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Jeroen Ticheler is founder of the GeoNetwork opensource project and director of [http://geocat.net GeoCat BV], a company delivering services around open source geospatial software with a focus on geospatial metadata catalogues and Spatial Data Infrastructures. He has been promoting the use of international standards and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_Open_Source_Software Free and Open Source Software] for geographic data and information for over ten years now. Jeroen served on the OSGeo Board and is a Charter member since the early days of OSGeo. He participated in writing the United Nations SDI (UNSDI) Reference Architecture as Task group manager Interoperability in the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group [http://www.ungiwg.org/ UNGIWG]. He frequently participated in ISO TC211 and OGC meetings in the past.
 
 
 
Jeroen is a big fan, supporter and promotor of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Source_Geospatial_Foundation Open Source Geospatial Foundation] with strong connections throughout the OSGeo community.
 
 
 
Read more details on his [http://nl.linkedin.com/in/ticheler LinkedIn] profile
 
 
 
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Director, GeoCat BV
 
 
 
Location: Bennekom, The Netherlands  {{#umSetParam: 5.6737|51.9993|Bennekom, The Netherlands|Ticheler|Jeroen Ticheler}} {{#umUserMap:Ticheler|300px|150px|7|2|y}}
 
 
 
;OSGeo Experience:
 
:* Founder and chair of the [http://geonetwork-opensource.org GeoNetwork opensource] project.
 
:* Organizer of the yearly [[:Category:Bolsena|Bolsena Code Sprint]] in Italy where developers of different OSGeo projects and other FOSS4G projects gather to collaborate, initiate new projects and share ideas and experiences.
 
:* Served on the [[Board of Directors]] of OSGeo in 2007-2009.
 
:* At present moderately active on the Marketing Committee and Incubation Committee
 
:* Member of http://www.osgeo.nl, the [[Nederlands | Dutch language Chapter of OSGeo]]
 
:* Participated in writing a proposal to host the FOSS4G conference in The Netherlands in 2010
 
:* Actively following what's going on in the OSGeo Community
 
:* Always promoting and supporting OSGeo's mission at customers, conferences and other gatherings by talking, giving presentations and workshops
 
:* OSGeo Associate Sponsor through GeoCat
 
 
 
;Contact:
 
: Email: Jeroen.Ticheler@GeoCat.net
 
: Phone (work): +31681286572
 
 
 
;Spoken Language(s): Dutch, English, modest Italian and French
 
 
 
;Profile last updated: 12 June 2012
 
 
 
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Revision as of 04:42, 13 June 2012

OSGeo Member
Name: Jeroen Ticheler Avatar of jeroen dot ticheler at geocat dot net
Job Title: Director
Company: GeoCat
Address: Veenderweg 13
City: 6721WD Bennekom
State: Gelderland
Country: Netherlands
Local Chapter: Nederlands
Email: jeroen.ticheler@geocat.net
Phone:
Instant Messaging:
Website: GeoCat
Language(s): Dutch, English
Personal Description : Jeroen has been promoting the use of international standards and Free and Open Source Software] for geographic data and information for over ten years now. Jeroen served on the OSGeo Board and is a Charter member since the early days of OSGeo.
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Jeroen Ticheler

Jeroen studied Tropical Forestry at the Wageningen University with specialization in GIS and Remote Sensing. Upon graduation in 1997 he worked on Participatory Soil Fertility Management in Africa at the Royal Institute for the Tropics of The Netherlands (also: Tropenmuseum) until he joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN FAO in 1999.

At the FAO Jeroen worked on satellite data processing for early warning systems for food security and for desert locust control. He founded the GeoNetwork opensource project in 2001 allowing the agency to catalog its geographic data assets. He participated in writing the United Nations SDI (UNSDI) Reference Architecture as Task group manager Interoperability in the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group UNGIWG. He frequently participated in ISO TC211 and OGC meetings in the past.

In 2007 he founded GeoCat. A commercial company providing Enterprise products, SAAS and services around OSGeo software. GeoCat is a strong supporter and sponsor of OSGeo and FOSS4G conferences and events.}}

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