Category Archives: 2013

From the 2013 conference.

Sponsor Day at FOSS4G North America

This year Our Gold Level sponsors were given the opportunity to assist planning and scheduling the conference agenda for Friday, May 24 2013. OpenGeo and RadiantBlue have done an impressive job putting together a day of programming. The schedule was jut released and we hope you find it as interesting as we do. In addition [...]

Gala Event

I hope that nobody has forgotten to register for the conference Gala event sponsored by Urban Mapping on May 23rd! It’s not too late, you can go to the registration page and add to your registration or better yet, register for both the Gala and the Conference if you haven’t yet! Please join us for [...]

Program Schedule

The Program Committee is pleased to announce the conference schedule, we have a great program for you! On Wednesday and Thursday, we have keynotes, concurrent sessions, panels, and lightning talks. Presentation topics include big data and analysis, mobile, javascript map libraries, Python, lidar, climate, transportation, the business of open source geospatial, and more. On Thursday [...]

Conference Update, Early Bird Registration Deadline April 1!

Preliminary Program Announced! The Program Committee has announced the preliminary program.  We received a lot of great abstracts and are excited about the quality and diversity of the program. Early Bird Deadline Just a reminder, the Early Bird deadline for registration is sneaking up on us very soon. Please make sure to register by April [...]

Preliminary Program Coming Soon

Community review of the presentations closed last week.  We had a good level of participation, thank you to all of you who took the time to review and provide input on all of the submitted abstracts! The Program Committee is now in the process of selecting presentations.  After our initial meeting last week to start [...]

Let the Community Review Begin!

The FOSS4G North America Conference is a community event.  That doesn’t just mean that we all get together in May, it means that you get a voice in shaping the conference program. We have received a lot of great abstracts, please help us now pull them together to create the conference that you want to [...]

Presentation Deadline Extended

The deadline for submitting presentation abstracts for FOSS4G North America 2013 presentations has been extended to February 22nd. We have received many great abstracts, but we could use some more to put together the best program for all of you. We are looking for all kinds of presentations. Entry level to highly technical.  Audiences from [...]

Student Opportunities

The FOSS4G-NA planning committee is pleased to present two opportunities for students who wish to take part in the conference. FOSS4G-NA Student Volunteers To encourage student participation at the FOSS4G-NA Conference this year, a limited number of student volunteer opportunities will be offered. As a volunteer, students will be able to participate in all of [...]

Time to send in your presentation abstracts!

Abstracts for presentations are due to on February 15th. You have about a week, so get them in now! FOSS4G NA is a community conference. It is really your conference. We are working hard to put together the best conference that we can, but the presentations need to come from you. We have received quite [...]

All Systems Go!

The planning committee of the 2013 Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial North America (FOSS4G-NA) conference to be held May 22-24 in Minneapolis, MN is pleased to make the following announcements. REGISTRATION Registration is now open!   Register by April 1, 2013 to get the Early Bird rate. KEYNOTES Two superb keynote presentations have been [...]