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Welcome to the Third Irish OSGeo Symposium 2019 (OSGeoIE 2019)


Our Symposium

The Irish Local Chapter of OSGeo are delighted to announce the hosting of the 3rd National Symposium at the Metropole Hotel in Cork City, Ireland on Thursday, 11th April 2019. We, the organisers, welcome all delegates to our third meeting as an OSGeo community in Ireland. Following on from our inaugural event in Limerick in 2017 and in Portlaoise in May 2018 the symposium moves to Cork city.

The event is open to anyone. However it will be particular interest to individuals or groups such as: those with an interest in FOSS4G, users of open source software and FOSS4G, geographers and geoscientists, computer scientists, software developers and programmers, software companies, open data users, data scientists, researchers, government agencies, SMEs, NGOs, students, citizens, etc.

The symposium will provide a relaxed and stimulating environment to learn about OSGeo, meet people with similar interest in OSGeo and FOSS4G, and learn new skills in the workshops. There are lots of people using OSGeo software and tools in Ireland and this symposium will allow them to meet and re-connect as a community.

More details to follow soon.

Tickets are now on Sale

Tickets for OSGeoIE 2019 are now on sale! Student tickets are available along with special early bird registration. Please see the symposium Eventbrite page for purchasing information.

Symposium Programme Outline (Feb 2019)

The table below is the first outline draft of the symposium programme. The timings are subject to change. Changes will be clearly notified on this webpage, social media and by email where appropriate. More specific details of each of the sessions will be added in the coming weeks.

Programme Slot Symposium Activity

To facilitate early arrivals and setup our registration booth will be open from 08:00 || 08:00 - 09:00

Opening Address, Welcome and Introductions 09:00 - 09:15
Keynote Presentation (followed by open Q&A) 09:15 - 10:00
Selected Long Format Presentations This will include 2 - 3 presentations on specific OSGeo/FOSS4G work in Ireland. 10:00 - 10:45
Tea/Coffee Break and Networking 10:45 - 11:15
Lightning Talks Presentation Sessions The lightning talks session is one of the most popular parts of the OSGeoIE symposium. These sessions involve a series of lightning talks (strictly moderated to 7 minutes maximum) on current OSGeo or FOSS4G work in Ireland 11:15 - 13:00
Lunch Time, Networking and Poster Session. A light lunch will be served. During this time delegates will be encourage to browse the posters on display and vote for best poster 13:00 - 14:30
Interactive Workshops
  • Workshop 1: Introduction to GC2
  • Workshop 2: OpenStreetMap (Getting started and using JOSM)
  • Workshop 3: Geospatial Python
14:30 - 16:15
Tea/Coffee Break and Networking 16:15 - 16:40
Closing Address and Finish 16:40 - 17:00