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An avalanche of Openness will be on display in Maptember

It has been ages since I last sat down to write a post. That is because I have been massively busy working on client stuff, particularly with the great team at Astun, and chairing FOSS4G has been a lot more work than I anticipated and a lot more fun and there have been a few […]

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Maptember is happening…

As the countdown to FOSS4G 2013 moves inexorably towards the magic 6 months mark, we are starting to see the shape of the conference slowly form before our eyes…. Most of the keynote speakers have now been announced, and we’re

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We are open for papers…

The submission systems for the Calls for Presentations, Workshops, and Academic Papers are all now open, up and running and awaiting your input on the FOSS4G 2013 website. If you’ve got something to explain, share, ask, or just tell the world about,

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AGI GeoCommunity 2012

Last week was the AGI GeoCommunity 2012 event at Nottingham, and as usual, a great time was had by all. In the weeks leading up to the event I’d been a little worried that attendance would be down as many of “the usual suspects” said …

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Get the eff out of FOSS4G

This week I spent 2 days at the OSGeo UK Chapter event in Nottingham. OSGIS 2012 was a fun combination of workshops and presentations. OSM-GB ran a workshop showing how to use their WMS and WFS in QGIS and even though I thought I knew how useful the services could be I was impressed by [...]

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Britain will be #Open for geoconferencing in 2013

In case you hadn’t heard  a crowd of geogeeks have climbed mountains, written proposals, garnered support, tweeted their hearts out, started a pledge, created campaigning web sites and convinced the nice and very wise people at OSGeo to entrust us with their treasured FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Software for Geo) conference in 2013 at the [...]

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It’s All Over!
Thanks to everyone who helped make FOSS4G 2013 a success!