Over the last two weeks, I had the pleasure to attend both the international FOSS4G conference in Bonn, Germany, as well as the regional FOSS4G-NOR in Oslo, Norway. Both events were superbly organized and provided tons of possibilities to share experiences and find new inspiration.
It was particularly nice that we had plenty of time for Q&A after this presentation since only two talks were scheduled for this session rather than the usual three. I’d also like to thank everyone for the great feedback – both in person and on Twitter!
In Oslo, I had the honor to give the opening keynote on OpenSource in general and the QGIS project in particular:
Both conferences were packed with great sessions and talks. If I had to pick favorites from last week’s presentations, I would have to opt for Iván Sánchez presenting his latest projects, including what3fucks and geohaiku:
Followed closely by the impressive project presentations of the student organizers of FOSS4G-NOR:
All three projects: OPPTUR, GISTYLE, and the flexible traffic web viewer were great demos of what can be achieved with open source tools. Mathilde’s GISTYLE project is also available on Github.
An inspiring GISummer comes to an end, but with so many videos to watch and workshop materials to explore, I’m convinced that the autumn will be no less exciting.