AAG 2008

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Association of American Geographers annual conference.

2008 Conference

Boston, April 14-19th

There will be several talks on OSGeo topics:

Date/Time Place Speaker Topic(Link)
4/15 4:20 Hyannis Room, Marriott (4th Floor) Michael Nicholas Survey of the Importance of Interregional Availability for Alternative Fuels
4/16 10:10 Staffordshire, Weston (3rd Floor) Helena Mitasova Geospatial analysis of terrain dynamics using lidar technologies and Open source GIS
4/17 8:00 Vineyard Room, Marriott (4th Floor) Michele Tobias Beachscapes: The Spatial Effects of Foot-Traffic on Beach Vegetation
4/17 3:10 Empire Room #6, Westin (7th Floor) John Morgan OpenLayers: An Open Source Web Mapping Application
4/18 8:00 Beacon F, Sheraton (3rd Floor) Rob Braswell Open Geoscience: Using Free and Open Source Software for Research and Education
4/19 4:30 Beacon H , Sheraton (3rd Floor) Alex Mandel Open Source GIS course development through directed group study

OSGeo Social

The Boston User Group has been discussing details of a social to be held one night of the conference.

Time: Thur, Apr 17th, 7:45PM

Place: Grendel's Den, Harvard Square, Cambridge

Who: Anyone interested in Open Source Geo

Why: To get together to chat socially about stuff over some beer and bar food.

Directions:

Get to Harvard Square. Head south on JFK street past "The Garage" on your left. You will cross Mt. Auburn St. On the Southwest corner is a small open green space: on the opposite corner from JFK is the entrance to Grendel's, below Upstairs on the Square.

Chris Schmidt will be there, hopefully by 7:30, with an eeepc and an OSgeo shirt on.

Map: http://tinyurl.com/uof38