FOSS4G 2015 BirdsOfAFeather

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Introduction

Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions are unstructured timeslots where people can self-organise themselves to discuss topics of interest.

General Information

During the FOSS4G 2015 conference in Seoul, South Korea, there will be a number of spaces for people to hold Birds of a Feather sessions.


For reference, an overview of the FOSS4G schedule is available at http://2015.foss4g.org/programme/presentations/.


Rooms

We have available 5 rooms, that includes the grand ballroom (also used for plenary talks). The rooms will be available during lunch(12:20~13:20) and directly after the end of the talks, for 1 hour, on Day1 (Wednesday) and Day 2 (Thursday).

Capacities

  • Grand Ballroom B: 400
  • Room 9: 150
  • Room 10: 50
  • Room 11: 50
  • Room 12: 50


FOSS4G Contact

  • foss4g2015(at)lists.osgeo.org


Wednesday(16th September)

GrandBallroom B

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20
17:40-18:30 OSGeo Diversity JM

Room 9

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20 Censorship in Korean maps Not everything is what it seems like Max Neupert
17:40-18:30 CrowdSourcing Semantics, formats, interoperability María Arias de Reyna

Room 10

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20 Geo4All Venkatesh_Raghavan
17:40-18:30 GeoServer / GeoTools Jody Garnett

Room 11

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20
17:40-18:30

Room 12

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20
17:40-18:30

OSGeo Diversity BOF

  • Description: Discuss how to make sure that everyone in our community is safe and respected, and accepting to cultural differences.
  • When/Where: Wednesday 17:40-18:30, GrandBallroom B.

Who is coming:

Censorship in Korean Maps

  • Description: A presentation / exchange about an artist's approach to censorship in maps. I will show examples of the inconsistent and strange ways Korean maps and aerial/orbital imagery is censored and compare it to uncensored data. I'll also present my art book with the title: Eighteen Secret Golf Courses. It features illustrations of golf courses you aren't allowed to see. It's based on OSM data.
  • When/where: Thursday Lunchtime Room 10

Who is coming:

  • Max Neupert
  • add your name here, it is going to be entertaining. :)

Crowdsourcing BOF

  • Description: How to adapt to VGI, crowdsourcing and citizen science data. Quality assurence & process chaining. Data conflation using semantic technologies. App & sensor kits development. Privacy. Interoperability Standards/Formats: OSM/Darwin Core/geojson/geopackage/SOS. Tools for visualising, analysing and managing. Serious gaming. Community mapping.
  • When/Where: Wednesday 17:40-18:30, Room 9

Who is coming:

Geo4All BOF

  • Description: BOF for anyone interested to be a part of Geo4All Initiative
  • When/Where: Wednesday 12:20-13:20, Room 10

Who is coming:


GeoServer / GeoTools BOF

  • Description: BOF for anyone interested OSGeo projects GeoServer and GeoTools
  • When/Where: Wednesday 17:40-18:30, Room 10

Who is coming:



Thursday(17th September)

GrandBallroom B

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-12:35 Python Geocoder Lighting Talk (5 min) about Python-Geocoder.org Denis Carriere
12:35-12:50 Lighting Talk (Open)
12:50-13:05 Lighting Talk (Open)
13:05-13:20 Lighting Talk (Open)
17:10-18:00 OSGeo AGM Annual General Meeting for OSGeo foundation JM

Room 9

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20 GeoNode GeoNode Users/Developers BoF Jeffrey Johnson
17:10-18:00 Python Geocoder In-depth Talk (30 minutes) about Python-Geocoder.org Denis Carriere

Room 10

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20 FOSS4G Bonn Organising Meeting Sharing experiences between FOSS4G Seoul team and Bonn team Sanghee Shin
17:10-18:00

Room 11

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20
17:10-18:00

Room 12

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
12:20-13:20
17:10-18:00




GeoNode Developers/Users BOF

  • Description: BOF For all users and developers of GeoNode and related projects
  • When/where: Thursday Lunch Room 8

Who is coming:


FOSS4G Bonn 2016 Organising Meeting

  • Description: Sharing experiences between FOSS4G Seoul team and Bonn team
  • When/where: Thursday Lunch Room 10

Who is coming:


Python Geocoder

Who is coming:

  • Add your name here


Friday (18th September)

Lighting Talks

Location GrandBallroom B
Time 12h20 - 13h20


Timeslot Description Contact
12:20-12:25 Mexico Vicky Vergara (Georepublic)
12:25-12:30 Train Navi Hiroki Inoue
12:30-12:35 Local Good Yokohama Sena Hayakawa
12:35-12:40 Code for Aceh Nurjanah
12:40-12:45 PostgreSQL GIS setup for Docker Vincent Picavet (Oslandia)
12:45-12:50 Free > Open María Arias de Reyna (GeoCat)
12:50-13:55 Automation of making nice styles with SLD Ian Turton
12:55-13:00 Lidar2DEMs Open Source Project Matthew Hanson
13:00-13:05 Atlas of Mt. Elgon Tom Ballatore (Lake Basin Action Network)
13:05-13:10 Camera Field of View Bery Temme
13:10-13:15 QGIS Learning Contents Hiroyuki Yamauchi
13:15-13:20 Russian OpenGIS'15 Conference pitch Maxim Dubinin