GvSIG Report 2017

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gvSIG Report 2017

Key Accomplishments

  • Release of gvSIG Desktop 2.4 RC3 (29/09/2017).
  • Release of the new gvSIG Mobile (22/11/2017)
  • Development of gvSIG Crime.
  • gvSIG Batoví (gvSIG Educa)
  • Google Summer of Code 2017 participation.

Events

Presentations at other conferences

  • Sharing and Reuse Conference by European Commission (Lisbon – Portugal)
  • NASA Europa Challenge (Helsinki Finland)
  • GIS Day Sudan (University of Karthoum - Sudan)
  • VI Conference in Memory of Petr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky (Lipetsk - Russia)
  • Space Apps Challenge of NASA (Valencia - Spain)
  • VIII Jornadas Ibéricas de Infraestructuras de Datos Espaciales (Lisbon – Portugal)
  • Visualizar’17: Migrations (Madrid - Spain)
  • Iberflora 2017 (Plants and flowers trade fair in Valencia - Spain)
  • I National Meeting of Geobloggers (Valencia - Spain)
  • Ateneo Mercantil of Valencia (Valencia – Spain)
  • CONAMA (Valencia – Spain)

Awards

  • 1st prize in “Cross-border category” at “Sharing & Reuse Awards” of European Commission.
  • “Europa Challenge” at Helsinki awarded by NASA to the gvSIG Suite in the “Professional” category.
  • Excellence “Internationalization” Award given by the Professional Union of Valencia.
  • “ITC Promoter organization” prize awarded by the Valencian Telecommunications.

Articles

Many papers that include gvSIG were published in scientific journals and conference proceedings in 2017: https://gvsig.org/web/docusr/divulgacion/articulos/

Opportunities to Help

There many ways to participate in the gvSIG project, with different levels of involvement, like:

  • Participating on the mailing lists, for users as well as developers, in may languages.
  • Testing the application.
  • Doing translations of the gvSIG user interface, user and developer documentation and the gvSIG portal.
  • Writing articles and case studies.
  • Developing new addons.

You can find more information in the following page: http://www.gvsig.com/en/community

Outlook for 2018

Release of gvSIG Desktop 2.5 Improvements in gvSIG Mobile Events (Latin American, International,...)