Rush on Geospatial Open Source Workshops at FOSS4G and Live DVD ready to test

Sydney, Australia. 22 September 2009.

One of the FOSS4G workshops have reached capacity and many of the other workshops are close to full. People wanting to learn about Geospatial Standards, Geospatial Open Source Software and Business Cases should sign up soon to avoid disappointment.

Geospatial Open Source users are invited to test a beta version of a DVD full of Geospatial Open Source Software which will be handed out at the FOSS4G conference. Download from:

== About FOSS4G ==
FOSS4G is the international Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference, which comes to Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October 2009. FOSS4G offers presentations, workshops, demos, an install-fest, and a code sprint. It is presented by the world’s best Developers, Policy Makers, Sponsors and Geospatial Professionals and includes the latest geospatial applications, standards, government programs, business processes and case studies. Topics include mobile platforms, location based applications, crowd sourcing, cloud computing, development, spatial standards, integration of cross-agency data, Spatial Data Infrastructures, Sensor Webs, Web Processing Services, Integration of Open Source and Proprietary Software and more.

== Upcoming milestones ==
* 20 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Workshop
* 21-23 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Presentations and Tutorials
* 24 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Code Sprint

== Media Sponsors ==
* Position Magazine:
* Asian Surveying and Mapping Newsletter:
* Geoconnexions Magazine:
* Directions Magazine:
* GIS Development:
* Baliz Media:

For more information or to keep informed from the FOSS4G Organising Committee, join our email list or twitter feed at:

or contact:

Cameron Shorter, Chair of the FOSS4G Organising Committee and Geospatial Systems Architect at LISAsoft

tel +61-2-8570-5050

c a m e r o n . s h o r t e r @ l i s a s o f t . c o m

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