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The international conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G), coming to Sydney 20-23 October 2009, is now offering Professional Development Points and a 5% discount to Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) members.
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The international conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) which is coming to Sydney 20-23 October 2009, is now offering Professional Development Points and a 5% discount to Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) members.
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FOSS4G offers business case and technical presentations from the best international Geospatial Open Standards and Open Source practitioners, workshops, bird of feather sessions, a demo theatre and an install-fest. The Open Geospatial Consotium (OGC) is underpinning the conference with a Standards Based integration showcase based on a climate change scenario, demonstrating integration between Open Source and proprietary applications.
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http://2009.foss4g.org
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Early bird registration with an SSSI discount is just $AU689 for 3 days of conference and tutorials, and $AU357 for a day of workshops.
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<font color="red">SSSI members will received ??? Professional Development Points for attending the main conference, and an extra ??? to attend the workshop.</font>.
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SSSI special membership discount is available by registering at: <font color="red">enter URL here</font>.
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SSSI members who have already registered for FOSS4G can claim a 5% refund by <font color="red">doing what?</font>.
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== Upcoming FOSS4G milestones ==
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* 31 Jul 2009, Early registration deadline
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* 14 Sep 2009, Completed program available
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* 20 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Workshop
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* 21-23 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Presentations and Tutorials
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* 24 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Code Sprint
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== Media Sponsors ==
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* Position Magazine: http://www.positionmag.com.au/
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* Asian Surveying and Mapping Newsletter: http://www.asmmag.com
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* Geoconnexions Magazine: http://www.geoconnexion.com/
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* Directions Magazine: http://directionsmag.com/
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* GIS Development: http://gisdevelopment.net/
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* Baliz Media: http://www.BALIZ-MEDIA.com/
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For more information or to keep informed from the FOSS4G Organising Committee, join our announcement list or twitter feed at: http://2009.foss4g.org/contacts/
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Cameron Shorter, Chair of the FOSS4G Organising Committee and Geospatial Systems Architect at LISAsoft
  
FOSS4G attracts the cream of international Geospatial Open Source and Open Standards system implementers and sponsors. With themes ranging from the integration of Open Source with Proprietary systems to the building of Spatial Data Infrastructures and application of Open Geospatial Standards, the conference offers a unique opportunity to tap into the wealth of knowledge and experience available among the Open Source developers, sponsors and geospatial professionals of all persuasions. The Open Geospatial Consotium (OGC) is underpinning the conference with a Standards Based integration showcase based on a climate change scenario, demonstrating integration between Open Source and proprietary applications.
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tel +61-2-8570-5050
  
Along with a comprehensive program of thought provoking presentations and interactive workshops you would expect from an international conference, FOSS4G retains many of the engaging characteristics of its Open Source heritage. With Bird of a Feather sessions, code sprints, install-fests and impromptu project meetings, there is an unparalleled opportunity to take part in active communities and provide input into the direction for a variety of projects. FOSS4G encompasses the best of Open Communities, such as collaboration, helpfulness, innovation and honesty.
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Early bird registration is just $AU725 for 3 days of conference and tutorials, and $AU375 for a day of top notch workshops from the world's best international presenters.
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Professional Development Points & Discount for SSSI members attending FOSS4G conference

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Sydney, Australia. 8 June 2009.

http://2009.foss4g.org

The international conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) which is coming to Sydney 20-23 October 2009, is now offering Professional Development Points and a 5% discount to Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) members.

FOSS4G offers business case and technical presentations from the best international Geospatial Open Standards and Open Source practitioners, workshops, bird of feather sessions, a demo theatre and an install-fest. The Open Geospatial Consotium (OGC) is underpinning the conference with a Standards Based integration showcase based on a climate change scenario, demonstrating integration between Open Source and proprietary applications. http://2009.foss4g.org

Early bird registration with an SSSI discount is just $AU689 for 3 days of conference and tutorials, and $AU357 for a day of workshops.

SSSI members will received ??? Professional Development Points for attending the main conference, and an extra ??? to attend the workshop..

SSSI special membership discount is available by registering at: enter URL here.

SSSI members who have already registered for FOSS4G can claim a 5% refund by doing what?.

Upcoming FOSS4G milestones

  • 31 Jul 2009, Early 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


For more information or to keep informed from the FOSS4G Organising Committee, join our announcement 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