-stack in Scalable Web-based Applications 
Philip James, Simon Abele, David Alderson,Stephen Pascoe, Ag Stephens 
Newcastle University, and British Atmospheric Data Centre, Rutherford
Labs, UK 

CGS Best Presentation runner up prize for OSGIS 2009 
SEXTANTE - The free geoprocessing library 
Victor Olaya, University of Extremadura, Caceres, Spain 

CGS Best Presentation runner up prize for OSGIS 2009
An introduction to Mapwindow 
Dr Daniel Ames, Idaho State University, USA

The Wiley BlackWell prizes for best full paper prizes are awarded to the
following papers 

Development of Sensor Web Applications with Open Source Software 
Arne Broring,Eike Hinderk Jurrens, and Simon Jirka from 52  North and
Christoph Stasch from the Institute for Geoinformatics, University of

The SDIlight OSGEO stack at ITC 
Barend Kobben, Rob Lemmens, Javier Morales, Rolf de By, Theodor Foerster

International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth
Observation (ITC),Enschede, The Netherlands.

Visualising Alternative Futures using Open Source technologies
William Cartwright , RMIT University, Australia

Congratulations to all winners... Well Done...

Once again we thank the GIS Community for the fantastic support provided
to us on this initiative and we look forward to your active
participation for OSGIS 2010. Please email me if you or your
organisation are interested in being involved in OSGIS Conference

Best wishes,

Suchith Anand

Dr Suchith Anand
Centre for Geospatial Science
Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
Tel: (0)115 846 8408

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