Open Source GIS Conference
Building up Open Source, Open Standards, Open Data research
University of Nottingham
Male and female discussing at the geospatial building,Jubilee campus

About OSGIS 


The Nottingham Geospatial Institute, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation's UK Chapter and the ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies are hosting the Fifth Open Sources GIS UK Conference on 2nd -3rd September at the University of Nottingham.

This conference series is based in the UK open source GIS community but has an international reach and holistic outlook bringing together speakers and delegates from government, academia, industry, software development, open source communities, geospatial research and elsewhere.  High profile speakers from around the globe will give presentations and hands-on workshops at the conference. 

Program Committee

Conference Chairs:

  • Jeremy Morley (University of Nottingham, UK) 
  • Ian Edwards (Met Office, UK)

Program Committee (tbc)

  • Suchith Anand (University of Nottingham)
  • Thierry Badard (Universite Laval, Canada)
  • Georg Gartner (Vienna University of Technology, Austria) 
  • Mike Jackson (University of Nottingham)
  • Hans-Jorg Stark (University of Applied Sciences Switzerland)
  • Gobe Hobona (Envitia, UK)
  • J Mark Ware (University of South Wales, UK)
  • Mateusz Loskot (Cadcorp, UK)
  • Didier Leibovici (University of Nottingham, UK)
  • Glen Hart (Ordnance Survey, UK)
  • Jo Walsh (EDINA,UK)
  • Robert Berry (University of Gloucestershire, UK)
  • Richard Fry (University of Swansea, UK)
  • Claire Ellul (UCL, UK)
  • Joanne Cook (Astun Technologies, UK)
  • Tuong Thuy Vu (UNMC, Malaysia)
  • Chris Higgins (EDINA, UK)
  • Peter Mooney (National University of Ireland, Ireland)    
  • Eric Grosso (Institut Géographique National, France)
  • Hans-Jorg Stark (University of Applied Sciences Switzerland)
  • Amir Pourabdullah (University of Nottingham, UK)
  • Anthony Beck (University of Leeds, UK) 
  • Doreen Boyd  (University of Nottingham, UK)
  • Barend Köbben (ITC, Netherlands)
  • Ian Holt (Ordnance Survey, UK)
  • Gary Priestnall (University of Nottingham, UK)
  • Ari Jolma (Aalto University, Finland)
  • Steven Feldman (KnowWhere Consulting, UK)
  • Antony Scott (Sustain, UK)
  • Barry Rowlingson (Lancaster University, UK)
  • Rollo Home (GIS Consultant, UK)
  • Matt Walker (Astun Technologies, UK)
  • Tyler Mitchell (Locate Press, Canada)
  • Alex Singleton (University of Liverpool, UK)
  • Michael P Finn (United States Geological Survey, USA)
  • Sidonie Christophe (Institut Géographique National, France)
  • Charles Schweik (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
  • Serena Coetzee (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
  • Lluís Vicens (University of Girona, Spain)
  • Jo Walsh (EDINA, UK)
  • Philip James (University of Newcastle, UK)
  • Luciene Delzari (UFPR, Brazil)



Dr Suchith Anand (Conference Chair)

Nottingham Geospatial Institute
The Nottingham Geospatial Building
University of Nottingham