Building up Open Source, Open Standards, Open Data research - OSGIS 2011



21- 22 June 2011, Centre for Geospatial Science, University of Nottingham


The Centre for Geospatial Science , the UK Chapter of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo:UK) , The GNSS Research and Application Centre for Excellence (GRACE) and the ICA Working Group on Open Source Geospatial Technologies are organizing the Third Open Source GIS UK Conference on 21st & 22nd June, 2011 at CGS, University of Nottingham.

The conference has an international focus and a holistic outlook, bringing together speakers and delegates from government, academic, industry, software developers, open source communities and geospatial researchers. High profile speakers from all over the world will be giving presentations and hands-on workshops. We are particularly pleased to announce that OSGIS 2011 Keynote address will be delivered by Professor Thierry Badard (Laval University, Canada). His details at

The key aims of OSGIS conference series are:

1. to provide a platform for presentations from government, academic, industry and policy makers on open source, open standards and open data geospatial technologies;

2. to provide a venue to network and develop ideas for future collaborative work in open source GIS;

3. to understand current developments in open source, open standards and open data;

4. to act as a focus for open source, open standards, open data GIS research.

Workshops already confirmed:
# OGC- OSGeo Interoperability Day Workshop (21 June 2011) - (Organised by Tyler Mitchell, Executive Director, Open Source Geospatial Foundation)

# OpenGov: Open Data, Open Source and Open Standards Workshop (21 June 2011) - (Organised by Dr Hanif Rahemtulla, University of Nottingham)

Centre for Geospatial Science
The Nottingham Geospatial Building

University of Nottingham NG7 2 TU
Tel: (0)115 82 32750


Centre for Geospatial Science, University of Nottingham Nottingham
United Kingdom
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