Posts by Eli Adam

Sponsor FOSS4G: limited time opportunity

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

First a big thank you to the many existing sponsors. Sponsors make FOSS4G possible.

Late call for FOSS4G sponsorship

As we build momentum for September, we have one last chance for sponsors to join in supporting the FOSS4G* conference. We hope that you will join us as a sponsor. After August 15th, . . .

PDX is different (Early Bird Registration)

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Three more days of Early Bird Registration!

What should you expect while in Portland for FOSS4G? The unexpected!

After several visits, Bruce Momjian, a PostgreSQL core contributor, observed that Portland is different.  Wikipedia even has an entry to Keep Portland Weird.  Last weekend, Portland yet again had the highest participation of 100+ . . .

FOSS4G Call for Journalists

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

To better inform the broader world about the happenings of FOSS4G, we are offering complimentary press passes to journalists.

To apply for a press pass mail the following to

Provide links to relevant recent work
List professional association memberships
Include your contact information and the name and link of the organization for which . . .

Community voting open through May 5th

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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 . . .

Regular Session and Academic Track proposals due early next week (4/15)

Friday, April 11, 2014

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 . . .

Update March 5th, 2014

Friday, March 7, 2014

March 5, 2014

Portland, Oregon, USA

FOSS4G releases calls for workshops, presentations and academic papers

The FOSS4G organizing committee calls for presentations, workshops and academic papers.  FOSS4G, to be held September 8th-13th in Portland, Oregon, USA is the premier international conference on open source geospatial technologies.  With two . . .

What is PDX?

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

What is PDX and more precisely, where is PDX?  

In the most basic terms,

PDX == The airport code to the Portland, Oregon Airport

PDX == 45.5889, -122.5929

PDX == Portland, Oregon, USA (the City)

PDX == The catchment area of the PDX airport, . . .