[OSM-talk] FOSSGIS 2010, March 2-5, in Osnabrueck, Germany

Milo van der Linden milo at dogodigi.net
Tue Feb 9 10:45:53 GMT 2010

I would have loved to come, but unfortunately I signed up for the 
galileo application days http://www.application-days.eu/ that are set on 
exactly the same days in Bruxelles, Belgium.

Kind regards,

Milo van der Linden

Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
>     the programme for the German FOSSGIS 2010 conference is now fixed. 
> The conference takes place from Tuesday, 2nd March to Friday, 5th March 
> 2010. The first two days focus on Open Source GIS technology and 
> applications, and from Thursday noon everything revolves around OSM; we 
> want to establish the FOSSGIS conference as a German "mini SOTM", and it 
> is going to be first and foremost a community event created by OSM 
> community members for their own (even though we expect to draw quite a 
> few visitors who come mainly for the software part).
> The OSM days will usually feature one track with 30-minute talks (all in 
> German) and a second track with community workshops (called "community 
> sessions" in this context because the term "workshop" is traditionally 
> used for something else at FOSSGIS, namely paid-for tutorials in certain 
> open source GIS technologies).
> The full conference programme is here:
> http://www.fossgis.de/konferenz/2010/index.en.html
> Everyone is welcome to attend the conference. Almost all talks are in 
> German so this is an excellent opportunity to practice your language 
> skills, or bring a translator ;-)
> Attending the conference is free (as in beer), including a simple lunch 
> and coffee breaks (not including beer), but we must ask you to register 
> in order to be able to provide enough food for everyone. Here is the 
> registration link:
> http://www.fossgis.de/civicrm/event/register?reset=1&id=2
> The only things that are not free are the two social events on Tuesday 
> and Thursday evening (where you have to pay 38/36 Euros for a food+drink 
> flat rate - including beer), and the aforementioned FOSSGIS "workshops" 
> which are mainly targeted at commercial users and serve to finance the 
> conference. Details on the social events are here:
> http://www.fossgis.de/konferenz/wiki/Main_Page
> (I'm afraid that concerning payment options, FOSSGIS is a bit backward 
> and only accepts bank transfers but if this is a problem for anyone 
> please contact me off-list and we'll sort it out.)
> We are also providing room for lightning talks and BoF sessions.
> Bye
> Frederik
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