OSGeo Advocate

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Introduction

OSGeo Advocates are authoritative OSGeo personalities who have volunteered to talk on behalf of the OSGeo foundation. Advocates should be able to speak well, even better if they are entertaining.

There are hundreds, if not thousands of conferences around the world which have an interest in seeing presentations from authoritative speakers, with deep insights into topics related to Open Source Geospatial Software. Luckily, OSGeo is fortunate to draw extensive membership from around the world, and has access to such authoritative figures within most countries.

Process for becoming an OSGeo Advocate

Anyone fitting one of the OSGeo Advocate categories, may put themselves forward as an OSGeo Advocate. To do so, you will need to:

  • Login or create an OSGeo wiki account (See "login" link in top right of this page).
  • Add yourself to the OSGeo Members directory, by filling out the OSGeo Member Form, editing your User:<Username> page. More details about adding yourself to the Member Map can be found here.
  • Finally, add your User:<Username> page to the OSGeo Advocate Category, by including
    [[Category:OSGeo_Advocate]]
    at the bottom of your User:<Username> page (editing the wikitext).
  • You will then be listed under the OSGeo Advocates.

Annual Refresh of Advocate list

  • As part of the annual OSGeo Charter Membership and Board Update cycle, OSGeo Advocates will be invited to update their Advocate profile.

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Advocates List

(Hans) Gregers Hedegaard Petersen

Name: (Hans) Gregers Hedegaard Petersen
Job Title: Partner, Senior Consultant
Company: Septima
Country: Danmark
City: Copenhagen
Local Chapter: Danmark
Social Media: https://dk.linkedin.com/in/hansgregerspetersen, https://twitter.com/GregersP, https://github.com/GregersP
Website: http://www.septima.dk/
Coordinate: 55° 41' 31", 12° 35' 55"
Languages: English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

(Hans) Gregers Hedegaard Petersen

Greg is an open source and open data advocate. Though he started as a statistical consultant and developer (using FOSS like Debian, R, etc), he ended up in the geo business. Now he consults clients on several areas regarding geodata - mostly within the use of geodata and GIS at public admin clients. He has a strong belief in Open Data, and co-founded the company Septima in January 2013 to utilize the newly released national data. Greg is an avid speaker on the subject of Open Data.

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Adam Steer

Name: Adam Steer
Job Title: Earth systems data service specialist
Company: National Computational Infrastructure
Country: Australia
State: ACT
City: Canberra
Website: http://spatialised.net
Email: adam.d.steer@gmail.com
Coordinate: -35° 17' 37", 149° 6' 46"


Experience: OSGeo user.png OSGeo Committer.png

Adam Steer

I currently working at Australia's National Computational Infrastructure in the high performance data team, on making point clouds into useful data services; open geospatial data; enabling as-yet-unheard-of discoveries as a function of open data and accessible tools. I'm very strongly motivated to promote the use of open geospatial tools - removing barriers to serious geospatial data analysis.

I have a doctorate in surveying technology from the University of Tasmania, based on estimating sea ice thickness at high resolution by combining airborne LiDAR, digital photogrammetry, field observations (yes! I love to drill holes in ice!), and upward looking sonar from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.

Formerly worked for the Australian Antarctic Division, on object-based classification of sea ice using aerial photography (among many other things including but not limited to a lot of logistics).

I also like to ski, climb rocks and ride mountain bikes as fast as possible. And sit under trees and watch the sky.

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Agustín Diez Castillo

Name: Agustín Diez Castillo
Country: Spain
City: València
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Coordinate: 39° 40' 55", -0° 45' 55"


Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

Agustín is a GIS specialits at the University of Valencia, Spain. Agustín teaches Geographic Information Systems in the Master program of the Departament de Prehistòria i Aruqeologia.

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Aleda Freeman

Name: Aleda Freeman
Job Title: Web Mapping Services Manager
Company: MassGIS / Executive Office of Technology Services and Security / Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Address: 1 Ashburton Pl.
Country: USA
State: Massachusetts
City: Boston
Website: http://www.mass.gov/mgis
Email: aleda.freeman@mass.gov
Coordinate: 42° 21' 33", -71° 3' 43"
Languages: English

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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Alessio Fabiani

Name: Alessio Fabiani
Job Title: Tech lead
Company: GeoSolutions
Address: Massarosa, Lucca, Italia
Country: Italia
State: Italia (ITA)
City: Massarosa
Local Chapter: Italiano
Instant Messaging: Skype: alessio.fabiani
Social Media: http://twitter.com/alfa7961
Website: http://www.geo-solutions.it
Email: alessio.fabiani@geo-solutions.it
Coordinate: 43° 52' 19", 10° 20' 14"
Languages: Italian, English

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo psc.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

Alessio Fabiani
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Alessio Fabiani

Name: Alessio Fabiani
Job Title: Tech lead
Company: GeoSolutions
Address: Massarosa, Lucca, Italia
Country: Italia
City: Massarosa
Local Chapter: Italiano
Instant Messaging: Skype: alessio.fabiani
Social Media: http://twitter.com/alfa7691
Website: http://geo-solutions.it/
Coordinate: 43° 52' 19", 10° 20' 14"
Languages: Italian, English

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo psc.png OSGeo user.png

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Alex Mandel, Phd

Name: Alex Mandel, Phd
Job Title: Geospatial Scientist
Company: Geography, University of California, Davis
Country: USA
State: CA
City: Davis
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Website: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/wildintellect
Coordinate: 38° 33' 3", -121° 44' 1"


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Alex Mandel, Phd

Alex is a geographer with a background in natural resource sciences. He studies geospatial software development and applications working with many government agencies and other small organizations to implement geospatial solutions. He is an active advocate of OSGeo in the Western US at related academic conferences and local un-conferences.

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Alexander Bruy

Name: Alexander Bruy
Country: Ukraine
City: Zaporizhzhya
Local Chapter: Ukraine
Coordinate: 47° 24' 59", 35° 55' 23"


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Alexander Bruy

Alexander is a microelectronics engineer who got interested in GIS and open source programming during university. He started with OSGeo4W and QGIS, first met the OSGeo community by helping on translation. Then he became QGIS contributor, later — core developer and translation team lead. Is a GFOSS enthusiast and a active member of both the international and Ukrainian OSGeo communities, in particular the QGIS one.

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Alexander Salveson Nossum

Name: Alexander Salveson Nossum
Job Title: software developer
Company: Norkart
Country: Norway
City: Trondheim
Local Chapter: Norway
Social Media: http://twitter.com/alexanno, http://github.com/alexanno
Website: http://alexanno.net/
Coordinate: 63° 25' 50", 10° 23' 42"


Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo user.png

Alexander Salveson Nossum
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Alexandre Neto

Name: Alexandre Neto
Job Title: GIS Manager and Cartographer
Company: Cascais Ambiente
Address: Cascais, Portugal
Country: Portugal
Local Chapter: Portugal
Coordinate: 38° 41' 50", -9° 25' 18"


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Alexandre Neto

Alexandre Neto is a IT and GIS enthusiast working at a local government environment agency as GIS Manager and Cartographer. Since 2009 he is being using OSGeo software in his projects. To repay is debts to OSGeo, he has been an active member of Portuguese local chapter events and mailing list, has been translating QGIS GUI and Documentation to Portuguese, is one of the founders of the Portuguese QGIS User Group, and since 2013 has been writing a blog with Portuguese and English articles about the use o OSGeo software.

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Andrea Aime

Name: Andrea Aime
Job Title: Tech lead
Company: GeoSolutions
Address: Reggiolo, Reggio Emilia, Italia
Country: Italia
City: Reggiolo
Local Chapter: Italiano
Instant Messaging: Skype: aaime74
Social Media: http://twitter.com/geowolf
Website: http://geo-solutions.it/
Coordinate: 44° 55' 12", 10° 48' 35"
Languages: Italian, English, French

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo psc.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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Andrea Antonello

Name: Andrea Antonello
Job Title: Tech lead
Company: HydroloGIS
Address: Bolzano, Alto Adige, Italia
Country: Italia
City: Bolzano
Local Chapter: Italiano
Social Media: http://twitter.com/themoovida
Website: http://www.andreaantonello.com/
Coordinate: 46° 29' 51", 11° 20' 55"
Languages: Italian, German, English

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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Andrea Ross

Name: Andrea Ross
Job Title: Director
Company: LocationTech
Country: Canada
State: Ontario
City: Ottawa
Local Chapter: Ottawa Chapter
Website: http://42aross.wordpress.com/
Coordinate: 45° 25' 16", -75° 41' 23"


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Andrea Ross

Andrea Ross has worked with open technologies and open communities for most of the last 20 years. Her roles during that time involved developing healthcare, telecom, database, and geospatial systems. Currently, as Director of Ecosystem Development for the Eclipse Foundation, nurturing open communities is what she does for a living. Andrea is a founder and inaugural Director of LocationTech.

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Andy Anderson

Name: Andy Anderson
Job Title: Academic Technology Specialist
Company: Amherst College
Address: Amherst College, Academic Technology Services
Country: USA
State: Massachusetts
City: Amherst
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: https://twitter.com/GeoObservatory
Website: https://www.amherst.edu/people/facstaff/aanderson
Email: aanderson@amherst.edu
Coordinate: 42° 22' 16", -72° 31' 1"
Languages: English, Spanish

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

I have been using open-source software since the early 1980s, and specifically FOSS4G since 2007. I have been programming since the mid-1970s, primarily for scientific applications but also including open-source software, beginning with Fortran and C and continuing most recently with JavaScript, Python, R, and SQL. I currently teach occasional classes with FOSS4G and write documentation for using FOSS4G in my position as Academic Technology Specialist for Mathematical and Spatial Data Analysis at Amherst College, in my role as Adjunct Assistant Professor in Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts, and as a member of GeoForAll. I also served on the Boston Local Organizing Committee for FOSS4G 2017, in particular as chair of the Program Committee.

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Angelos Tzotsos

Name: Angelos Tzotsos
Job Title: Geospatial Software Developer, Remote Sensing Consultant, Senior Researcher
Company: Freelancer, NTUA, Athena RC
Country: Greece
City: Athens
Local Chapter: Greek
Social Media: https://twitter.com/tzotsos
Website: http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos
Email: tzotsos@gmail.com
Phone: +30-693-2149344
Coordinate: 37° 58' 43", 23° 46' 2"
Languages: Greek, English

Experience: OSGeo board.png OSGeo coder.png OSGeo psc.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png OSGeo Committer.png

Angelos Tzotsos

Angelos is a remote sensing expert with background in surveying engineering and software development. He is involved in numerous activities around free and open source software and has great experience in geospatial applications, geospatial data catalogues and metadata. His research involves remote sensing, machine learning, computer vision and object-based image analysis. He is an active advocate of OSGeo in Greece at related conferences. He is also an individual OGC member. His recent activity involved implementation of data.gov catalog service and implementation of the Greek national open data portal geodata.gov.gr

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Anita Graser

Name: Anita Graser
Job Title: Scientist (GIS expert)
Company: AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Instant Messaging: https://twitter.com/#!/underdarkGIS
Website: http://anitagraser.com/
Coordinate: 48° 16' 2", 16° 25' 29"
Languages: German, English

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QGIS PSC member, author of 'Learning QGIS' and co-author of 'QGIS Map Design' and 'QGIS 2 Cookbook'.

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Anna Petrasova

Name: Anna Petrasova
Job Title: PhD studen
Company: North Carolina State University
Country: USA
State: NC
City: Raleigh
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 35° 46' 48", -78° 38' 20"
Languages: Czech, English

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Anna Petrasova

Anna is an active GRASS GIS developer since 2011. As a PhD student, she promotes free and open source geospatial software for research and education among other students and colleagues and supports its users both in person and on mailing lists.

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Anne Ghisla

Name: Anne Ghisla
Country: Germany
State: Berlin
City: Berlin
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Coordinate: 52° 31' 0", 13° 23' 20"
Languages: Italian, French, English, German

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Anne Ghisla

Anne is a natural scientist who got interested in GIS and open source programming during university. She started with GRASS GIS and QGIS, first met the OSGeo community by helping on documentation. Then she started programming in 2008 thanks to Google Summer of Code, and became mentor and administrator for OSGeo in following years. She doesn't code much anymore, as she is now focused on connecting people and communities of different software projects.

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Ant Scott

Name: Ant Scott
Job Title: Geospatial Consultant
Company: Astun Technology
Address: 17 West St, Epsom KT18 7RL
Country: United Kingdom
City: Epsom
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Social Media: http://@antscott
Email: antony.scott@gmail.com
Coordinate: 51° 20' 0", -0° 16' 22"
Languages: English, French

Experience: OSGeo user.png

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Argyros Argyridis

Name: Argyros Argyridis
Job Title: PhD Student
Company: Remote Sensing Laboratory, NTUA
Country: Greece
City: Athens
Local Chapter: Greek
Website: http://users.ntua.gr/arargyr
Coordinate: 37° 58' 41", 23° 46' 50"
Languages: Greek, English, French

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Argyros Argyridis

Argyros finished his master thesis on Rural and Surveying Engineering at NTUA. His research is regarding the development and investigation of computer vision techniques and artificial inteligence methods for remote sensing applications.

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Ari Jolma

Name: Ari Jolma
Company: Finnish Environment Institute
Address: Skinnarintie 12 H 20
Country: Finland
City: Vantaa
Local Chapter: Finland (Board Member)
Website: http://arijolma.org
Coordinate: 60° 16' 0", 24° 47' 5"


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Ariel Nuñez

Name: Ariel Nuñez
Job Title: Consultant
Company: Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, World Bank
Country: Colombia
City: Barranquilla
Local Chapter: Sudamerica
Coordinate: 11° 0' 0", -74° 0' 0"
Languages: Spanish, English

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo user.png

Ariel is an electronic engineer with experience in sensor networks and software development. He has contributed to many open source software projects centered around web development and GIS. His work in disaster risk reduction centers around the use of open source geospatial tools to improve resilience to natural hazards. He is doing a masters degree on Electronic Engineering and his research involves finding abnormal patterns using computer vision and machine learning.

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Arne Schubert

Name: Arne Schubert
Job Title: Chief-Developer
Company: WhereGroup
Country: Germany
State: NRW
City: Bonn
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Social Media: https://twitter.com/#!/yagajs
Website: https://atd.yagajs.org
Phone: +049-2224-8979262
Coordinate: 50° 44' 21", 7° 7' 12"
Languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png OSGeo Committer.png

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Arnulf Christl

Name: Arnulf Christl
Job Title: Director
Company: metaspatial
Country: Germany
City: Bonn
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Website: http://www.metaspatial.net/
Phone: +49-172-2958-004
Coordinate: 50° 44' 10", 7° 5' 16"
Languages: German, English, Spanish

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo exboard.png OSGeo user.png OSGeo SolKatz.png

Arnulf Christl
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Asger Sigurd Skovbo Petersen

Name: Asger Sigurd Skovbo Petersen
Job Title: Partner
Company: Septima
Country: Danmark
City: Copenhagen
Local Chapter: Danmark
Instant Messaging: Skype: asgerskovbopetersen
Social Media: https://dk.linkedin.com/in/asgerskovbopetersen, https://twitter.com/asgerpetersen, https://github.com/AsgerPetersen
Website: http://www.septima.dk/
Phone: +45-91-32-69-44
Coordinate: 55° 41' 34", 12° 35' 57"
Languages: English, German, Scandinavian

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Asger Sigurd Skovbo Petersen

Asger is an open source and open data advocate. Open source geospatial software has played a central role in his professional life since 2000, where he does development, consulting and training on open source geospatial software. Asger co-founded the company Septima in 2013 with the aim to help Danish clients to utilize newly released open governmental geodata using open source software.

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Astrid Emde

Name: Astrid Emde
Job Title: GIS-Consultant
Company: WhereGroup
Country: Germany
State: Nordrhein-Westfalen
City: Cologne
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Social Media: https://twitter.com/#!/astroidex
Coordinate: 50° 56' 26", 6° 58' 7"
Languages: German, English, French, Spanish

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Astrid Emde
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Aurelio Pires

Name: Aurelio Pires
Job Title: Software Engineer and senior GIS consultant
Country: Portugal
City: Braga
Local Chapter: Portugal
Email: anvpires@gmail.com
Coordinate: 41° 33' 6", -8° 25' 2"


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Aurelio Pires

Aurelio Pires is a Software Engineer and works as a senior GIS consultant in Portugal.

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Barend Köbben

Name: Barend Köbben
Company: University of Twente – Faculty of Geo–Information Science and Earth Observation
Country: The Netherlands
City: Enschede
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Instant Messaging: Skype: barendkobben
Social Media: https://twitter.com/barendkobben
Website: http://barendkobben.com/
Email: b.j.kobben@utwente.nl
Coordinate: 52° 13' 24", 6° 53' 8"
Languages: English, Dutch, German, French

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

Barend Köbben
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Barry Rowlingson

Name: Barry Rowlingson
Country: United Kingdom
City: Lancaster
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Website: http://barry.rowlingson.com/
Email: b.rowlingson@gmail.com
Coordinate: 54° 2' 59", -2° 48' 19"


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Barry is a research fellow in CHICAS, a group of statisticians, epidemiologists, and geneticists at Lancaster University. He has used GIS for over 25 years, and open source exclusively since Y2K. He has served on FOSS4G and OSGeoUK conference committees and contributes to spatial software in R and QGIS.

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Bastian Drees

Name: Bastian Drees
Job Title: Communications Officer
Company: German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB)
Address: Welfengarten 1B
Country: Germany
State: Lower Saxony
City: Hannover
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Social Media: https://twitter.com/BastianDrees
Email: bastian.drees@tib.eu
Phone: +49-511-762-14644
Coordinate: 52° 22' 52", 9° 43' 12"
Languages: German, English

Experience: OSGeo charter.png

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Ben Caradoc-Davies

Name: Ben Caradoc-Davies
Job Title: Director
Company: Transient Software Limited
Country: New Zealand
City: Dunedin
Local Chapter: Aust-NZ
Social Media: https://twitter.com/bencdnz
Website: http://transient.nz/
Email: ben@transient.nz
Coordinate: -45° 51' 0", 170° 37' 14"
Languages: English

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Ben Caradoc-Davies

Ben Caradoc-Davies is a software engineer and the director of Transient Software Limited, a New Zealand based provider of software development and support services with expertise in scientific, environmental, and geospatial applications. Ben contributes to and is a member of the Project Steering Committees for GeoServer, GeoTools, and OSGeo Live.

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Björn Harrtell

Name: Björn Harrtell
Country: Sweden
City: Malmö
Email: bjorn@wololo.org
Coordinate: 55° 32' 59", 13° 5' 23"


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Bogdan Grama

Name: Bogdan Grama
Job Title: GIS Analyst
Address: Bucharest, Romania
Country: Romania
City: Bucharest
Local Chapter: Romanian
Website: https://ro.linkedin.com/in/bogdan-grama-56a2a99
Coordinate: 44° 25' 5", 26° 8' 32"


Experience: OSGeo user.png

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Brent Wood

Name: Brent Wood
Job Title: Programme Leader for Environmental Information Delivery
Company: NIWA
Country: New Zealand
City: Wellington
Local Chapter: Aust-NZ
Instant Messaging: Skype: pcreso
Coordinate: -41° 16' 54", 174° 58' 8"
Languages: English

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Brent Wood

Brent Wood has worked in fisheries/marine/environmental research for 40 years, and for almost half of this time he used Open Source tools for spatial data management, analysis and visualisation. He has been a NZ Open Source Society Council member for several years, as well as an active Wellington Linux User Group member and Installfest organiser. He has been a regular presenter at FOSS4G since 2009, and was a finalist in the 2010 NZOSA awards for a web mapping portal using Silverstripe, Postgis. mapserver and Geonetwork which provided public access to research data and reports.

Brent manages the NIWA QGIS Users Group, which is currently acting as the NZ QGIS User Group, and is an active participant in the Wellington Postgres Users Group (with a focus on Postgis). He is also interested in the use of R as a GIS/spatial analysis & mapping tool. His platform of choice is Linix, and has several years experience is setting up and using Linux based GIS workstations.

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Brian M Hamlin

Name: Brian M Hamlin
Job Title: Project Director
Company: California Open Data ECN
Country: USA
State: CA
City: Berkeley
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Website: http://blog.light42.com
Coordinate: 37° 53' 10", -122° 14' 42"
Languages: English, basic German

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Brian M Hamlin
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Byeong-Hyeok Yu

Name: Byeong-Hyeok Yu
Job Title: GIS/RS analyst (GISP)
Company: Korea National Park Service
Country: South Korea
City: Seoul
Local Chapter: Korea
Social Media: http://www.facebook.com/ybh0616
Website: http://blog.daum.net/geoscience
Email: bhyu@knps.or.kr
Phone: +82-2-721-9655
Coordinate: 37° 31' 32", 126° 58' 46"
Languages: Korean, English

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

Byeong-Hyeok Yu
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Cameron Shorter

Name: Cameron Shorter
Job Title: GeoSpatial Programs Manager
Company: Jirotech
Country: Australia
State: NSW
City: Sydney
Local Chapter: Aust-NZ
Website: http://cameron.shorter.net/resume.html
Phone: +61-2-8099-9000
Coordinate: -33° 51' 25", 151° 12' 53"
Languages: English

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Cameron Shorter

Cameron has a breadth of practical experience with the numerous facets of Geospatial Open Source and OGC Standards. He has chaired a FOSS4G conference; served on the OSGeo Board, co-founded and co-coordinates the OSGeo-Live project; co-authored OSGeo Software Incubation criteria; and consults to governments and industry on Open Source, Open Standards and Spatial Data Systems.

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Candan Eylül Kilsedar

Name: Candan Eylül Kilsedar
Job Title: PhD Student and Research Fellow
Company: Politecnico di Milano
Address: Piazza Leonarda da Vinci, 32
Country: Italiano
State: Italy
City: Milano
Email: candaneylul.kilsedar@polimi.it
Coordinate: 45° 28' 40", 9° 13' 42"
Languages: Turkish, English

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Candan Eylül Kilsedar

Candan Eylül Kilsedar obtained her BSc degree in Computer Science and Engineering at Sabancı University-Istanbul/Turkey in 2012. She obtained her MSc degree in Informatics Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2014. She is strongly interested in web technologies and started working on geospatial data visualization on web during her MSc degree. Since November 2015, she is a PhD student in the Department of Civil and Enviromental Engineering and temporary research fellow at GEOlab in the Leonardo Campus of Politecnico di Milano. Her current research focuses on using free and source software to visualize geospatial VGI data in two and three dimensions on web. Her recent contributions to FOSS can be found at https://github.com/kilsedar. She is the president of PoliMappers.

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Celia Virginia Vergara Castillo

Name: Celia Virginia Vergara Castillo
Country: México
City: Mexico city
Local Chapter: Mexico
Email: vicky_vergara@hotmail.com
Coordinate: 19° 25' 56", -99° 8' 0"


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Celia Virginia Vergara Castillo

Vicky is an Economist and Computer Scientist, pgRouting fan and developer, Free Software advocate.

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Chaitanya Kumar CH

Name: Chaitanya Kumar CH
Job Title: Developer
Country: India
City: Bengaluru
Local Chapter: India
Instant Messaging: Skype: chaitanya.kumar.ch
Social Media: https://in.linkedin.com/in/chaitanyakumarch
Email: chaitanya.ch@gmail.com
Phone: +91-949-444-7584
Coordinate: 13° 2' 12", 77° 31' 52"
Languages: English, Telugu, Hindi

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Chaitanya Kumar CH

Chaitanya is an open source developer. Fell in with OSGeo-India while studying under Prof.K.S.Rajan at IIIT-H. Worked with the GDAL project for a few years. He was among the very few open source freelancers in India. Participated and talked in various conferences promoting FOSS4G. Currently working with Egis Geoplan, India.

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Charles Schweik

Name: Charles Schweik
Job Title: Associate Professor
Company: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Country: USA
State: Massachusetts
City: Amherst
Local Chapter: North America
Website: http://people.umass.edu/cschweik
Coordinate: 42° 23' 19", -72° 31' 42"


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Charles Schweik

Charlie Schweik is a social scientist who studies commons-based peer production efforts generally, and teaches GIS in his university's Environmental Conservation and Public Policy and Administration programs. He is interested in building OSGeo and the GeoForAll effort toward true global collaboration in open source geospatial related research and education.

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Christian Mayer

Name: Christian Mayer
Job Title: CEO and Software Engineer
Company: meggsimum
Country: Germany
State: Palatinate
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Social Media: https://twitter.com/geofootballer
Website: http://www.meggsimum.de/
Coordinate: 49° 26' 5", 7° 46' 34"
Languages: German, English

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Christian Mayer

Chris is involved in the development of several OpenSource Projects. He is one of the co-founders of the GeoExt Mobile (GXM) and SHOGun projects and a committer for GeoExt, GeoExt 2 and GeoExt 3. Furthermore he blogs about tech and is a frequent speaker at international and German conferences (where he shares his love for OpenSource).

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Christian Willmes

Name: Christian Willmes
Job Title: Researcher
Company: University of Cologne
Country: Germany
State: Nordrhein-Westfalen
City: Köln
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Website: http://cwillmes.de
Email: mail@cwillmes.de
Phone: +49-221-470-6234
Coordinate: 50° 55' 59", 6° 55' 42"
Languages: German, English

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Christian Willmes

Christian Willmes is a researcher in GIScience & Geography at the University of Cologne. He applies several OSGeo software packages for research and teaching.

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Christos 'Chiossif' Iosifidis

Name: Christos 'Chiossif' Iosifidis
Job Title: Remote Sensing Tutor
Company: NTUA
Country: Greece
City: Athens
Local Chapter: Greek
Instant Messaging: Skype: chiossif
Website: http://users.ntua.gr/chiossif/index-en.html
Phone: +30-210-772-2606
Coordinate: 37° 58' 39", 23° 47' 4"
Languages: Greek, English

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Christos 'Chiossif' Iosifidis
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Daniel Kastl

Name: Daniel Kastl
Company: Georepublic
Country: Japan
State: Hyogo
City: Nishinomiya
Local Chapter: Japan
Website: https://georepublic.info
Coordinate: 34° 44' 49", 135° 21' 26"
Languages: German, English, Japanese

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Daniel Morissette

Name: Daniel Morissette
Job Title: President
Company: Mapgears
Address: Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
Country: Canada
State: QC
City: Chicoutimi
Local Chapter: Québec Chapter
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/dmorissette
Website: http://dmorissette.blogspot.com/
Coordinate: 48° 24' 13", -71° 3' 40"
Languages: English, French

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Daniel Morissette
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Daniele Oxoli

Name: Daniele Oxoli
Job Title: Research Fellow
Company: Politecnico di Milano
Address: P.zza Leonardo da Vinci 32
Country: Italiano
City: Milano
Website: http://geolab.como.polimi.it/
Email: daniele.oxoli@polimi.it
Coordinate: 45° 28' 47", 9° 13' 48"
Languages: Italian, English

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Environmental Eng. passionate of GIS and FOSS

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Daria Svidzinska

Name: Daria Svidzinska
Job Title: Associate Professor
Company: Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology, Faculty of Geography, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (TSNUK), Ukraine
Country: Ukraine
City: Kyiv
Local Chapter: Ukraine
Coordinate: 50° 27' 0", 30° 30' 0"


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Daria Svidzinska
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David Bitner

Name: David Bitner
Job Title: Owner/Consultant
Company: dbSpatial LLC
Country: USA
State: MN
City: Minneapolis
Local Chapter: Twin Cities
Social Media: http://@bitnerd, http://@dbspatial
Website: http://dbspatial.com/
Email: bitner@dbspatial.com
Coordinate: 44° 58' 37", -93° 15' 55"


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David Bitner

David Bitner is the founder of dbSpatial and a consultant specializing in open source geospatial application and database development. David is an OSGeo Charter Member and a member of the Sahana Software Foundation Board of Directors. David has served on several conference committees and was the chair of the 2013 FOSS4GNA event in Minneapolis.

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David Mateos

Name: David Mateos
Company: Terrativa S. Coop. Mad.
Country: Spain
State: Madrid
City: Cerceda
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Website: http://dmts.es
Coordinate: 40° 41' 49", -3° 55' 57"


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David Mateos

Name: David Mateos
Company: Terrativa S. Coop. Mad.
Country: Spain
State: Madrid
City: Cerceda
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Website: http://dmts.es
Coordinate: 40° 41' 49", -3° 55' 57"


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Dimitar Misev

Name: Dimitar Misev
Job Title: PhD student
Company: Jacobs University Bremen
Country: Germany
City: Bremen
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Instant Messaging: Skype: dimitarmisev
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/dimitarmisev
Website: http://dimitarmisev.com/
Coordinate: 53° 9' 59", 8° 39' 0"
Languages: English, Macedonian

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Dimitar Misev
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Dimitris Kotzinos

Name: Dimitris Kotzinos
Job Title: Faculty member
Company: Department of Computer Science of University of Cergy Pontoise
Country: Francophone
City: Cergy Pontoise
Local Chapter: Greek
Website: http://www.kotzinos.eu
Coordinate: 49° 2' 18", 2° 4' 29"
Languages: Greek, English

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Dimitris Kotzinos

Dimitris's interests are in the areas of Web Information Systems, Semantic Web, Open Linked Data, Social Networks, etc. Dimitris is a frequent speaker at GI Conferences both national and international and also an organizer of events or special sessions dedicated to Open Geospatial Software/Data/Protocols.

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Dirk Frigne

Name: Dirk Frigne
Job Title: Founder
Company: Geosparc
Country: Belgium
City: Gent
Local Chapter: Belgium
Social Media: https://twitter.com/DFrigne, https://be.linkedin.com/in/frigne
Website: http://www.frigne.be/
Coordinate: 51° 4' 47", 3° 40' 12"


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Dirk Frigne
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Doug Newcomb

Name: Doug Newcomb
Job Title: Cartographer
Country: USA
State: NC
City: Raleigh
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 35° 26' 52", -82° 9' 49"


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Doug Newcomb

Doug Newcomb has a BS and MA in Geography and is an advocate of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in general and geospatial software specifically. Doug has used Linux (Red Hat, CentOS,Debian,Ubuntu) since 1996. Employed at various government environmental agencies since 1990. Specializes in use of GRASS with incomplete LiDAR data to derive landscape scale (statewide) forest canopy structure data.

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Dražen Tutić

Name: Dražen Tutić
Job Title: Assistant Professor
Company: Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb
Address: Kačićeva 26
Country: Croatia
City: Zagreb
Local Chapter: Croatia
Instant Messaging: Skype: dtutic
Social Media: https://twitter.com/DtuticTutic, https://www.facebook.com/OSGL-Geodetskog-fakulteta-Sveučilišta-u-Zagrebu-502794936557312/
Website: http://github.com/GEOF-OSGL/
Email: dtutic@geof.hr
Phone: +38514639193
Coordinate: 45° 48' 29", 15° 57' 49"
Languages: English, Croatian

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Dražen is researcher and teacher in cartography and geoinformatics. His special interest and developing is in the field of map projections and cartographic generalization. He established Open Source Geospatial Lab at the Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb.

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Dražen Tutić

Name: Dražen Tutić
Job Title: Assistant Professor
Company: Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb
Address: Kačićeva 26
Country: Croatia
City: Zagreb
Local Chapter: Croatia
Instant Messaging: Skype: dtutic
Social Media: https://twitter.com/DtuticTutic, https://www.facebook.com/OSGL-Geodetskog-fakulteta-Sveučilišta-u-Zagrebu-502794936557312/
Website: http://github.com/GEOF-OSGL/
Email: dtutic@geof.hr
Phone: +38514639193
Coordinate: 45° 48' 29", 15° 57' 49"
Languages: English, Croatian

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Dražen is researcher and teacher in cartography and geoinformatics. His special interest and developing is in the field of map projections and cartographic generalization. He established Open Source Geospatial Lab at the Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb.

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Eli L Adam

Name: Eli L Adam
Address: Newport, Oregon
Country: USA
State: Oregon
City: Newport
Local Chapter: PDX-OSGEO
Coordinate: 44° 40' 33", -124° 4' 30"


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Since 2007, Eli has been using FOSS4G technologies, first in archaeological settings then in local government. Webmapping with MapGuide Open Source and MapServer led to data management with GDAL/OGR (FWTools 0.94) and eventually leading to many other OSGeo Projects covering the full software stack.

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Elżbieta Wołoszyńska-Wiśniewska

Name: Elżbieta Wołoszyńska-Wiśniewska
Country: Poland
City: Warsaw
Local Chapter: Poland
Instant Messaging: Skype username: sterniczka
Social Media: http://www.twitter.com/ElaWolo, http://pl.linkedin.com/in/elzbietawoloszynskawisniewska
Email: ela@gridw.pl
Coordinate: 52° 15' 32", 21° 1' 12"
Languages: Polish, English, Russian, German

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Elżbieta Wołoszyńska-Wiśniewska
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Emmanuel "Maning" Sambale

Name: Emmanuel "Maning" Sambale
Country: Philippines
City: Manila
Local Chapter: Phillipines
Website: http://epsg4253.wordpress.com/
Coordinate: 14° 38' 20", 121° 5' 10"
Languages: English, Filipino

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As an OSGeo member, Maning would like to Strengthen the OSGeo-PH Local Chapter and promote OSGeo in the Philippines through training and material development. His area of focus is Mindanao Island.

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Enock Seth Nyamador

Name: Enock Seth Nyamador
Job Title: GIS Trainer
Company: OpenStreetMap Ghana / HOT
Country: Ghana
City: Tarkwa
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Social Media: https://twitter.com/enock4seth
Email: kwadzo459@gmail.com
Phone: +233-27-5657589
Coordinate: 5° 17' 53", -2° 0' 3"
Languages: English

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Erik Meerburg

Name: Erik Meerburg
Job Title: Initiator & educator
Company: Geo Academie
Address: Pieterstraat 23
Country: Nederlands
State: Always positive
City: Delft
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Social Media: http://twitter.com/geogoeroe
Website: http://www.geo-academie.nl/
Email: erik@geo-academie.nl
Phone: +31628167631
Coordinate: 52° 0' 34", 4° 21' 42"
Languages: Dutch, English

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Erik Meerburg

Founded the Geo Academie, based a strong belief that education in geo-information is more than ‘knowing which buttons to push’. Sees developments like open source software, neographers and crowdsourcing as the most promising in years and recognizes the challenge that it provides to traditional geo-information science.

Organizer of the (only?) Maptime Summercamp @GeoFort. Doing voluntary work for MissingMaps. Rotarian. Husband, father, cat owner. Guitar and bass player. Quite forgetful.

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Etienne DELAY

Name: Etienne DELAY
Job Title: Postdoctoral fellow
Company: GEOLAB - OHMi Téssékéré
Country: Senegal
City: Dakar
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Website: http://geolab.univ-bpclermont.fr/spip.php?article184
Coordinate: 14° 41' 14", -17° 27' 50"
Languages: French, English, Italian

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Etienne DELAY

He realized his Phd in Geography about modelisation of landscape dynamics and prospective for steep slope vineyard. He've developed a research methodology based on field work and companion modeling, combined with the formalization of the observed processes and agents based models. This approach offer the possiblity to understand : spatials, social, cultural and / or economic conditions than take place on territorial scale to provide prospective scenarios.

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Eva Jelínková

Name: Eva Jelínková
Address: Palackého 420/21
Country: Czech Republic
City: Valašské Meziříčí
Local Chapter: Czech
Social Media: http://@evajelinkova
Email: evka.jelinkova@gmail.com
Coordinate: 49° 28' 3", 17° 57' 50"
Languages: Czech, English

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In 2013 graduated Master's degree of Geoinformatics at Palacký University, Olomouc. Since school years using FOSS GIS software. Advanced user of MapServer, MapCache, QGIS Desktop + Server, PostGIS, pycsw, etc.

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Felipe Costa

Name: Felipe Costa
Job Title: Programming Analyst
Company: Massmedia OÜ
Address: Tartu
Country: Estonia
State: Tartumaa
City: Manaus
Local Chapter: Brasil
Website: http://lattes.cnpq.br/3609044175401060
Coordinate: 58° 22' 59", 26° 42' 59"
Languages: Portuguese, English

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Felipe Costa
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Feng Amy Gao

Name: Feng Amy Gao
Job Title: President
Company: Spatial Front Inc.
Country: USA
State: Maryland
City: Potomac
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 39° 1' 5", -77° 12' 33"
Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin)

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Feng Amy Gao

Amy is the President of Spatial Front Inc, a fast-growing IT consulting company. She has extensive experience with the design and development of enterprise geospatial information systems. She has worked for all levels of US governments (federal, state, and local), companies from IBM to start-ups, and as Adjunct Professor in college. One of her latest projects - National Broadband Map, a high-profile project funded by Recovery Act - was built on an open source stack. She is enthusiastic about open source geospatial technologies and interested in using more and helping people learn more about them.

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Florin Iosub

Name: Florin Iosub
Address: Bucharest, Romania
Country: Romania
Local Chapter: Romanian
Coordinate: 44° 26' 9", 26° 2' 17"


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Florin is currently employed as a GIS Specialist at TeamNet Solutions International, a company specialized in software development and GIS and geo-information projects development and implementation. He is an executive board member of geo-spatial.org community and one of the founding members of the geo-spatial.org Association (OSGeo local chapter), an organization that promotes free access to geo-spatial data and open source software given the world wide trend in this respect. He has been involved in various events which promote the benefits of the open source solutions such as:Member in the Organizing Committee for the FOSS4G Central and Eastern Europe 2013 conference, member in the Organizing Committee and speaker since 2011 for the open source events organized by geo-spatial.org in Romania.

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Frank Sokolic

Name: Frank Sokolic
Job Title: GIS Specialist
Company: GIS Solutions
Country: South Africa
City: Durban
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Website: http://gis-solutions.co.za/
Phone: +27-31-2615922
Coordinate: -29° 55' 23", 30° 59' 37"
Languages: English, Afrikaans, some Spanish

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Frank runs a GIS consultancy called GIS Solutions which offers GIS and spatial analysis services to a wide range of clients in South Africa and neighbouring countries. He has been actively promoting open source GIS software since 2009 via workshops and training courses. He also provides business solutions using open source GIS software.

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Frank Warmerdam

Name: Frank Warmerdam
Company: Google
Country: USA
State: California
City: Mountain View
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Website: http://pobox.com/~warmerdam/
Email: warmerdam@pobox.com
Coordinate: 37° 22' 48", -122° 4' 48"


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Frank Warmerdam
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Franz-Josef Behr

Name: Franz-Josef Behr
Job Title: Professor
Company: Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences
Country: Germany
City: Stuttgart
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Instant Messaging: Skype: fjbehr
Website: http://www.gis-management.de/
Phone: +49-721-45-39-80-1
Coordinate: 48° 46' 48", 9° 10' 22"
Languages: German, English

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Franz-Josef Behr
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Gabriele Prestifilippo

Name: Gabriele Prestifilippo
Job Title: Research Fellow
Company: Politecnico di Milano
Address: P.zza Leonarda da Vinci, 32
Country: Italiano
State: Italy
City: Milano
Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrieleprestifilippo/
Coordinate: 45° 28' 39", 9° 13' 33"
Languages: English, Italian

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Gabriele Prestifilippo

Gabriele Prestifilippo obtained a B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at Università degli Studi di Catania in 2014. In 2016 he obtained a M.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering at Politecnico di Milano with a thesis on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), creating a web application to visualize and analyze multidimensional datasets in more than three dimensions. He is a contributor to FOSS community. He is interested in full-stack web development and he is researching about web technologies involved in the GIS field.

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Gavin Fleming

Name: Gavin Fleming
Job Title: Joint MD
Company: Kartoza
Country: South Africa
City: Johannesburg
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Website: http://kartoza.com
Coordinate: -26° 4' 28", 27° 59' 35"
Languages: English, Spanish, Afrikaans

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Gavin is passionate about Open Source Software, Open Data and other Open philosophies that lead to interoperability, empowerment of people and helping maximise returns on government spending. He started his GIS career in 1996 after completing an MSc in genetics. His GIS experience includes thirteen years with the full suite of ESRI software but he started the FOSS GIS habit around 2002. He is a registered GISc Technologist and the GISSA FOSS SIG chair. He worked at GIMS (now ESRI South Africa), CSIR, Mintek and SAEON before starting Afrispatial in 2010 and then Kartoza in 2014, the latter a merger between Afrispatial and Linfiniti (Tim Sutton).

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Geoff Zeiss

Name: Geoff Zeiss
Job Title: Director Utility Industry Program,
Company: Autodesk
Country: Canada
State: Ontario
City: Ottawa
Local Chapter: Ottawa Chapter
Email: geoff.zeiss@autodesk.com
Coordinate: 45° 25' 16", -75° 41' 23"


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Geoff Zeiss

Geoff has more than 20 years experience in the geospatial software industry and 15 years experience developing enterprise geospatial solutions for the utilities, communications, and public works industries. His particular interests include streamlining the infrastructure management workflow, open source geospatial, and converged BIM/CAD/GIS/3D solutions.

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Gert-Jan van der Weijden

Name: Gert-Jan van der Weijden
Country: The Netherlands
City: Amsterdam
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Social Media: https://twitter.com/gisnederland
Website: http://www.gisnederland.nl/
Coordinate: 52° 22' 27", 4° 53' 53"
Languages: Dutch, English, German

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Gert-Jan van der Weijden
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Giovanni Manghi

Name: Giovanni Manghi
Job Title: GIS/WebGIS Teacher, tester and developer
Company: NATURALGIS
Country: Portugal
City: Évora
Local Chapter: Portugal
Instant Messaging: Skype: toirao
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/naturalgis, https://twitter.com/naturalgis, https://www.linkedin.com/company/naturalgis
Website: http://www.naturalgis.pt/
Phone: +351967058216
Coordinate: 38° 34' 14", -7° 54' 32"
Languages: English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

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Giovanni Manghi

Giovanni is conservation biologist with 10+ years of GIS experience, Italian but lives and work in Portugal. Is a GFOSS enthusiast and a active member of both the international and Portuguese OSGeo communities, in particular the QGIS (Quantum GIS) one.

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Guido Stein

Name: Guido Stein
Job Title: Geospatial Data Alchemist
Company: Applied Geographics, Inc.
Address: 24 School St, Suite 500
Country: USA
State: MA
City: Boston
Social Media: http://@guidos
Website: http://guidostein.com
Email: gstein@appgeo.com
Coordinate: 42° 21' 27", -71° 3' 33"
Languages: english, spanish

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Guido Stein
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Gérald Fenoy

Name: Gérald Fenoy
Job Title: Founder and CEO
Company: GeoLabs SARL
Country: Francophone
City: Lattes
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Instant Messaging: Skype: gfenoy
Website: http://www.geolabs.fr/
Phone: +33670082539
Coordinate: 43° 35' 8", 3° 55' 17"


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Gérald Fenoy
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Harish Kumar Solanki

Name: Harish Kumar Solanki
Job Title: Senior Assistant Professor
Company: National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj
Address: Rajendra Nagar
Country: India
State: Telangana
City: Hyderabad
Local Chapter: India
Social Media: http://linkedin.com/in/hksolanki
Website: http://nird.org.in
Email: hksolanki.nird@gov.in
Coordinate: 17° 18' 44", 78° 24' 9"
Languages: Hindi, English

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Harish Kumar Solanki
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Heegu Park

Name: Heegu Park
Job Title: Marketing Director and Business Development
Company: Gaia3D Inc.
Country: South Korea
City: Suwon
Local Chapter: Korea
Social Media: https://twitter.com/slhead, https://www.facebook.com/heegu.park
Website: http://www.gaia3d.com/
Email: hgpark@gaia3d.com
Coordinate: 37° 16' 37", 127° 0' 39"
Languages: Korean, English, some Spanish

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Heegu Park

Heegu Park is a member of OSGeo Korean Chapter and loves the spirit of Opensource. He is one of the LOC members of FOSS4G 2015 event.

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Helena Mitasova

Name: Helena Mitasova
Job Title: Professor at the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the Center for Geospatial Analytics
Company: North Carolina State University
Country: USA
State: NC
City: Raleigh
Local Chapter: North America
Website: https://geospatial.ncsu.edu/osgeorel/
Email: hmitaso@ncsu.edu
Coordinate: 35° 47' 7", -78° 40' 29"
Languages: English, Slovak

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Helena Mitasova

Helena has participated in the GRASS GIS development since 1991 and co-authored the first book on GRASS. She is an associate director for geovisualization at the Center for Geospatial Analytics at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC and she leads NCSU GeoForAll lab, one of the founding labs of the OSGeo research and education initiative. She is a member of editorial boards for Geomorphology and Computers & Geosciences and has published numerous publications on tools and applications of GRASS GIS. She has developed methods for spatial interpolation, terrain analysis, hydrologic and erosion modeling and visualization. She received her PhD from the Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia.

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Helmut Kudrnovsky

Name: Helmut Kudrnovsky
Company: researcher
Country: Austria
Website: http://www.alectoria.at; alectoria.blogspot.com
Coordinate: 47° 15' 51", 11° 15' 50"
Languages: German, English

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Helmut Kudrnovsky

Focuses on vegetation science, alpine rivers, GIS, nature conservation and sustainable development in the Alps by using and promoting open data and open GIS software.

Contributes to GRASS GIS on ML, by improvements for WinGRASS and coding some addons

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Helmut Kudrnovsky

Name: Helmut Kudrnovsky
Job Title: researcher
Country: Austria
Website: http://www.alectoria.at; alectoria.blogspot.com
Coordinate: 47° 15' 51", 11° 15' 50"
Languages: German, English

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Helmut Kudrnovsky

Focuses on vegetation science, alpine rivers, GIS, nature conservation and sustainable development in the Alps by using and promoting open data and open GIS software.

Contributes to GRASS GIS on ML, by improvements for WinGRASS and coding some addons

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Henry Addo

Name: Henry Addo
Job Title: Software Developer
Company: Ushahidi
Country: Ghana
City: Accra
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Social Media: https://twitter.com/eyedol
Website: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/eyedol
Email: henry@ushahidi.com
Phone: +233-26-2109717
Coordinate: 5° 36' 13", -0° 11' 13"
Languages: English

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Henry Addo

Henry Addo is an open source software developer. He is an active contributor to the open source community and develops core features for the Ushahidi platform, a free and open source software for crowdsourcing information through multiple channels including SMS, the web, email and twitter and visualizing the information on a map.

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Hugo Mercier

Name: Hugo Mercier
Job Title: Senior software engineer
Company: Oslandia
Country: Francophone
City: Nantes
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Website: http://oslandia.com
Email: hugo.mercier@oslandia.com
Coordinate: 47° 12' 0", -1° 32' 48"
Languages: french, english

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Ian Edwards

Name: Ian Edwards
Job Title: Technical Director
Company: MyAcorn Limited
Country: United Kingdom
City: Exeter
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Coordinate: 50° 43' 32", -3° 31' 36"


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Ian Edwards

Ian's GIS career has spanned academia, business and government, including research positions at the universities of Cambridge and Exeter, director of a GIS company and also working for the UK government as a lead software engineer at the Met Office. Ian is an honorary fellow of the University of Exeter, and continues to be a regular speaker at the University of Cambridge. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

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Ian Turton

Name: Ian Turton
Job Title: Freelance Software Engineer and Open Source GIS Trainer
Country: United Kingdom
State: W. Sussex
City: Worthing
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Email: ian@ianturton.com
Coordinate: 51° 0' 0", -0° 25' 0"


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Ian Turton
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Jack Reed

Name: Jack Reed
Job Title: Geospatial Web Engineer
Company: Stanford University
Country: United States
State: Georgia
City: Atlanta
Local Chapter: Southeast US
Social Media: http://@mejackreed
Website: https://www.jack-reed.com
Email: phillipjreed@gmail.com
Coordinate: 33° 44' 56", -84° 23' 13"
Languages: English

Experience:

I work at the Stanford Libraries increasing access to geospatial data. I'm a co-founder of the GeoBlacklight and OpenGeoMetadata projects and work on a variety of other open source software projects.

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Jean-Roc Morreale

Name: Jean-Roc Morreale
Job Title: Informations System Administrator
Company: Departmental Center of Archeology, Conseil Général du Pas de Calais
Country: Francophone
City: Arras
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Coordinate: 50° 17' 32", 2° 46' 22"
Languages: French, English

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Jean-Roc Morreale

Jean-Roc is an archaeologist specialized in the long-term conservation and exploitation of field data, this task is made much easier when using open data formats and free software. For this reason, he started to localize Quantum GIS and participate as board member of the french OSGeo chapter to the promotion and the diffusion of free and open GIS tools into the labs but also into the public administration.

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Jeroen Ticheler

Name: Jeroen Ticheler
Job Title: Director
Company: GeoCat BV
Address: Bennekom, The Netherlands
Country: The Netherlands
City: Bennekom
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Social Media: http://nl.linkedin.com/in/ticheler
Website: http://geocat.net/
Email: Jeroen.Ticheler@GeoCat.net
Phone: +31681286572
Coordinate: 51° 59' 56", 5° 40' 24"
Languages: Dutch, English, Italian, French

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Jeroen Ticheler
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Jo Cook

Name: Jo Cook
Job Title: Geospatial Consultant
Company: Astun Technology Limited
Country: UK
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Coordinate: 51° 19' 56", -0° 16' 18"


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Jo Cook
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Joana Simoes

Name: Joana Simoes
Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Company: GeoCat
Country: Spain
City: Barcelona
Local Chapter: Portugal
Social Media: https://twitter.com/doublebyte
Website: http://doublebyte.net/
Coordinate: 41° 23' 24", 2° 9' 14"
Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian

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Jody Garnett

Name: Jody Garnett
Country: Canada
City: Victoria
Local Chapter: British Columbia Chapter
Website: http://how2map.com/
Email: jody.garnett@how2map.com
Coordinate: 48° 25' 42", -123° 21' 54"


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Jody Garnett

Serves on the Project Steering Committee of GeoServer, GeoTools and uDig projects. Beyond the Java tribes Jody focuses on outreach to new projects as a member of both the Open Source Geospatial Foundation and LocationTech Industry Working Group. Professionally Jody works as a consultant bringing an enterprise computing / business intelligence background to GIS and standards work, currently working with Boundless as community lead.

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Johan Van de Wauw

Name: Johan Van de Wauw
Job Title: GIS Consultant
Company: RealDolmen
Country: Belgium
City: Ghent
Local Chapter: Belgium
Social Media: http://be.linkedin.com/in/johanvdw/
Website: http://blog.gisky.be/
Phone: +32486025381
Coordinate: 51° 2' 59", 3° 43' 55"
Languages: Dutch, English, French, Spanish, German

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Johan Van de Wauw
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Jonas Eberle

Name: Jonas Eberle
Job Title: Research assistant, Developer
Company: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena; Eberle Software & Web Development
Country: Germany
State: Thuringia
City: Jena
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Email: jonas.eberle@gmx.de
Coordinate: 50° 55' 35", 11° 35' 15"
Languages: German, English

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Jonas Eberle

Research assistant and information scientist at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Germany), Department for Earth Observation. PSC member of PyWPS project. Mentor of Google Summer of Code projects. Interested in Earth Observation, OGC-compliant geoprocessing services, and user-friendly web and mobile applications.

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Jorge Samuel Mendes de Jesus

Name: Jorge Samuel Mendes de Jesus
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: Geocat B.V.
Country: The Netherlands
State: Gelderland
City: Wageningen
Instant Messaging: Twitter:@JMendesDeJesus
Email: jorge.dejesus@geocat.net
Coordinate: 51° 58' 22", 5° 40' 15"
Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English, Dutch, Italian

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Jorge is a geohacker born in Portugal but living in The Netherlands, with a 4 year stay in Israel in Ben-Gurion University. His work has mainly focus on webservices and Python geo-programming which made him to be come part of the PyWPS community and steering committee. He follows the OsGEO-PT, OsGEO-ES and now OsGEO-NL activities. He currently works for Geocat B.V.

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Jorge Sanz

Name: Jorge Sanz
Job Title: Solutions Engineer
Company: CARTO
Country: Spain
State: Valencia
City: Aldaia
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Instant Messaging: xurxosanz[at]gmail.com or jsanz[at]carto.com (hangouts), also jsanz on IRC
Social Media: http://@xurxosanz
Website: http://jorgesanz.net
Email: jsanz@osgeo.org
Coordinate: 39° 27' 49", -0° 27' 24"
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

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Jorge Sanz

Name: Jorge Sanz
Job Title: Solutions Engineer
Company: CARTO
Country: Spain
State: Valencia
City: Aldaia
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Instant Messaging: xurxosanz[at]gmail.com or jsanz[at]carto.com (hangouts), also jsanz on IRC
Social Media: http://@xurxosanz
Website: http://jorgesanz.net
Email: jsanz@osgeo.org
Coordinate: 39° 27' 49", -0° 27' 24"
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

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José Santos

Name: José Santos
Job Title: GIS Analyst
Address: Cascais, Portugal
Country: Portugal
Local Chapter: Portugal
Coordinate: 38° 41' 42", -9° 25' 18"


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José Santos

José Santos is a user and supporter of Open Source Software, namely GIS and WebGIS applications. He worked for two years at the European Space Agency as a GIS Consultant where he used and promoted the use of OSGeo software. Currently, he is developing is own startup company based in the use of Open Source software. He is an active member in the OSGeo mailing lists, OSGeo-Live and member of the OSGeo Portugal.

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Julien Michel

Name: Julien Michel
Job Title: R&D engineer
Company: CNES
Country: Francophone
City: Toulouse
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Coordinate: 43° 33' 42", 1° 28' 53"
Languages: French, English

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Julien Michel

Julien Michel is a many year (9+) contributor to the Orfeo ToolBox (www.orfeo-toolbox.org), an open-source C++ library for remote sensing images processing, which is an incubating OSGeo project. Julien Michel is also a member of the OTB Project Steering Committee.

He occasionnaly contributes to the OSSIM and ITK projects.

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Junyoung Choi

Name: Junyoung Choi
Job Title: Urban analyst
Company: Korea Land and Housing corp.(LH)
Address: 19 Chungui-ro
Country: Korea
State: South Gyeongsang province (Gyeongsangnamdo)
City: Jinju
Local Chapter: Korea
Instant Messaging: Skype:Choi-jun-young
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/junyoung.choi.50159
Coordinate: 35° 10' 42", 128° 8' 48"
Languages: Korean, English, Basic French(DELF A2), Basic Japanese(Reading)

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Just van den Broecke

Name: Just van den Broecke
Job Title: Open Source Geospatial Professional
Company: Just Objects B.V.
Address: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Country: The Netherlands
City: Amstelveen
Local Chapter: Nederland
Instant Messaging: Skype: justb4
Social Media: https://twitter.com/justb4
Website: http://justobjects.nl/
Email: just@justobjects.nl
Coordinate: 52° 18' 44", 4° 51' 10"
Languages: Dutch, English, German, French

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Just van den Broecke

Name: Just van den Broecke
Job Title: Open Source Geospatial Professional
Company: Just Objects B.V.
Address: Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Country: The Netherlands
City: Amstelveen
Local Chapter: Nederland
Instant Messaging: Skype: justb4
Social Media: https://twitter.com/justb4
Website: http://justobjects.nl/
Email: just@justobjects.nl
Coordinate: 52° 18' 44", 4° 51' 10"
Languages: Dutch, English, German, French

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Just van den Broecke
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Jáchym Čepický

Name: Jáchym Čepický
Company: OpenGeoLabs.cz
Country: Czech Republic
Local Chapter: Czech
Instant Messaging: Skype: jachymc, hangout
Social Media: twitter: jachymc, github:jachym
Website: http://les-ejk.cz/
Email: jachym.cepicky@gmail.com
Coordinate: 50° 19' 51", 15° 16' 11"
Languages: Czech, German, English

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Jáchym Čepický
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Jérôme Jacovella-St-Louis

Name: Jérôme Jacovella-St-Louis
Job Title: Chief Technology Officer
Company: Ecere Corporation
Address: 347 rue Docteur-J.-Cousineau
Country: Canada
State: Québec
City: Gatineau
Local Chapter: Ottawa Chapter
Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeromestlouis, https://twitter.com/EcereCorp
Website: http://ecere.ca/
Email: jerome@ecere.com
Coordinate: 45° 28' 35", -75° 42' 4"
Languages: French, English

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Jérôme Jacovella-St-Louis
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Karel Charvat

Name: Karel Charvat
Job Title: Chair of Czech Center for Science and Sociaty
Company: Czech Center for Science and Sociaty
Country: Czech Republic
City: Prague
Local Chapter: Chech
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=73516853
Coordinate: 50° 4' 29", 14° 26' 10"
Languages: Czech, Russian, English

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Karel Charvat
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Kate Chapman

Name: Kate Chapman
Job Title: Executive Director
Company: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
Country: United States of America
State: Oregon
City: Portland
Local Chapter: PDX-OSGEO
Instant Messaging: Skype: kateachapman
Phone: +1-703-673-8834
Coordinate: 45° 31' 12", -122° 40' 25"
Languages: English, Indonesian

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Kate Chapman

Kate is Executive Director of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team. Her most recent projects have included working in Indonesia leading a team to train disaster managers in using open-source software to better plan for disasters and relaunching of the OpenAerialMap project. Kate has spoken about the benefits of open-source and open data for disaster response and risk reduction all over the world, including giving keynotes at Linux Conf Australia and FOSS4G in 2013.

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Kevin Smith

Name: Kevin Smith
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: Boundless
Country: Canada
State: British Columbia
City: Victoria
Local Chapter: British Columbia Chapter
Coordinate: 48° 27' 0", -123° 24' 0"
Languages: English

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Kurt Menke

Name: Kurt Menke
Job Title: GIS Specialist, Owner
Company: Bird's Eye View GIS
Country: USA
State: New Mexico
City: Albuquerque
Local Chapter: New Mexico
Instant Messaging: Skype: birdseyeviewgis
Social Media: Twitter: @geomenke
Website: http://www.birdseyeviewgis.com
Email: Kurt@birdseyeviewgis.com
Coordinate: 35° 5' 2", -106° 39' 3"


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Kurt Menke

Kurt Menke is a Certified GIS Professional (GISP) who has been working in the field for 19 years. He works largely on spatial analysis in the conservation field. He received a Masters degree (MA) in Geography from the University of New Mexico in 2000. He is a long time advocate of FOSS4G. Recently he has authored Discover QGIS through Locate Press and co-authored Mastering QGIS through Packt Publishing. In 2015 he was part of the GeoAcademy team awarded the GeoForAll Educator of the Year award.

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Landon Blake

Name: Landon Blake
Job Title: Owner
Company: Redefined Horizons
Country: USA
State: California
City: Stockton
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Social Media: https://twitter.com/mapit4u, http://www.linkedin.com/in/landonblake
Website: http://www.redefinedhorizons.com/
Coordinate: 37° 57' 27", -121° 17' 27"


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Landon Blake

Landon Blake is a land surveyor and GIS programmer with a focus on OpenJUMP and CAD customization. He serves as the Vice President of the California Land Surveyors Association Central Valley Chapter, is a member of the California Land Surveyors Association GIS Committee, and also serves as a member of the California Geodetic Control Working Group.

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Lluís Vicens

Name: Lluís Vicens
Address: Girona
Country: Spain
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Coordinate: 41° 58' 47", 2° 49' 12"


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Luca Congedo

Name: Luca Congedo
Job Title: Engineer
Company: Sapienza University
Country: Italiano
City: Rome
Local Chapter: Italiano
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/LucaCongedoGIS
Website: https://fromgistors.blogspot.com
Coordinate: 41° 53' 24", 12° 29' 24"
Languages: Italian, English

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Luca Congedo

Luca Congedo is an environmental engineer and researcher working in the fields of GIS and Remote Sensing since 2009. He has a Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering (110/110) at Sapienza University (Rome), Engineering Faculty, and he is a Ph.D. student in Landscape and Environment at Sapienza University. Luca Congedo has published over 20 scientific papers and working papers. He is the developer of the Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin for QGIS, an open source plugin that allows for the semi-automatic classification of remote sensing images, including several tools for the pre processing and post processing of images. Since 2013 he is author of the blog "From GIS to Remote Sensing" (https://fromgistors.blogspot.com) that aims to foster the use of open source software for environmental monitoring through tutorials and videos.

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Luca Delucchi

Name: Luca Delucchi
Job Title: GIS Technician
Company: Fondazione Edmund Mach
Country: Italiano
City: San Michele all'Adige
Local Chapter: Italiano
Instant Messaging: Skype: lucadelu
Phone: +39-0461615570
Coordinate: 46° 11' 33", 11° 8' 4"
Languages: Italian, English, French

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Luca Delucchi

Luca graduated in Geography applied to the environment, landscape and tourism from University of Genoa (Italy) in 2008. During studies he knew GIS software and he started to use GRASS GIS and helping with translation. Later he started to work with other free and open source GIS software like PostGIS, OpenLayers, MapServer. Since 2008 he work at Fondazione Edmund Mach, a research center near Trento. He is interest in all features about GIS: desktop, web, geodatabase, developing and geodata.

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Luigi Pirelli

Name: Luigi Pirelli
Job Title: Software Developer
Country: Spain
State: Galicia
City: Betanzos
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Social Media: http://@ginetto
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/luigipirelli
Email: luipir@gmail.com
Coordinate: 43° 17' 12", -8° 12' 54"
Languages: italian, spanish, english

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Luigi Pirelli is a Computer Science Designer and Developer with several years of experience in Earth Observation Systems and Ground Station segment. He worked with ESA main contractors as Telespazio and Advanced Computer Systems (ACS), covering technical roles in system design, software engineering, software development, systems integration and test. During last years started to contribute to the Italian Geographic Free Software community adding code to the the GRASS and QGIS project and resulting founder of the GFOSS Italian Local Chapter. Latest experience cover activities in Spanish local chapter where he lives and active contributions to QGIS code and to the international community. Actually he works only developing for QGIS platform for Boundless Spatial Inc. mainly focused on PKI infrastructure and Continue Integration.

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Manuel Grizonnet

Name: Manuel Grizonnet
Job Title: Image processing engineer
Company: CNES
Country: Francophone
City: Toulouse
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Coordinate: 43° 33' 44", 1° 28' 48"
Languages: French, English

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Manuel Grizonnet

Manuel works at CNES (French Space Agency) and is involved in the Open Source library for remote sensing image processing Orfeo ToolBox.

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Marc Vloemans

Name: Marc Vloemans
Job Title: Director Sales&Business Development EMEA
Company: Boundless Spatial Inc.
Country: The Netherlands
City: Amsterdam
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Instant Messaging: Skype: marcvloemans
Social Media: https://twitter.com/marcvloemans, http://nl.linkedin.com/in/marcvloemans, http://www.slideshare.net/marcvloemans
Coordinate: 52° 22' 24", 4° 53' 37"


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Marc Vloemans

I am an accomplished market developer cum commercial evangelist for open spatial IT. As an international presenter, lobbyist, writer, marketeer and entrepreneur I have contributed to the dissemination of OSGeo-projects - such as PostGIS, GeoServer and OpenLayers - among end-users and decision makers.

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Marco Bernasocchi

Name: Marco Bernasocchi
Country: Switzerland
City: Sagogn
Local Chapter: Italiano
Coordinate: 46° 47' 31", 9° 15' 27"


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Margherita Di Leo

Name: Margherita Di Leo
Job Title: scientific / technical project officer
Company: European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Country: Italiano
State: VA
City: Ispra
Local Chapter: Italiano
Social Media: https://twitter.com/madi468
Website: http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu/team/person/35/detail/
Coordinate: 45° 48' 37", 8° 37' 39"
Languages: English, Italian, Spanish

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Maria Arias de Reyna

Name: Maria Arias de Reyna
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: GeoCat bv
Country: Spain
State: Spain
City: Sevilla
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Social Media: https://twitter.com/delawen
Website: http://delawen.com
Coordinate: 37° 23' 18", -5° 59' 43"
Languages: Spanish, English

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Mark Iliffe

Name: Mark Iliffe
Job Title: Geospatialist
Company: United Nations
Country: USA
State: New York
City: New York
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Social Media: http://markiliffe
Website: http://www.markiliffe.co.uk
Email: markiliffe@gmail.com
Coordinate: 40° 42' 46", -74° 0' 20"


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Hello! I'm Mark Iliffe, originally from England and now in New York. I was on the FOSS4G Nottingham LOC in 2013 and am chairing FOSS4G 2018 in Dar es Salaam.

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Mark Lucas

Name: Mark Lucas
Job Title: Principal Scientist
Company: RadiantBlue Technologies Inc.
Country: USA
State: Florida
City: Melbourne Beach
Local Chapter: Southeast US
Coordinate: 28° 4' 5", -80° 33' 37"
Languages: English, Spanish

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Markus Metz

Name: Markus Metz
Country: Germany
City: Berlin
Email: markus.metz.giswork@gmail.com
Coordinate: 52° 26' 53", 13° 16' 59"


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Markus Metz

GRASS GIS developer, focussing on efficient processing of large datasets, e.g. hydrological modelling, image segmentation, vector network analysis.

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Markus Neteler

Name: Markus Neteler
Job Title: Owner and General Manager
Company: mundialis GmbH & Co KG
Address: Kölnstrasse 99
Country: Germany
City: Bonn
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Website: http://www.mundialis.de/neteler/
Email: neteler@osgeo.org
Coordinate: 50° 44' 27", 7° 5' 49"
Languages: German, English, Italian

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Markus Neteler
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Martin Davis

Name: Martin Davis
Job Title: Software Developer
Company: OpenGeo
Country: Canada
City: Victoria
Local Chapter: British Columbia Chapter
Website: http://lin-ear-th-inking.blogspot.ca/
Coordinate: 48° 25' 42", -123° 21' 54"


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Martin Landa

Name: Martin Landa
Job Title: academic stuff
Company: Department of Geomatics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague
Country: Czech
City: Prague
Local Chapter: Czech
Website: http://geo.fsv.cvut.cz/gwiki/Landa
Coordinate: 50° 6' 13", 14° 23' 16"
Languages: Czech, English

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Martin Landa

Martin contributes to various Open Source GIS projects as a user and mainly as a developer. He is member of GRASS PSC and GRASS development team. Beside the GRASS project he also contributes to GDAL and QGIS.

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Massimiliano Cannata

Name: Massimiliano Cannata
Job Title: Professor in enginering geomatics
Company: University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)
Address: Campus Trevano, Canobbio, Switzerland
Country: Switzerland
City: Canobbio
Local Chapter: Italiano
Coordinate: 46° 1' 35", 8° 57' 41"
Languages: English, Italian

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Massimiliano Cannata

Massimiliano received his PhD in Gedoesy and Geomatics after his master degree in environmental engineering at the Politecnico di Milano. Since 2007 he's the head of the geomatic division within the Institute of Earth Sciences (www.ist.supsi.ch) in Switzerland.

He participated in the community since it's inception at various levels. He's a director of the Open Source Geospatial foundation (OSGeo) and member of the project steering committee of the projects and ZOO (http://www.zoo-project.org). From 2006 to 2016 he was also PSC member of the GIS GRASS (http://grass.osgeo.org). He's group lead the developement of the istSOS project (http://istsos.org) implementing open standards for sensor observation services. Co-chair of the UnitedNation committee and of the Open Geoscience committee.

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Massimo Di Stefano

Name: Massimo Di Stefano
Address: Eboli, Salerno, Italy
Country: Italiano
City: Eboli
Local Chapter: Italiano
Instant Messaging: Skype : epifaniox
Website: http://ccom.unh.edu/user/distefano
Email: epiesasha@me.com
Coordinate: 40° 37' 0", 15° 3' 23"


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Matt Walker

Name: Matt Walker
Job Title: Geospatial Thingy-me-jig
Company: Astun Technology Ltd.
Address: Wolverley
Country: United Kingdom
State: Worcestershire
City: Kidderminster
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Social Media: https://twitter.com/_walkermatt
Website: http://longwayaround.org.uk/
Email: walkermatt@longwayaround.org.uk
Coordinate: 52° 24' 37", -2° 15' 28"


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Matthew Hanson

Name: Matthew Hanson
Job Title: Geospatial Developer
Company: Development Seed
Country: United States
State: NH
City: Dover
Social Media: https://twitter.com/GeoSkeptic
Email: matt.a.hanson@gmail.com
Coordinate: 43° 11' 52", -70° 52' 25"
Languages: English

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Matthias Kuhn

Name: Matthias Kuhn
Job Title: Developer
Company: OPENGIS.ch
Address: Mittlere Strasse 31
State: Schweiz
City: Thun
Email: matthias@opengis.ch
Coordinate: 46° 45' 29", 7° 37' 40"


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Mauricio Miranda

Name: Mauricio Miranda
Job Title: Geospatial Software Architect
Company: Independent Consultant and FOSS4G Preacher
Country: Argentina
City: Mendoza
Local Chapter: Argentinia
Instant Messaging: Jabber: maurimiranda AT gmail DOT com
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mauriciomiranda
Phone: +54-9-2615052948
Coordinate: -32° 54' 54", -68° 49' 59"
Languages: Spanish, English

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Mauricio Miranda

Mauricio has been a Board Member of the Spanish Local Chapter since 2011, and is very active inside the community, leading and pushing the community in Argentina and Latin America, among others. He organizes and manages meetings and events in Latin America with the aim to spread the word with newcomers and privative software users.

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Maëlle Vercauteren Drubbel

Name: Maëlle Vercauteren Drubbel
Job Title: Teaching assistant
Company: Free University of Brussels (ULB)
Country: Belgium
City: Brussels
Local Chapter: Belgium
Website: http://www.ulb.ac.be/igeat/
Coordinate: 50° 48' 46", 4° 22' 56"
Languages: French, English

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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Micah Wengren

Name: Micah Wengren
Job Title: Information Architect/Physical Scientist
Company: NOAA
Address: 1315 E West Hwy
Country: USA
State: Maryland
City: Silver Spring
Coordinate: 38° 59' 32", -77° 1' 49"


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Micah Wengren

Micah works for the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and has been a user and supporter of open source geospatial software since the mid-2000's. Micah has worked to integrate GeoServer and GeoNode into NOAA geospatial data publishing workflows. He led a project to enable better multi-user, enterprise deployment for GeoServer with NOAA and OpenGeo in 2012, and contributed code to GeoNode to prototype a data discovery portal as an add on to the NOAA GeoServer hosting system. Since then, Micah has worked primarily in the open data field, supporting the NOAA Data Catalog (https://data.noaa.gov) and the Integrated Ocean Observing Systems (IOOS) Catalog (https://data.ioos.us). Micah currently works for the NOAA IOOS office helping manage the data publishing framework for IOOS' ocean observation and forecast data throughout the coastal United States, Pacific Islands and Great Lakes.

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Michael P. Gerlek

Name: Michael P. Gerlek
Address: Haymarket, Virginia, USA
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mpgerlek, http://twitter.com/#!/mpgerlek
Coordinate: 38° 50' 24", -77° 37' 30"


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Michael P. Gerlek

Michael P. Gerlek (mpg) has been in the geospatial industry for too many years and has been involved with OSGeo since its inception. He currently works at RadiantBlue in the Washington, DC area.

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Michael Smith

Name: Michael Smith
Job Title: Physical Scientist
Company: US Army Corps of Engineers
Country: USA
State: New Hampshire
City: Hanover
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 43° 42' 11", -72° 17' 18"


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Michael Smith

Michael Smith is a Physical Scientist with the Remote Sensing GIS Center of Expertise at the Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory of the US Army Corps of Engineers. He has been working as a GIS Specialist for 25 years with the last 13 years very involved with Open Source Geospatial.

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Michael Smith

Name: Michael Smith
Job Title: Physical Scientist
Company: US Army Corps of Engineers
Country: USA
State: New Hampshire
City: Hanover
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 43° 42' 11", -72° 17' 18"


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Michael Smith

Michael Smith is a Physical Scientist with the Remote Sensing GIS Center of Expertise at the Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory of the US Army Corps of Engineers. He has been working as a GIS Specialist for 25 years with the last 13 years very involved with Open Source Geospatial.

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Michele Tobias

Name: Michele Tobias
Job Title: GIS Data Curator
Company: University of California Davis Library
Country: United States
State: California
City: Davis
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Coordinate: 38° 32' 23", -121° 44' 56"


Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo user.png

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Micho Garcia

Name: Micho Garcia
Address: Vigo, Spain
Country: Spain
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Coordinate: 42° 13' 2", -8° 44' 15"


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Micho Garcia
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Micho Garcia

Name: Micho Garcia
Address: Vigo, Spain
Country: Spain
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Coordinate: 42° 13' 2", -8° 44' 15"


Experience: OSGeo charter.png

Micho Garcia
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Mikel Maron

Name: Mikel Maron
Job Title: Community Team Lead
Company: Mapbox
Address: 1509 16th St NW
Country: USA
State: DC
City: Washington
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: http://@mikel
Website: http://groundtruth.in/
Email: mikel@mapbox.com
Coordinate: 38° 53' 37", -77° 0' 52"
Languages: English

Experience:

Mikel Maron

Mikel leads the Community Team, building diverse collaborations centered on amazing mapping tools and open data, to make positive change on complex, global problems.

As Presidential Innovation Fellow at the US State Department Mikel drove OpenStreetMap adoption across federal agencies. He is co-founder of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, co-founder of Map Kibera and GroundTruth Initiative and Board member of the OpenStreetMap Foundation. He holds a master’s degree in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems from the University of Sussex, and bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from UC Santa Cruz.

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Milena Nowotarska

Name: Milena Nowotarska
Job Title: Founder
Company: GISTRA
Address: Cyfrowa 6
Country: Polska
City: Szczecin
Local Chapter: Poland
Website: http://gistra.pl
Coordinate: 53° 27' 0", 14° 32' 10"
Languages: Polish, English

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Milena Nowotarska
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Milo van der Linden

Name: Milo van der Linden
Address: Vught, The Netherlands
Country: The Netherlands
City: Utrecht
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Email: milo@dogodigi.net
Coordinate: 51° 30' 57", 3° 52' 47"
Languages: Dutch, English

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Milo van der Linden
  • Participated in writing a proposal to host the FOSS4G conference in The Netherlands in 2007
  • Actively following what's going on in the OSGeo Community
  • Actively participating in OpenLayers, Geoserver, Mapserver and PostGIS communities
  • Actively participating in OpenStreetMap and promoting OpenStreetMap in the Netherlands
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Mohammed Zia

Name: Mohammed Zia
Job Title: Geospatial FOSS4G Developer and Doctoral Student
Company: National Innovation and Research Center for Geographical Information Technologies
Country: Turkey
City: Istanbul
Local Chapter: India
Instant Messaging: Skype: mohammed.zia33
Social Media: https://twitter.com/__ZIA_
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zia33/
Coordinate: 41° 0' 29", 28° 58' 42"
Languages: Python, JavaScript, SQL, C++

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Mohammed Zia
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Moritz Lennert

Name: Moritz Lennert
Job Title: Researcher and teaching assistant
Company: Free University of Brussels (ULB)
Country: Belgium
City: Brussels
Local Chapter: Belgium
Website: http://www.ulb.ac.be/igeat/
Coordinate: 50° 48' 46", 4° 22' 56"
Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch

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Moritz Lennert

Moritz is a researcher and teaching assistant, at the Free University of Brussels (ULB), more precisely at the Department of Geosciences, Environment and Societies and its Institute for Environmental Management and Spatial Planning (IGEAT). He teaches practical courses in GIS, remote sensing, spatial databases and spatial modelling, all using exclusively free software.

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Msilikale Msilanga

Name: Msilikale Msilanga
Job Title: GeoSpatial Consultant
Company: World Bank
Address: Manzese Tip Top - Dar es Salaam
Country: Tanzania
City: Dar es Salaam
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Instant Messaging: msilikalemsilanga
Social Media: https://twitter.com/msilikale05
Website: http://msilikalemsilanga.wordpress.com
Email: msilikalemsilanga@gmail.com
Coordinate: -6° 48' 58", 39° 16' 35"
Languages: Swahili, English, Spanish

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Msilikale Msilanga

Msilikale Msilanga is a spatial planner by professional from Tanzania but have more experiences from Europe and Latin America based on the same field. He has been working at the World Bank since 2011 as the Geospatial consultant before he went to have his Masters for two years. Now he is back at the World Bank supporting the open data team and more mapping projects in Tanzania Zambia and Mozambique. For more than five years, he has been working with the local communities in Dar es salaam helping them to map their own areas using OSM. Through these maps which are mostly in the informal settlements, more issues facing the community has been identified and more projects have been identified one of them being Ramani Huria. He is currently a Co-chair for FOSS4G 2018 which will be conducted in Dar es Salaam in 2018.

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Nathan Woodrow

Name: Nathan Woodrow
Job Title: Technical Consultant/QGIS Specialist
Company: Digital Mapping Solutions
Country: Australia
City: Warwick
Local Chapter: Aust-NZ
Instant Messaging: Skype: madmanwoo
Social Media: https://twitter.com/madmanwoo, https://plus.google.com/109990125267312011029, http://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanw
Website: http://nathanw.com/
Coordinate: -28° 12' 46", 152° 1' 55"
Languages: English

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Nathan Woodrow

Nathan is a active core developer and promoter of QGIS. He is an advocate of using open source solutions in local government, promoting its use to save money, add flexibility in workflows, and allow greater freedom from vendor lock in.

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Nicolas Bozon

Name: Nicolas Bozon
Job Title: Cartographer
Company: Esri France
Country: Francophone
City: Lyon
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Instant Messaging: IRC: nbozon
Social Media: https://twitter.com/cartogenic, http://www.linkedin.com/in/nbozon
Website: http://cartogenic.com
Coordinate: 45° 46' 13", 4° 51' 22"
Languages: french, english

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Nicolas Bozon

Nicolas Bozon is an open source geospatial enthusiast. He specializes in map design, webmapping and UI/UX design. He is a GIS expert, cartographer and designer with complementary research, development and business experiences.

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Nicolas Roelandt

Name: Nicolas Roelandt
Job Title: Student
Company: Universite Paris 8
Country: Francophone
City: Saint-Denis
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Social Media: http://Roelandtn42 (twitter)
Coordinate: 48° 56' 45", 2° 21' 47"
Languages: French, English

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Nicolas Roelandt
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Nikos Alexandris

Name: Nikos Alexandris
Country: Greece; Switzerland; Germany; Italy
City: Trikala; Genève; Ebringen; Ispra;
Instant Messaging: skype nikos.alexandris
Social Media: https://identi.ca/nikosalexandris, https://twitter.com/#!/NikAlexandris, https://github.com/NikosAlexandris
Website: http://nikosalexandris.net/xpress
Languages: Ελληνικά, Deutsch, English, Français

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Nikos Alexandris

- Contributed GRASS-GIS Add-Ons:

  • Talks in FOSSCOMM 2014, in Greek, about "Προ-Επεξεργασία Δορυφορικών Εικόνων Υψηλής Ανάλυσης με το GRASS-GIS, Παράδειγμα Χρησιμοποιώντας Εικόνες QuickBird2", Lamia, Greece

(Feb - Mar. 2014)

  • Talks about GRASS-GIS in TERI University, Delhi, India
  • Talks about GRASS-GIS in Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India
  • Held a workshop titled "Processing High Resolution Satellite Imagery with GRASS-GIS, An Example Using QuickBird2 Imagery" in Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India
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Nimalika Fernando

Name: Nimalika Fernando
Company: OSGeo Lab of SLIIT , Sri Lanka
Country: Sri Lanka
City: Colombo
Social Media: http://mrt.academia.edu/NimalikaFernando, http://www.linkedin.com/pub/nimalika-fernando/13/828/53b
Coordinate: 6° 54' 10", 79° 51' 40"
Languages: Sinhala, English

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Nimalika Fernando

Nimalika has moved to Open source GIS in 2006 as a novice user and application developer in her research studies related to web-mapping. Since then she has been involved in adopting OSGeo tools in teaching, research and spreading the use of them (particularly QGIS, MapServer, PostgreSQL, OSM ) in Sri Lanka. She is interested in integrating open source GIS solutions in solving locally important problems and linking different organizations organizations with OSGeo products. At present she is a Phd candidate at Curtin University, Perth, Australia

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Niroshan Bandara

Name: Niroshan Bandara
Job Title: Student
Company: Osaka City University
Country: Sri Lanka
City: Osaka
Local Chapter: Japan
Email: niroshansnj@gmail.com
Coordinate: 34° 35' 30", 135° 30' 18"
Languages: English, Sinhalese, Japanese

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Niroshan Bandara

Niroshan Bandara is currently following a Master Programme on Urban Informatics in Osaka City University, Japan

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Nobusuke Iwasaki

Name: Nobusuke Iwasaki
Job Title: Senior Researcher
Company: National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences
Country: Japan
City: Tsukuba
Local Chapter: Japan
Instant Messaging: Skype: wata909
Website: http://cse.niaes.affrc.go.jp/niwasaki/
Coordinate: 36° 6' 43", 140° 4' 26"


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Nobusuke Iwasaki
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Nuno Oliveira

Name: Nuno Oliveira
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: GeoSolutions
Country: Portugal
City: Celorico de Basto
Local Chapter: Portugal
Instant Messaging: Skype: nmcarvalhooliveira
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/nuno-oliveira-geo
Website: http://www.geo-solutions.it/
Email: nmco51845@gmail.com
Coordinate: 41° 23' 29", -7° 59' 54"
Languages: English, Portuguese, French

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Nuno earned his BS and MS in Software Engineering from University of Minho. He started is career in the telecommunications industry by developing solutions for managing and monitoring telecommunications infrastructures. Currently he works at GeoSolutions were he develops advanced solutions for GIS challenges using open source software. In the last years he focused on distributed systems, big data technologies and GIS. He contributes to several open source projects and is a commiter of GeoServer, MapStore and GeoTools.

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Nyall Dawson

Name: Nyall Dawson
Job Title: Lead Developer/Proprietor
Company: North Road Consulting Pty Ltd
Country: Australia
State: QLD
City: Brisbane
Local Chapter: Aust-NZ
Social Media: https://twitter.com/nyalldawson
Website: https://north-road.com/
Email: nyall@north-road.com
Coordinate: -26° 41' 35", 153° 6' 32"
Languages: English

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Nyall Dawson

Nyall has been a core developer with the QGIS project since 2013. During this time he has contributed over 5000 commits to the project, and today is one of the most active developers on the project. Nyall's contributions to QGIS cover a wide range of areas - from improvements to the map rendering and symbology engines, enhancements to labeling and print layout functionality, right through to optimisations of the underlying spatial processing algorithms utilised by QGIS. He is dedicated to making QGIS a unique tool capable of creating cartographic effects which to date have not been available in GIS software applications.

Nyall is currently the proprietor and lead developer at North Road Consulting, an Australian spatial development consultancy which predominantly focus on investing in and promoting use of open source GIS applications.

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Oliver May

Name: Oliver May
Job Title: Developer
Company: DFC Software Engineering
Country: Belgium
City: Gent
Local Chapter: Belgium
Email: Oliver.may@geomajas.org
Coordinate: 51° 3' 14", 3° 43' 23"
Languages: Dutch, English, French

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Oliver May
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Oliver Tonnhofer

Name: Oliver Tonnhofer
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: Omniscale
Country: Germany
City: Oldenburg
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Website: http://omniscale.de/
Coordinate: 53° 8' 16", 8° 13' 2"
Languages: English, German

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Oliver Tonnhofer
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Paul Meems

Name: Paul Meems
Job Title: Product manager Open-Source GIS and Sr. GIS Consultant
Company: TopX Geo-ICT
Country: The Netherlands
City: Hoogezand
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Instant Messaging: http://nl.linkedin.com/in/paulmeems/
Social Media: https://twitter.com/mapwindow_nl
Coordinate: 53° 9' 47", 6° 43' 34"
Languages: Dutch, English

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Paul Meems
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Paul Ramsey

Name: Paul Ramsey
Job Title: Geospatial Architect
Company: Boundless
Country: Canada
State: British Columbia
City: Victoria
Local Chapter: British Columbia Chapter
Coordinate: 48° 25' 40", -123° 21' 50"


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Paul Ramsey
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Paul van Genuchten

Name: Paul van Genuchten
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: GeoCat BV
Address: Wageningen, The Netherlands
Country: The Netherlands
City: Wageningen
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Instant Messaging: Skype: pvgenuchten
Social Media: https://twitter.com/pvangenuchten
Coordinate: 51° 57' 57", 5° 40' 47"
Languages: Dutch, English, German, French

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Paul van Genuchten

Paul van Genuchten is a software engineer focussed on creating easy-to-use sensible spatial applications based on standards. Besides (mostly web) development you'll find him at events spreading the word on ease of use of SDI software and use of standards like WMS, WMC, CSW, SOS.

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Paulo van Breugel

Name: Paulo van Breugel
Company: HAS University of Applied Science
Country: The Netherlands
City: 's-Hertogenbosch
Local Chapter: Nederland
Social Media: https://pvanb.wordpress.com/
Website: http://ecodiv.earth
Coordinate: 51° 43' 20", 5° 15' 0"
Languages: Dutch, English, Portugues

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Paulo van Breugel

My main research interests are forest and landscape ecology, biogeography, and conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and natural resources. I have worked for international research (Bioversity, ICRAF, ILRI) institutes in Syria, Brazil and Kenya. I am currently working as freelance researcher on ecology & biodiversity and GIS/spatial analyst.

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Pedro Pereira

Name: Pedro Pereira
Job Title: IT and GIS Technician
Company: CMGuimarães
Country: Portugal
City: Guimarães
Local Chapter: Portugal
Email: pedromap@gmail.com
Coordinate: 41° 26' 39", -8° 17' 33"


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Pedro Pereira

Pedro is a Geographer and works as a IT and GIS Technician in the Municipality of Guimarães - Portugal.

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Pedro Pereira

Name: Pedro Pereira
Job Title: IT and GIS Technician
Company: CMGuimarães
Country: Portugal
City: Guimarães
Local Chapter: Portugal
Email: pedromap@gmail.com
Coordinate: 41° 26' 39", -8° 17' 33"


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Pedro Pereira

Pedro is a Geographer and works as a IT and GIS Technician in the Municipality of Guimarães - Portugal.

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Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses

Name: Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses
Job Title: Project Manager
Company: Omnium SI
Address: Valencia, Spain
Country: Spain
City: Valencia
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Coordinate: 39° 27' 24", -0° 23' 35"


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Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses

Pedro-Juan is a Cartographer and Project Manager that works in a Business Intelligence and Data Mining company. He has been collaborating with different NGOs in spreading the word of the Open Knowledge, Open data and FOSS (and FOSS4G)

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Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses

Name: Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses
Job Title: Project Manager
Company: Omnium SI
Address: Valencia, Spain
Country: Spain
City: Valencia
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Coordinate: 39° 27' 24", -0° 23' 35"


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Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses

Pedro-Juan is a Cartographer and Project Manager that works in a Business Intelligence and Data Mining company. He has been collaborating with different NGOs in spreading the word of the Open Knowledge, Open data and FOSS (and FOSS4G)

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Peter Batty

Name: Peter Batty
Job Title: Co-founder and CTO of Geospatial Division
Company: Ubisense
Address: Denver, CO, US
Country: US
State: CO
City: Denver
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 39° 45' 11", -104° 59' 55"


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Peter Batty
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Peter Baumann

Name: Peter Baumann
Job Title: Professor of Computer Science
Company: Jacobs University
Country: Germany
City: Bremen
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Instant Messaging: Skype: pefrabau
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/in/peterbaumann
Website: http://www.rasdaman.com/
Coordinate: 53° 10' 4", 8° 39' 13"
Languages: German, English, Spanish

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Peter Baumann
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Peter Löwe

Name: Peter Löwe
Job Title: Head of Research Infrastructure
Company: DIW Berlin
Country: Germany
City: Potsdam
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Instant Messaging: skype: peter.loewe
Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterloewe/
Website: http://www.drloewe.eu
Email: peter.loewe@gmx.de
Coordinate: 52° 23' 59", 13° 3' 59"
Languages: German, English

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Peter Mooney

Name: Peter Mooney
Job Title: Senior Researcher
Company: Maynooth Unversity
Country: Ireland
Local Chapter: Ireland
Website: http://www.cs.nuim.ie/~pmooney
Coordinate: 53° 22' 46", -6° 35' 47"
Languages: English

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Pieter De Graef

Name: Pieter De Graef
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: Geosparc
Country: Belgium
City: Gent
Local Chapter: Belgium
Website: http://www.geosparc.com/
Coordinate: 51° 2' 18", 3° 43' 13"
Languages: Dutch, English, Java

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Pieter De Graef
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Pirmin Kalberer

Name: Pirmin Kalberer
Job Title: Co-founder and Managing director
Company: Sourcepole
Country: Switzerland
City: Zurich
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Coordinate: 47° 22' 18", 8° 32' 29"


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Pirmin Kalberer

Pirmin is an active Geospatial Open Source community member since 2002. He works for Sourcepole, a Swiss based commercial Open Source company.

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Rafael Moreno

Name: Rafael Moreno
Job Title: Associate Professor
Company: University of Colorado Denver
Address: 1200 Larimer St NC 3016-C
Country: USA
State: Colorado
City: Denver
Website: https://clas.ucdenver.edu/directory/faculty-staff/Rafael-Moreno
Email: Rafael.Moreno@ucdenver.edu
Coordinate: 39° 44' 32", -105° 0' 17"
Languages: English, Spanish

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Rafael Moreno received his B.S. in Forestry from the Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico in 1982 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Natural Resources Management from Colorado State University in 1987 and1992 respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at University of Colorado Denver (UCD). He teaches courses in GISscience and Technology, environmental science, land use planning and sustainability in natural resources management. He leads the FOSS4G lab at UCD. His current research concentrates on the analysis of fragmentation and anthropogenic pressure on forest areas, Decision Support Systems for forest management, and the use of FOSS/FOSS4G for creating local and Web-based spatial information systems.

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Ragi Yaser Burhum

Name: Ragi Yaser Burhum
Job Title: CEO
Company: AmigoCloud Inc
Address: Lima, Perú
Country: Perú
State: Lima
City: Lima
Local Chapter: California Chapter
Coordinate: -12° 8' 41", -77° 1' 35"
Languages: Spanish, English, German, French

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Ragi Yaser Burhum

Ragi has worked for over 10+years at various companies in the GIS space (ESRI, Microsoft, etc) where he was responsible for designing and architecting geospatial solutions for governments, non-profit and private institutions. During his career, Ragi has created several hybrid (closed source + OS) GIS solutions that have ranged from huge servers, to mobile phones and embedded chipsets. He is a big proponent of OS geospatial technologies and usually does presentations on the topic.

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Rajat Shinde

Name: Rajat Shinde
Job Title: Student
Company: IIT Bombay
Address: IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai
Country: India
State: Maharashtra
City: Mumbai
Local Chapter: India
Instant Messaging: skype: rajatshinde2303
Social Media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rajat-shinde/, facebook:https://www.facebook.com/rajat.shinde.50
Website: http://bighome.iitb.ac.in/~rajatshinde
Email: rajatshinde2303@gmail.com
Phone: +91-9987088349
Coordinate: 19° 7' 59", 72° 54' 47"
Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi

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Rajat Shinde
  • Attended FOSS4G-Asia 2017 conference held at Hyderabad, India. Presented SPark- an open-source smart parking web-app using IoT and pgRouting.
  • Added audio, video, and SOS input support for the MapMint4ME in the Google Summer of Code 2017.
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Randal Hale

Name: Randal Hale
Job Title: GIS Person
Company: North River Geographic Systems, Inc
Country: United States
State: TN
City: Chattanooga
Local Chapter: Southeast US
Social Media: http://www.twitter.com/rjhale, http://www.linkedin.com/in/randalhale/
Coordinate: 35° 2' 43", -85° 18' 35"


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Randal Hale

Randal Hale is the owner of North River Geographic Systems, Inc. He's been active in the QGIS Community by participating in beta testing and answering questions on the QGIS mailing list. He's also developed QGIS classes that target people active in the GIS Community.

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Ravi Kumar Vundavalli

Name: Ravi Kumar Vundavalli
Country: India
City: Rajahmundry
Local Chapter: India
Instant Messaging: Skype:ravivundavalli
Website: http://www.mana-rajahmundry.org
Coordinate: 17° 0' 1", 81° 48' 14"
Languages: English, Telugu, Hindi, Oriya, Bengali

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Ravi Kumar Vundavalli

Evangelist of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). FOSS GIS teacher. Trained more than a hundred Geologists of Geological Survey of India, as head of it's training division at Hyderabad, India. Currently developing FOSS GIS for transparent administration in India. 'mana-rajahmundry.org', is a website developed for society with various themes like roads, toilets, schools, drainage etc. A similar website is being prepared for the City of Mysuru, http://www.mana-rajahmundry.org/namma-mysuru/. Being a Geologist mapping the districts of Godavari, Andhra Pradesh for Free Geological Geospatial data. Present Interest: 'Crowd-sourcing', with Android smart phones, for various societal needs is present endeavour. Geopaparazzi and OSMAND are used for 'Mobile-GIS', with training workshops. Building specific forms for crowd-sourcing Geospatial data is also in progress.

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Remi Cresson

Name: Remi Cresson
Job Title: Research engineer
Company: IRSTEA
Country: Francophone
City: Montpellier
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Website: https://gitlab.irstea.fr/remi.cresson, https://github.com/remicres/
Coordinate: 43° 38' 43", 3° 52' 36"


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Remi Cresson

Remi Cresson has received the M. Sc. in electrical engineering from the Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG), France, 2009. He is with IRSTEA (french National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture), for research and development in the field of remote sensing image processing, including (but not restricted to) High Performance Computing and geospatial data infrastructures. Involved in open source projects:

  • Member of the Orfeo ToolBox Project Steering Committee,
  • Developper of the ZOO-Project WPS server
  • User of QGIS, GDAL
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Rob Emanuele

Name: Rob Emanuele
Job Title: VP of Research
Company: Azavea
Country: United States of America
State: PA
City: Philadelphia
Local Chapter: Philadelphia
Coordinate: 39° 57' 30", -75° 9' 29"


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Sanghee Shin

Name: Sanghee Shin
Job Title: C.E.O. and President
Company: Gaia3D, Inc.
Country: South Korea
City: Seoul
Local Chapter: Korea
Instant Messaging: Skype: endofcap
Website: http://www.gaia3d.com/
Email: endofcap@gmail.com
Phone: +82-2-3397-3475
Coordinate: 37° 31' 34", 126° 54' 21"
Languages: Korean, English

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Sanghee Shin
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Sanghee Shin

Name: Sanghee Shin
Job Title: C.E.O. and President
Company: Gaia3D, Inc.
Country: South Korea
City: Seoul
Local Chapter: Korea
Instant Messaging: Skype: endofcap
Website: http://www.gaia3d.com/
Email: endofcap@gmail.com
Phone: +82-2-3397-3475
Coordinate: 37° 31' 34", 126° 54' 21"
Languages: Korean, English

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Sanghee Shin
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Sankepally Rohith Reddy

Name: Sankepally Rohith Reddy
Country: India
State: Telangana
City: Hyderabad
Email: rohithreddy2219@gmail.com
Coordinate: 17° 26' 43", 78° 21' 1"


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Rohith Reddy is pursuing his Masters in Research in the Lab for Spatial Informatics at the IIIT Hyderabad, India. He is a developer, programmer and a researcher.

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Santiago Higuera de Frutos

Name: Santiago Higuera de Frutos
Job Title: Assistant Professor
Company: Technical University of Madrid
Country: Spain
State: Madrid
City: Moralzarzal
Local Chapter: Capítulo Local de la comunidad hispano-hablante
Social Media: http://@santiagohiguera
Website: http://mercatorlab.com
Email: shiguera@osgeo.org
Coordinate: 40° 40' 34", -3° 57' 58"
Languages: Spanish, English, French

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Santiago Higuera de Frutos
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Sara Safavi

Name: Sara Safavi
Job Title: Software Engineer
Company: Planet
Country: United States
State: Texas
City: Austin
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 30° 22' 46", -97° 44' 16"


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Sara is a software developer with experience in web and geospatial development, and a frequent speaker in both the Python & geospatial tech communities. Sara is also an active community leader, and has been an organizer for PyLadiesATX, Austin Open Source GIS, and MaptimeATX.

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Scott Clark

Name: Scott Clark
Job Title: Program Manager
Company: DigitalGlobe Radiant
Country: United States
State: Virginia
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: http://@sctevl
Email: sctevl@gmail.com
Coordinate: 38° 43' 24", -77° 32' 11"


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I'm a program manager with a background in geospatial analysis and I advocate for the maximum use of open source software in all of the projects I'm responsible for. I've participated in open source projects for a few years now and have an interest in GeoNode, QGIS, GeoWave and GeoGig. One of the projects I worked on is GeoSHAPE (http://geoshape.org). I attend FOSS4G whenever I can for the great community and to keep up on the latest with open source geospatial software.

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Simon Mercier

Name: Simon Mercier
Job Title: VP
Company: Mapgears Solutions
Country: Canada
City: Quebec city
Local Chapter: Québec Chapter
Website: http://simonmercier.net/
Coordinate: 46° 47' 8", -71° 16' 56"
Languages: English, French

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Simon Mercier
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Stefan Steiniger

Name: Stefan Steiniger
Job Title: GIS/c Researcher
Company: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Country: Chile
City: Santiago de Chile
Local Chapter: Sudamerica
Coordinate: -33° 26' 30", -70° 38' 24"
Languages: German, English, Spanish

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Stefan Steiniger
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Stefan Tzeggai

Name: Stefan Tzeggai
Job Title: CTO
Company: wikisquare, empirica-systeme GmbH
Country: Germany
City: Tübingen
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Instant Messaging: stefan.tzeggai@chat.empirica-systeme.de
Social Media: https://www.xing.com/profile/StefanAlfons_Tzeggai, http://www.linkedin.com/in/stefanalfonskrueger, http://twitter.com/geopublishing
Website: https://www.empirica-systeme.de/
Email: tzeggai@empirica-systeme.de
Coordinate: 48° 31' 43", 9° 2' 37"
Languages: German, English, Spanish

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Stefan Tzeggai
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Stephan Meißl

Name: Stephan Meißl
Job Title: CTO
Company: EOX IT Services
Country: Austria
City: Wien
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Social Media: https://twitter.com/schpidi, http://github.com/schpidi, http://at.linkedin.com/in/meissl
Website: http://stephan.meissl.name/
Coordinate: 48° 13' 8", 16° 21' 37"
Languages: German, English

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Stephan Meißl
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Stephan Meißl

Name: Stephan Meißl
Job Title: CTO
Company: EOX IT Services
Country: Austria
City: Wien
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Social Media: https://twitter.com/schpidi, http://github.com/schpidi, http://at.linkedin.com/in/meissl
Website: http://stephan.meissl.name/
Coordinate: 48° 13' 8", 16° 21' 37"
Languages: German, English

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Stephan Meißl
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Stephen Vincent Mather

Name: Stephen Vincent Mather
Job Title: GIS Manager
Company: Cleveland Metroparks
Address: 126 Baker St
Country: United States
State: Ohio
City: Berea
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: http://@smathermather
Website: https://smathermather.com
Email: stephen@smathermather.com
Coordinate: 41° 22' 3", -81° 51' 43"
Languages: English

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Stephen has been working in GIS, Planning, and related fields since 1998, working for the last 9 years as the GIS Manager for Cleveland Metroparks. He has been interested in the application of computer vision to geospatial analyses since 2004, and has recently initiated the OpenDroneMap project (http://opendronemap.org), a project to bring together and extend a suite of open source computer vision software for use with UAS (drone) and street level images.

In addition to managing Cleveland Metroparks GIS program and leading OpenDroneMap, Stephen works with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Karisoke Research Center (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International) to research mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Most of that work uses OSGeo tools.

Stephen is also coauthor of the PostGIS Cookbook and blogs all his geospatial and ecological whims at https://smathermather.com.

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Stephen Woodbridge

Name: Stephen Woodbridge
Job Title: Owner
Company: iMaptools.com
Country: USA
State: MA
City: North Chelmsford
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: Skype: stephen.woodbridge
Coordinate: 42° 38' 19", -71° 22' 58"


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Stephen Woodbridge
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Steve Lime

Name: Steve Lime
Job Title: Data & Applications Manager
Company: Minnesota DNR
Country: USA
State: MN
City: St. Paul
Local Chapter: North America
Coordinate: 44° 57' 0", -93° 6' 5"


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Steve Lime

Steve is one of the principle developers for MapServer and does a fair amount of web application development using MapServer/MapScript, PostGIS, GDAL, GEOS and OpenLayers.

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Steven Feldman

Name: Steven Feldman
Job Title: Principal
Company: KnowWhere Consulting
Country: UK
City: London
Website: http://www.knowwhereconsulting.co.uk/
Coordinate: 51° 30' 26", -0° 7' 39"


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Steven Feldman
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Steven Ottens

Name: Steven Ottens
Job Title: Ux Designer
Company: Geodan
Country: The Netherlands
City: Amsterdam
Local Chapter: Nederland
Social Media: https://twitter.com/stvno
Website: https://stvno.github.io
Email: steven@minst.net
Coordinate: 52° 22' 13", 4° 53' 42"
Languages: Dutch, English, German

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Steven Ottens
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Suchith Anand

Name: Suchith Anand
Job Title: Researcher
Company: The University of Nottingham
Country: United Kingdom
City: Nottingham
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Email: Suchith.Anand@nottingham.ac.uk
Coordinate: 52° 57' 17", -1° 9' 4"


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Suchith Anand
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Thomas Baschetti

Name: Thomas Baschetti
Country: Germany
City: Osnabrück
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS e.V.
Website: http://thomas-baschetti.de/
Phone: +49-541-259190
Coordinate: 52° 16' 13", 8° 2' 39"
Languages: German, English

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Thomas Baschetti

Thomas is a freelancer doing all kind of GIS and database stuff, especially helping people to migrate from proprietary to free software, connecting different systems and getting things to work.

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Thomas Gratier

Name: Thomas Gratier
Country: Francophone
City: Nantes
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Instant Messaging: Skype : gratierthomas
Social Media: https://github.com/thomasg77
Coordinate: 47° 12' 56", -1° 32' 58"
Languages: French, English

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Thomas Gratier
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Tim Sutton

Name: Tim Sutton
Company: Kartoza (Pty) Ltd.
Country: South Africa
City: Somerset West
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Coordinate: -34° 4' 31", 18° 50' 36"


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Tim Sutton
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Tina Cormier

Name: Tina Cormier
Job Title: Remote Sensing Scientist
Company: TellusLabs
Country: United States
State: ME
City: Brunswick
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: https://twitter.com/TinaACormier, https://www.linkedin.com/in/tinacormier/
Email: TinaACormier@gmail.com
Coordinate: 43° 54' 50", -69° 58' 1"
Languages: English, Spanish

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Tina is a remote sensing scientist who uses satellite imagery to gain insights into critical challenges facing society, and open source software is central to the work that she does. She actively promotes open source through talks, community events (e.g., maptime), and social media, and she is now working with the OSGeo-Live project on R quickstarts as well as with the author of the lidR package to improve user friendliness.

Sharing her open source experience has always been a part of her work as well; she has taught workshops in countries all over the world, from Peru to Nepal, as well as in her home country, the USA. Workshop topics have ranged from programming in R and using QGIS, to processing lidar with open source tools.

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Tina Cormier

Name: Tina Cormier
Job Title: Remote Sensing Scientist
Company: TellusLabs
Country: United States
State: ME
City: Brunswick
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: https://twitter.com/TinaACormier, https://www.linkedin.com/in/tinacormier/
Email: TinaACormier@gmail.com
Coordinate: 43° 54' 50", -69° 58' 1"
Languages: English, Spanish

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Tina is a remote sensing scientist who uses satellite imagery to gain insights into critical challenges facing society, and open source software is central to the work that she does. She actively promotes open source through talks, community events (e.g., maptime), and social media, and she is now working with the OSGeo-Live project on R quickstarts as well as with the author of the lidR package to improve user friendliness.

Sharing her open source experience has always been a part of her work as well; she has taught workshops in countries all over the world, from Peru to Nepal, as well as in her home country, the USA. Workshop topics have ranged from programming in R and using QGIS, to processing lidar with open source tools.

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Tom Chadwin

Name: Tom Chadwin
Job Title: ICT Manager
Company: Northumberland National Park
Address: Eastburn, South Park
Country: UK
State: Northumberland
City: Hexham
Local Chapter: OSGeo UK
Social Media: http://twitter.com/tomchadwin
Website: http://github.com/tomchadwin
Email: tom.chadwin@nnpa.org.uk
Phone: +44-1434-611530
Coordinate: 54° 57' 57", -2° 5' 54"
Languages: English

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Tom Chadwin

Author and maintainer of qgis2web, a QGIS plugin to create webmaps, I have worked for Northumberland National Park Authority for over twelve years, also spending time on secondment managing GIS and web joint working between all the UK National Parks. I have spoken at FOSS4GUK and regional QGIS user groups, and have made several (non-code) contributions to QGIS. I oversaw the migration of Northumberland National Park Authority from proprietary GIS to open source, and advocate its use whenever possible.

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Tommy Oozeer

Name: Tommy Oozeer
Job Title: Founder and director
Company: Geobusinet
Address: Avenue Bois Amory 17B
Country: Belgium
City: Lillois
Local Chapter: Belgium
Website: http://www.geobusinet.com/
Coordinate: 50° 41' 5", 4° 22' 37"
Languages: English, French, Dutch

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Tommy Oozeer
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Torben Barsballe

Name: Torben Barsballe
Job Title: Software Developer
Company: Boundless
Country: Canada
State: BC
City: Victoria
Local Chapter: British Columbia Chapter
Email: tbarsballe@boundlessgeo.com
Coordinate: 48° 25' 12", -123° 21' 36"
Languages: English

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Committer on the GeoTools, GeoWebCache, and GeoServer projects.

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Toshikazu Seto

Name: Toshikazu Seto
Job Title: Project Lecturer
Company: Center for Spatial Information Science at The University of Tokyo
Country: Japan
City: Tokyo
Local Chapter: Japan
Social Media: http://www.facebook.com/tosseto, https://twitter.com/#!/tosseto
Website: https://medium.com/tosseto-info
Coordinate: 35° 42' 46", 139° 45' 43"
Languages: Japanese, English

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Toshikazu Seto

Toshikazu Seto is a researcher who has conducted research and analysis related to "GIS and Society". Since OSGeo.JP was formed, he has been supporting the Japanese FOSS4G event held annually in Tokyo and Osaka. He is also interested in community-building for FOSS4G and attends a wide range of activities related to Volunteered Geographic Information and OpenGeoData.

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Tuong-Thuy Vu

Name: Tuong-Thuy Vu
Job Title: Associate Professor
Company: Open-source Geospatial Research Lab, School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus (UNMC)
Country: Malaysia
City: Semenyih
Local Chapter: Vietnam
Social Media: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/tuongthuy-vu/15/177/467
Coordinate: 2° 56' 45", 101° 52' 27"
Languages: English, Vietnamese

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A geospatial scientist by training, Thuy has been working as researcher and educator in Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Sweden and Malaysia. He has been an active user of open-source software for his research and teaching including QGIS, GRASS GIS, and Orfeo Toolbox among others. He is currently leading the OSGEO lab at UNMC, a research unit aiming at promoting OSGEO tools and services in Malaysia and Southeast Asian region.

  • Has promoted the uses of OSGEO in Malaysia and the region.
  • Has developed applications using a variety of OSGeo software
  • Established ICA-OSGEO research lab at University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus in 2011
  • Co-founder OSGEO Malaysia local chapter in 2012
  • Was elected as OSGeo Charter member in 2013
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Tõnis Kärdi

Name: Tõnis Kärdi
Job Title: GIS specialist
Company: Estonian Ministry of the Environment IT Center
Country: Estonia
City: Tartu
Social Media: https://twitter.com/#!/tkardi
Email: tonis.kardi@gmail.com
Coordinate: 58° 22' 48", 26° 43' 20"
Languages: Estonian, English, basic Italian and Russian

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Tõnis has been active in the geo field for approximately 15 years but a relative newcomer to the world of osgeo. He has a background in environmental technology specializing in remote sensing but his professional endeavours have led him to pursue goals in the field of geoinformatics instead. Crunching data has been his love for years. He is currently stationed as a GIS specialist at the Estonian Ministry of Environment IT Center (KEMIT) where he focuses on open data and open source GIS solutions in governmental institutions, consults IT projects that have geo/data/map/services requirements in the Ministry's area of responsibility.

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Vaclav Petras

Name: Vaclav Petras
Job Title: PhD student
Company: North Carolina State University
Country: USA
State: NC
City: Raleigh
Local Chapter: North America
Social Media: http://@vaclavpetras
Website: http://wenzeslaus.github.io/
Coordinate: 35° 47' 5", -78° 40' 54"
Languages: Czech, English

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Vasile Crăciunescu

Name: Vasile Crăciunescu
Job Title: Researcher
Company: Romanian National Meteorological Administration
Address: Bucharest, Romania
Country: Romania
City: Bucharest
Local Chapter: Romanian
Website: http://ro.linkedin.com/in/vasilecraciunescu
Coordinate: 44° 30' 43", 26° 4' 47"


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Vasile Crăciunescu
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Veronica Andreo

Name: Veronica Andreo
Job Title: Postdoc researcher
Company: Department of Earth Observation Science. ITC - University of Twente
Country: Netherlands
City: Enschede
Website: https://veroandreo.wordpress.com/
Email: veroandreo@gmail.com
Coordinate: 52° 13' 22", 6° 52' 47"
Languages: Spanish, English, Italian

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Veronica Andreo

Vero holds a PhD in Biology and a MSc degree in GIS and Remote Sensing. She is mostly interested in GIS and remote sensing uses and applications for public health, environmental monitoring and disaster management. She is a GRASS GIS and FOSS4G enthusiast and a very active promoter of Osgeo/FOSS4G philosophy everywhere: in conferences, courses, workshops and so on. She is mainly involved in GRASS GIS community contributing tutorials, examples, general documentation, user support, translations, etc.

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Victor Olaya

Name: Victor Olaya
Job Title: Developer
Company: Universidad de Extremadura, UNEX
Country: Francophone
City: Auch
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Instant Messaging: Skype: volaya1978
Website: http://volaya.es/
Coordinate: 43° 38' 46", 0° 35' 13"
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Russian

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Victor Olaya

Victor is the creator and main developer of the SEXTANTE library, a spatial data analysis library currently used by several open source GIS such as gvSIG or QGIS. He is also the main author of the Spanish Free GIS Book, a free (CC BY) book on the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems.

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Victoria Rautenbach

Name: Victoria Rautenbach
Job Title: Lecturer
Company: University of Pretoria
Country: South Africa
City: Pretoria
Local Chapter: Africa Local Chapter
Website: http://www.up.ac.za/cgis
Email: victoria.rautenbach@up.ac.za
Coordinate: -25° 45' 16", 28° 13' 53"


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Victoria is a geoinformatics lecturer at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Victoria is interested in web mapping development and the use of mapping to improve less fortunate communities. Victoria has also been involved in various open data events in South Africa.

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Vivien Deparday

Name: Vivien Deparday
Job Title: Open Data and Geospatial Technology Specialist
Company: Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) at the World Bank
Country: USA
State: DC
City: Washington
Local Chapter: North America
Website: http://athabasca.uwaterloo.ca/sdslab/vdeparday
Coordinate: 38° 53' 42", -77° 2' 11"
Languages: French, English

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Vivien Deparday
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Werner Macho

Name: Werner Macho
Company: Dipl.-Ing. Günter Humer GmbH, Gmunden
Country: Austria
City: Gmünd
Instant Messaging: IRC
Social Media: http://yes
Coordinate: 48° 47' 28", 14° 59' 38"
Languages: German, English, Sign language

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Werner Macho

Werner is coming from water management, hydrology and hydraulics and has been involved in the QGIS project since 2008. Using mainly opensource software since the early 1990 and since about 2004 solving his geospatial problems with opensource GIS software, he tries to help and propagate free software wherever he can. Beside maintaining a few QGIS plugins he is also the translation team leader for QGIS Desktop software and trying to be a helping hand wherever problems arise.

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Yoichi Kayama

Name: Yoichi Kayama
Job Title: Researcher and Programmer
Company: Aero Asahi Corporation
Country: Japan
City: Tokyo
Local Chapter: Japan
Social Media: http://www.facebook.com/yoichi.kayama, https://twitter.com/#!/pokopen
Website: http://d.hatena.ne.jp/yoichi_46/
Phone: +81-49-244-4874
Coordinate: 35° 42' 31", 139° 43' 52"
Languages: Japanese, English

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Yoichi Kayama

Yoichi Kayama is a software engineer and researcher who has conducted research and program development related to geographic information for more than 20 years. Since OSGeo.JP was formed, he has been supporting the Japanese FOSS4G event held annually in Tokyo and Osaka. He co-authored a FOSS4G handbook, he was engaged in the Japanese localization of QGIS, and he has taught how to use QGIS in a number of workshops.

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Yoichi Seino

Name: Yoichi Seino
Job Title: Researcher
Company: Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
Country: Japan
State: Nara
City: Nara
Local Chapter: Japan
Website: http://yoichiseino.info/
Email: yoichiseino@osgeo.jp
Coordinate: 34° 41' 30", 135° 47' 17"
Languages: Japanese, English

Experience: OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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Zoltan Siki

Name: Zoltan Siki
Company: Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Country: Hungary
City: Budapest
Local Chapter: Hungary
Website: http://geod.bme.hu/siki-zoltan?language=en
Email: siki.zoltan@epito.bme.hu
Coordinate: 47° 28' 54", 19° 3' 16"
Languages: English, Hungarian

Experience: OSGeo coder.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

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alex borrell

Name: alex borrell
Job Title: System Admimistrator
Company: State Transit Dept.
Address: Zapopan, Mexico
Country: Mexico
State: Jalisco
City: Zapopan
Local Chapter: Mexico
Email: borrellalex@gmail.com
Phone: +52-33-38192412
Coordinate: 20° 40' 12", -103° 24' 35"
Languages: Spanish, English

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Past OSGeo Advocates

This section lists prior listed Advocates who have not recently updated their profiles.

Understanding OSGeo roles

Below is an explanation of roles which Advocates might have been involved in as part of OSGeo:

OSGeo board.png OSGeo exboard.png OSGeo Board Members

We only have 9 active OSGeo board members in the world, which have been peer selected based upon their outstanding leadership in the greater OSGeo community.

OSGeo charter.png OSGeo Charter Members

Charter members are voted into the position based on their positive OSGeo attributes, typically based on their contributions toward the OSGeo community. Members tend to be developers and leaders in one or more OSGeo projects, and/or OSGeo business leaders, and have a deep understanding in many of the OSGeo projects and principles of Open Source.

SolKatz.png Sol Katz Award

Every year, OSGeo presents the prestigious Sol Katz Award to one individual who has demonstrated leadership and contributed significantly to advance open source ideals in the geospatial realm.

OSGeo chair.png OSGeo psc.png Voted position in an OSGeo community

These people hold a position of responsibility within one of the OSGeo sub-communities. This may be a chair of an OSGeo committee or board member of a Regional Chapter, or a member of a project's Project Steering Committee (PSC).

OSGeo coder.png OSGeo committee.png Developers and Committee Members

This is where the real work gets done developing and coordinating development of OSGeo Software.

OSGeo user.png OSGeo Community Members

These people are actively involved in one or more OSGeo communities, acting as practitioners, users, promoters or supporters of OSGeo software. These people tend to have a practical understanding about how OSGeo software works.

OSGeo translate.png OSGeo Translators

These people have translated documentation for OSGeo-Live, and/or OSGeo projects. They usually have an established understanding of OSGeo topics and can present them in local languages.

Expenses

This OSGeo Advocate list has been designed to help event organisors find local authoritative speakers. Events wishing to import keynote speakers should anticipate covering expenses of these speakers. Note that OSGeo is a volunteer driven organisation without paid positions of authority and OSGeo doesn't budget to cover travel expenses. Note also that unlike proprietary companies, a company promoting Open Source software don't earn license fees when a delegate is convinced to start using the free software.

When budgeting for keynote speakers expect to cover the following expenses:

  • Travel, typically including:
    • airfare
    • visa
    • travel insurance (including overseas medical, trip disruption, lost luggage, etc)
    • meals during travel
    • transit costs to local and host airports
  • Accommodation
    • standard 3 or 4 star hotel within walking distance of the event
    • high speed internet
  • Per diem costs
    • 3 meals a day
  • Speakers fee
    • typically $US 1000 per day. (Note that OSGeo volunteer speakers usually have a full time job and will be loosing wages for the duration of the event)

For a rough guide of travel costs refer to the US Department of State costs

Individual speakers may waive any of these costs if attracted to the event for other reasons, and final costs are to be negotiated with the selected speaker.

Other Resources

Links to other organizations running a similar process.

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