2-3 feb 2019 - CFP Geospatial Devroom op FOSDEM - Brussel

FOSDEM is een van de grootse Open Source events (8000+ deelnemers), altijd in Brussel en in een weekend. ZIe ook: https://fosdem.org/2019/. Binnen dit event is er een Open Source Geo-Dag, de “Geospatial Devroom”. Zie 2018-versie: FOSDEM 2018 - Geospatial devroom.

Onder staat een call for papers voor de “Geospatial Devroom”. Contact is Marc Vloemans, marcvloemans1 at gmail dot com.
…En event is GRATIS, en zonder inschrijving!

Hieronder de CFP aankondiging.

FOSDEM 2019: Geospatial Devroom - Call for Participation

FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event bringing together about 8000 developers in Brussels, Belgium.

The goal is to provide open source software developers and communities a place to meet and share thoughts. The participation is free of charge, although donations are welcome.

The next edition will take place on 2 - 3 February 2019. For the fifth time there will be a Geospatial devroom and it will be happening on Sunday 3/2/2018 from 9.00-17.00!

Geospatial technologies and mapping used to be specialist work, but nowadays location (awareness) and maps are becoming part of many products/projects/applications, which usually use only a small subset of the possibilities the data and software offer.

The geospatial devroom is the place to talk about open, geo-/spatial related data and software and their community and ecosystem. This includes standards and tools, e.g. for spatial databases, and online mapping, geospatial services, used for collecting, storing, delivering, analysing, and visualizing purposes.

We welcome submissions about:

  • Web and desktop GIS applications;

  • Collaborative editing / versioning of geodata and metadata;

  • Interoperable geospatial web services and specifications;

  • Collection of data using sensors / UAVs / satellites;

  • Geo-analytic algorithms / libraries;

  • Geospatial extensions for classical databases (indexes, operations) and dedicated databases;

  • Big geospatial data processing, distributed and scalable GIS applications in the Cloud;

  • Geospatial information and Smart Cities, IoT and Automotive/Autonomous-connected vehicles

  • Volunteered Geographic information - Crowdsourced geodata - OpenStreetMap


Are you thrilled to present your work to other open source developers? Would you like to run a discussion? Any other ideas? Please submit your proposal at: https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM19

Make sure to select the ‘Geospatial devroom’ as ‘Track’. If you have an account from previous years, you should be using the same. Please specify in the notes if you prefer for your presentation either a short timeslot (lightning talks ~10 minutes) or a long timeslot (20 minutes presentation + discussion). However, note that time slots are indicative and will be assigned according to the timing of the session. The DEADLINE for submissions is Saturday 1st December 2018. Notification of acceptance will be sent to the Authors by 8/12/2017 at the latest.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the organisers of the devroom via marcvloemans1 at gmail dot com! Want to know what FOSDEM geospatial is like? Check out the videos and the presentations of our previous editions.