FOSS4G 2012 Beijing Reasons for hosting the Conference

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Choose Beijing to host FOSS4G 2012

OSGeo China keeps good relationship with Chinese GIS, LBS and remote sensing company and organization. Besides, most corporation and government agency realize the importance of open geospatial technology. That will help a lot to make a financial donation for FOSS4G 2012 in China.

Initial memberships of OSGeo China come from Chinese Academy of Science as well as National Remote Sensing Center of China. We keep a close relationship with Chinese government and agency. It is also possible for us to get the official support and media support during the conference.

About OSGeo China

The China Chapter of OSGeo is formed by Chinese Active Users of Open Source Geospatial Software, hosted by National Remote Sensing Center of China and Chinese Academy of Science, co-sponsored by Autodesk Software (China) Co. Ltd. China. OSGeo China will strive to serve anyone interested in Open Source GIS and related issues, and to cover all the activities associated with Open Source GIS in China. OSGeo China


State Key Lab of Resources and Environmental Information System (LREIS) was founded in 1985. It is one of the earliest state key labs and the pioneer and cradle of China’s GIS. LREIS values the study on Geo-information Science’s theory, methods and technology and has obtained systematic achievements in the fields of standards and criterion, software research and development. It has played an important role in guiding, demonstrating and talents training for China’s GIS and Geo-information Science development. LREIS