[OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for Speakers at the Open Source GIS Track for the 2014 CLSA Conference in Reno, Nevada

Peter Baumann p.baumann at jacobs-university.de
Mon May 27 13:41:12 PDT 2013

Hi Landon,

while reading your list some tpics come to my mind which might be of interest to 
the audience additionally:
- Big Data in GIS
- adding temporal dimensions  to Coordinate Reference Systems
     (yes, it's supposed to be plural!)
- Open standards in GIS - still relevant?

my 2 cents,

On 05/27/2013 10:28 PM, Landon Blake wrote:
> The committee that organizes the Annual California Land Surveyors Association 
> (CLSA) Conference is interested in having a half day or full day event on open 
> source GIS at the 2014 Conference. They've asked me to put together some 
> information about our event schedule and the speakers.
> I've put up a preliminary event schedule based on a full day event with two 
> tracks here:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/CLSA_2014_Conference_OSGeo_Open_Source_GIS_Track
> I've left several open slots. Here are some sample topics that could be 
> plugged into those open slots:
> - Python scripting with QGIS.
> - The business case for GIS.
> - Linear referencing in GIS.
> - Introduction to QGIS.
> - GIS database concepts with PostGIS.
> - Remote sensing with ballons or low cost drones.
> Other topics might also be acceptable. I'd like to keep the GIS concepts and 
> GIS software parts of the event very simple and easy for beginners. This will 
> have greater appeal for most land surveyors.
> The last part of the event on GIS programming can be geared towards more 
> experienced GIS users.
> Let me know if you'd be willing to come out to Reno in the spring to give a 
> talk. I'll get the conference registration waived. (I've got three speakers 
> from our local chapter, but I could use a couple more.)
> Thanks.
> Landon
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