• FOSS4G, Bonn, 2016, August 24th - 26th

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  • Recordings and recap


    You couldn't come to the conference or wanted to see more than one of the stunning talks at the same time? Or you saw one and want to watch it again? You find all the talks here:


    Opening Session

    Sol Katz Award & Students Award



    Thanks to CCC VOC Team (@c3voc) & assistants for recording and to GDWG Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen.



    Jeff McKenna’s Sol Katz Award 2016 Acceptance


    Missing the atmosphere already? Watch the promo video again and be reminded of the locations:


    In the media

    Interview with Arnulf Christl at http://www.general-anzeiger-bonn.de/news/wirtschaft/region/Die-Weltvermesser-article3339769.html

    Till Adams at WDR radio athttp://www1.wdr.de/nachrichten/rheinland/geo-it-experten-100.html

    Mr. Jeff McKenna Receives Sol Katz Award at http://www.osgeo.org/node/1723

    Sol Katz Award acceptance video



    Watch all pictures at flickr

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    Workshop Material

    Missed a workshop? You might find the material for it here:




  • Breaking News

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    FOSS4G newsletter 2016 - Thursday

    Good morning FOSS4G attendees and followers!

    After the codesprint and the workshops in the previous days we saw the first conference day yesterday. For us as Local Organizing Committee it was an exciting day because handing over badges and shirts in the early morning, and drinks and food during the breaks for over 900 people is not an easy task.

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    FOSS4G newsletter week 33 - travel special

    Dear FOSS4G followers,

    The first attendees are probably already on their way to Bonn. Therefore this newsletter is mainly about the last part of your journeys; travelling from the airport to Bonn, and in Bonn itself. Besides that, in this newsletter you can read some info on the conference app.

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    FOSS4G newsletter week 32 2016

    Dear FOSS4G followers,

    FOSS4G 2016 Bonn is just around the corner. Here are some of the latest updates to help you navigate through the vast, colourful world of foss4g.


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    FOSS4G newsletter week 31 2016

    Hello FOSS4G-2016 followers,

    We now can count the days until the start of the 2016 edition of the FOSS4G conference. In 2 weeks from now (more precisely: at the 21st of August) the first Code Sprints already start!

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    FOSS4G newsletter June 2016

    Keeping you up to date with the latest news on the conference, but not limited

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    FOSS4G Travel Grant Programme results

    Curious who and why received a travel grant for FOSS4G 2016 Bonn?

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    The FOSS4G 2016 complete program is out!

    The FOSS4G 2016 team is proud to present the full schedule of the biggest OSGeo annual global event! The Program Committee 2016 has been hard at work putting together in the best possible way the awesome 180 talks that were chosen, with your active help.

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    April's recap

    Well, another month is gone now and FOSS4G 2016 wheels are catching speed. Fast! Here's a small recap:

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    Abstract review process for FOSS4G 2016

    The final selection of the presentations for the FOSS4G used to be a controversy. Reviewing so many abstracts takes a lot of effort, so it's not possible to tell the rejected presenters in detail why their abstract wasn't accepted. Though it's possible to be transparent about the process that was applied. That's what this blog post is about.

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