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"PhilGEOS 2012 is the 1st symposium on Geomatics in the Philippines. It is envisioned to be a major gathering of educators, researchers and the industry in the field of Geomatics from different parts of the country."

Where: University of the Philippines – Diliman

When: November 23-24, 2012

OSGeo-PH and the PhilGEOS Organizing team will host a series of pre-conference workshop showcasing free and open source technologies. Likewise, an exhibit booth will be installed during the event for OSGeo and OpenStreetMap.

FOSS4G Workshop Topics

The FOSS4G track will be on November 22, 2012. Workshops and demonstration will be 1-2 hours each.

Initial list only, subject to change in the coming weeks.

Topic Lead Facilitator Participants Venue Time Description
Google Maps API Wayne Manuel 20 GE Computer Lab Morning Using the Google Maps API to build interactive webmaps.
Using Openlayers and/or Leaflet Eugene Alvin Villar Using Leaflet and/or OpenLayers to build interactive webmaps.

Editing OpenStreetMap Data Rally de Leon A beginners guide to editing OpenStreetMap.
Advance Cartography with Quantum GIS Maning Sambale 15 (max)

Quantum GIS ( is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) that runs on several operating systems (Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android). QGIS supports vector, raster, and database formats. QGIS is licensed under the GNU Public License. This workshop is a technical demonstration and hands-on tutorial in the use of QGIS using the advance cartographic styling features of the application.

GeoNode Marx Tupas

Geonode ( is an integrated platform for the management and publication of geospatial data. Its data management tools allow for integrated creation of data, metadata, and map visualizations. Each dataset in the system can be shared publicly or restricted to allow access to only specific users. Social features like user profiles and commenting and rating systems allow for the development of communities around each platform to facilitate the use, management, and quality control of the data the GeoNode instance contains.

About the OSGeo-Philippine Local Chapter Maning Sambale no limit GE Theater 16:00 - 17:00 About OSGeo and OSGeo-PH Local Chapter and invitation to participate in the organization.
TileMill RK Aranas

TileMill ( is a design studio for creating stunning interactive maps developed by MapBox for cartography, constituting Mapnik as a renderer, Carto as a stylesheet language, and a locally-served web interface with node.js as a server and based on Backbone.js for the client. Since version 0.9.0, the web server is wrapped with a native GUI on all supported platforms.

Geoprocessing with Python
Geoserver Jules Bañgate

GeoServer ( - a server written in Java that allows users to share, process and edit geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards.

GRASS GIS Jules Bañgate

GRASS GIS ( is a software for performing spatial analysis. It consists of more than 350 modules for processing vector (2D/3D), raster and voxel data. Many interfaces to other programs in related domains like geostatistics, databases, mapserver and even other GIS software exist. It can serve as a Desktop GIS and as the backbone of a complete GIS infrastructure.

Mapping with Drupal CMS Ranel Padon
Ushahidi and Crowdmap Jules Bañgate

Ushahidi platform ( is a tool to easily crowdsource information using multiple channels, including SMS, email, Twitter and the web.

more topics here

Venue and available facilities

  • 2 GE Computer Labs - maximum 20 participants, with projector, computers and internet connection.
  • GE Theater - maximum 80 participants, with projector, bring your own laptops for exercises, limited wifi connection.


  • Announce to relevant mailinglist to invite more speakers and participants.
  • Create a separate registration form for the workshop to be posted to the PhilGEOS website.
  • Finalize program.

Exhibition booth

The exhibition will be from November 23-24. We will share the booth with the OpenStreetMap Philippines Chapter.

Exhibition Checklist

  • Booth will be ~2 x 2 meters, with electric plugs and a table
  • Retractable banner (non-woven print and banner stand)
  • Portable Literature Stand
  • Table skirt
  • Overview Poster
  • Consumables (live-dvd, brochure)
  • A computer running Live DVD and a slide deck loop for the apps
  • Bring along some FOSS4G books
    • Maning - OSM, PostGIS in Action, GRASS GIS 3rd Edition

Booth staff

  • Maning
  • RK