Dear All,

The University of Nottingham and Open Source Geospatial Foundation are
happy to announce the First Open Source GIS UK Conference on 22nd June
(Monday), 2009 at the  University of Nottingham. Tyler Mitchell,
Executive Director of Open Source Geospatial Foundation will deliver the
keynote presentation.

The key aims of this conference are:

(i) to hear presentations from government, academic, industry and policy
makers on open source geospatial technologies
(ii) to provide platform to network and develop ideas for future
collaborative work in open source GIS
(iii) to understand current developments in open source GIS

Contributions are invited in the following topic areas

#  State of the Art developments in Open Source GIS
#  Open Source GIS in Education
#  Interoperability and standards - OGC, ISO/TC 211
#  Open Source GIS application use cases : Government, Participatory
GIS, Location based services, Health, Energy, Water, Climate change etc 
#  Web processing services 
#  Open architectures, open data 
#  Case studies of open source implementations 
#  Open Source GIS Internationalisation and Localisation 
#  Using Open Source GIS with proprietary software 
#  Transition to Open Source GIS 
#  Open Source GIS business models 
#  Open Source GIS implementation and deployment case studies 
#  Sensor Web enablement 
#  Hands-on workshops on using and developing open source GIS tools

More details of the conference including details of registration will be
informed soon. The conference website will be activated on January 15,
2009. Any one interested to be involved  in the conference please email

Best wishes,


Dr Suchith Anand
Centre for Geospatial Science
Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
Tel: (0)115 846 8408

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