[Webcom] FOSSGIS 2008 - Program Finalized

Lorenzo Becchi lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Fri Mar 7 14:33:57 EST 2008

I've added the event on Events Section:

I've done Italian and Spanish translation pages, but not translated the 


Torsten Brassat wrote:
> The German speaking Open Source GIS community meets from April 1st 
> through 4th 2008 in Freiburg, Germany to the yearly conference and fair.
> The final program is no available and the organizing committee is 
> happy to invite you to register.
> http://www.fossgis.de/wiki/
> 44 Presentations will be held in technical, community, research, 
> scientific and business blocks. Presentations are held by FOSSGIS 
> practitioners and address both developers and decision maker. Topics 
> cover all walks of geo life starting with reports from the fast 
> growing community project OpenStreetmap then running allong Ruby on 
> Rails and stretching to ministerial success stories about completely 
> FOSS based spatial data infrastructures.
> This year's workshop program introduces the software projects 
> OpenLayers, Mapbender, kvwmap, GRASS, QGIS, gvSIG, deegree, UMN 
> MapServer and GeoServer. Thematic workshops cover geo portal 
> solutions, sensor GIS and a full scale SDI on a Live-CD.
> http://www.fossgis.de/wiki/index.php/Workshops_2008
> Workshop fees are €80,- per attendee and will as in the last years 
> help to fund the conference.
> Throughout the conference the sponsoring companies will operate booths 
> in the exhibition area to highlight the latest technology, show new 
> products and solutions and talk business. The social event will take 
> place in the Wodanhalle on the first day of the conference (Tuesday, 
> April 1st).
> http://www.fossgis.de/wiki/index.php/Messe_Sponsoring_2008
> Admission for the full program of the conference is free of cost for 
> everybody but please make sure to register before March 25th!
> http://www.fossgis.de/wiki/
> Regards,
> Torsten

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