FOSS4G Europe 2015 Announces Two New Keynotes Speakers!

FOSS4G Europe 2015 Announces Two New Keynotes Speakers!

The second edition of the FOSS4G Europe Conference will be held at Politecnico di Milano in Como, Italy, from July 15th to 17th, 2015. A day of workshops will precede the conference on 14th July, and a code sprint will close the event on 18th July.


The Conference aims to bring together FOSS4G users and developers worldwide and foster closer interactions with and amongst European communities in order to share ideas for improving geodata, software and applications.

We welcome our two new keynotes speakers!

Jeff McKennaJeff McKenna
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
‘Looking ahead:Open Geospatial and the OSGeo Foundation’



Jun ChenJun Chen
International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
‘GlobeLand30: 30-m resolution open access Earth Land – Cover Map’


And remind you the previously announced keynotes speakers: 

Alessandro AnnoniAlessandro Annoni
European Commission’s Joint Research Center
Head of Digital Earth and Reference Data Unit


Georg GartnerGeorg Gartner
International Cartographic Association


Patrick HoganPatrick Hogan
NASA World Wind Project Manager


Ki Joune LiKi Joune Li
Pusan National University


FOSS4G Europe Conference Workshop Program:

4 hours practical courses with FOSS4G developers. For more information about the workshops click here. You can choose to attend one workshop in the morning and another one in the afternoon. What are you choices?

Morning workshops

  • Raster and vector processing with GDAL
  • How to write a Python GRASS GIS 7 addon
  • Analysis with QGIS
  • Land cover mapping with high resolution satellite images using Orfeo Toolbox, QGIS and OSM
  • R for spatial data
  • Free and open source software for kinematic GNSS positioning

Afternoon workshops

  • Deploying Web Processing Services using ZOO-Project – Examples Python WPS using PgRouting
  • GeoServer on steroids: getting the best out of GeoServer
  • Geopaparazzi: never out of data in the field
  • FOSS4G routing with pgRouting, OpenStreetMap and OpenLayers 3
  • Spatio-temporal Big Data: the Rasdaman approach in the context of the PublicaMundi project
  • SensorWeb and IoT with OpenSensorHub

Important Dates Reminder 

The important dates are indicated below. Please follow the conference mailing list and @foss4ge to get the latest news.

Late registration:  After April 30, 2015
On-site registration: On July 14, 15 & 16 2015
Workshops: On July 14 2015
Social dinner: On July 16, 2015


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