[OSGeo-Discuss] Please participate in Map Competitions at FOSS4G events globally to support the International Map Year

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Fri Jan 16 01:53:45 PST 2015

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to inform that there will be Map competitions at the various FOSS4G conferences worldwide in support of the International Map Year.

For FOSS4G North America 2015 (March 9-12th , 2015) in  San Francisco, California , USA the Call for Maps & Posters is now live at https://2015.foss4g-na.org/news/call-posters-and-maps
It is a great opportunity to share your interesting work to a global audience.

For FOSS4G Europe 2015 (July 14th-17th, 2015) at Como , Italy  http://europe.foss4g.org/2015/  there is planned Map Competition (details to be announced soon)

Also as with the previous years for the main FOSS4G conference at Seoul, South Korea (Sep 14th-19th, 2015)  there will be Map Competition http://2015.foss4g.org/programme/map-gallery/  and this year's program will be led by Prof. Youngok Kang, president of KCA (Korea Cartographic Association)

FOSS4G conferences are the flagship events of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org  software and technologies are the major contributor for the global geospatial economy and used by hundreds of thousands of users in academia, governments and business worldwide and rapidly increasing.

The International Map Year http://internationalmapyear.org (lead by the International Cartographic Association and supported by the United Nations) is a great opportunity for making geospatial education, software and opportunities accessible to all  http://www.geoforall.org , so i request all of you for your active support and participation.

Best wishes,


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