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


CfP-Fifth Open Source GIS Conference - OSGIS 2014

Nottingham Geospatial Institute

 2 - 3   September 2014 - The University of Nottingham

Provisional Conference Program now available

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
There will also be "Building up Open Access, Open Education and Open Data for Open Science" on 2 September 2014 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. 

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

Important Dates

  • 2 May 2014 - Abstract submission deadline
  • 29 May 2014 - Authors notified 
  • 24th July 2014 - Early Bird registration closes
  • 27th August 2014 - Registration closes
  • 2-3 Sep 2012 - OSGIS 2014 



Dr Suchith Anand (Conference Chair)

Nottingham Geospatial Institute
The Nottingham Geospatial Building
University of Nottingham