[OSGeo-Discuss] First FOSS4G event in the Philippines at PhilGEOS 2012

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Mon Nov 26 04:14:28 PST 2012

A very good workshop program, thanks for sharing this news Maning.


On 12-11-26 3:07 AM, maning sambale wrote:
> Dear list,
> We had our very first FOSS4G event in the Philippines.  The FOSS4G
> workshops was not part of the original schedule of activities but we
> were able to "hitchhike" a pre-conference day for the workshops. ;)
> Short summary:
> ====
> OSGEO Philippines (OSGeo-PH), the University of Philippines Department
> of Geodetic Engineering (UPD-GE), OpenStreetMap Philippines (OSM-PH)
> and the Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC) organized a
> series of pre-symposium workshops showcasing free and open source
> technologies at the PhilGEOS 2012 last November 23-24, 2012 at Melchor
> Hall University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City (map).
> This is our first FOSS4G event in the Philippines. Over 60
> participants joined 8 workshops and 3 lightning talks. The OSGeo Live
> project was also presented in one of the parallel technical sessions
> in the main conference. Likewise, an exhibit booth was installed
> during the PhilGEOS conference for OSGeo and OpenStreetMap. Over ~50
> OSGeo Live DVDs were handed out to conference participants.
> More info here: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Philippines/philgeos2012

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