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Revision as of 18:50, 25 August 2010


Introduction

During the FOSS4G2010 conference in Barcelona, Spain, there will be conference rooms available for people to hold Breakout Sessions (aka Birds-of-a-Feather).

Breakout Sessions sessions are unstructured timeslots where people can self-organise themselves to discuss topics of interest.

This year, Breakout Sessions sessions will be held on Wednesday 8th September (and possibly at other times as well - depending on interest). A number of rooms will be available. Most popular sessions will get bigger rooms.

Room allocation to be determined

Organising Contact

Timeslots Available

At this stage, each room is scheduled for one hour between 18:00 to 19:00.

Remember the Gala Dinner is scheduled at 20:00.

Room Assignments

Rooms Available

Room Wednesday 08 Contact
Room 3 (150 pax)
Room 4 (75 pax)
Room 5 (250 pax)
Room 6 (320 pax)
Room 8 (100 pax)
Room 11 (78 pax)
Room 12 (90 pax)

Proposed Topics

  • Add yours below...

Spatial Databases BoF

Relational and non-relational persistence layers, let's get together and talk about interoperability, appropriate use cases, architecture and where we should be moving the spatial persistence state-of-the-art!

Coming:

  • Paul Ramsey (PostGIS)
  • Nicklas Avén (PostGIS)
  • Brent Wood (NIWA)
  • Peter Baumann (Jacobs University / rasdaman)
  • Vincent Picavet (Oslandia/PostGIS)

WPS BoF

Several presentation on Web Processing selected for presentation at FOSS4G2010 indicates a growing interest amongst the communities.

If you are interested please add your names below...

Who's coming:

Sensor Web BoF

The use of Sensor Web implementations has constantly increased during the last years.

If you are interested please add your names below...

Who's coming:

  • Simon Jirka
  • Marjorie Robert
  • Massimiliano cannata
  • Graeme Mcferren
  • Sarawut Ninsawat
  • Brent Wood (NIWA)
  • Add your name here

Biodiversity/conservation projects and FOSS4G tools

More and more Open Source is catching on Biodiversity and conservation projects. Most of them are publicly funded so most of the time all the source they develop is Open Source. Aditionally Biodiversity and conservation heavily rely on GIS and they have specific needs. From geospatial niche modeling to species distributions, occurrence catalog, etc, there is a lot to talk about!

If you are interested please add your names below...

Coming:

  • Javier de la Torre (Vizzuality)
  • Brent Wood (NIWA)
  • Markus Neteler
  • Add your name here

Spatial Data Infrastructure

A birds of a feather session about using open source for spatial data infrastructure. Come discuss implementation strategies, best practices, INSPIRE.

Who's coming:

  • Sebastian Benthall (GeoNode)
  • David Winslow (GeoNode)
  • Ariel Núñez (GeoNode)
  • Add your name here