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Call for Papers for OSGIS 2010 (UK)

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The Call for Papers for the second UK OSGIS conference is now open. This will take place at the University of Nottingham Centre for Geospatial Sciences on the 21st-22nd of June 2010. More information is available at the website. Last year’s conference was a great success, and this year it has been expanded to two days to make more space for workshops.

Contributions are invited (but not limited to) the following topics:

  • State of the Art developments in Open Source GIS

  • Open Source GIS in Education

  • Interoperability and standards – OGC, ISO/TC 211

  • Open Source GIS application use cases : Government, Participatory GIS, Location based services, Health, Energy, Water, Climate change etc

  • Web processing services o  Open architectures, open content

  • Case studies of open source implementations

  • Open Source GIS Internationalisation and Localisation

  • Using Open Source GIS with proprietary software

  • Transition to Open Source GIS

  • Open Source GIS business models

  • Open Source GIS implementation and deployment case studies

  • Sensor Web enablement o  Hands-on workshops on using and developing open source GIS tools

Abstracts should be submitted before the 30th of January, via the Easy Chair conference system here.

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