[postgis-users] FOSS4G 2017 Call for Workshops

Regina Obe lr at pcorp.us
Tue Jan 24 10:40:44 PST 2017

As a member of the workshops committee for FOSS4G 2017, I encourage you to submit a proposal to teach a workshop. For those of you who don’t yet know, FOSS4G 2017 will be held in Boston, MA on August 14-19. Please visit the website for conference details : http://2017.foss4g.org/

Workshop info:
• Workshops will be held on August 14th and 15th at the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) in Cambridge, MA
• Workshops are scheduled in 4 hour blocks, but a limited number of full-day (8 hr.) workshops will be considered
• Compensation for a 4 hour workshop is $650, which is the cost of an Early-Bird registration for FOSS4G
• Workshops will be BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) for attendees. FOSS4G will provide bootable OSGeo Live USB sticks and remote desktop access to cloud-hosted machines.
• In the past, workshops have included topics related to the following, but the committee is open to other topics that are relevant to the FOSS4G community and will generate interest : 
o PostGIS
o GeoServer
o MapServer
o Web Mapping
o pgRouting
o Using OSGeoLive
o GeoPython
o GvSig
o Aerial Mapping and Point Clouds/LIDAR/Photogrammetry
o Using open source GIS in a cloud environment

Important Dates:
Call for Workshops Closed: March 13, 2017
Workshop Selections Announced: March 20, 2017
Detailed Workshop Program: April 3, 2017
Workshops Take Place at Harvard: August 14/15, 2017
Here is a link to the workshop page for the submission form and further details: http://2017.foss4g.org/workshops/

Feel free to contact me for any questions that you may have, and stay tuned for the FOSS4G call for presentations, which will be opening shortly!

Regina Obe
lr at pcorp.us
PostGIS PSC member
FOSS4G 2017 committee member

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