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  • User:Ravivundavalli  + (Evangelist of Free and Open Source SoftwarEvangelist of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). FOSS GIS teacher. Trained more than a hundred Geologists of Geological Survey of India, as head of it's training division at Hyderabad, India. Currently developing FOSS GIS for transparent administration in India. 'mana-rajahmundry.org', is a website developed for society with various themes like roads, toilets, schools, drainage etc. A similar website is being prepared for the City of Mysuru, http://www.mana-rajahmundry.org/namma-mysuru/. Being a Geologist mapping the districts of Godavari, Andhra Pradesh for Free Geological Geospatial data. GeoheritageIndia.org, which will generate GIS related locations of Geological significance, is in the making.</br>Present Interest: 'Crowd-sourcing', with Android smart phones, for various societal needs is present endeavour. Open Data Kit (ODK) and OSMAND are used for 'Mobile-GIS', with training workshops. Building specific forms/questionnaires for crowd-sourcing Geospatial data is also in progress.</br>As A Geologist: Experience from mapping Western Himalayas, Sikkim Himalayas, Glacier Mapping and Water Budgeting of Zemu Glacier, North Sikkim started career in early seventies. Mapping eastern Ghats and the Bauxite contained there in Odisha State, is a favorite memory while Exploring Deep-Seas for Poly-Metalic nodules, and near shore Placer Minerals (Monazite, Ilmenite, Garnet)of Bay of Bengal, Off Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts is a more recent thrust.and Odisha coasts is a more recent thrust.)
  • User:FarheenBano  + (Farheen is a strong engineering professionFarheen is a strong engineering professional with a B.Tech focused in Computer Science Engineering from West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, India. Currently she is pursuing M.Tech in Geo-informatics Engineering under Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India.itute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India.)
  • User:Jonahsullivan  + (Federal sector geospatial analyst in Australia. FOSS4G SotM Oceania Committee member 2018, OSGeo Oceania Board member 2019, FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2020 Co-Chair, OSGeo Oceania Board Secretary 2021.)
  • Helmut Kudrnovsky  + (Focuses on vegetation science, alpine rivers, GIS, nature conservation and sustainable development in the Alps by using and promoting open data and open GIS software. Contributes to GRASS GIS on ML, by improvements for WinGRASS and coding some addons)
  • Erik Meerburg  + (Founded the Geo Academie, based a strong bFounded the Geo Academie, based a strong belief that education in geo-information is more than ‘knowing which buttons to push’. Sees developments like open source software, neographers and crowdsourcing as the most promising in years and recognizes the challenge that it provides to traditional geo-information science.</br></br>Organizer of the (only?) Maptime Summercamp @GeoFort. Doing voluntary work for MissingMaps. Rotarian. Husband, father, cat owner. Guitar and bass player. Quite forgetful.. Guitar and bass player. Quite forgetful.)
  • User:Aanthieni  + (Founder Member of Geoinquietos Argentina, 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.</br>With great interest in metadata and geomatics and their application with new technologies.d their application with new technologies.)
  • Rahul Chauhan  + (Full Stack Developer @IdeaBoard, GSoC 17, 18 @OSGeo, GCI Admin 2019 @OSGeo, GCI Mentor 2018 @OSGeo)
  • User:Mmetz  + (GRASS GIS developer, focussing on efficient processing of large datasets, e.g. hydrological modelling, image segmentation, vector network analysis.)
  • Gabriele Prestifilippo  + (Gabriele Prestifilippo obtained a B.Sc. deGabriele 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.eb technologies involved in the GIS field.)
  • Gavin Fleming  + (Gavin is passionate about Open Source SoftGavin 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).en Afrispatial and Linfiniti (Tim Sutton).)
  • User:Gzeiss  + (Geoff has more than 20 years experience inGeoff has more than 20 years experience in the geospatial software industry and 15 years experience developing enterprise geospatial solutions for the utilities, communications, and public works industries. His particular interests include streamlining the infrastructure management workflow, open source geospatial, and converged BIM/CAD/GIS/3D solutions.l, and converged BIM/CAD/GIS/3D solutions.)
  • User:Ungarj  + (Geoprocessing Specialist & Python Developer working for EOX in Vienna.)
  • User:Jb.henry  + (Geospatial expert and community lead for the Thales group Organizing committee of FOSS4G Europe 2017)
  • Gildasjr  + (Gildas is a lecturer and researcher at UniGildas is a lecturer and researcher at Université d'Abomey-Calavi, more precisely in the Department of Geography and Spatial planning in Benin. His main courses are related to GIS, mapping and spatial analysis mostly using free GIS software. He previously worked at African Regional Institute for Geospatial Science and Technology (AFRIGIST) for two years. During his time there, he helped introduce free GIS software in the students' curricula. He took part to different scientific events focused on GIS and was speaker at first edition of BeOpenGIS in 2014. Most of his work are achieved using free GIS software (GRASS QGIS, SAGA GIS and Orfeo). He is also visiting lecturer at Université Libre de Bruxelles where he gives lectures in spatial analysis using GRASS GIS.tures in spatial analysis using GRASS GIS.)
  • User:Lutra  + (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.)
  • User:Thieu Caris  + (Graduate, GEO-ICT professional, with extenGraduate, GEO-ICT professional, with extensive GIS experience in national and international (utility) companies and governmental organisations. </br></br>Open source enthousiast. Broad knowledge of GIS software, OO programming, business consulting, project leading, IT and Information architecture. Lean and Agile. Information architecture. Lean and Agile.)
  • User:GregersP  + (Greg is an open source and open data advocGreg is an open source and open data advocate. Though he started as a statistical consultant and developer (using FOSS like Debian, R, etc), he ended up in the geo business. Now he consults clients on several areas regarding geodata - mostly within the use of geodata and GIS at public admin clients. He has a strong belief in Open Data, and co-founded the company Septima in January 2013 to utilize the newly released national data. Greg is an avid speaker on the subject of Open Data. avid speaker on the subject of Open Data.)
  • User:Etienne  + (He realized his Phd in Geography about modHe realized his Phd in Geography about modelisation of landscape dynamics and prospective for steep slope vineyard. He've developed a research methodology based on field work and companion modeling, combined with the formalization of the observed processes and agents based models.</br>This approach offer the possiblity to understand : spatials, social, cultural and / or economic conditions than take place on territorial scale to provide prospective scenarios.al scale to provide prospective scenarios.)
  • Cayetano Benavent  + (Head of Data, Professional Services - at CARTO, https://carto.com/)
  • User:Heegu Park  + (Heegu Park is a member of OSGeo Korean Chapter and loves the spirit of Opensource. He is one of the LOC members of FOSS4G 2015 event.)
  • User:Helena  + (Helena has participated in the GRASS GIS dHelena has participated in the GRASS GIS development since 1991 and co-authored the first book on GRASS. She is an associate director for geovisualization at the Center for Geospatial Analytics at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC and she leads NCSU GeoForAll lab, one of the founding labs of the OSGeo research and education initiative. She is a member of editorial boards for Geomorphology and Computers & Geosciences and has published numerous publications on tools and applications of GRASS GIS. She has developed methods for spatial interpolation, terrain analysis, hydrologic and erosion modeling and visualization. She received her PhD from the Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia.ak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia.)
  • Exyzhao  + (Hello there! I am a sophomore in Texas andHello there! I am a sophomore in Texas and I’m thrilled to be working with OSGeo and support open source.</br>I’ve always been an extremely avid learner of geography and cartography. Ever since I was young, I would map out locations for fun, be it of my house, in my neighborhood, or of expansive video game worlds. My interest in maps lies in their raw power and how they are able to communicate mountains of information in a streamlined, visual medium. Their applications are infinite, and I love their functionality for the improvement of lives around the world (e.g. with resource distribution and sustainable development).</br></br>I have very basic knowledge of Java, Javascript, and html, and I participated in GitHub’s Hacktoberfest 2017 for open source projects.</br>I play the cello and piano, fluently speak 2 languages, and partake in math and world affairs competitions. My passion is volunteering to help youth, as I spend time as a general volunteer at a nature and science museum and with multiple youth-run organizations that work for the betterment of education and wellbeing of children.nt of education and wellbeing of children.)
  • Markiliffe  + (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.)
  • Joxta  + (Hello. I am a GCI participant and i would to learn more about programming.)
  • User:Eyedol  + (Henry Addo is an open source software deveHenry Addo is an open source software developer. He is an active contributor to the open source community and develops core features for the Ushahidi platform, a free and open source software for crowdsourcing information through multiple channels including SMS, the web, email and twitter and visualizing the information on a map. and visualizing the information on a map.)
  • User:Jwong1  + (Hi there! I'm just a typical junior in NewHi there! I'm just a typical junior in New Jersey in an engineering school. Right now OSGeo is the one organization I've been focusing on. Cmon, it's an organization dedicated to map making. How cool is that!</br></br>I really loved fiddling around with topographic maps as a child, and this love for geography still lives on to this day as a deep personal interest of mine. Yes, call me a nerd for analyzing topographic and climate maps in encyclopedias because I had nothing to do. I have no shame in it, because it was something I found exciting as a child.</br></br>As of now I am studying to become an engineer. What field of engineering, I don't know! Only time will tell. For now I'll just do what I enjoy doing. Things I also do in school. Typical nerd stuff, like Math League and Science Olympiad and Robotics. Although, one thing I can say about myself is that I'm a great cook.say about myself is that I'm a great cook.)
  • Hirofumi Hayashi  + (Hirofumi Hayashi (aka Hayashi) became an OHirofumi Hayashi (aka Hayashi) became an OSGeo Charter member in 2010, and is a longtime member of the Board of the OSGeo-Japan chapter. He is very active in the OSGeo-Japan chapter, and directly involved in several OSGeo projects including the ZOO Project (PSC member), OSGeo4W (committing enhancements to the installer, plus translations), GRASS (translations), and MapGuide Open Source. He also works very hard on the planning committee for each FOSS4G-Japan event each year.</br></br>Hayashi is a Manager for a large engineering company in Osaka Japan (Applied Technology Co.), and yet still finds time to contribute to the vibrant OSGeo-Japan community.</br></br>One of Hayashi's daughters, Natsuki, is the now-famous FOSS4G hand model, the star of OSGeo-Japan's mola mola video, created for the FOSS4G-Japan 2008 event., created for the FOSS4G-Japan 2008 event.)
  • User:Krashish8  + (I am Ashish Kumar, pursuing a B.Tech. degree, majoring in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India.)
  • User:SmitRambhia  + (I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task. I Love Organizations Like Facebook, OsGeo, Google, etc.)
  • Kamal nayan  + (I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task)
  • Anurag  + (I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task)
  • Aman  + (I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task)
  • User  + (I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task)
  • AreenGupta  + (I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task.)
  • User:TitanMx  + (I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task.)
  • User:Bpuls52  + (I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task.)
  • User:CodeMacabre  + (I am a freelance web developer, graphic deI am a freelance web developer, graphic designer and GIS specialist under the pseudonym CodeMacabre, and a learning technologist at the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University. I have a strong interest in web mapping, procedural generation and experimental interaction systems and I am an open-source and open data advocate. am an open-source and open data advocate.)
  • Momtahina Karim Meem  + (I am a programmer and a web developer at tI am a programmer and a web developer at the age of 13. I read in a high school of Chittagong city in 7th grade. Recently, I have designed my own school website and now learning machine languages. In future, I want to work with Google to make one of my best dream come true.le to make one of my best dream come true.)
  • Fionahf  + (I am a very keen advocate of everything FrI am a very keen advocate of everything Free, Open Source and Geo, especially PostGIS, which I have been working with for over ten years. I helped organise the FOSS4GUK 2019 conference, and I'm looking forward to the opportunity of helping out with other OSGeo related events.lping out with other OSGeo related events.)
  • User:MarcVloemans  + (I am an accomplished market developer cum I am an accomplished market developer cum commercial evangelist for open spatial IT. As an international presenter, lobbyist, writer, marketeer and entrepreneur I have contributed to the dissemination of OSGeo-projects - such as PostGIS, GeoServer and OpenLayers - among end-users and decision makers.ers - among end-users and decision makers.)
  • User:Chingchai  + (I am an employee at Regional Center of GeoI am an employee at Regional Center of Geo-Informatics and Space Technology, Lower Northern Region, Naresuan University (GISTNU) and I also studying a master degree of Geographic Information Science (GISci) at Naresuan University, Thailand. I studing at Asst.Prof.Dr.Sittichai Choosumrong laboratory. Regarding my working at GISTDA@NU and my topic on my master degree is I am using FOSS4G with my works and my research. Belong to my works at GISTDA@NU, I contribute FOSS4G by giving workshop on QGIS, Openlayers etc. and many participants were attended.</br>Belong to my study, I doing research based on Open Source Software using FOSS4G, Openlayers, MapServer ,GeoServer, pgRouting, GRASS, ZOO-Project etc.</br>I have created QGIS community group in Thailand with more than 4,500 members are joining. We usually promote OSGeo in Thailand not only giving workshop but also conducting FOSS4G Thailand conference as a committee member. </br>Sometime I used to have skype meeting with Prof.Venkatesh Raghavan laboratory at Osaka City University (OCU) in Japan to discusses and share about my works and OCU student works.</br> </br>I had submitted my proposal title "Bringing pyModis to the web throught ZOO-Project" and it had been accepted on Google Summer of Code 2016. (https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/archive/2016/projects/5493393094344704/)</br>I also used to attend FOSS4G Thailand on December 2015 and now I am focusing only using FOSS4G on my works because FOSS4G is a very powerful tools for my project.G is a very powerful tools for my project.)
  • User:Shakeelsamsu  + (I am excited to be working with OSGeo on different tasks to further my understanding of how people can use the libraries of geospatial data uniquely.)
  • Girish  + (I am now a member of OSGeo Map)
  • User:Clds1  + (I belong to several groups that support thI belong to several groups that support the development of FOSS4G (Geoinquietos Madrid, AESIG as vocal y QGIS España Association as treasurer) and I attempt to contribute to the use of free GIS and creation of Open Databases, as well as participation in humanitarian mapping events or local development.</br>In the last years, I have attended several national events (SIGLibre and Geocamp) and also international ones (FOSS4G and FOSS4G EU) all ones related to Open Sources and Free GIS. I have contributed to the preparation of the FOSS4G EU Sevilla candidacy in 2017 and I've organized Geocamp 2018 in Madrid. In 2019 I was part of the organization committee of International QGIS User Conference & Hackmeeting held in A Coruña (Spain).ce & Hackmeeting held in A Coruña (Spain).)
  • Jeff Hamm  + (I graduated as a geographer several datum I graduated as a geographer several datum changes ago, and remember clearly discovering the magic of gdal in my search to become digital and shpless. Now, 40 years later, I don’t know anyone that can’t find their way through the world using mobile mapping tools.</br></br>At a MapServer user meeting in Ottawa in 2004, I found and embraced a vibrant, innovative and sociable community of such diversity, everyone had a place, and a role in growing a movement.</br></br>As a participant and presenter at several FOSS4G conferences, I know how passionate OSGeo is about our community. In whatever small way I may have contributed, I have gained far more in return. </br></br>I am particularly interested in engaging community in land use decision making, and in mapping the negotiated and overlapping jurisdiction of colonial and indigenous world views.</br></br>I am fortunate to call the Yukon home, but I still stay connected with my OSGeo family everywhere. I value and respect diversity; and honour those who give of themselves to further the dreams of others.hemselves to further the dreams of others.)
  • Akotsev  + (I graduated in GIScience at the UniversityI 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. for teaching and research since 15 years.)
  • User:Akotsev  + (I graduated in GIScience at the UniversityI 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. for teaching and research since 15 years.)
  • Edwin Liava'a  + (I have a personal philosophy – “I innovateI have a personal philosophy – “I innovate and provide solutions, Not problems”. </br></br>It's been over 20 years working in the Pacific Islands region, specializing in ICTs and Geo-spatial Solutions, and offering my skills and talents to support the building of FOSS solutions across the Pacific. Am also a Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) as in Blockchain and Hashgraph enthusiast. Working towards integration DLTs and Geospatial Systems.s integration DLTs and Geospatial Systems.)
  • Didier Richard  + (I have been a supporter of OpenSource softI 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</br>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). workshops, codesprint and communication).)
  • Https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Andy Anderson  + (I have been using and occasionally developing open-source software since the mid-1980s, and specifically FOSS4G since 2007. I currently teach occasional classes with FOSS4G and write documentation for using FOSS4G.)
  • Andy Anderson  + (I have been using open-source software sinI 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.ticular as chair of the Program Committee.)
  • User:Eneerhut  + (I have loved maps since I was gifted a DorI have loved maps since I was gifted a Dorling Kindersley World Atlas as a child. Over time that interest evolved and was satiated through travel and learning about other cultures, but the maps themselves remained elusive. It was only when I joined Mapillary in 2015 that I was able to explore my interest in maps and geospatial further, initially through OpenStreetMap, and later through QGIS. Both projects have opened my eyes to the world of maps and open source, but more important to me are the practical applications of these tools. Seeing the connection between maps of cycle infrastructure in Ottawa and government initiatives to reduce fatalities is one such example, but I have been fortunate to play a small part in others such as flood resilience, wheelchair accessibility, and government asset management programs. All of these projects demonstrated to me the powerful insights geospatial tools can provide, and the sheer capability and talent within the OSGeo community.</br></br>Since returning to Australia in December 2016, I have enjoyed engaging with the local communities of the region, and working together with others to build a strong regional geospatial community. In 2018 we put together the first FOSS4G SotM Oceania which was an overwhelming success with 250 people attending. Building upon this, we have created the entity OSGeo Oceania to support future conferences, improve participation, and elicit new perspectives. I led sponsorship efforts for FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand and am happy to say the conference was a wonderful continuation from the prior year with record sponsorship that helps ensure the sustainability of OSGeo Oceania in the years to come.</br></br>My efforts are currently focused on the Membership Working Group so that we can increase the diversity within the organisation while getting more people involved.</br></br>If you're ever in Melbourne, come and say hi! If not, reach out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/eneerhut. on Twitter: https://twitter.com/eneerhut.)
  • User:Tarmitage  + (I have worked in GIS since 2002, currentlyI have worked in GIS since 2002, currently at the University of Edinburgh, supporting the Geoservices that they run for UK Academia; Digimap, Unlock, UK data Service Census Support Boundaries.</br></br>I also run the University of Edinburgh's GIS training for staff and postgraduate students in both QGIS and ArcGIS. I champion the use of QGIS at the University of Edinburgh and specialise in teaching GIS to people outwith the geosciences. I have a keen interest in using GIS for Data Visualisation.erest in using GIS for Data Visualisation.)
  • User:Jack Reed  + (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.)
  • User:A Pushpendra  + (I'm A Pushpendra , have interest in developing and competetive programming , though i'm just a begineer .)
  • User:Jbelien  + (I'm a Web Developer from Brussels. I workI'm a Web Developer from Brussels.</br></br>I work as employee in a small company from Laeken (Brussels) named GEO-6 since 2005.</br>We mainly develop web applications using web mapping.</br>At first we used our own MapServer (developed by a former employee - running under Windows to display MapInfo files) with our own JavaScript library to display and interact with the map. Yes, we totally reinvented the wheel ... not very clever I agree.</br></br>In 2013, we finally decided to switch from Windows to Linux and switch from our custom map applications (difficult to maintain) to open-source solutions. We choose to use OSGeo MapServer, Leaflet JS Library and the power of GDAL library. Very (VERY) happy to have switched even if today I regret to have chosen Leaflet over OpenLayers (which seemed a little bit "old") and so currently (slowly) migrating from Leaflet to OpenLayers 3.</br></br>I also work as Freelance Web Developer on my spare time. Also in web development but not "limited" to web mapping applications.</br></br>I'm an OpenStreetMap member since 2012 but did my first real contribution last Saturday (not very proud about having waited 4 years to finally contribute) : http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/jbelien http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/jbelien)
  • User:Narceliodesa  + (I'm a geographer and I love maps and spatiI'm a geographer and I love maps and spatial data. I am one of the coordinators of the Brazilian QGIS User Group where I participate in QGIS translation projects into Portuguese, I am active in social networks to help lusophone users find solutions to the problem they face in QGIS and give training and outreach presentations. FOSS4G tools in universities and research institutions.</br></br>I am a member of the Brazilian OpenStreetMap community, where I collaborate with the production of open spatial data in OSM and spreading the importance of open spatial data in the production of scientific knowledge and decision making. I write a blog and have a YouTube channel that provides step by step guides for producing maps and data cartography in QGIS.</br></br>Since I participated in FOSS4G Argentina in 2016, I have become more involved with the local communities of Brazil and Latin America, especially Argentina. I am part of the Geocast project, a Brazilian geotechnology channel that brings together several geotechnology professionals. I am ahead of Fortaleza Geoinquietos, a local initiative to build a strong regional geospatial community in northeastern Brazil.</br></br>Charter Member of OSGeo since 2019 </br></br>If you are in Ceará, come and say hello! If you are in Ceará, come and say hello!)
  • User:ScottC  + (I'm a program manager with a background inI'm a program manager with a background in geospatial analysis and I advocate for the maximum use of open source software in all of the projects I'm responsible for. </br>I've participated in open source projects for a few years now and have an interest in GeoNode, QGIS, GeoWave and GeoGig. One of the projects I worked on is GeoSHAPE (http://geoshape.org). I attend FOSS4G whenever I can for the great community and to keep up on the latest with open source geospatial software.test with open source geospatial software.)
  • John Bryant  + (I'm an open source GIS keener, originally 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!rong open geospatial community in Oceania!)
  • User:Guillermo Pizarro  + (I'm student in a Master Degree at UPM on Computer Science. I really love all about OSGeo and I implement software with FOSS4Gis.)
  • Meogeo  + (I'm teaching GIS and Programming for spatial analysis.)
  • Mike Saunt  + (I've been using Open Source GeoSpatial sofI'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. </br></br>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.</br></br>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. code sprints, hacks and other activities.)
  • User:Mikesaunt  + (I've been using Open Source GeoSpatial sofI'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. </br></br>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.</br></br>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. code sprints, hacks and other activities.)
  • User:Ian  + (Ian's GIS career has spanned academia, busIan's GIS career has spanned academia, business and government, including research positions at the universities of Cambridge and Exeter, director of a GIS company and also working for the UK government as a lead software engineer at the Met Office. Ian is an honorary fellow of the University of Exeter, and continues to be a regular speaker at the University of Cambridge. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.)
  • User:Eva  + (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.)
  • User:Shailesh  + (Interested in Geospatial development activities using open source tools. Involved in GIS developement and training the students and community using open source tools like Geoserver, Postgres, OpenLayers and Python.)
  • Shailesh  + (Interested in Geospatial development. HaviInterested in Geospatial development. Having knowledge of GIS, vector graphics programming and data bases. Involved in teaching Geology, Remote Sensing and GIS since last 30 years. Expert in object Pascal and involved in software application development related to GIS and geology since last 25 years for teaching and learning.Besides teaching basics of GIS also involved in training the students for GIS developement, web-GIS development using open source tools like Geoserver, Postgres, openLayers and Python.The developed applications for teaching/learning and study material is distributed by my website.udy material is distributed by my website.)
  • Sittichai choosumrong  + (It is my pleasure to nominate Sittichai ChIt is my pleasure to nominate Sittichai Choosumrong (known as Bomp) for an OSGeo Charter Member. I have known Bomp for many years now, and have worked with him in Japan while he was doing his graduate schooling under Venka-sensei. Bomp regularly gives workshops and talks on various OSGeo projects, and his youthful enthusiasm rubs off on students. He is now a researcher at Naresuan University in his beloved home country of Thailand, where I am sure he will continue to promote OSGeo. He has worked very hard to promote OSGeo and I want to thank him for this.</br>-</br>Jeff</br>-------------------</br>I also second Sittichai's nomination.</br>Dr.Bomp is using/extending FOSS4G for his academic work, and he actively</br>promotes OSGeo in Thailand.</br>He also regularly attending geospatial and open source related conferences</br>across Asia, and would be a valuable Charter Member.</br>-Nick would be a valuable Charter Member. -Nick)
  • User:Sittichai choosumrong  + (It is my pleasure to nominate Sittichai ChIt is my pleasure to nominate Sittichai Choosumrong (known as Bomp) for an OSGeo Charter Member. I have known Bomp for many years now, and have worked with him in Japan while he was doing his graduate schooling under Venka-sensei. Bomp regularly gives workshops and talks on various OSGeo projects, and his youthful enthusiasm rubs off on students. He is now a researcher at Naresuan University in his beloved home country of Thailand, where I am sure he will continue to promote OSGeo. He has worked very hard to promote OSGeo and I want to thank him for this. </br>- Jeff</br>----------------------------</br>I also second Sittichai's nomination.</br>Dr.Bomp is using/extending FOSS4G for his academic work, and he actively</br>promotes OSGeo in Thailand.</br>He also regularly attending geospatial and open source related conferences</br>across Asia, and would be a valuable Charter Member.</br>- Nickwould be a valuable Charter Member. - Nick)
  • User:Jainaditi1401  + (Its a very good place with lots of historical monuments and a very developed and peaceful region.)
  • User:Adamsteer  + (I’m a freelance consultant available to woI’m a freelance consultant available to work on strategic and technical geospatial projects, with a good helping of reproducible science in the mix.</br></br>I have a doctorate in surveying technology from the University of Tasmania, based on estimating sea ice thickness at high resolution by combining airborne LiDAR, digital photogrammetry, field observations (yes! I love to drill holes in ice!), and upward looking sonar from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.</br></br>I'm very strongly motivated to promote the use of open geospatial tools for developing geospatial strategies, research and development - removing barriers to serious data analysis.</br></br>I also like to ski, climb rocks and ride mountain bikes as fast as possible. And sit under trees and watch the sky.</br></br>I’m an OSGeo charter member, and have helped as part of the local organising committee for FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2018 and 2019.tee for FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2018 and 2019.)
  • User:JRM  + (Jean-Roc is an archaeologist specialized iJean-Roc is an archaeologist specialized in the long-term conservation and exploitation of field data, this task is made much easier when using open data formats and free software. For this reason, he started to localize Quantum GIS and participate as board member of the french OSGeo chapter to the promotion and the diffusion of free and open GIS tools into the labs but also into the public administration.s but also into the public administration.)
  • User:Julienmichel  + (Julien Michel is a many year (9+) contribuJulien Michel is a many year (9+) contributor to the Orfeo ToolBox (www.orfeo-toolbox.org), an open-source C++ library for remote sensing images processing, which is an incubating OSGeo project. Julien Michel is also a member of the OTB Project Steering Committee.</br></br>He occasionnaly contributes to the OSSIM and ITK projects.contributes to the OSSIM and ITK projects.)
  • User:Dncpax  + (Just another geo geek, navigating between proprietary and open source waters.)
  • User:Jtmapmedia  + (Jörg Thomsen is active in the german languJörg Thomsen is active in the german language OSGeo local chapter FOSSGIS e.V which organized the annual FOSSGIS conference. Since march 2020 he is the vice chairman of FOSSGIS e.V.. He is part of the Mapbender Team and loves MapServer. Jörg Thomsen leads several workshops and presentations on Mapbender, MapServer, GeoServer, PostgreSQL/PostGIS and OWS at a lot of Conferences FOSSGIS, AGIT, Intergeo).t of Conferences FOSSGIS, AGIT, Intergeo).)
  • User:Wonderchook  + (Kate is Executive Director of the HumanitaKate is Executive Director of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team. Her most recent projects have included working in Indonesia leading a team to train disaster managers in using open-source software to better plan for disasters and relaunching of the OpenAerialMap project. Kate has spoken about the benefits of open-source and open data for disaster response and risk reduction all over the world, including giving keynotes at Linux Conf Australia and FOSS4G in 2013.t Linux Conf Australia and FOSS4G in 2013.)
  • User:RhoBott  + (Kristin is very interested in building a sKristin is very interested in building a stronger and more diverse community by making OSGeo events, discussions, and products more accessible to a wider group of people. She has worked with a number of conferences (FOSS4G, FOSS4G-NA, SOTM, SOTM-US) to help design and/or execute travel grants and/or scholarships to help people attend events that otherwise may have been out of reach. She served on the LOC for FOSS4G 2014 and has been involved in the Code of Conduct committee since its inception in 2015.</br></br>Kristin works with faculty and students at Reed College on all-things-analytical, focusing on statistical + computational software, research design, and data management and presentation. She is also the main geospatial + mapping resource on campus, where she works to integrate different types of geo/spatial work across the curriculum. She is an active member of PDXOSGeo and does her best to keep track of the folks to north (CUGOS, Seattle).ck of the folks to north (CUGOS, Seattle).)
  • User:Kurt Menke  + (Kurt Menke is a Certified GIS ProfessionalKurt Menke is a Certified GIS Professional (GISP) who has been working in the field for 19 years. He works largely on spatial analysis in the conservation field. He received a Masters degree (MA) in Geography from the University of New Mexico in 2000. He is a long time advocate of FOSS4G. Recently he has authored Discover QGIS through Locate Press and co-authored Mastering QGIS through Packt Publishing. In 2015 he was part of the GeoAcademy team awarded the GeoForAll Educator of the Year award. the GeoForAll Educator of the Year award.)
  • User:Surveyor  + (Landon Blake is a land surveyor and GIS prLandon 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.California Geodetic Control Working Group.)
  • User:Lars  + (Lars Lingner is an active member in the loLars Lingner is an active member in the local chapter FOSSGIS e.V. since 2007</br>He is using open source software as well as open data and is promoting several projects on local, national and international events. Such as FOSSGIS Konferenz, AGIT, State of the Map, FOSS4G. He is organizing local regularly events in Berlin, Germany called Stammtisch and Hackweekend for the OpenStreetMap and FOSSGIS community. His focus is the server side software to build an open source map stack, like MapServer, PostgreSQL/Postgis, GDAL/OGR.e MapServer, PostgreSQL/Postgis, GDAL/OGR.)
  • User:LucaCongedo  + (Luca Congedo is an environmental engineer 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.l monitoring through tutorials and videos.)
  • Ginetto  + (Luigi Pirelli is a Computer Science DesignLuigi Pirelli is a Computer Science Designer and Developer with several years of experience in Earth Observation Systems and Ground Station segment. He worked with ESA main contractors as Telespazio and Advanced Computer Systems (ACS), covering technical roles in system design, software engineering, software development, systems integration and test.</br>During last years started to contribute to the Italian Geographic Free Software community adding code to the the GRASS and QGIS project and resulting founder of the GFOSS Italian Local Chapter.</br>Latest experience cover activities in Spanish local chapter where he lives and active contributions to QGIS code and to the international community.</br>Actually he works only developing for QGIS platform for Boundless Spatial Inc. mainly focused on PKI infrastructure and Continue Integration.I infrastructure and Continue Integration.)
  • Lyzidiamond  + (Lyzi is an API Engineer at Mapbox, where sLyzi is an API Engineer at Mapbox, where she has also been a contributor to support, documentation, and user engagement. She is one of the co-founders of Maptime, an international mapping education organization focused on community-based learning, and she frequently speaks at geospatial and technology-related conferences and workshops.hnology-related conferences and workshops.)
  • Satvik sinha  + (MY NAME IS SATVIK SINHA. I AM FROM DEHRADUN,UTTARAKHAND. I AM 14 YEARS OLD. IAM INTERESTED IN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY.I am a GCI 2017 student, working on the Add yourself to the OSGeo Member Map task.)
  • Pcoronado  + (Magister en Teleinformática, Profesor de TMagister en Teleinformática, Profesor de Tiempo Completo en el Área de Geomática de la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas. Líneas de trabajo e investigación relacionadas con sistemas de información geográfica, inteligencia artificial, metaversos y seguridad de la información. metaversos y seguridad de la información.)
  • User:Paulo cesar  + (Magister en Teleinformática, Profesor de TMagister en Teleinformática, Profesor de Tiempo Completo en el Área de Geomática de la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas. Líneas de trabajo e investigación relacionadas con sistemas de información geográfica, inteligencia artificial, ambientes digitales para educación y seguridad de la información.a educación y seguridad de la información.)
  • User:Zilolv  + (Maintainer of the MDAL library, QGIS Core Developer (Mesh Layers, 3D, Mac Packaging), iOS/Android application based on QGIS)
  • User:Grizonnetm  + (Manuel works at CNES (French Space Agency) and is involved in the Open Source library for remote sensing image processing Orfeo ToolBox.)
  • User:Mlbouthot  + (Marie-Lyne Bouthot est titulaire d'un baccMarie-Lyne Bouthot est titulaire d'un baccalauréat en géomatique appliquée et d'une maîtrise en géographie de l'Université de Sherbrooke. Son expérience professionnelle auprès d'organismes publics et à but non lucratif l'a amenée à développer une expertise centrée sur les technologies libres et à promouvoir une géomatique accessible et adaptative. Forte de son aptitude à l'analyse et à l'abstraction, elle se spécialise dans la conception et la programmation de bases de données et de systèmes de gestion et de diffusion de l'information géographique sur le Web. Consciente que les technologies de l'informatique évoluent à une vitesse exponentielle, elle est toujours à l'affût de nouvelles orientations et outils qui offrent un potentiel géomatique prometteur. Soucieuse d'un travail efficace et précis, elle n'hésite pas à mettre à profit ses aptitudes pour concevoir des outils qui permettront à son équipe et à ses clients d'optimiser leur travail au quotidien.nts d'optimiser leur travail au quotidien.)
  • Mark Prins  + (Mark has graduated as a geologist at the UMark has graduated as a geologist at the Utrecht University focusing on remote sensing and GIS. He has a good 20 years of experience in building, designing and maintaining spatial applications in corporate and government environments. And then of course there's white water kayaking.en of course there's white water kayaking.)
  • User:Martinl  + (Martin contributes to various Open Source GIS projects as a user and mainly as a developer. He is member of GRASS PSC and GRASS development team. Beside the GRASS project he also contributes to GDAL and QGIS.)
  • Massimiliano Cannata  + (Massimiliano received his PhD in Gedoesy aMassimiliano 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. </br></br>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.ttee and of the Open Geoscience committee.)
  • Mauricio Miranda  + (Mauricio has been a Board Member of the SpMauricio has been a Board Member of the Spanish Local Chapter since 2011, and is very active inside the community, leading and pushing the community in Argentina and Latin America, among others. He organizes and manages meetings and events in Latin America with the aim to spread the word with newcomers and privative software users.th newcomers and privative software users.)