[OSGeo-UK] Fwd: Registration activated for OSGIS 2010

Joanne Cook j.cook at oxfordarch.co.uk
Mon Apr 26 04:23:05 EDT 2010

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From: "Suchith Anand" <Suchith.Anand at NOTTINGHAM.AC.UK>
Sent: Friday, 23 April, 2010 15:49:53 GMT +00:00 GMT Britain, Ireland, Portugal
Subject: Registration activated for OSGIS 2010

Dear All, 

Registrations for the Second Open Source GIS UK Conference (OSGIS 2010) at Centre for Geospatial Science, University of Nottingham is now activated at http://cgs.nottingham.ac.uk/~osgis10/os_home.html 

The conference has very much international focus and holistic outlook bringing together speakers and delegates from government, academic, industry, software developers, open source communities, geospatial researchers etc. High profile speakers from all over the world will be giving presentations and hands on workshops for the conference. 

The key aims of this conference are: 

1. to hear presentations from government, academic, industry and policy makers on open source geospatial technologies 

2. to provide platform to network and develop ideas for future collaborative work in open source GIS 

3. to understand current developments in open source GIS 

4. to act as a focus for open source GIS research and development 


# Inaugural Presentation - Professor Ari Jolma (Aalto University, Finland) 

# OGC Invited Presentation -Steven Ramage (Open Geospatial Consortium) 

# Keynote Address - Arnulf Christl (President, Open Source Geospatial Foundation) 

# Plenary Speaker - Tyler Mitchell (Executive Director, Open Source Geospatial Foundation) 

OSGIS 2010 Workshops -21 June 2010 

o gvSIG Desktop & Mobile Workshop - (gvSIG Association, SPAIN) 

o OS OpenSpace Workshop (Ordnance Survey, UK) 

o Databases and Web Mapping, the Open Source Way (Jo Cook, Oxford Archaeology North) 

o Workflows for Earth Observation Systems (GEOSS, GMES) Workshop (CGS, University of Nottingham) 

The workshop seats will be allocated on a first come first serve basis as this is limited by the number of computers we have in the labs arranged. In order to reserve your place, please register online at http://cgs.nottingham.ac.uk/~osgis10/os_registration_2010.html 

We look forward to welcoming you to the Centre for Geospatial Science for an interesting conference and future collaborations in this exciting and rapidly developing research theme. Please contact me for any information required. 

Best wishes, 

Suchith Anand 

Dr Suchith Anand 

Centre for Geospatial Science 
The Nottingham Geospatial Building 

University of Nottingham NG7 2 TU 
Tel: (0)115 82 32750 


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