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There are hundreds, if not thousands of conferences around the world which have an interest in seeing presentations from authoritative speakers, with deep insights into topics related to Open Source Geospatial Software. Luckily, OSGeo is fortunate to draw extensive membership from around the world, and has access to such authoritative figures within most countries.
 
There are hundreds, if not thousands of conferences around the world which have an interest in seeing presentations from authoritative speakers, with deep insights into topics related to Open Source Geospatial Software. Luckily, OSGeo is fortunate to draw extensive membership from around the world, and has access to such authoritative figures within most countries.
  
= Advocates =
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= Process for becoming an OSGeo Advocate =
  
== Advocate Map ==
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Anyone fitting one of the [[OSGeo_Advocate#Understanding_OSGeo_roles|OSGeo Advocate categories]], may put themselves forward as an OSGeo Advocate. To do so, you will need to:
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* Login or create an OSGeo wiki account (See "login" link in top right of this page).
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* Add yourself to the OSGeo Members directory, by filling out the [[Form:OSGeo_Member|OSGeo Member Form]], editing your User:<Username> page. More details about adding yourself to the Member Map can be found [[OSGeo_Member_Map_documentation|here]].
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* Finally, add your User:<Username> page to the [[:Category:OSGeo_Advocate|OSGeo Advocate Category]], by including <pre>[[Category:OSGeo_Advocate]]</pre> at the bottom of your User:<Username> page (editing the wikitext).
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* You will then be listed under the OSGeo Advocates.
  
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= Annual Refresh of Advocate list =
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* As part of the annual OSGeo Charter Membership and Board Update cycle, OSGeo Advocates will be invited to update their Advocate profile.
 
 
== Africa:Ghana ==
 
 
 
== Africa:South Africa ==
 
=== Gavin Fleming ===
 
{{User:Gfleming}}
 
 
 
== Asia:India ==
 
 
 
== Asia:Japan ==
 
===[http://cse.niaes.affrc.go.jp/niwasaki/ Nobusuke Iwasaki]===
 
 
 
[[File:Iwasaki.jpg|thumb|right|100px|Nobusuke Iwasaki]]
 
 
 
Senior Researcher, [http://www.niaes.affrc.go.jp/index_e.html National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences]
 
 
 
Location: Tsukuba, Japan
 
 
 
Nobusuke Iwasaki is researcher of land use change and rural planning and extensively using FOSS4G. Also, he is one of the main organizers of FOSS4G-Japan event and proactively commits promotion and dissemination of FOSS4G, especially academic sector. He strongly contributes [http://www.osgeo.jp/foss4g-mext/ some academic project which aims utilization of satellite image and FOSS4G for beginners and non-specialist user].
 
The major his product is [http://habs.dc.affrc.go.jp Historical Agro-Environmental Browsing System (HABS)], which is commended [http://psgsv2.gsi.go.jp/koukyou/G-award/list_award1.html the first Cyber Japan Award].
 
 
 
;OSGeo Experience [[File:OSGeo_user.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#OSGeo_Community_Members]]:
 
:* [http://www.osgeo.jp/ OSGeo Japan Chapter] Board member since 2008
 
:* member of [http://www.gisa-japan.org/  GIS Assosiation of JAPAN]
 
:* member of [https://sites.google.com/site/foss4gsig/ FOSS4G special interest group]  in GIS Assosiation of JAPAN
 
 
 
;Contact:
 
: Email: wata909 AT gmail DOT com
 
: Skype: wata909
 
 
 
;Profile last updated
 
:2013-07-11
 
 
 
== Asia:Korea ==
 
{{User:Sanghee}}
 
 
 
==Asia:Philippines==
 
  
== Australia ==
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= Advocates Map =
{{User:camerons}}
 
{{User:NathanW}}
 
  
== Canada ==
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{{OSGeoAdvocateMap-ask}}
{{User:Dmorissette}}
 
  
== Europe:Czech Republic ==
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= Advocates List =
  
== Europe:France ==
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{{AdvocateList-ask}}
  
=== [[User:Djay|Gérald Fenoy]] ===
 
[[Image:Gérald Fenoy.jpg|thumb|right|100px]]
 
  
Founder and CEO of [http://www.geolabs.fr GeoLabs SARL].
 
 
Location: Lattes, France.
 
 
;OSGeo Experience [[File:OSGeo_translate.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#OSGeo_Community_Members]] [[File:OSGeo_coder.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#Developers_and_Committee_Members]][[File:OSGeo_psc.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#Voted_position_in_an_OSGeo_community]][[File:OSGeo_user.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#OSGeo_Community_Members]] [[File:OSGeo_charter.png|link=OSGeo_Advocate#OSGeo_Charter_Members]]
 
 
* [http://www.zoo-project.org ZOO-Project] Developper and PSC Chair,
 
* Creator of the original [http://www.postgis.fr french web site for PostGIS],
 
* Provide training, use and develop (WEB-)GIS applications based on OSGeo Libraries / Applications,
 
* Active in the [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Senegalease OSGeo Senegal Local chapter],
 
* Provide Gentoo packaging and patches for proj, geos, postgis, pgRouting, mapserver and gpsbabel,
 
* Active at all FOSS4G international events since 2006.
 
 
;Contacts
 
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: Phone: +33670082539
 
: Skype: gfenoy
 
: Mail: gerald DOT fenoy AT geolabs DOT fr
 
: IRC: djay
 
 
[[Category:OSGeo Charter Member]]
 
[[Category:OSGeo Member]]
 
 
== Europe:Germany ==
 
{{User:Arnulf Christl}}
 
{{User:Pebau}}
 
 
== Europe:Greece ==
 
 
== Europe:Italy ==
 
{{User:Madi}}
 
{{User:Lucadelu}}
 
 
== Europe:The Netherlands ==
 
{{User:Ticheler}}
 
{{User:BarendKobben}}
 
{{User:Just}}
 
 
== Europe:Portugal==
 
 
== Europe:Romania ==
 
 
== Europe:Spain ==
 
{{User:Lluís}}
 
{{User:vehrka}}
 
{{User:Michogar}}
 
{{User:Delawen}}
 
{{User:Adiez}}
 
{{User:Jsanz}}
 
 
 
== Europe:United Kingdom ==
 
{{User:Ian}}
 
 
== Latin America:Argentina ==
 
 
== Latin America:Brazil ==
 
 
== Latin America:Chile ==
 
 
== Latin America: Colombia ==
 
 
== Latin America:Mexico ==
 
 
== United States ==
 
{{User:EliL}}
 
 
=== [http://www.redefinedhorizons.com/printingpress/landon-blakes-bio/ Landon Blake] (AKA - The Sunburned Surveyor) ===
 
 
[[File:landon_blake_portrait.jpg|100px|thumb|right|Landon Blake]]
 
 
Owner, [http://www.redefinedhorizons.com Redefined Horizons]
 
 
Location: Stockton, California, United States of America
 
 
Landon Blake is a land surveyor and GIS programmer with a focus on OpenJUMP and CAD customization.
 
 
* Web Page: [http://www.redefinedhorizons.com]
 
* Blog: [http://www.redefinedhorizonsblog.com]
 
* Twitter: [https://twitter.com/mapit4u]
 
* LinkedIn: [http://www.linkedin.com/in/landonblake]
 
 
;OSGeo Experience
 
* Volunteer Editor of the OSGeo Journal
 
* Board Representative for the OSGeo California Chapter
 
 
;Contact:
 
: Email: sunburned dot surveyor at gmail dot com
 
: Phone (Home): 209-464-2612
 
: Phone (Cell): 209-298-7521
 
: Skype:
 
 
;Profile last updated: 07 14 2013
 
  
 
= Past OSGeo Advocates =
 
= Past OSGeo Advocates =
 
This section lists prior listed Advocates who have not recently updated their profiles.
 
This section lists prior listed Advocates who have not recently updated their profiles.
 
== Africa:Ghana ==
 
{{User:Eyedol}}
 
 
== Africa:South Africa ==
 
{{User:Sokolic}}
 
{{User:Timlinux}}
 
 
== Asia:India ==
 
{{User:ravivundavalli}}
 
 
== Asia:Japan ==
 
{{User:Yoichi}}
 
 
== Asia:Korea ==
 
 
 
==Asia:Philippines==
 
{{User:Maning}}
 
 
== Australia ==
 
{{User:jive}}
 
 
== Canada ==
 
{{User:Aross}}
 
{{User:Gzeiss}}
 
{{User:Mdavis}}
 
{{User:Pwramsey3}}
 
 
== Europe:Czech Republic ==
 
{{User:Jachym}}
 
{{User:KarelCharvat}}
 
 
== Europe:France ==
 
{{User:Djay}}
 
{{User:JRM}}
 
{{User:grizonnetm}}
 
{{User:NBozon}}
 
{{User:volaya}}
 
 
== Europe:Germany ==
 
{{User:Arnulf Christl}}
 
{{User:Astrid_Emde}}
 
{{User:misev}}
 
{{User:Stefan_A._Tzeggai}}
 
{{User:Thomas_Baschetti}}
 
 
== Europe:Greece ==
 
{{User:Kalxas}}
 
{{User:ArArgyridis}}
 
{{User:kotzino}}
 
 
== Europe:Italy ==
 
{{User:Aaime}}
 
{{User:Aghisla}}
 
{{User:Lucadelu}}
 
{{User:Madi}}
 
{{User:Maxi71}}
 
{{User:epifanio}}
 
{{User:Moovida}}
 
{{Talk:Markus_Neteler}}
 
 
== Europe:The Netherlands ==
 
{{User:Just}}
 
{{User:Milovanderlinden}}
 
{{User:Genuchten}}
 
 
== Europe:Portugal==
 
{{User:Lutra}}
 
 
== Europe:Romania ==
 
{{User:Vasile}}
 
 
== Europe:Spain ==
 
 
 
== Europe:United Kingdom ==
 
{{User:Ianturton}}
 
{{User:Stevenfeldman}}
 
{{User:Sanand}}
 
 
== Latin America:Argentina ==
 
{{User:Maurimiranda}}
 
 
== Latin America:Brazil ==
 
{{User:Fsc7}}
 
 
== Latin America:Chile ==
 
{{User:Perriger}}
 
 
== Latin America: Colombia ==
 
{{User:Eamado}}
 
 
== Latin America:Mexico ==
 
{{User:Aborrell}}
 
 
== United States ==
 
{{User:Alex Mandel}}
 
{{User:Brian Hamlin}}
 
{{User:Dnewcomb}}
 
{{User:Amyonthemap}}
 
{{User:warmerda}}
 
{{User:Helena}}
 
{{User:Surveyor}}
 
{{User:Mark Lucas}}
 
{{User:mpg}}
 
{{User:pmbatty}}
 
{{User:Rburhum}}
 
{{User:Sdlime}}
 
{{User:Woodbri}}
 
  
 
= Understanding OSGeo roles =
 
= Understanding OSGeo roles =
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====[[File:OSGeo_charter.png]] OSGeo Charter Members====
 
====[[File:OSGeo_charter.png]] OSGeo Charter Members====
: Charter membership is obtained through a strongly contested selection process. Members tend to be developers and leaders in one or more OSGeo projects, and/or OSGeo business leaders, and have a deep understanding in many of the OSGeo projects and principles of Open Source.
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: Charter members are voted into the position based on their [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Membership_Process#Positive_Attributes positive OSGeo attributes], typically based on their contributions toward the OSGeo community. Members tend to be developers and leaders in one or more OSGeo projects, and/or OSGeo business leaders, and have a deep understanding in many of the OSGeo projects and principles of Open Source.
  
 
==== [[File:SolKatz.png]] Sol Katz Award ====
 
==== [[File:SolKatz.png]] Sol Katz Award ====
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====[[File:OSGeo_translate.png]] OSGeo Translators====
 
====[[File:OSGeo_translate.png]] OSGeo Translators====
 
: These people have translated documentation for OSGeo-Live, and/or OSGeo projects. They usually have an established understanding of OSGeo topics and can present them in local languages.
 
: These people have translated documentation for OSGeo-Live, and/or OSGeo projects. They usually have an established understanding of OSGeo topics and can present them in local languages.
 
= Process for becoming an OSGeo Advocate =
 
 
Anyone fitting one of the [[OSGeo_Advocate#Understanding_OSGeo_roles|OSGeo Advocate categories]], may put themselves forward as an OSGeo Advocate. To do so, you will need to:
 
* Create an OSGeo wiki account, to edit this wiki (See "login" link in top right of this page).
 
* Add a portrait photo of yourself using the [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Special:Upload Upload file] link in left margin in each page.
 
* Create a new wiki page http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:YourOSGeoWikiUserName, and populate as per [[User:Template]], (copy and paste from the [http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php?title=User:Template&action=edit source] so that you see comments in the template).
 
* You can then add your profile on [[OSGeo_Advocate#OSGeo_Advocates|this wiki page]], under your Region:Country, names ordered alphabetically by First name, using the following:
 
  {{User:<YourOSGeoWikiUserName>}}
 
 
= Annual Refresh of Advocate list =
 
* The list of OSGeo Advocates will be refreshed annually, after the annual voting of OSGeo Charter Members. This will be achieved by removing lapsed Advocates, then moving all Current Advocates into the Past Advocate section. All Advocates will be invited to update their profile, and move their profile back into the current Advocates section.
 
  
 
= Expenses =
 
= Expenses =
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Links to other organizations running a similar process.  
 
Links to other organizations running a similar process.  
 
* http://www.ogcnetwork.net/node/1585
 
* http://www.ogcnetwork.net/node/1585
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Icon source images:
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* https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/logo/svg/
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* https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/logo/png8/30/

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Contents

Introduction

OSGeo Advocates are authoritative OSGeo personalities who have volunteered to talk on behalf of the OSGeo foundation. Advocates should be able to speak well, even better if they are entertaining.

There are hundreds, if not thousands of conferences around the world which have an interest in seeing presentations from authoritative speakers, with deep insights into topics related to Open Source Geospatial Software. Luckily, OSGeo is fortunate to draw extensive membership from around the world, and has access to such authoritative figures within most countries.

Process for becoming an OSGeo Advocate

Anyone fitting one of the OSGeo Advocate categories, may put themselves forward as an OSGeo Advocate. To do so, you will need to:

  • Login or create an OSGeo wiki account (See "login" link in top right of this page).
  • Add yourself to the OSGeo Members directory, by filling out the OSGeo Member Form, editing your User:<Username> page. More details about adding yourself to the Member Map can be found here.
  • Finally, add your User:<Username> page to the OSGeo Advocate Category, by including
    [[Category:OSGeo_Advocate]]
    at the bottom of your User:<Username> page (editing the wikitext).
  • You will then be listed under the OSGeo Advocates.

Annual Refresh of Advocate list

  • As part of the annual OSGeo Charter Membership and Board Update cycle, OSGeo Advocates will be invited to update their Advocate profile.

Advocates Map

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Advocates List

Aleda Freeman

Name: Aleda Freeman
Job Title: Web Mapping Services Manager
Company: MassGIS / Executive Office of Technology Services and Security / Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Address: 1 Ashburton Pl.
Country: USA
State: Massachusetts
City: Boston
Website: http://www.mass.gov/mgis
Email: aleda.freeman@mass.gov
Coordinate: 42° 21' 33.90" N, 71° 3' 44.30" W
Languages: English

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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Alessio Fabiani

Name: Alessio Fabiani
Job Title: Tech lead
Company: GeoSolutions
Address: Massarosa, Lucca, Italia
Country: Italia
State: Italia (ITA)
City: Massarosa
Local Chapter: Italiano
Instant Messaging: Skype: alessio.fabiani
Social Media: http://twitter.com/alfa7961
Website: http://www.geo-solutions.it
Email: alessio.fabiani@geo-solutions.it
Coordinate: 43° 52' 19.56" N, 10° 20' 14.64" E
Languages: English, Italian

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo psc.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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Alexander Bruy

Name: Alexander Bruy
Country: Ukraine
City: Zaporizhzhya
Local Chapter: Ukraine
Coordinate: 47° 24' 59.43" N, 35° 55' 22.69" E


Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

Alexander Bruy

Alexander is a microelectronics engineer who got interested in GIS and open source programming during university. He started with OSGeo4W and QGIS, first met the OSGeo community by helping on translation. Then he became QGIS contributor, later — core developer and translation team lead. Is a GFOSS enthusiast and a active member of both the international and Ukrainian OSGeo communities, in particular the QGIS one.

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Alexander Kotsev

Name: Alexander Kotsev
Job Title: Scientific Officer
Company: JRC
Address: Via E. Fermi, 2749 – TP 263 - 21027 Ispra (VA),
Country: Italiano
State: VA
City: Ispra
Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/akotsev/
Email: akotsev@gmail.com
Phone: +393458193167
Coordinate: 45° 48' 36.00" N, 8° 37' 33.60" E
Languages: Bulgarian, English, Italian, Russian

Experience: OSGeo user.png OSGeo Committer.png

I graduated in GIScience at the University of Sofia and started an academic career at the same university in 2004. In 2011 I was awarded a senior Fulbright scholarship at the Ohio State University where I worked with geocomputation and geovisualisation of spate-time data. Since 2012 I work at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. I have accomplished many consultancies in data management in EU, Africa and Asia. My research interests include data analysis, sensor web, open source technology and architectures for knowledge management. I have extensively been using OSGEO products for teaching and research since 15 years.

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Alexander Kotsev

Name: Alexander Kotsev
Job Title: Scientific Officer
Company: JRC
Address: Via E. Fermi, 2749 – TP 263 - 21027 Ispra (VA),
Country: Italiano
State: VA
City: Ispra
Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/akotsev/
Email: akotsev@gmail.com
Phone: +393458193167
Coordinate: 45° 48' 36.00" N, 8° 37' 33.60" E
Languages: Bulgarian, English, Italian, Russian

Experience: OSGeo user.png OSGeo Committer.png

I graduated in GIScience at the University of Sofia and started an academic career at the same university in 2004. In 2011 I was awarded a senior Fulbright scholarship at the Ohio State University where I worked with geocomputation and geovisualisation of spate-time data. Since 2012 I work at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. I have accomplished many consultancies in data management in EU, Africa and Asia. My research interests include data analysis, sensor web, open source technology and architectures for knowledge management. I have extensively been using OSGEO products for teaching and research since 15 years.

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Andrea Ross

Name: Andrea Ross
Job Title: Director
Company: LocationTech
Country: Canada
State: Ontario
City: Ottawa
Local Chapter: Ottawa Chapter
Website: http://42aross.wordpress.com/
Coordinate: 45° 25' 15.72" N, 75° 41' 24.08" W


Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

Andrea Ross

Andrea Ross has worked with open technologies and open communities for most of the last 20 years. Her roles during that time involved developing healthcare, telecom, database, and geospatial systems. Currently, as Director of Ecosystem Development for the Eclipse Foundation, nurturing open communities is what she does for a living. Andrea is a founder and inaugural Director of LocationTech.

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Andy Anderson

Name: Andy Anderson
Job Title: Academic Technology Specialist
Company: Amherst College
Address: Amherst College, Academic Technology Services
Country: USA
State: Massachusetts
City: Amherst
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: https://twitter.com/GeoObservatory
Website: https://www.amherst.edu/people/facstaff/aanderson
Email: aanderson@amherst.edu
Coordinate: 42° 22' 15.60" N, 72° 31' 1.20" W
Languages: English, Spanish

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

I have been using open-source software since the early 1980s, and specifically FOSS4G since 2007. I have been programming since the mid-1970s, primarily for scientific applications but also including open-source software, beginning with Fortran and C and continuing most recently with JavaScript, Python, R, and SQL. I currently teach occasional classes with FOSS4G and write documentation for using FOSS4G in my position as Academic Technology Specialist for Mathematical and Spatial Data Analysis at Amherst College, in my role as Adjunct Assistant Professor in Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts, and as a member of GeoForAll. I also served on the Boston Local Organizing Committee for FOSS4G 2017, in particular as chair of the Program Committee.

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Angelos Tzotsos

Name: Angelos Tzotsos
Job Title: Geospatial Software Developer, Remote Sensing Consultant, Senior Researcher
Company: Open Source Geospatial Foundation
Country: Greece
State: Attica
City: Athens
Local Chapter: Greek
Social Media: https://twitter.com/tzotsos
Website: http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos
Email: tzotsos@osgeo.org
Phone: +30-693-2149344
Coordinate: 37° 58' 44.40" N, 23° 46' 3.36" E
Languages: English, Greek

Experience: OSGeo board.png OSGeo coder.png OSGeo psc.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png OSGeo Committer.png

Angelos Tzotsos

Angelos is a remote sensing expert with background in surveying engineering and software development. He is involved in numerous activities around free and open source software and has great experience in geospatial applications, geospatial data catalogues and metadata. His research involves remote sensing, machine learning, computer vision and object-based image analysis. He is currently the President of OSGeo and also serves at the OSGeo Board of Directors. He is an active advocate of OSGeo in Greece at related conferences. He is also an individual OGC member. His recent activity involved implementation of data.gov catalog service and implementation of the Greek national open data portal geodata.gov.gr.

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Anne Ghisla

Name: Anne Ghisla
Country: Germany
State: Berlin
City: Berlin
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Coordinate: 52° 31' 1.33" N, 13° 23' 19.90" E
Languages: English, French, German, Italian

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo exboard.png OSGeo user.png

Anne Ghisla

Anne is a natural scientist who got interested in GIS and open source programming during university. She started with GRASS GIS and QGIS, first met the OSGeo community by helping on documentation. Then she started programming in 2008 thanks to Google Summer of Code, and became mentor and administrator for OSGeo in following years. She doesn't code much anymore, as she is now focused on connecting people and communities of different software projects.

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Ant Scott

Name: Ant Scott
Job Title: Geospatial Consultant
Company: Astun Technology
Address: 17 West St, Epsom KT18 7RL
Country: United Kingdom
City: Epsom
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Social Media: http://@antscott
Email: antony.scott@gmail.com
Coordinate: 51° 19' 59.56" N, 0° 16' 22.37" W
Languages: English, French

Experience: OSGeo user.png

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Ariel Anthieni

Name: Ariel Anthieni
Job Title: Architect of Infrastructure GIS
Company: Government of the City of Buenos Aires
Country: Argentina
State: CABA
City: CABA
Local Chapter: Argentinia
Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aanthieni/
Website: https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Aanthieni
Email: aanthien@gmail.com
Coordinate: 34° 37' 19.46" S, 58° 22' 37.70" W
Languages: English, Spanish

Experience: OSGeo user.png

Ariel Anthieni

Founder Member of Geoinquietos Argentina, Coordinator of the IDERA Metadata Team (Spatial Data Infrastructure of the Argentine Republic). Chairman of FOSS4G-AR 2016. Collaborator in the OSM Argentina community, and participant in the organization of SOTM LATAM 2018. With great interest in metadata and geomatics and their application with new technologies.

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Baovola

Name: Baovola
Job Title: Information System Officer
Company: National Geographic and Hydrographic Institute of Madagascar
Address: VC 11 TER Ambanidia
Country: Madagascar
State: Madagascar
City: Antananarivo
Local Chapter: Madagascar
Social Media: http://@BaovolaMada
Email: marieannabvl@gmail.com
Phone: +261340541419
Coordinate: 18° 52' 45.12" S, 47° 30' 28.44" E
Languages: English, French, Malagasy

Experience: OSGeo user.png

Baovola is a Computer Scientist by training. She works at the National Geographic and Hydrographic Institute of Madagascar as an Information System Officer. In 2017, she studied GIS in Brussels. She is a promoter of Open Source and Open Data. She has established the new OSGeo Madagascar Chapter during the FOSS4G 2018.

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Björn Harrtell

Name: Björn Harrtell
Country: Sweden
City: Malmö
Email: bjorn@wololo.org
Coordinate: 55° 33' 0.00" N, 13° 5' 24.00" E


Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo user.png

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Brian M Hamlin

Name: Brian M Hamlin
Job Title: Project Director
Company: California Open Data ECN
Country: USA
State: CA
City: Berkeley
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Website: http://blog.light42.com
Coordinate: 37° 53' 9.60" N, 122° 14' 42.00" W
Languages: English, basic German

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo psc.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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Cameron Green

Name: Cameron Green
Job Title: Research Assistant
Company: University of Pretoria
Country: South Africa
City: Pretoria
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Website: http://camgreen.co.za
Email: cameron.green@tuks.co.za
Phone: +27833013201
Coordinate: 25° 45' 16.20" S, 28° 13' 53.04" E
Languages: Afrikaans, English

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Cameron Green is a MSc Geoinformatics student in the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology at the University of Pretoria and has actively been involved in OSGeo initiatives and open source technologies since 2017. In 2017, he was selected for the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Science Undergraduate Mentorship Bursary Program under Prof Serena Coetzee and Dr Victoria Rautenbach. The mentorship bursary was awarded based on academic merit and commitment. Through the program, he assisted with various administrative and technical tasks in the departments. At University, he joined the environmental society, called The Greenline Society. He served on the Executive Council for three years as the Marketing and Publications Manager (2015), Vice-Chairperson (2016) and Chairperson and Residence Director (2017). As part of the Executive Council, he had various responsibilities, such as organised and participated events and coordinating marketing. He is currently the president of the University of Pretoria YouthMappers chapter, and has been instrumental in the arrangements of various mapathons that were held at the University of Pretoria and with school learners in Pretoria.

He was a DST/NRF intern in the Centre for Geoinformation Science under the supervision of Prof Serena Coetzee in 2018. As part of his duties, he was a teaching assistant for GIS310 (Advance GIS), GMT320 (Geoinformatics project) and GIS 311 (Geoinformatics). His main task was to manage and coordinate the practical sessions for the GIS 310 group of 120 students. For GMT 320, he assisted with administration and logistical arrangements with the community of Alaska informal settlement and presents practicals to the students. Through the internship and his honour’s project, he was involved in the Frontiers of Engineering Seed Funding project with King's College London. The aim of the project was to improve the process for collecting volunteered geographic information by interacting with hackathons. For the project, he assisted with the arrangement of mapathons and the development of a wiki for reporting on the process. Additionally, he coordinated with postgraduate students at King's College London to analyse the quality of the data. During this time, he was a facilitator in a UN OpenGIS online course on QGIS and a mentor in the annual Google Code-in.

Currently, he is working as a research assistant in the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology at the University of Pretoria. In the 2019 edition of Google Code-in Cameron was a mentor and administrator for OSGeo during this time where he coordinated directly with the participants, mentors and Google to ensure the smooth running of the competition. During his time at the University, he has assisted with and lead workshops where various open source geospatial topics were covered. He has also participated in a number of community outreach and engagement programs. At his university, Cameron is always assisting students with learning open source software and develops material for open source GIS applications that students use and works not only with Geoinformatics students but also students from other degrees. Later this year (2020), Cameron will again be a facilitator in a UN OpenGIS online course on PostGIS.

His current research is an international collaboration between the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Swedish STINT. The focus of this study was to build a collaborative data library for the sharing of fine-grained spatial and non-spatial data. This was achieved by building and configuring a customized GeoNode instance.

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Candan Eylül Kilsedar

Name: Candan Eylül Kilsedar
Job Title: Consultant, Web GIS Developer
Company: Joint Research Centre, European Commission
Address: Via Enrico Fermi, 2749
Country: Italiano
City: Ispra
Email: candan.kilsedar@ext.ec.europa.eu
Coordinate: 45° 48' 3.42" N, 8° 37' 41.63" E
Languages: Turkish, English

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Candan Eylül Kilsedar

Dr. Candan Eylül Kilsedar obtained her BSc degree in computer science and engineering at Sabancı University in 2012. She obtained her MSc degree in informatics engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2014. She worked as a research fellow at Politecnico di Milano from January 2015 to June 2020 and during this time she worked on various projects related to topics such as cultural heritage, migration, 3D visualization of urban environment, land use and land cover, ground deformation and mobility. She obtained her PhD degree with honours from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2020. Her primary research interest is the use of free and open source technologies for the visualization and processing of geospatial data on the Web. Some of her projects can be found at https://github.com/kilsedar. She is a charter member of OSGeo. She served as the president of PoliMappers from November 2016 to December 2018 and later served as one of its faculty advisors until June 2020. Since June 2020, she is working as a consultant at the Knowledge Centre of Bioeconomy of the Joint Research Centre (JRC).

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Cayetano Benavent

Name: Cayetano Benavent
Job Title: Head of Data - Professional Services
Company: CARTO
Country: Spain
City: Sevilla
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Website: https://github.com/cayetanobv
Email: cayetano@carto.com
Coordinate: 37° 21' 0.00" N, 5° 58' 48.00" W


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Cayetano Benavent

Head of Data, Professional Services - at CARTO, https://carto.com/

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Cristian R. Zamar

Name: Cristian R. Zamar
Job Title: GIS Developer / Consultant
Company: Government of Formosa Province; Independent Consultant / Freelancer
Country: Argentina
State: Formosa
City: Formosa
Local Chapter: Argentinia
Website: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cristianzamar
Email: cristianzamar@gmail.com
Phone: +54-9-370-4271736
Coordinate: 26° 11' 6.79" S, 58° 10' 27.66" W
Languages: English, Spanish

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Cristian R. Zamar

Cristian has been contributing to different FOSS4G projects and events from the beginning of his Developer career. He is a member of Geoinquietos Argentina and a geomatics and OSS enthusiast. He participated in the organization of the FOSS4G-AR Conferences in 2016 and 2017 and leaded the IT team of the SDI of Argentina for six years. Currently, he is also an IT Director and works for the SDI of Formosa Province, Argentina.

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Daniele Oxoli

Name: Daniele Oxoli
Job Title: Research Fellow
Company: Politecnico di Milano
Address: P.zza Leonardo da Vinci 32
Country: Italiano
City: Milano
Website: http://geolab.como.polimi.it/
Email: daniele.oxoli@polimi.it
Coordinate: 45° 28' 48.00" N, 9° 13' 48.00" E
Languages: English, Italian

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Environmental Eng. passionate of GIS and FOSS

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Didier Richard

Name: Didier Richard
Job Title: Surveyor Engineer
Company: IGN (French NMA)
Country: Francophone
State: France
City: Saint-Mandé
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Website: https://www.geoportail.gouv.fr/
Coordinate: 48° 50' 29.00" N, 2° 35' 14.00" E
Languages: english, french

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Didier Richard

I have been a supporter of OpenSource software for Geomatics for long. I am working at IGN (French National Mapping Agency) and promotes openness and free software internally (e.g., at IGN's school, namely ENSG -- École Nationale des Sciences Géographiques, Géomatique --) and externally (past contributor to Geoserver, french translations, committer to PROJ.4 and GDAL, user of many OSS). I managed the French Geoportal project, which is based on opensource software like Geoserver, OpenLayer, PROJ.4, GDAL, etc ... and has a big PostgrSQL/PostGIS backend.I am also involved in local chapter's FOSS4G and member of the FOSS4G Europe 2017 organizing committee (logistics, workshops, codesprint and communication).

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Enock Seth Nyamador

Name: Enock Seth Nyamador
Job Title: GIS Consultant
Country: Ghana
State: Greater Accra
City: Accra
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Social Media: https://twitter.com/enock4seth
Website: https://open.enockseth.co
Email: enockseth@gmail.com
Phone: +233-27-5657589
Coordinate: 5° 33' 36.05" N, 0° 12' 20.68" W
Languages: English, French, basic German

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Passionate about FOSS and Communities of Practice.

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Eva Jelínková

Name: Eva Jelínková
Address: Palackého 420/21
Country: Czech Republic
City: Valašské Meziříčí
Local Chapter: Czech
Social Media: http://@evajelinkova
Email: evka.jelinkova@gmail.com
Coordinate: 49° 28' 3.98" N, 17° 57' 50.06" E
Languages: Czech, English

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In 2013 graduated Master's degree of Geoinformatics at Palacký University, Olomouc. Since school years using FOSS GIS software. Advanced user of MapServer, MapCache, QGIS Desktop + Server, PostGIS, pycsw, etc.

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Feng Amy Gao

Name: Feng Amy Gao
Job Title: President
Company: Spatial Front Inc.
Country: USA
State: Maryland
City: Potomac
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 39° 1' 4.57" N, 77° 12' 34.04" W
Languages: Chinese (Mandarin), English

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Feng Amy Gao

Amy is the President of Spatial Front Inc, a fast-growing IT consulting company. She has extensive experience with the design and development of enterprise geospatial information systems. She has worked for all levels of US governments (federal, state, and local), companies from IBM to start-ups, and as Adjunct Professor in college. One of her latest projects - National Broadband Map, a high-profile project funded by Recovery Act - was built on an open source stack. She is enthusiastic about open source geospatial technologies and interested in using more and helping people learn more about them.

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Frank Warmerdam

Name: Frank Warmerdam
Company: Google
Country: USA
State: California
City: Mountain View
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Website: http://pobox.com/~warmerdam/
Email: warmerdam@pobox.com
Coordinate: 37° 22' 48.00" N, 122° 4' 48.00" W


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Frank Warmerdam
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Gabriele Prestifilippo

Name: Gabriele Prestifilippo
Job Title: Research Fellow
Company: Politecnico di Milano
Address: P.zza Leonarda da Vinci, 32
Country: Italiano
State: Italy
City: Milano
Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrieleprestifilippo/
Coordinate: 45° 28' 40.26" N, 9° 13' 33.29" E
Languages: English, Italian

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Gabriele Prestifilippo

Gabriele Prestifilippo obtained a B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Università degli Studi di Catania in 2014. In 2016 he obtained a M.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering at Politecnico di Milano with a thesis on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), creating a web application to visualize and analyze multidimensional datasets in more than three dimensions. He is a contributor to FOSS community. He is interested in full-stack web development and he is researching about web technologies involved in the GIS field.

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Giovanni Manghi

Name: Giovanni Manghi
Job Title: GIS/WebGIS Teacher, tester and developer
Company: NATURALGIS
Country: Portugal
City: Évora
Local Chapter: Portugal
Instant Messaging: Skype: toirao
Social Media: https://twitter.com/naturalgis, https://www.facebook.com/naturalgis, https://www.linkedin.com/company/naturalgis
Website: http://www.naturalgis.pt/
Phone: +351967058216
Coordinate: 38° 34' 14.79" N, 7° 54' 33.41" W
Languages: English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

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Giovanni Manghi

Giovanni is conservation biologist with 10+ years of GIS experience, Italian but lives and work in Portugal. Is a GFOSS enthusiast and a active member of both the international and Portuguese OSGeo communities, in particular the QGIS (Quantum GIS) one.

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Guillaume Pasero

Name: Guillaume Pasero
Job Title: Technical Manager
Company: CS SI
Address: 5 rue Brindejonc des Moulinais
Country: FRANCE
City: TOULOUSE
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Coordinate: 43° 34' 39.63" N, 1° 29' 40.42" E
Languages: English, French

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Harish Kumar Solanki

Name: Harish Kumar Solanki
Job Title: Senior Assistant Professor
Company: National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj
Address: Rajendra Nagar
Country: India
State: Telangana
City: Hyderabad
Local Chapter: India
Social Media: http://linkedin.com/in/hksolanki
Website: http://nird.org.in
Email: hksolanki.nird@gov.in
Coordinate: 17° 18' 44.78" N, 78° 24' 9.94" E
Languages: English, Hindi

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Harish Kumar Solanki
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Horacio Castellaro

Name: Horacio Castellaro
Job Title: Subgerente de Desarrollo GIS
Company: Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Address: Rivadavia 5865
Country: Argentina
State: Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
City: Buenos Aires
Local Chapter: Argentinia
Social Media: http://@hcastellaro
Email: castellaro@gmail.com
Coordinate: 34° 35' 58.92" S, 58° 22' 54.84" W
Languages: spanish

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J Sena

Name: J Sena
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: ICGC
Country: Spain
City: Barcelona
Social Media: https://twitter.com/jsenag
Website: https://github.com/jessisena
Email: jessisena@gmail.com
Coordinate: 41° 22' 56.68" N, 2° 10' 38.06" E
Languages: catalan, english, spanish

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Software Engineer and postgraduate in UX.

She has been working actively in the geo field for 6 years, with a wide experience in the design and development of geo-themed mobile and web applications, betting on the use of open technologies and open data.

https://twitter.com/jsenag https://github.com/jessisena

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Jack Reed

Name: Jack Reed
Job Title: Geospatial Web Engineer
Company: Stanford University
Country: United States
State: Georgia
City: Atlanta
Local Chapter: Southeast US
Social Media: http://@mejackreed
Website: https://www.jack-reed.com
Email: phillipjreed@gmail.com
Coordinate: 33° 44' 57.30" N, 84° 23' 14.33" W
Languages: English

Experience:

I work at the Stanford Libraries increasing access to geospatial data. I'm a co-founder of the GeoBlacklight and OpenGeoMetadata projects and work on a variety of other open source software projects.

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John Bryant

Name: John Bryant
Company: Mammoth Geospatial
Country: Australia
Local Chapter: Oceania
Website: https://mammothgeospatial.com
Email: johnwbryant@gmail.com
Coordinate: 32° 1' 58.01" S, 115° 45' 35.06" E
Languages: English, Spanish

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John Bryant

I'm an open source GIS keener, originally from Canada, more recently in Australia. Founding Chair of OSGeo Oceania. Chair of FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2018. Organiser of geogeeks.org and georabble.org. Always keen to meet other spatial enthusiasts. Building a strong open geospatial community in Oceania!

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Jonah Sullivan

Name: Jonah Sullivan
Job Title: Geospatial Analyst
Country: Australia
State: Australian Capital Territory
City: Canberra
Local Chapter: Oceania
Coordinate: 35° 20' 35.68" S, 149° 9' 21.66" E
Languages: English

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Federal sector geospatial analyst in Australia. Committee member of FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2018, OSGeo Oceania board member 2019, FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2020 Chair.

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Jonas Eberle

Name: Jonas Eberle
Job Title: Research assistant, Developer
Company: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena; Eberle Software & Web Development
Country: Germany
State: Thuringia
City: Jena
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Email: jonas.eberle@gmx.de
Coordinate: 50° 55' 35.04" N, 11° 35' 16.44" E
Languages: English, German

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Jonas Eberle

Research assistant and information scientist at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Germany), Department for Earth Observation. PSC member of PyWPS project. Mentor of Google Summer of Code projects. Interested in Earth Observation, OGC-compliant geoprocessing services, and user-friendly web and mobile applications.

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Jorge Sanz

Name: Jorge Sanz
Job Title: Data Engineer
Company: Elastic
Country: Spain
State: Valencia
City: Aldaia
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Social Media: http://@xurxosanz
Website: http://jorgesanz.net
Email: jsanz@osgeo.org
Coordinate: 39° 27' 50.40" N, 0° 27' 25.20" W
Languages: Catalan, English, Spanish

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Jorge Sanz
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Jorge Sanz

Name: Jorge Sanz
Job Title: Data Engineer
Company: Elastic
Country: Spain
State: Valencia
City: Aldaia
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Social Media: http://@xurxosanz
Website: http://jorgesanz.net
Email: jsanz@osgeo.org
Coordinate: 39° 27' 50.40" N, 0° 27' 25.20" W
Languages: Catalan, English, Spanish

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Jorge Sanz
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Junyoung Choi

Name: Junyoung Choi
Job Title: Research Fellow
Company: Seoul Institute of Technology(SIT)
Address: Maebongsan-ro 37
Country: Korea
State: Seoul
City: Mapo-gu
Local Chapter: Korea
Instant Messaging: Skype:Choi-jun-young
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/junyoung.choi.50159
Coordinate: 37° 34' 33.90" N, 126° 53' 26.00" E
Languages: Basic French(DELF A2), Basic Japanese(Reading), English, Korean

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Junyoung Choi
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Just van den Broecke

Name: Just van den Broecke
Job Title: Open Source Geospatial Professional
Company: Just Objects B.V.
Address: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Country: The Netherlands
City: Amstelveen
Local Chapter: Nederland
Instant Messaging: Skype: justb4
Social Media: https://twitter.com/justb4
Website: https://justobjects.nl/
Email: just@justobjects.nl
Coordinate: 52° 18' 43.86" N, 4° 51' 10.26" E
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German

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Just van den Broecke
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Just van den Broecke

Name: Just van den Broecke
Job Title: Open Source Geospatial Professional
Company: Just Objects B.V.
Address: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Country: The Netherlands
City: Amstelveen
Local Chapter: Nederland
Instant Messaging: Skype: justb4
Social Media: https://twitter.com/justb4
Website: https://justobjects.nl/
Email: just@justobjects.nl
Coordinate: 52° 18' 43.86" N, 4° 51' 10.26" E
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German

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Just van den Broecke
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Karel Charvat

Name: Karel Charvat
Job Title: Chair of Czech Center for Science and Sociaty
Company: Czech Center for Science and Sociaty
Country: Czech Republic
City: Prague
Local Chapter: Chech
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=73516853
Coordinate: 50° 4' 30.22" N, 14° 26' 9.53" E
Languages: Czech, English, Russian

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Karel Charvat
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Landon Blake

Name: Landon Blake
Job Title: Owner
Company: Redefined Horizons
Country: USA
State: California
City: Stockton
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/landonblake, https://twitter.com/mapit4u
Website: http://www.redefinedhorizons.com/
Coordinate: 37° 57' 27.73" N, 121° 17' 26.81" W


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Landon Blake

Landon Blake is a land surveyor and GIS programmer with a focus on OpenJUMP and CAD customization. He serves as the Vice President of the California Land Surveyors Association Central Valley Chapter, is a member of the California Land Surveyors Association GIS Committee, and also serves as a member of the California Geodetic Control Working Group.

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Luca Congedo

Name: Luca Congedo
Job Title: Engineer
Company: Sapienza University
Country: Italiano
City: Rome
Local Chapter: Italiano
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/LucaCongedoGIS
Website: https://fromgistors.blogspot.com
Coordinate: 41° 53' 24.00" N, 12° 29' 24.00" E
Languages: English, Italian

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Luca Congedo

Luca Congedo is an environmental engineer and researcher working in the fields of GIS and Remote Sensing since 2009. He has a Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering (110/110) at Sapienza University (Rome), Engineering Faculty, and he is a Ph.D. student in Landscape and Environment at Sapienza University. Luca Congedo has published over 20 scientific papers and working papers. He is the developer of the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin for QGIS, an open source plugin that allows for the semi-automatic classification of remote sensing images, including several tools for the pre processing and post processing of images. Since 2013 he is author of the blog "From GIS to Remote Sensing" (https://fromgistors.blogspot.com) that aims to foster the use of open source software for environmental monitoring through tutorials and videos.

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Malena Libman

Name: Malena Libman
Job Title: Geographic Information Sistems Tech
Company: Instittuto Geográfico Nacional
Address: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Country: Argentina
City: Buenos Aires
Local Chapter: Sudamerica
Instant Messaging: @malenilla
Social Media: http://@malenillavv
Email: malena.libman@gmail.com
Coordinate: 34° 34' 20.44" S, 58° 26' 24.98" W
Languages: english, spanish

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Member of Geoinquietos Argentina, Geochicas OSM and Argentine Cartographic Center. Working in Open Data and the National Spatial Data Infrastructure to spread the word of FLOSS.

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Mark Iliffe

Name: Mark Iliffe
Job Title: Geospatialist
Company: United Nations
Country: USA
State: New York
City: New York
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Social Media: http://markiliffe
Website: http://www.markiliffe.co.uk
Email: markiliffe@gmail.com
Coordinate: 40° 42' 46.08" N, 74° 0' 21.24" W


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Hello! I'm Mark Iliffe, originally from England and now in New York. I was on the FOSS4G Nottingham LOC in 2013 and am chairing FOSS4G 2018 in Dar es Salaam.

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Markus Metz

Name: Markus Metz
Country: Germany
City: Berlin
Email: markus.metz.giswork@gmail.com
Coordinate: 52° 26' 52.67" N, 13° 17' 0.39" E


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Markus Metz

GRASS GIS developer, focussing on efficient processing of large datasets, e.g. hydrological modelling, image segmentation, vector network analysis.

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Massimiliano Cannata

Name: Massimiliano Cannata
Job Title: Professor in enginering geomatics
Company: University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)
Address: Campus Trevano, Canobbio, Switzerland
Country: Switzerland
City: Canobbio
Local Chapter: Italiano
Coordinate: 46° 1' 36.49" N, 8° 57' 41.35" E
Languages: English, Italian

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Massimiliano Cannata

Massimiliano received his PhD in Gedoesy and Geomatics after his master degree in environmental engineering at the Politecnico di Milano. Since 2007 he's the head of the geomatic division within the Institute of Earth Sciences (www.ist.supsi.ch) in Switzerland.

He participated in the community since it's inception at various levels. He's a director of the Open Source Geospatial foundation (OSGeo) and member of the project steering committee of the projects and ZOO (http://www.zoo-project.org). From 2006 to 2016 he was also PSC member of the GIS GRASS (http://grass.osgeo.org). He's group lead the developement of the istSOS project (http://istsos.org) implementing open standards for sensor observation services. Co-chair of the UnitedNation committee and of the Open Geoscience committee.

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Massimo Di Stefano

Name: Massimo Di Stefano
Address: Eboli, Salerno, Italy
Country: Italiano
City: Eboli
Local Chapter: Italiano
Instant Messaging: Skype : epifaniox
Website: http://ccom.unh.edu/user/distefano
Email: epiesasha@me.com
Coordinate: 40° 37' 0.98" N, 15° 3' 23.00" E


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Massimo Di Stefano
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Matthew Hanson

Name: Matthew Hanson
Job Title: Geospatial Developer
Company: Development Seed
Country: United States
State: NH
City: Dover
Social Media: https://twitter.com/GeoSkeptic
Email: matt.a.hanson@gmail.com
Coordinate: 43° 11' 52.44" N, 70° 52' 25.32" W
Languages: English

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Matthew Travis

Name: Matthew Travis
Job Title: GIS Officer
Company: Dartmoor National Park Authority
Address: 1 Bedford Grove
Country: United Kingdom
State: Devon
City: Ivybridge
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Email: matt.travis1@gmail.com
Coordinate: 50° 23' 24.72" N, 3° 55' 13.44" W


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Open Source advocate currently helping Dartmoor National Park with all things spatial. I have experience with an open source stack consisting of: QGIS, PostGIS, Leaflet, & Geoserver

I also help to run the UK QGIS user group; specifically in the South West. Looking to hold more meet ups around open source tools in general. If you're interested please get in touch.

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Micah Wengren

Name: Micah Wengren
Job Title: Information Architect/Physical Scientist
Company: NOAA
Address: 1315 E West Hwy
Country: USA
State: Maryland
City: Silver Spring
Coordinate: 38° 59' 32.28" N, 77° 1' 49.44" W


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Micah Wengren

Micah works for the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and has been a user and supporter of open source geospatial software since the mid-2000's. Micah has worked to integrate GeoServer and GeoNode into NOAA geospatial data publishing workflows. He led a project to enable better multi-user, enterprise deployment for GeoServer with NOAA and OpenGeo in 2012, and contributed code to GeoNode to prototype a data discovery portal as an add on to the NOAA GeoServer hosting system. Since then, Micah has worked primarily in the open data field, supporting the NOAA Data Catalog (https://data.noaa.gov) and the Integrated Ocean Observing Systems (IOOS) Catalog (https://data.ioos.us). Micah currently works for the NOAA IOOS office helping manage the data publishing framework for IOOS' ocean observation and forecast data throughout the coastal United States, Pacific Islands and Great Lakes.

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Michele Tobias

Name: Michele Tobias
Job Title: GIS Data Curator
Company: University of California Davis Library
Country: United States
State: California
City: Davis
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Coordinate: 38° 32' 22.99" N, 121° 44' 56.85" W


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Mike Saunt

Name: Mike Saunt
Job Title: Managing Director
Company: Astun Technology Ltd
Address: 17 West Street
Country: United Kingdom
State: Surrey
City: Epsom
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Social Media: https://twitter.com/skepticmike
Website: http://astuntechnology.com
Email: mikesaunt@astuntechnology.com
Phone: +44-1372-744009
Coordinate: 51° 20' 3.05" N, 0° 16' 15.25" W


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I've been using Open Source GeoSpatial software since 2003, originally with TAB2TAB. In 2005 I setup Astun Technology with the goal of being the leading Open Source GeoSpatial business in the UK.

Working as part of a wide community of developers and users has enriched Astun, so we want to put something back. Astun is committed to supporting the community whether through sponsorship of the OSGeo Foundation or providing support to local chapters such as OSGeo:UK and the events they organise such as the FOSS4G:UK conference and QGIS User Groups.

I believe that the community needs to be well funded to be sustainable and in 2017 Astun contributed in excess of £10,000 to various Open Source projects as sponsorship and / or funding code development. Astun also contributed over 90 man days of our staff’s time in helping with events, code sprints, hacks and other activities.

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Mikel Maron

Name: Mikel Maron
Job Title: Community Team Lead
Company: Mapbox
Address: 1509 16th St NW
Country: USA
State: DC
City: Washington
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: http://@mikel
Website: http://groundtruth.in/
Email: mikel@mapbox.com
Coordinate: 38° 53' 37.68" N, 77° 0' 52.56" W
Languages: English

Experience:

Mikel Maron

Mikel leads the Community Team, building diverse collaborations centered on amazing mapping tools and open data, to make positive change on complex, global problems.

As Presidential Innovation Fellow at the US State Department Mikel drove OpenStreetMap adoption across federal agencies. He is co-founder of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, co-founder of Map Kibera and GroundTruth Initiative and Board member of the OpenStreetMap Foundation. He holds a master’s degree in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems from the University of Sussex, and bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from UC Santa Cruz.

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Miriam Gonzalez aka Mapanauta

Name: Miriam Gonzalez aka Mapanauta
Job Title: Co-Founder
Company: Geochicas
Country: Mexico
State: Mexico
City: Mexico
Social Media: http://@mapanauta
Website: https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/mapanauta
Email: mapanauta@gmail.com
Coordinate: 19° 24' 34.22" N, 99° 10' 34.90" W
Languages: English, Español, Français, Portuguese

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Moritz Lennert

Name: Moritz Lennert
Job Title: Researcher and teaching assistant
Company: Free University of Brussels (ULB)
Country: Belgium
City: Brussels
Local Chapter: Belgium
Website: http://www.ulb.ac.be/igeat/
Coordinate: 50° 48' 46.30" N, 4° 22' 55.88" E
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish

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Moritz Lennert

Moritz is a researcher at the Institute for Environmental Management and Spatial Planning (IGEAT) in the Department of Geosciences, Environment and Societies of the Free University of Brussels (ULB). He has taught practical courses in GIS, remote sensing, spatial databases and spatial modelling, all using exclusively free software. His research focuses on remote sensing, GIS and spatial modeling.

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Nuno Oliveira

Name: Nuno Oliveira
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: GeoSolutions
Country: Portugal
City: Celorico de Basto
Local Chapter: Portugal
Instant Messaging: Skype: nmcarvalhooliveira
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/nuno-oliveira-geo
Website: http://www.geo-solutions.it/
Email: nmco51845@gmail.com
Coordinate: 41° 23' 28.83" N, 7° 59' 55.20" W
Languages: English, French, Portuguese

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Nuno earned his BS and MS in Software Engineering from University of Minho. He started is career in the telecommunications industry by developing solutions for managing and monitoring telecommunications infrastructures. Currently he works at GeoSolutions were he develops advanced solutions for GIS challenges using open source software. In the last years he focused on distributed systems, big data technologies and GIS. He contributes to several open source projects and is a commiter of GeoServer, MapStore and GeoTools.

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Nyall Dawson

Name: Nyall Dawson
Job Title: Lead Developer/Proprietor
Company: North Road Consulting Pty Ltd
Country: Australia
State: QLD
City: Brisbane
Local Chapter: Aust-NZ
Social Media: https://twitter.com/nyalldawson
Website: https://north-road.com/
Email: nyall@north-road.com
Coordinate: 26° 41' 35.54" S, 153° 6' 33.12" E
Languages: English

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Nyall Dawson

Nyall has been a core developer with the QGIS project since 2013. During this time he has contributed over 5000 commits to the project, and today is one of the most active developers on the project. Nyall's contributions to QGIS cover a wide range of areas - from improvements to the map rendering and symbology engines, enhancements to labeling and print layout functionality, right through to optimisations of the underlying spatial processing algorithms utilised by QGIS. He is dedicated to making QGIS a unique tool capable of creating cartographic effects which to date have not been available in GIS software applications.

Nyall is currently the proprietor and lead developer at North Road Consulting, an Australian spatial development consultancy which predominantly focus on investing in and promoting use of open source GIS applications.

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Oliver May

Name: Oliver May
Job Title: Project manager
Company: DFC Software Engineering
Country: Belgium
City: Gent
Local Chapter: Belgium
Email: oliver.may@geomajas.org
Coordinate: 51° 3' 13.50" N, 3° 43' 24.32" E
Languages: Dutch, English, French

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Oliver May
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Paul Ramsey

Name: Paul Ramsey
Job Title: Geospatial Architect
Company: Boundless
Country: Canada
State: British Columbia
City: Victoria
Local Chapter: British Columbia Chapter
Coordinate: 48° 25' 40.80" N, 123° 21' 50.40" W


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Paul Ramsey
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Pedro Pereira

Name: Pedro Pereira
Job Title: IT and GIS Technician
Company: CMGuimarães
Country: Portugal
City: Guimarães
Local Chapter: Portugal
Email: pedromap@gmail.com
Coordinate: 41° 26' 38.87" N, 8° 17' 34.22" W


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Pedro Pereira

Pedro is a Geographer and works as a IT and GIS Technician in the Municipality of Guimarães - Portugal.

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Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses

Name: Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses
Job Title: Project Manager
Company: Geographica SL
Address: Valencia, Spain
Country: Spain
City: Valencia
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Email: pferrer@osgeo.org
Coordinate: 39° 27' 25.20" N, 0° 23' 35.52" W


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Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses

Pedro-Juan is a Cartographer and Project Manager that works in a Location Intelligence company. He has been collaborating with different NGOs in spreading the word of the Open Knowledge, Open data and FOSS (and FOSS4G)

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Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses

Name: Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses
Job Title: Project Manager
Company: Geographica SL
Address: Valencia, Spain
Country: Spain
City: Valencia
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Email: pferrer@osgeo.org
Coordinate: 39° 27' 25.20" N, 0° 23' 35.52" W


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Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses

Pedro-Juan is a Cartographer and Project Manager that works in a Location Intelligence company. He has been collaborating with different NGOs in spreading the word of the Open Knowledge, Open data and FOSS (and FOSS4G)

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Peter Baumann

Name: Peter Baumann
Job Title: Professor of Computer Science
Company: Jacobs University
Country: Germany
City: Bremen
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Instant Messaging: Skype: pefrabau
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/peterbaumann
Website: http://www.rasdaman.com/
Coordinate: 53° 10' 4.04" N, 8° 39' 14.00" E
Languages: English, German, Spanish

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

Peter Baumann
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Rafael Moreno

Name: Rafael Moreno
Job Title: Associate Professor
Company: University of Colorado Denver
Address: 1200 Larimer St NC 3016-C
Country: USA
State: Colorado
City: Denver
Website: https://clas.ucdenver.edu/directory/faculty-staff/Rafael-Moreno
Email: Rafael.Moreno@ucdenver.edu
Coordinate: 39° 44' 31.87" N, 105° 0' 16.58" W
Languages: English, Spanish

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Rafael Moreno received his B.S. in Forestry from the Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico in 1982 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Natural Resources Management from Colorado State University in 1987 and1992 respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at University of Colorado Denver (UCD). He teaches courses in GISscience and Technology, environmental science, land use planning and sustainability in natural resources management. He leads the FOSS4G lab at UCD. His current research concentrates on the analysis of fragmentation and anthropogenic pressure on forest areas, Decision Support Systems for forest management, and the use of FOSS/FOSS4G for creating local and Web-based spatial information systems.

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Rajat Shinde

Name: Rajat Shinde
Job Title: Student
Company: IIT Bombay
Address: IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
Country: India
State: Maharashtra
City: Mumbai
Local Chapter: India
Instant Messaging: skype: rajatshinde2303
Website: http://home.iitb.ac.in/~rajatshinde
Email: rajatshinde2303@gmail.com
Phone: +91-9987088349
Coordinate: 19° 8' 0.24" N, 72° 54' 47.88" E
Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi

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Rajat Shinde
  • Contributed as GSoC 2020 Org Admin for OSGeo
  • Contributed as GSoC 2019 and GCI 2019 Mentor for OSGeo
  • Contributed as GSoC 2018 Mentor for OSGeo
  • Attended FOSS4G-Asia 2017 conference held at Hyderabad, India. Presented SPark- an open-source smart parking web-app using IoT and pgRouting.
  • Added audio, video, and SOS input support for the MapMint4ME in the Google Summer of Code 2017 as a student.
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Remi Cresson

Name: Remi Cresson
Job Title: Research engineer
Company: IRSTEA
Country: Francophone
City: Montpellier
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Website: https://gitlab.irstea.fr/remi.cresson,_https://github.com/remicres/
Coordinate: 43° 38' 43.08" N, 3° 52' 36.84" E


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Remi Cresson

Remi Cresson has received the M. Sc. in electrical engineering from the Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG), France, 2009. He is with IRSTEA (french National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture), for research and development in the field of remote sensing image processing, including (but not restricted to) High Performance Computing and geospatial data infrastructures. Involved in open source projects:

  • Member of the Orfeo ToolBox Project Steering Committee,
  • Developper of the ZOO-Project WPS server
  • User of QGIS, GDAL
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Sankepally Rohith Reddy

Name: Sankepally Rohith Reddy
Country: India
State: Telangana
City: Hyderabad
Email: rohithreddy2219@gmail.com
Coordinate: 17° 26' 43.44" N, 78° 21' 1.08" E


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Rohith Reddy is pursuing his Masters in Research in the Lab for Spatial Informatics at the IIIT Hyderabad, India. He is a developer, programmer and a researcher.

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Selene Yang

Name: Selene Yang
Job Title: Coordinator
Company: Geochicas
Address: 15 de Agosto entre 5ta y 6ta
Country: Nicaragua
State: Managua
City: Managua
Social Media: http://@srta_peperina
Website: https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Seleneyang
Email: seleneyang1@gmail.com
Phone: +5491123407277
Coordinate: 12° 9' 2.88" N, 86° 16' 5.88" W
Languages: español

Experience: OSGeo user.png

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Stefan Steiniger

Name: Stefan Steiniger
Job Title: GIS/c Researcher
Company: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Country: Chile
City: Santiago de Chile
Local Chapter: Sudamerica
Coordinate: 33° 26' 30.37" S, 70° 38' 25.10" W
Languages: English, German, Spanish

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Stefan Steiniger
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Stephen Vincent Mather

Name: Stephen Vincent Mather
Job Title: GIS Manager
Company: Cleveland Metroparks
Address: 126 Baker St
Country: United States
State: Ohio
City: Berea
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: http://@smathermather
Website: https://smathermather.com
Email: stephen@smathermather.com
Coordinate: 41° 22' 3.83" N, 81° 51' 42.73" W
Languages: English

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Stephen has been working in GIS, Planning, and related fields since 1998, working for the last 9 years as the GIS Manager for Cleveland Metroparks. He has been interested in the application of computer vision to geospatial analyses since 2004, and has recently initiated the OpenDroneMap project (http://opendronemap.org), a project to bring together and extend a suite of open source computer vision software for use with UAS (drone) and street level images.

In addition to managing Cleveland Metroparks GIS program and leading OpenDroneMap, Stephen works with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Karisoke Research Center (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International) to research mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Most of that work uses OSGeo tools.

Stephen is also coauthor of the PostGIS Cookbook and blogs all his geospatial and ecological whims at https://smathermather.com.

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Steven Ottens

Name: Steven Ottens
Job Title: Ux Designer
Company: Geodan
Country: The Netherlands
City: Amsterdam
Local Chapter: Nederland
Social Media: https://twitter.com/stvno
Website: https://stvno.github.io
Email: steven@minst.net
Coordinate: 52° 22' 12.72" N, 4° 53' 42.36" E
Languages: Dutch, English, German

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

Steven Ottens
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Thomas Gratier

Name: Thomas Gratier
Country: Francophone
City: Nantes
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Instant Messaging: Skype : gratierthomas
Social Media: https://github.com/thomasg77
Coordinate: 47° 12' 57.29" N, 1° 32' 58.30" W
Languages: English, French

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Thomas Gratier
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Tina Cormier

Name: Tina Cormier
Job Title: Remote Sensing Scientist
Company: TellusLabs
Country: United States
State: ME
City: Brunswick
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: https://twitter.com/TinaACormier, https://www.linkedin.com/in/tinacormier/
Email: TinaACormier@gmail.com
Coordinate: 43° 54' 50.40" N, 69° 58' 1.20" W
Languages: English, Spanish

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Tina is a remote sensing scientist who uses satellite imagery to gain insights into critical challenges facing society, and open source software is central to the work that she does. She actively promotes open source through talks, community events (e.g., maptime), and social media, and she is now working with the OSGeo-Live project on R quickstarts as well as with the author of the lidR package to improve user friendliness.

Sharing her open source experience has always been a part of her work as well; she has taught workshops in countries all over the world, from Peru to Nepal, as well as in her home country, the USA. Workshop topics have ranged from programming in R and using QGIS, to processing lidar with open source tools.

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Tina Cormier

Name: Tina Cormier
Job Title: Remote Sensing Scientist
Company: TellusLabs
Country: United States
State: ME
City: Brunswick
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: https://twitter.com/TinaACormier, https://www.linkedin.com/in/tinacormier/
Email: TinaACormier@gmail.com
Coordinate: 43° 54' 50.40" N, 69° 58' 1.20" W
Languages: English, Spanish

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Tina is a remote sensing scientist who uses satellite imagery to gain insights into critical challenges facing society, and open source software is central to the work that she does. She actively promotes open source through talks, community events (e.g., maptime), and social media, and she is now working with the OSGeo-Live project on R quickstarts as well as with the author of the lidR package to improve user friendliness.

Sharing her open source experience has always been a part of her work as well; she has taught workshops in countries all over the world, from Peru to Nepal, as well as in her home country, the USA. Workshop topics have ranged from programming in R and using QGIS, to processing lidar with open source tools.

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Tom Chadwin

Name: Tom Chadwin
Job Title: ICT Manager
Company: Northumberland National Park
Address: Eastburn, South Park
Country: UK
State: Northumberland
City: Hexham
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Social Media: http://twitter.com/tomchadwin
Website: http://github.com/tomchadwin
Email: tom.chadwin@nnpa.org.uk
Phone: +44-1434-611530
Coordinate: 54° 57' 58.30" N, 2° 5' 54.52" W
Languages: English

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Tom Chadwin

Author and maintainer of qgis2web, a QGIS plugin to create webmaps, I have worked for Northumberland National Park Authority for over twelve years, also spending time on secondment managing GIS and web joint working between all the UK National Parks. I have spoken at FOSS4GUK and regional QGIS user groups, and have made several (non-code) contributions to QGIS. I oversaw the migration of Northumberland National Park Authority from proprietary GIS to open source, and advocate its use whenever possible. I co-chaired FOSS4GUK 2018.

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Vasile Crăciunescu

Name: Vasile Crăciunescu
Job Title: Researcher
Company: Romanian National Meteorological Administration
Address: Bucharest, Romania
Country: Romania
City: Bucharest
Local Chapter: Romanian
Website: http://ro.linkedin.com/in/vasilecraciunescu
Coordinate: 44° 30' 43.53" N, 26° 4' 48.04" E


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Vasile Crăciunescu
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Vidhan Jain

Name: Vidhan Jain
Country: India
State: Rajasthan
City: Jaipur
Email: vidhanj1307@gmail.com
Coordinate: 26° 54' 44.64" N, 75° 47' 14.28" E


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Werner Macho

Name: Werner Macho
Job Title: R&D
Company: Dipl.-Ing. Günter Humer GmbH, Gmunden
Country: Austria
City: Artolz
Coordinate: 48° 49' 32.70" N, 15° 10' 31.66" E
Languages: English, German, Sign language

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Werner Macho

Werner is coming from water management, hydrology and hydraulics and has been involved in the QGIS project since 2008. Using mainly opensource software since the early 1990 and since about 2004 solving his geospatial problems with opensource GIS software, he tries to help and propagate free software wherever he can. Beside maintaining a few QGIS plugins he is also the translation team leader for QGIS Desktop software and trying to be a helping hand wherever problems arise.

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Past OSGeo Advocates

This section lists prior listed Advocates who have not recently updated their profiles.

Understanding OSGeo roles

Below is an explanation of roles which Advocates might have been involved in as part of OSGeo:

OSGeo board.png OSGeo exboard.png OSGeo Board Members

We only have 9 active OSGeo board members in the world, which have been peer selected based upon their outstanding leadership in the greater OSGeo community.

OSGeo charter.png OSGeo Charter Members

Charter members are voted into the position based on their positive OSGeo attributes, typically based on their contributions toward the OSGeo community. Members tend to be developers and leaders in one or more OSGeo projects, and/or OSGeo business leaders, and have a deep understanding in many of the OSGeo projects and principles of Open Source.

SolKatz.png Sol Katz Award

Every year, OSGeo presents the prestigious Sol Katz Award to one individual who has demonstrated leadership and contributed significantly to advance open source ideals in the geospatial realm.

OSGeo chair.png OSGeo psc.png Voted position in an OSGeo community

These people hold a position of responsibility within one of the OSGeo sub-communities. This may be a chair of an OSGeo committee or board member of a Regional Chapter, or a member of a project's Project Steering Committee (PSC).

OSGeo coder.png OSGeo committee.png Developers and Committee Members

This is where the real work gets done developing and coordinating development of OSGeo Software.

OSGeo user.png OSGeo Community Members

These people are actively involved in one or more OSGeo communities, acting as practitioners, users, promoters or supporters of OSGeo software. These people tend to have a practical understanding about how OSGeo software works.

OSGeo translate.png OSGeo Translators

These people have translated documentation for OSGeo-Live, and/or OSGeo projects. They usually have an established understanding of OSGeo topics and can present them in local languages.

Expenses

This OSGeo Advocate list has been designed to help event organisors find local authoritative speakers. Events wishing to import keynote speakers should anticipate covering expenses of these speakers. Note that OSGeo is a volunteer driven organisation without paid positions of authority and OSGeo doesn't budget to cover travel expenses. Note also that unlike proprietary companies, a company promoting Open Source software don't earn license fees when a delegate is convinced to start using the free software.

When budgeting for keynote speakers expect to cover the following expenses:

  • Travel, typically including:
    • airfare
    • visa
    • travel insurance (including overseas medical, trip disruption, lost luggage, etc)
    • meals during travel
    • transit costs to local and host airports
  • Accommodation
    • standard 3 or 4 star hotel within walking distance of the event
    • high speed internet
  • Per diem costs
    • 3 meals a day
  • Speakers fee
    • typically $US 1000 per day. (Note that OSGeo volunteer speakers usually have a full time job and will be loosing wages for the duration of the event)

For a rough guide of travel costs refer to the US Department of State costs

Individual speakers may waive any of these costs if attracted to the event for other reasons, and final costs are to be negotiated with the selected speaker.

Other Resources

Links to other organizations running a similar process.

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