Press release:

OSGeo welcomes GeoCat as a Diamond Sponsor

Release date: 2024-01-10

GeoCat has committed to the highest level of OSGeo sponsorship with their
Diamond Sponsorship of the Foundation. GeoCat is a longtime international
leader in Free and Open Source Geospatial software and standards

“With almost 20 years of OSGeo behind us, there is much to build on in the
decades ahead. We are proud to contribute at the highest sponsor level to
OSGeo’s mission, beyond the projects we are directly involved in.” says
GeoCat CEO Jeroen Ticheler. “Running the infrastructure, lowering the cost
of conferences, investing in existing and new community projects are all
vital to our community and to the world. We have supported this community
since our founding in 2007, and intend to do so for many years to come.”

“We welcome GeoCat as a Diamond Sponsor for 2024 and we would like to thank
GeoCat for their commitment all those years supporting the OSGeo mission”,
said OSGeo President Dr. Angelos Tzotsos. “It is brilliant to see companies
like GeoCat who have built successful businesses and services on the open
source geospatial tools, while contributing to OSGeo projects, helping to
ensure the ongoing sustainability of our community.”

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on becoming an OSGeo sponsor.

About GeoCat

Advanced software for publishing geographical data easily and efficiently

Solutions that help governments and companies visualize the world. That’s
what we like. Together we build the bridge from raw data to valuable
information about our living environment. With ‘open’ as the source of our

GeoCat offers cutting-edge, customized software and services that make
publishing geospatial data on the Internet easier and more efficient.
GeoCat are experts in Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) and
geospatial-enabled technologies.

GeoCat builds sustainable, standards compliant products following the Free
and Open Source Software philosophy and open standards. We help our
customers bridge to proprietary GIS software to enable hybrid
infrastructures. GeoCat products support Spatial Data Infrastructures for
organizations at the regional, national and international level.

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About OSGeo

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) is a not-for-profit
organization whose mission is to foster global adoption of open geospatial
technology by being an inclusive software foundation devoted to an open
philosophy and participatory community driven development.

The foundation provides financial, organizational and legal support to the
broader open source geospatial community. It also serves as an independent
legal entity to which community members can contribute code, funding and
other resources, secure in the knowledge that their contributions will be
maintained for public benefit. OSGeo also serves as an outreach and
advocacy organization for the open source geospatial community, and
provides a common forum and shared infrastructure for improving
cross-project collaboration.

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