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''Sent to foss4g2009-announce and discuss@osgeo''
  
= Curious How Various Web Mapping Servers Perform? =
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= Rush on Geospatial Open Source Workshops at FOSS4G =
  
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Sydney, Australia. 23 September 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org
  
Sydney, Australia. 21 September 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org
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Many FOSS4G workshops are close to full, with one workshop already at capacity. http://2009.foss4g.org/workshops/ People wanting to learn about Geospatial Standards, Geospatial Open Source Software and Business Cases should sign up soon to avoid disappointment.
  
* Outline what is involved in the benchmarking tests
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Also, in Open Source tradition, there is a breadth of other exciting activities to sign up for:
* Mention the history
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* Wed evening: [http://www.ignitespatial.com/ Ignite Spatial] - 5 minute talks about anything spatial
* Who is involved this year
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* [[FOSS4G_2009_BirdsOfAFeather|Birds of a Feather]] - register a discussion topic
* Some quotes
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* [[FOSS4G_2009_Live_DVD|Live DVD]] - beta version is ready to test
** ESRI saying something like: "Arc GIS server integrates well with Open Source. It runs on Red Hat Linux, can connect to Open
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* Saturday afterwards: [[FOSS4G_2009_Code_Sprint|Code Sprint]]
  Source databases, and interacts with clients through Open Standards. We see the benchmarking as a way to show how ESRI
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* [[FOSS4G_2009_Demonstration_Theatre|Demonstration Theatre]] still a few slots free
  integrates well with other systems."
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* [[FOSS4G_2009_InstallFest|InstallFest]] - sign up if you will be there
** Mapserver/Geoserver: "Past benchmarking tests have led to (major?) improvements in different areas of our code ..."
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* [[Annual_General_Meeting_2009|OSGeo Annual Meeting]]
 
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* [[FOSS4G_2009_Volunteers|Volunteers]] - do you have a space set of hands that can be put to good use
For more information about the benchmarking, contact Antti Roppola, FOSS4G Posters coordinator:
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* [[Benchmarking 2009]] - the famous WMS shootout
 
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* [[FOSS4G_2009_Posters|Posters]]
Antti Roppola <ha s t ur AT gmail.c om>
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* Monday: [http://www.safe.com/aboutus/events/australia2009/registration.php FME User meeting]
  
 
== About FOSS4G ==
 
== About FOSS4G ==
FOSS4G is the international Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference, which comes to Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October 2009. FOSS4G offers presentations, workshops, demos, an install-fest, and a code sprint. It is presented by the world's best Developers, Policy Makers, Sponsors and Geospatial Professionals and includes 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.
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FOSS4G is the international Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference, which comes to Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October 2009. FOSS4G offers presentations, workshops, demos, an install-fest, and a code sprint. It is presented by the world's best Developers, Policy Makers, Sponsors and Geospatial Professionals and includes 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. http://2009.foss4g.org
 
 
== Upcoming milestones ==
 
* 14 Sep 2009, Final program available
 
* 21 Sep 2009, Poster Submission closes
 
* 20 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Workshop
 
* 21-23 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Presentations and Tutorials
 
* 24 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Code Sprint
 
  
 
== Media Sponsors ==
 
== Media Sponsors ==
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Latest revision as of 03:22, 11 February 2015

Sent to foss4g2009-announce and discuss@osgeo

Rush on Geospatial Open Source Workshops at FOSS4G

Sydney, Australia. 23 September 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org

Many FOSS4G workshops are close to full, with one workshop already at capacity. http://2009.foss4g.org/workshops/ People wanting to learn about Geospatial Standards, Geospatial Open Source Software and Business Cases should sign up soon to avoid disappointment.

Also, in Open Source tradition, there is a breadth of other exciting activities to sign up for:

About FOSS4G

FOSS4G is the international Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference, which comes to Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October 2009. FOSS4G offers presentations, workshops, demos, an install-fest, and a code sprint. It is presented by the world's best Developers, Policy Makers, Sponsors and Geospatial Professionals and includes 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. http://2009.foss4g.org

Media Sponsors


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

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