FOSS4G Europe 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 Europe 2015 conference in Como, Italy, there will be a number of spaces for people to hold Birds of a Feather sessions.


The 1-hour time blocks outlined below are just general guidelines. Adjust as needed. For reference, an overview of the FOSS4G schedule is available at http://europe.foss4g.org/2015/Program.


Rooms

We have available the three rooms of the conference (VS9, V08, V2.12) from 8 am up to 8 pm. Therefore the BOFs can be there when there are not sessions.

Capacities

  • Room VS9: 236
  • Room V08: 98
  • Room V2.12: 93


FOSS4G Contact

  • conference-europe(at)lists.osgeo.org


Wednesday

Room VS9

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00
13:00-14:00


Room V08

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00
13:00-14:00 FOSS4G 2016 Planning meeting Till Adams


Room V2.12

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00
13:00-14:00


Thursday

Room VS9

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00 GeoForAll Discussions about open education JM
13:00-14:00 Launching a European Geoscience Union (EGU) Interest Group A meeting place for OSGeo interested in EGU/AGU. Discussion: OSGeo related research/activities in the EGU Divisions, stakeholders, current links between OSGeo and EGU/AGU, how to move on Peter Löwe
18:00-19:15 OSGeo Europe / OSGeo Membership / OSGeo Industry Discussion: OSGeo Europe as a legal entity, OSGeo membership discussion and how OSGeo relates to the geo-ict industry Dirk Frigne


Room V08

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00
13:00-14:00 OSM editing time Insert into OSM data collected during OSM Mapping Party Luca Delucchi / Peter Mooney
18:00-19:15


Room V2.12

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00
13:00-14:00 OS Certification Model / Geo4All How to implement the certification approach Franz-Josef Behr
18:00-19:15



Friday

Room VS9

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00
13:00-14:00
18:00-19:15 H2020 Discuss topics and possibilities to apply for an H2020 project aperezn at uoc dot edu


Room V08

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00
13:00-14:00 GIS and JS, the revolution on the client side? In JavaScript land, for webmapping use, you only heard about OpenLayers and Leaflet, but the ecosystem is strongly evolving. Let's see and share our knowledge and experience(s) about the other available libraries, the trends, the new tools that can change both your web map conception and your development practices. Thomas Gratier or ping me on Twitter with account ThomasG77[[1]]
18:00-19:15 OSGeo Board meeting Board face-to-face meeting JM


Room V2.12

Timeslot Topic/Group Description Contact
08:00-09:00
13:00-14:00
18:00-19:15



FOSS4G 2016 Planning BOF

  • Description: Planning for the 2016 conference that will be held in Bonn, Germany
  • When/Where: Wednesday 15th of July, 13h-14h, Room V08
  • Topics:
    • Marketing & PR activities (Gert-Jan)
    • Sponsorship (Arnulf) (Do we need Media sponsors?)
    • FOSS4G-E 2016? (Till, @all)
    • Timetable (Till)
    • Relation FOSSGIS <-> OSGEO (Till, Jeff)
    • Academic Track (FJ)

Who is coming:

GeoForAll BOF

  • Description: Discussions about open education. Sharing within the OSGeo, ICA, and ISPRS communities. http://www.geoforall.org/
  • When/Where: Thursday 16th of July, 08:00-09:00, Room VS9
  • More info: Agenda

Who is coming:

GeoForAll BOF 2

  • Description: Open session to plan our collective activities after reflecting on the conference experiences.
  • When/Where: Friday July 17th, 12:00-13:00 Room 3.6
  • More info: Agenda

Who is coming:

OSM editing time

  • Description: Insert into OSM data collected during OSM Mapping Party
  • When/Where: Thursday 16th of July, 13:00-14:00 Room V08
  • More info: OpenStreetMap wiki page

Who is coming:

European Geoscience Union (EGU) Interest Group BoF

  • Description: A meeting place for OSGeo people interested in EGU/AGU. Discussion: OSGeo related research/activities in the EGU Divisions, stakeholders, current links between OSGeo and EGU/AGU, how to move on
  • When/Where: Thursday 16th of July,, 13:00-14:00 hours, room VS9
  • Agenda

Who is coming:

OSGeo Europe BOF

  • Description: Follow up of the conversation started at FOSS4G Europe 2014 about Osgeo Europe / OSGeo Membership / OSGeo Industry
  • When/Where: Thursday 16th of July, 18:00-19:15 hours, room VS9
  • More info: Agenda


Who is coming:

OSGeo Certification

  • Description: Follow up of the conversation started at the GeoForAll meeting on Tuesdy morning.
  • When/Where: Thursday 16th of July, 13:00-14:00 hours, room V2.12, see OSGeo Labs: OSGeo Certification

Who is coming:

Your BOF Name Here

  • Description:
  • When/Where:

Who is coming: