[MS4W-Users] ANNOUNCE: FOSS4G Abstracts announced + Early Bird registration looming

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Mon Jul 20 07:44:04 EST 2009

   FOSS4G Abstracts announced + Early Bird registration looming

Sydney, Australia. 20 July 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org

     Abstracts Announced

A comprehensive list of presentations has been announced for the
international Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference,
in Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October 2009.

Abstracts presented by the world's best Developers, Policy Makers,
Sponsors and Geospatial Professionals include the latest geospatial
applications, standards, government programs, business processes and
case studies.

Topics include mobile platforms, location based applications, crowd
sourcing, cloud computing, development, spatial standards, integration
of cross-agency data, Spatial Data Infrastructures, Sensor Webs, Web
Processing Services, Integration of Open Source and Proprietary Software
and more.

For the full list of quality abstracts,
view: http://2009.foss4g.org/presentations/

Community participation in the abstract selection was impressive, with
over 150 community members selecting 85 general track abstracts from the
183 submitted and a further 12 academic abstracts selected by 52
academic peers.

     Early Bird Registration

After getting inspired from the breadth of abstracts, be sure to
register for the FOSS4G conference. Early Bird registration closes in
just over two weeks, on 7 August, 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org/registration/

     Upcoming milestones

     * 7 Aug 2009, *Early bird registration deadline*
     * 14 Sep 2009, *Completed program available*
     * 20 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Workshop
     * 21-23 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Presentations and Tutorials
     * 24 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Code Sprint

     Media Sponsors

     * Position Magazine: http://www.positionmag.com.au/
     * Asian Surveying and Mapping Newsletter: http://www.asmmag.com
     * Geoconnexions Magazine: http://www.geoconnexion.com/
     * Directions Magazine: http://directionsmag.com/
     * GIS Development: http://gisdevelopment.net/
     * Baliz Media: http://www.BALIZ-MEDIA.com/ 


For more information or to keep informed from the FOSS4G Organising
Committee, join our email list or twitter feed
at: http://2009.foss4g.org/contacts/

or contact:

Cameron Shorter, Chair of the FOSS4G Organising Committee and Geospatial
Systems Architect at LISAsoft

tel +61-2-8570-5050

c a m e r o n . s h o r t e r @ l i s a s o f t . c o m

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