User:Sacosta

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Sergio Acosta y Lara

Sergio is in charge of the GIS Office at the Dirección Nacional de Topografía -Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas (MTOP; Ministry of Transport and Public Works)

He is a Member of the Spatial Data Infrastructure Working Group -Grupo de Trabajo de Infraestructura de Datos Espaciales (GTIDE) in AGESIC (National eGov Agency)

He is also an OSGeo Foundation Charter Member

He became Member of the Advisory Board for the Geo4all initiative http://www.geoforall.org/ since its foundation


Location: Montevideo, Uruguay


Sergio is involved in the following projects (among others):

• Road map maintenance using GPS and GIS processing

• Train map maintenance using GPS and GIS processing

• Design and development of the SDI Node for the MTOP

• Design and development (as a member of the GTIDE) of the SDI for Uruguay

• Design and collaborative development of a GIS for educational purposes to be used in the Plan Ceibal (OneLaptopPerChild National Initiative) based on gvSIG (Open Source GIS software)[1]; [2]

• Coordination of the gvSIG-Uruguay Community [3]

Contact sergio.acostaylara@mtop.gub.uy Spoken Languages Spanish, English

Profile last updated 19 August 2014