Please read the announcement below and see how you can participate!
Last year's conference in Minneapolis was a great event and this
year's it should be even better. We hope to organize a technical
workshop on GeoNetwork opensource as well as a presentation.
FOSS4G2006, the international conference addressing geospatial data
technologies developed by or of relevance to the Open Source
community, will be held September 12-15th, 2006 in Lausanne,
Switzerland. The conference will bring together all the Free and
Open Source Software for Geoinformatics (FOSS4G) communities. The
conference incorporates the OSGIS Conference, Mapserver User
Meeting, GRASS Users Conference, Java oriented FOSS4G and EOGEO
Workshops with the intent to be broadly inclusive.
Lausanne, Switzerland will host the conference, making it the first
time many of these groups will meet in Europe. A committee is
working to design a program with elements that will interest
participants from the novice to the expert. The conference strives
to build on the successes and enthusiasm generated by previous,
Important dates to note (dates are approximate and subject to change):
April 15, 2006 Workshop submission deadline
June 30, 2006 Presentation submission deadline
April 15, 2006 Final registration opening
(pre-registration is open)
June 30, 2006 Early registration deadline
We strongly encourage making your room reservation early as September
is still high season for tourism in Lausanne.
For more information, registration and/or submit a contribution,
please visit the conference website at http://www.foss4g2006.org
Take advantage of the opportunity FOSS4G2006 offers to network with
fellow geospatial data professionals, renewing old acquaintances and
making new ones. Hope to see you there!
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