[OSGeo-Discuss] Francophone Open Source Geomatics day (FROG) in Paris

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Mon Mar 11 11:12:05 PDT 2013

Thanks for sharing Yves!  You might also want to submit an event listing
at http://www.osgeo.org/events/submit_events to have it appear on osgeo.org


On 2013-03-11 2:52 PM, Yves Jacolin wrote:
> (Sorry for cross posting this email)
> OSGeo-fr, the french speaking OSGeo local chapter, is organizing on 10th of 
> June 2013 the Francophone Open Source Geomatics day (aka FROG) in Paris inside 
> French IGN building (at Saint-Mandé, close to Paris).
> FROG is one day of conferences and meetings on several topics around OSGeo-fr 
> projects and is a great opportunity to bring all together the community of 
> users, developers or just curious of free software in geomatics.
> The event is expected to attract around 150 people.
> This meeting will share our experience by 25 mn conferences in two parallel 
> sessions: one technical, dedicated to software develoment, the other will be 
> more focused on practical use.
> You are an expert in a field related to free GIS? You are using OSGeo stack in 
> a specific context (major project, big data management, innovative project, 
> etc.).? You are participating in a
> free project linked to the OSGeo? So don't hesitate to give a presentation! 
> You are warmly welcome!
> Contributors to the Francophone Open Source Geomatics (FROG) who wish to do a 
> presentation of their projects should submit an abstract before 15th of march 
> 2013.
> Abstracts should be sent by email in plain text at the following address see 
> http://frog.osgeo.fr/AppelContribution (fr).
> In the following days a three days sprint code is organized. All FOSS4G 
> projects contributor are warmly welcome to add any information on the wiki 
> page to help us to organize it. See http://frog.osgeo.fr/Sprint for more 
> information.
> For any inquiries, you can send us an email to conferences at osgeo.asso.fr
> [1] http://frog.osgeo.fr/
> About OSGeo-fr
> OSGeo-fr is the Francophone Local chapter of Open Source Geospatial Fundation 
> whose mission is to support and promote the development
> collaborative data and open geospatial technologies.
> The association is a legal entity to which community members can contribute 
> code, financial and other resources, to ensure that
> their contributions will be maintained for the benefit of the public. OSGeo-fr 
> is also reference organization and support for the community
> Geospatial free, and provides a common forum and shared infrastructure to 
> improve collaboration between projects.
> Participation is open to all of the open-source community. All work of the 
> association are posted on public forums can invest
> a free community of participants. Projects are the OSGeo Foundation all freely 
> available and useable under an open source license certified
> by OSI.

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