FOSS4G 2009 Press Release 34

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Sent by Ben Searle to the OSDM Australian contact list

Spatial 2.0 tools explained by international experts at FOSS4G

Sydney, Australia. 5 October 2009.

Spatial tools for supporting integration and sharing of Public Sector Information will be explained by international experts during the international conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial in Sydney, 20-23 October 2009.

  • Talk about Gershon report
  • Talk about Gov 2.0 initiatives
  • Talk about Creative Commons

To see such high calibre presenters, Australians usually need to travel to Where 2.0 in San Francisco, or Global SDI conferences in Europe. This year we are lucky enough to have the conference here in Sydney. I look forward to seeing you there,

Ben Searle, General Manager of the Office of Spatial Data Management

About FOSS4G

FOSS4G is the international Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference, which comes to Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October 2009. FOSS4G offers presentations, workshops, demos, an install-fest, and a code sprint. It is presented by the world's best Developers, Policy Makers, Sponsors and Geospatial Professionals and includes the latest geospatial applications, standards, government programs, business processes and case studies. Topics include mobile platforms, location based applications, crowd sourcing, cloud computing, development, spatial standards, integration of cross-agency data, Spatial Data Infrastructures, Sensor Webs, Web Processing Services, Integration of Open Source and Proprietary Software and more.

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Upcoming milestones

  • 14 Sep 2009, Final program available
  • 21 Sep 2009, Poster Submission closes
  • 20 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Workshop
  • 21-23 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Presentations and Tutorials
  • 24 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Code Sprint

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