News

13 Nov 2018

Travel Grant Interviews

Zenoveva is one of our Travel Grant Receipients. We owe thanks to OSGeo for their financial support and advice which made the Travel Grant Program possible.

How did you first become involved in the geospatial community?

I first became involved in the geospatial community when I was studying Geodesy Engineering in Bandung, Indonesia. It was my first time to learn and understand the concept of geospatial information, the process of spatial data collection, the data analysis and...

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7 Nov 2018

We're proud to share with you, at long last, our final, very shiny program for FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2018!

Check it out: Conference Program [PDF]

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 Big thanks to Lauren Ormsby at Little Green Apple for patiently working through the design with us....

27 Oct 2018

Travel Grant Interviews

Kim is one of our Travel Grant Receipients. We owe thanks to OSGeo for their financial support and advice which made the Travel Grant Program possible.

How did you first become involved in the geospatial community?
I first got involved in R after going to a very technical talk. I had no idea what the code meant at the time but I was inspired enough to teach myself to code. That career change  led me to exploring and using spatial packages in R.

How would you describe the reputation...

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26 Oct 2018

Travel Grant Interviews

Hirini is one of our Travel Grant Receipients. We owe thanks to OSGeo for their financial support and advice which made the Travel Grant Program possible.

How did you first become involved in the geospatial community?

My work within the geospatial community is part of a growing interest by indigenous people worldwide to have more of a say in ways that their ancestral landscapes are mapped. It also stems from a tertiary education in archaeology where GIS is utilised heavily.

How...

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25 Oct 2018

Travel Grant Interviews

Nimalika is one of our Travel Grant Receipients. We owe thanks to OSGeo for their financial support and advice which made the Travel Grant Program possible.

How did you first become involved in the geospatial community?

I was seeking for an interesting project idea while doing my studies way back in 2006 in Sri Lanka. We were still recovering from 2004 Tsunami disaster and there was a huge need to manage post-disaster recovery, linking many organisations and communities. One of my colleague...

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24 Oct 2018

Travel Grant Interviews

Dorothy is one of our Travel Grant Receipients. We owe thanks to OSGeo for their financial support and advice which made the Travel Grant Program possible.

Please attach a photo of yourself or if your prefer, something you think the geospatial community might find interesting (your city, town, favourite place etc.)

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23 Oct 2018

Travel Grant Interviews

Edwin is one of our Travel Grant Receipients. Stay tuned for our upcoming interviews with TGP recipients.

Please attach a photo of yourself or if your prefer, something you think the geospatial community might find interesting (your city, town, favourite place etc.)

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1 Oct 2018

It's the final countdown - 50 days remaining!

After a comprehensive community vote and a rigorous selection process, it is our pleasure to announce a draft schedule for FOSS4G SotM Oceania. The schedule reflects the diverse skills and backgrounds of our community. We think you’ll be thrilled.

Take a look at the line up of presentations here, and the draft schedule here.

Tickets - time to act!

Today also...

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13 Sep 2018

Our Conference and our Partners

The Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) and State of the Map (SotM) Conference Oceania is very privileged to have some fantastic support from sponsors, partners, and our ‘parent’ international organisations. We would like to recognise and thank all of those organisations for helping us make this event happen.

It’s bigger than just us

Both FOSS4G and SotM are international. FOSS4G is a conference that has been...

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8 Sep 2018

Hey Parents! We're pleased to let you know that FOSS4G SotM Oceania is a child-friendly conference. What does this mean?

In a nutshell, it means you can bring your kids to the conference, where we'll have a dedicated space for children and their parents to chill out. Entry will be free, kids are welcome to attend sessions, and we'll provide lunch (thanks to the Good Mojo Program). All we ask is that you let us know ahead...

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