[OSGeo-Discuss] Call For papers Geospatial devroom @FOSDEM 2016
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 13:40:09 PST 2015
Has someone proposed an OSGeo-Live presentation at FOSDEM?
I can't see it listed here .
We find that variants on the OSGeo-Live presentation  are regularly
presented by members of the OSGeo community wanting to provide a high
level overview of OSGeo. It is often presented by members of the
Do we have any volunteers to present OSGeo-Live at FOSDEM 2016?
Johan, I think you were looking at a dev-room. Was that involving
OSGeo-Live in some way?
On 30/11/2015 7:22 pm, Margherita Di Leo wrote:
> Hi All,
> this is a gentle reminder that the deadline for talk proposals is
> tomorrow, **1st December 2015**.
> Looking forward to see your contributions.
> Thank you and best regards,
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 8:22 AM, Johan Van de Wauw
> <johan.vandewauw at gmail.com <mailto:johan.vandewauw at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Please forward!
> FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event bringing together about 5000
> developers in Brussels, Belgium. The goal is to provide open source
> software developers and communities a place to meet and share
> thoughts. The participation is free of charge, although donations are
> welcome. The next edition will take place the last weekend ofJanuary
> 30 - 31 2016. This year for the second time there will be a Geospatial
> devroomon Sunday 31/1/2016, organised by members of the OSGeo,
> Locationtech and OpenStreetMap communities.
> Geospatial technology is becoming rapidly mainstream. The idea
> underpinning the geospatial devroom is bringing together developers
> with different backgrounds to disclosethe opportunities offered by
> cutting-edge open source geospatial technologies. Due to the success
> of last years devroom, a Belgium local chapter of OSGeo, OSGeo.be was
> founded, and is now taking part of the organisation of the devroom as
> driving community.
> The Geospatial devroom is the place to talk about the state of the art
> of open, geo-related data, free and open source geospatial software
> and its ecosystem. This includes standards and tools, e.g. spatial
> databases, online mapping tools, geospatial services, used for
> collecting, storing, delivering, analysing, and visualizing geodata.
> We welcome submissions about:
> * Web and desktop GIS applications
> * Interoperable geospatial web services and specifications
> * Collection of data using sensors/drones/satellites
> * Open hardware for geospatial applications
> * Geo-analytic algorithms/libraries
> * Geospatial extensions for classical databases (indexes, operations)
> and dedicated databases
> * Collaborative editing/versioning of geodata
> * Big geodata, scalable GIS applications
> * Volunteered Geograpic information - Crowdsourced data
> HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL FOR A TALK
> Are you thrilled to present your work to other open source developers?
> Would you like to run a discussion? Any other ideas? Please submit
> your proposal using the Pentabarf event planning tool at:
> Make sure to select the 'Geospatial devroom' as 'Track'. Please,
> specify in the notes if you prefer for your presentation either a
> short timeslot (lightning talks ~10 minutes) or along timeslot (20
> minutes presentation + discussion). However, note that time slots are
> indicative and will be assigned according to the needs of the session.
> The DEADLINE for submissions is Tuesday **1st December 2015**.
> Notification of acceptance will be sent to the Authors by Friday
> 11/12/2015 at the latest.
> Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch
> with the organisers of the devroom at fosdem-geospatial at gisky.be
> <mailto:fosdem-geospatial at gisky.be>!
> Johan Van de Wauw
> Margherita Di Leo
> Astrid Emde
> Anne Ghisla
> Martin Hammitzsch
> Andy Petrella
> Dirk Frigne
> Olivier Courtin
> Thomas Gratier
> Discuss mailing list
> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org <mailto:Discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
> Margherita Di Leo
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