[OSGeo-Discuss] OGRS'16 -> 2nd Call for Sessions & Workshops (new deadline < February 10th, 2016)

Olivier Ertz olivier.ertz at heig-vd.ch
Mon Jan 25 02:10:24 PST 2016

About *Open Source Geospatial Research & Education Symposium*, Perugia, 
Italy, 12/14 October 2016, also known as OGRS'16.

Please notice the new deadline date that has been extended to *February 
10th, 2016*. So you have still time to submit a proposal for a workshop. 
The same goes for a proposal of session dedicated to a subject that is 
important for you.

See below the text of first call.


> The OGRS Community steering committee is pleased to announce the next 
> edition of *OGRS, in Perugia, Italy, 12/14 October 2016*. The main 
> scope of the 2016 symposium is within the general scope of OGRS events 
> (see founding articles on the [ogrs-community.org 
> <http://ogrs-community.org>] website). In summary, the 2016 symposium 
> aims at bringing together students, technicians, researchers, 
> developers and teachers working in different disciplines but with the 
> common interest of using and developing Open Source Geospatial 
> software and Open Data.
> OGRS2016 [2016.ogrs-community.org <http://2016.ogrs-community.org>] is 
> an exchange platform that will offer two days of presentations and one 
> day of workshops. Grouped by thematic sessions, presentations 
> (including posters as well) are about original and recent research 
> results, educational practices and innovation experiences. Workshops 
> are hands-on sessions on a specific theme and software with an 
> educational component, reinforcing the education side of the symposium.
> All OGRS publications will be released in collaboration with PeerJ 
> Open Access publisher. On one hand, the short papers (1000-1500 words) 
> submitted to OGRS2016 will be published in the proceedings of the 
> Symposium in the frame of PeerJ Preprint. Moreover, the best 
> contributions selected by the OGRS Scientific Committee will be 
> invited to submit an article to the PeerJ Computer Science journal, 
> Spatial and Geographic Information Systems subject.
> *Prior to the opening of the call for short papers, we run a Call for 
> Sessions together with a Call for Workshops (deadline < February 10th, 
> 2016)*
> -> [2016.ogrs-community.org/call-for-sessions-and-workshops 
> <http://2016.ogrs-community.org/call-for-sessions-and-workshops>]
> Submission of short paper (deadline < April 15th, 2016)
> -> [2016.ogrs-community.org/submission-of-short-papers 
> <http://2016.ogrs-community.org/submission-of-short-papers>]
> Other important dates
> -> [2016.ogrs-community.org/importantdates 
> <http://2016.ogrs-community.org/importantdates>]

Pr. Olivier Ertz
on behalf of the OGRS Community steering committee.

HEIG-VD, Haute Ecole d'Ingénierie et de Gestion du Canton de Vaud
Pr. Olivier Ertz, département comem^+
Professeur HES associé / Ingénieur Universitaire Master

HES-SO / UAS, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland
MEI, Media Engineering Institute :: http://www.heig-vd.ch :: 

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