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===Gavin Fleming===
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{{OSGeo Member
 
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|Name=Gavin Fleming
[[File:OSGeo_compass300.png|thumb|right|100px|Gavin Fleming]]
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|JobTitle=Joint MD
 
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|Company=Kartoza
Owner, [http://www.afrispatial.com AfriSpatial]
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|Country=South Africa
 
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|City=Johannesburg
Location: Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa (-33.744 S, 18.989 E)<!--{{#umSetParam: 18.989|-33.744|Paarl|Gfleming|Gavin Fleming}}-->
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|Coordinate=-26.074706, 27.993045
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|LocalChapter=Africa Local Chapter
 
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|Email=gavin AT kartoza DOT com
Gavin has applied GIS mainly in environmental fields since 1996, . I now use almost exclusively FOSS GIS in research, government and commercial applications.
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|Phone=+27878092702
 
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|Website=http://kartoza.com
Gavin started his GIS career in 1996 after completing an MSc in genetics. His GIS experience includes thirteen with the full suite of ESRI software but he started the FOSS GIS habit around 2002. He is a registered GISc Technologist and the [http://www.gissa.org.za/special-interest-groups/open-source GISSA FOSS SIG] chair. He worked at GIMS (now ESRI South Africa), CSIR, Mintek and SAEON before starting AfriSpatial. He is passionate about Open Source Software, Open Data and other Open philosophies that lead to interoperability, empower people and help maximise returns on government spending.  
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|Photo=Gavin.jpeg
 
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|Languages=English; Spanish; Afrikaans;
;OSGeo Experience [[File:OSGeo_charter.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#OSGeo_Charter_Members]] [[File:OSGeo_committee.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#Developers_and_Committee_Members]] [[File:OSGeo_user.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#OSGeo_Community_Members]]
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|Info=Gavin is passionate about Open Source Software, Open Data and other Open philosophies that lead to interoperability, empowerment of people and helping maximise returns on government spending. He started his GIS career in 1996 after completing an MSc in genetics. His GIS experience includes thirteen years with the full suite of ESRI software but he started the FOSS GIS habit around 2002. He is a registered GISc Technologist and the GISSA FOSS SIG chair. He worked at GIMS (now ESRI South Africa), CSIR, Mintek and SAEON before starting Afrispatial in 2010 and then Kartoza in 2014, the latter a merger between Afrispatial and Linfiniti (Tim Sutton).
 
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{{OSGeo Experience
:* [http://www.foss4g2008.org FOSS4G 2008] conference chair,
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|User=Yes
:* OSGeo [[ Africa_Local_Chapter | Africa Chapter]] chair
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|Committee=Yes
:* OSGeo Conference Committee
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|Board=No
 
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|Coder=No
;Contact:
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|Translate=No
: Email: gavin AT afrispatial DOT co DOT za
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|PSC=No
 
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|ExBoard=No
;Spoken Language(s): English, Spanish, Afrikaans
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|Charter=Yes
 
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|Chair=Yes
;Profile last updated: 3 Sept 2012
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|SolKatz=No
 
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|Committer=No
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Latest revision as of 23:31, 7 May 2018

OSGeo Member
Name: Gavin Fleming Gavin.jpeg
Job Title: Joint MD
Company: Kartoza
Address:
City: Johannesburg
State:
Country: South Africa
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Email: gavin AT kartoza DOT com
Phone: +27878092702
Instant Messaging:
Website: http://kartoza.com
Language(s): English; Spanish; Afrikaans
Personal Description : Gavin is passionate about Open Source Software, Open Data and other Open philosophies that lead to interoperability, empowerment of people and helping maximise returns on government spending. He started his GIS career in 1996 after completing an MSc in genetics. His GIS experience includes thirteen years with the full suite of ESRI software but he started the FOSS GIS habit around 2002. He is a registered GISc Technologist and the GISSA FOSS SIG chair. He worked at GIMS (now ESRI South Africa), CSIR, Mintek and SAEON before starting Afrispatial in 2010 and then Kartoza in 2014, the latter a merger between Afrispatial and Linfiniti (Tim Sutton).
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