I obtained a PhD in Forest Management in 1998 and I am presently working as Assistant Professor at the University of Trento at the Laboratory of forest ecology. I have been involved in many educational projects about FOSS4G spreading in Italy and abroad since 1994.
Together with the research group of the University of Trento I have organized
two National conferences:
and one international conference:
Together with the research group of the University of Trento I have organized GIS courses for Professionals since 1998 and I have contributed to produce Tutorials and Educational material regarding FOSS4G since 1996.
I use FOSS4G to teach at Doctoral courses, University courses and to teach to school teachers.
I have been teacher in many workshops at OSGeo international conferences and at Italian GRASS users conferences
Together with Francesco Rovero and Clara Tattoni of the Museo delle Scienze di Trento I organize a Summer School in Tanzania: Tropical rainforest biodiversity: field and GIS tools for assessing, monitoring and mapping
Here is a list of my publications.
It was 2002 when Paolo Zatelli and I wrote this foreword to the 2002 international conference and those words are still true to me today.