[OSGeo-UK] Open Source GIS Conference (OSGIS 2012) - Abstract deadline on 10 May 2012

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Wed May 9 11:04:43 EDT 2012

Please note that abstract submission deadline for OSGIS 2012 is on 10th May 2012  (Thursday).



4th - 5th Sep 2012
Nottingham Geospatial Institute, University of Nottingham

OSGIS 2012   http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/osgis/


The Nottingham Geospatial Institute (University of Nottingham), Open Source Geospatial Foundation (UK chapter) , ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies and the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE)  are organising the Fourth Open  Source GIS Conference in the UK on 4th - 5th Sep 2012 at the University of Nottingham.

The key aims of OSGIS are:

o hear presentations from government, academic, industry and policy makers on open source, open standards and open data geospatial technologies
o To provide platform to network and develop ideas for future collaborative work in open source GIS
o To understand current developments in open source GIS
o to act as a focus for open source, open standards, open data GIS research

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.

Contributions are invited but are not limited to the following topic areas:

*         State of the Art developments in Open Source GIS

*         Open Source GIS in Education

*         Interoperability and standards - OGC, ISO/TC 211

*         Open Source GIS application use cases

*         Web processing services

*         Open architectures, open content, open data

*         Case studies of open source implementations

*         Open Source GIS Internationalisation and Localisation

*         Using Open Source GIS with proprietary software

*         Transition to Open Source GIS

*         Open Source GIS business models

*         Open Source GIS implementation and deployment case studies

*         Sensor Web enablement

*         Hands-on workshops on using and developing open source GIS tools

Abstracts (max 1500 words) are be submitted before 10 May 2012. The conference registration will be activated on May 2012. In order to reserve your place, please register online at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/osgis/


10 May 2012 - Abstract submission deadline
10 May 2012 - Workshops submission deadline
30 May 2012 - Authors notified
15 May 2012 - Registration opens
4-5 Sep 2012 - OSGIS 2012

We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Nottingham for an interesting conference and building future research collaborations in this exciting and rapidly developing research theme.

Best wishes,

Suchith Anand (on behalf of OSGIS 2012 Program Committee)

Dr Suchith Anand
Nottingham Geospatial Institute
Nottingham Geospatial Building
University of Nottingham  NG7 2 TU
Tel: (0)115 82 32750

Leading Open Geospatial Science through ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies

Mission - Building up Open Source, Open Standards, Open Data research for bridging the digital divide

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