[FOSSGIS-Talk] FOSS4G North America Conference coming April 10-12, 2012

Astrid Emde astrid.emde at wheregroup.com
Do Jan 26 10:10:01 CET 2012

On behalf of OSGeo North America, we’d like to invite you to attend the 
and Open Source Software for Geospatial - North America (FOSS4G-NA)
conference being held from April 10-12, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington
Convention Center in Washington, DC. This event will serve as a regional
follow-up to last September’s highly successful international FOSS4G 2011
conference in Denver, Colorado, focusing on the North American open source
geospatial community.

The conference will be organized around three tracks:
- open source technology best practices and tips;
- deployment case studies; and
- emerging ideas and trends in open source.

The call for abstracts is open now and can be submitted here:
http://foss4g-na.org/abstract-submission/ . We have space for about 50
presentations and 20 Ignite sessions, so get your submissions in! In
addition, Michael Byrne, CIO of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
will be delivering a keynote address, with more speakers to be announced

Paul Ramsey, Conference Chair of the 2007 FOSS4G conference, will be
reprising his role, along with an experienced committee from the North
America chapter of OSGeo to back him.

We have an open call for sponsorship, which can include exhibition space;
for more information please visit http://foss4g-na.org/sponsorship/. The
event already has strong support from the community, with a growing set of
sponsors that includes OpenGeo, Radiant Blue, AppGeo, and Spatialytics.

For more information, please visit our site at http://foss4g-na.org/.

Space is limited to 300 attendees only, so you should sign up today to
ensure that you can be a part of this exciting event!

Related Links:
http://foss4g-na.org/ FOSS4G North America 2012 Conference - Washington, DC
http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/North_America_Regional OSGeo North America
http://www.osgeo.org/ Open Source Geospatial Foundation
http://2012.foss4g.org FOSS4G 2012 - Beijing, China