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Accommodations Filling Up

Register soon! Accommodations are filling up! We’ve added a list of more options in the area (including government rates if available) to the Accomodations section.

Putting the Pieces in Place – Plenaries, Presentations, Panels

The Program Committee is putting the final touches on the schedule, including lightening talks and panels to catch current thinking in rapidly changing areas.  The conference schedule will be available very soon! Hotel Registration Hotel space at the conference hotel is filling fast, but there are still rooms available near the convention site. You can [...]

FOSS4G NA Program Shaping Up!!!

The Program Committee has selected an initial group of 49 submitted abstracts, with another 30 to follow next week.  The quality of the presentation abstracts was extremely high, so get ready for 3  interesting and informative days at the end of May. Included in the initial group of 49 presentations are… Topics State of the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Schedule Announced

FOSS4G North America is only one month away! Today we’re happy to announce the schedule for the conference. We are proud of our program, which includes talks from open source developers, managers and visionaries. FOSS4G North America is a great opportunity to learn about the state of the art, and how people are putting open source [...]

Hotels Announced

Many of you traveling from out of town have asked if we could recommend any hotels with reasonable rates near the convention center. We’re happy to announce that we’ve arranged a group rate of $189 per night at the Renaissance Washington DC, and the Washington Marriott Metro Center. This rate applies to the nights of April 9 thru 12, 2012. [...]

Call for Presentations Closes March 1, 2012

FOSS4G North America is shaping up to be an exciting event. Over half of our 400 registration slots are already filled and many sponsors have signed on. Now is your chance to tell everyone what you’ve been up to! The conference program is being organized around three tracks: open source technology best practices and tips; deployment [...]

Registration Limit Raised

Due to an overwhelming early response we’ve secured space for additional registrations. The limit has been raised to 400 attendees and we’re filling up quickly! Conference attendance costs $300 and closes on April 2nd. If space is available registration will be open on site for $350. To find out more information please join our mailing list or follow us on twitter. [...]