[OSGeo-Discuss] FIRST OPEN SOURCE GIS UK CONFERENCE - Abstract Submission deadline: 15 March 2009

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Mar 9 03:12:51 PDT 2009

Abstracts Submission deadline: 15 March 2009  


22 June 2009, Centre for Geospatial Science, University of Nottingham

Website: http://www.opensourcegis.org.uk

Contributions are invited but are not limited to the following topic

o  State of the Art developments in Open Source GIS 
o  Open Source GIS in Education 
o  Interoperability and standards - OGC, ISO/TC 211 
o  Open Source GIS application use cases : Government, Participatory
GIS, Location based services, Health, Energy, Water, Climate change etc 
o  Web processing services o  Open architectures, open content 
o  Case studies of open source implementations 
o  Open Source GIS Internationalisation and Localisation 
o  Using Open Source GIS with proprietary software 
o  Transition to Open Source GIS 
o  Open Source GIS business models 
o  Open Source GIS implementation and deployment case studies 
o  Sensor Web enablement o  Hands-on workshops on using and developing
open source GIS tools 

Abstracts (max 500 words) can be submitted to
Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk before 15 March 2009. Abstracts will be
reviewed by the members of the program committee.  Speakers of accepted
papers and workshop presenters will get complimentary conference


Tyler Mitchell (Executive Director, Open Source Geospatial Foundation)
Professor William Cartwright (President of the International
Cartographic Association)
Szabolcs Szekacs (European Commission, Informatics Directorate-General,

OSGIS UK Workshops:

o Mapwindow - Dr Daniel Ames (Idaho State University,USA) 
o Introduction to gvSIG as desktop GIS/SDI client - Alvaro Anguix (IVER
Technologas de la Informacion, Spain)
o Workshop on Perl, Python, Ruby- Prof Ari Jolma (Helsinki University of
Technology, Finland ) 
o Open source tools for support across the GI data lifecycle: from
creation to delivery - James Reid (EDINA) & Jo Cook (Oxford Archaeology)

Please contact me for any information required.

Best wishes,

Suchith Anand

Dr Suchith Anand
Centre for Geospatial Science
Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
Tel: (0)115 846 8408
url: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cgs/cgs_suchith_anand.html

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