[Live-demo] short report from FOSSGIS 2011 Heidelberg, Germany

Astrid Emde astrid.emde at wheregroup.com
Fri Apr 8 03:02:25 PDT 2011


I want to give a short report on FOSSGIS 2011 [1] in Heidelberg which took
place this week from 5th-7th of April 2011.

We had a great conference with of good talks, workshop, bofs, exhibition
area, social event and more. About 400 people came to the conference.

Every conference attendent got a bag with promotion material including the
OSGeo-Live DVD 4.5 FOSSGIS edition we printed for the conference.

There where 15 workshops [2] with 6-20 attendants.

There were lots of tweets on twitter [3] and a great blog from Reinout van
Rees [4].

I made a presentation on OSGeo-Live 4.5 [5].

It was a great conference. Thanks to OSGeo-Live. You can download the
slides here [5]. It was great that we could use the OSGeo-Live in the


[1] http://www.fossgis.de/konferenz/2011/
[3] http://twitter.com/search?q=fossgis11
[4] http://reinout.vanrees.org/weblog/2011/04/07/fossgis-osgeo-live.html
[5] http://www.fossgis.de/konferenz/2011/programm/events/248.de.html

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