Open Source GIS Conference
Building up Open Source, Open Standards, Open Data research
The University of Nottingham
  
Nottingham Geospacial Building, Jubilee Campus

CfP-Fifth Open Source GIS Conference

 

Fifth Open Source GIS Conference - OSGIS 2014

"Building up Open Access, Open Education and Open Data for Open Science"

2 - 3   September 2014 - The University of Nottingham

Conference Aims

  • To hear presentations from government, academic, industry and policy makers on open source, open standards and open data geospatial technologies
  • To provide platform to network and develop ideas for future collaborative work in open source GIS
  • To understand current developments in open source GIS
  • To act as a focus for open source, open standards, open data research
The theme of this year's OSGIS is "Building up Open Access, Open Education and Open Data for Open Science" for bringing together colleagues from Open Access , Open Data and Open Education for building synergies and collaboration opportunities with the  "Geo for All" initiative. 

Keynote speakers:

  • Professor John Wood (Secretary General, Association of Commonwealth Universities)
  • Karen Parkin (Open Data Nottingham)
  • Dr Jack Barton (Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network, University of Melbourne)

Workshops and Sessions:

  • OpenLayers 3 & Leaflet - led by Matt Walker, Astun Technologies
  • Data Processing with WPS and PostGIS - led by Jo Cook, Astun Technologies
  • AgriGIS workshop - led by Didier Leibovici, The University of Nottingham
  • AURIN workshop - led by Jack Burton, University of Melbourne
  • RDA for newcomers - led by Herman Stehouwer, Research Data Alliance

 

Message from Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research)

 "I am pleased to send best wishes on behalf of the University of Nottingham to all the speakers and delegates of the "Building up Open Access, Open Education and Open Data for Open Science" workshop which is being held in parallel to OSGIS 2014 for bringing together colleagues from Open Access , Open Data and Open Education for building synergies and collaboration opportunities with the  "Geo for All" initiative. 

 The University of Nottingham is now recognised as the world leader in Open Geospatial Science and the Nottingham Geospatial Institute and the School of Geography have been leading this rapidly expanding research discipline globally. I am sure this event will provide opportunity for further expanding our research collaborations internationally in Open Geospatial Science."

Prof Saul Tendler 

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research

The University of Nottingham


 
 
 

Dr Suchith Anand (Conference Chair)

Nottingham Geospatial Institute
The Nottingham Geospatial Building
University of Nottingham

Suchith.Anand@nottingham.ac.uk