Knoxfoss4g20170519

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Knoxville FOSS4G Meeting - May 19th 2017


Date

May 19th 2017

Description

This is Tennessee's first FOSS4G meeting.

It's an opportunity for Free and Open Source Software for GIS users in the area to get together and discuss projects (like Forestry projects, or small Gov't projects), software (QGIS, PostGIS, etc), and get to know one another. The event is free. We are looking for sponsors (we'll make you famous). If you want to present a paper please email Randal Hale (rjhale@northrivergeographic.com) and the group will get back with you ASAP. There are a limited number of tickets. So please reserve one so we'll know about refreshments.

Location

Plant Biotech Building

UT Ag Campus

2505 EJ Chapman Dr

Knoxville, TN 37996

Tickets

There are a limited number of tickets:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foss4g-in-tennessee-tickets-32330056068


Parking

TO BE ANNOUNCED


Speakers

If you want to speak email rjhale@northrivergeographic.com and the committee will get back with you.

List of topics and speakers in nor particular order.

  • Introduction to OSGEO Live - TBA
  • What's New in QGIS 3.0 - Randal Hale
  • GRASS AND LIDAR - Doug Newcomb
  • LIDAR AND 3D Building Extraction - Carl Anderson
  • Image Classification using QGIS - Frank Obusek

Sponsors

  • Location Tech
  • North River Geographic Systems, Inc.
  • University of Tennessee Department of Geography
  • UT County Technical Assistance Service