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Hello all,

The french speaking OSGeo local chapter is organizing a local FOSS4G, called FROG2013, on June 10th, near Paris.
We're looking for people to present software projects related to opensource and geospatial in French.
All the information is available at
If you're more interested in contributing code or documentation, join us for a code sprint from  the 11th to the 13th of June
Feel free to send us an email at conferences(at) and have a look to our official website

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Propos n°2

OSGeo-fr, the french speaking OSGeo local chapter, is organizing on 10th of June 2013 the Francophone Open Source Geomatics day (aka FROG) in Paris inside French IGN building (at Saint-Mandé, close to Paris).

FROG is one day of conferences and meetings on several topics around OSGeo-fr projects and is a great opportunity to bring all together the community of users, developers or just curious of free software in geomatics.
The event is expected to attract around 150 people.

This meeting will share our experience by 25 mn conferences in two parallel sessions: one technical, dedicated to software develoment, the other will be more focused on practical use.

You are an expert in a field related to free GIS? You are using OSGeo stack in a specific context (major project, big data management, innovative project, etc.).? You are participating in a
free project linked to the OSGeo? So don't hesitate to give a presentation! You are warmly welcome!

Contributors to the Francophone Open Source Geomatics (FROG) who wish to do a presentation of their projects should submit an abstract before 15th of march 2013.
Abstracts should be sent by email in plain text at the following address see (fr).

In the following days a three days sprint code is organized. All FOSS4G projects contributor are warmly welcome to add any information on the wiki page to help us to organize it. See for more information.

For any inquiries, you can send us an email to conferences at


About OSGeo-fr

OSGeo-fr is the Francophone Local chapter of Open Source Geospatial Fundation whose mission is to support and promote the development
collaborative data and open geospatial technologies.

The association is a legal entity to which community members can contribute code, financial and other resources, to ensure that
their contributions will be maintained for the benefit of the public. OSGeo-fr is also reference organization and support for the community
Geospatial free, and provides a common forum and shared infrastructure to improve collaboration between projects.

Participation is open to all of the open-source community. All work of the association are posted on public forums can invest
a free community of participants. Projects are the OSGeo Foundation all freely available and useable under an open source license certified
by OSI.