FLOSSK is a membership-based organisation based in Prishtina, Kosovo working on free software, free culture, open knowledge and civic tech since 2009. Its main projects are membership-based tech & arts experimentation space Prishtina Hackerspace that has 30+ members throughout the year, with numerous activities that engage 400+ people yearly, and the annual conference Software Freedom Kosova which is the biggest and oldest annual conference in the region established to promote software freedom, free culture, and open knowledge.
The OSGeo Kosovo Chapter facilitates the advancement of open source for geospatial software, technologies and usage in Kosovo by:
Advocating use and supporting development of open source geospatial software
Advocating use and growth of open source geospatial data
Growing the open source geospatial community
Advocating education in open geospatial
Organizing meetings, workshops and training
Meetings and Workshops
Regarding OSGeo technologies, FLOSSK organizes meetups and short presentations for different projects that are part of OSGeo Foundation like QGIS, GeoServer, etc.
In its annual conferences FLOSSK regularly presents speakers from OSGeo projects, showing how OSGeo projects like QGIS and GeoServer are used by organizations like Cadastral Agency of Kosovo and Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning
Some of the recent milestones
10 September 2020 – OSGeo Annual General Meeting. More Details here
25 May 2020 – Flossk has become an OSGeo local chapter. More Details here
25-27 October 2019 – State of the Map South East Europe Conference. More Details here