Portland, Oregon, USA • September 8th - 13th, 2014

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The annual FOSS4G conference is the largest global gathering focused on open source geospatial software. FOSS4G brings together developers, users, decision-makers and observers from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation.

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Six days of presentations, workshops, and great conversation.

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Mike Bostock KEYNOTE

Mike designs interactive graphics for The New York Times. He is also the author of D3.js, a popular open-source library for visualizing data using web standards, and TopoJSON, an extension to GeoJSON that encodes topology.

Portland ~ Points of Interest

What presentations do you want to see at FOSS4G?  Now is the time to tell us!

The FOSS4G community at large can now read and score potential presentations.  The conference committee will use the aggregate scores from the community review process to help choose which presentations to accept, and to assign presentations to appropriately sized rooms.

The community review process is an important part of creating a conference that benefits and reflects the community. Your input is a significant part of what makes FOSS4G a great conference. Note that you do not need to be registered for the conference to vote. And [...]

The time for procrastination dwindles…

Regular Sessions and Academic Tracks are both due today.


Bonus points to anyone who knows where in PDX this clock is located.



April 11, 2014
Portland, OR, USA

Regular Session and Academic Track proposals due

A reminder to all FOSS4G attendees – the proposal submission deadline for both the Academic Track and Regular Sessions is next Tuesday, April 15th. For the Regular Sessions, we strongly recommend reviewing our advice for successful proposals before submitting.

The community voting on the Regular Sessions will directly follow the deadline, April 18th to 28th.

Travel Grant Announcement

We realize that traveling to and attending a conference can be expensive, and that not everyone who uses or develops open source software has provided funding to pay their way or the means to pay [...]

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