We are excited to present the 2020 FOSS4G SotM Conference Wellington Hub, hosted by NIWA, Evans Bay on Friday 20 Nov.
With COVID-19 restricting travel, this years FOSS4G-SotM conference is a combined online & physical event. Hubs held around the region will host a mix of shared online content and local presentations. There will be opportunities to meet local OSGeo community attendees and hear from a range of speakers.
Keep reading to learn about:
what to expect at the conference - presentations of local success stories, web mapping, GIS, spatial data management, metadata
venue information - The main conference room at NIWA, Wellington. This will comfortably seet 40 people, theatre style
how to get involved - submit a presentation, joint the audience, all welcome
Who’ll be there?
This conference is aimed at a broad swath of the community – developers, users, contributors, community mappers, academics, business, government and anyone interested in open source geospatial software and the OpenStreetMap project.
This is your chance to connect with and hear from developers creating the next generation of geospatial technology. Get ahead of the curve and find out what’s on the horizon. FOSS4G and State of the Map events attract a very diverse audience on the global stage – so strap in for amazing content.
We’re monitoring the COVID situation closely and will make sure the conference is a safe and clean space in line with the latest guidance.
The number of tickets is limited by the size of the room and social-distancing guidelines.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in giving a presentation.
whether you prefer to give a 5 minute lightning talk or a 20 minute presentation
a title for your presentation
an abstract for your presentation
Two rooms will be available, one for the international keynotes and local presentations, and another for a live connection to the Auckland Hub, for attendees to see their presentations if desired.
|8:00 am||Registration & Coffee|
|9:00 am||Conference Opening|
|9:30 - 10:30 am||First Session - local talks|
|10:30 am||Morning Tea (Tea & coffee free from NIWA cafeteria)|
|11:00 - 12:30 am||Second Session - local talks|
|12:30||Lunch (can be purchased from NIWA staff cafeteria)|
|1:30 - 1:50 pm||Third Session - Lightning talks|
|2:00 - 4:00 pm||International Streaming Session - 6 speakers via Oceania-wide video link|
|4:00 - 4:10 pm||Closing Remarks (Early finish to hopefully escape peak traffic)|
(nominal 20 mins)
Ian Reese (XYCarto): Serverless vector tiles - A lightweight solution
Rose Phillips (LINZ): Airborne LIDAR - Unveiling our nation
Peter King: Visual perception and cartography
David Bowden/Pablo Escobar-Flores/Darren Stevens (NIWA): QGIS in the Ross Sea
Byron Cochrane (OpenWorks): DGGS - partitioning the globe
Andrea Mari/Brent Wood (NIWA): NiSOS- NIWA’s spatially enabled video analysis software
Anthony Pengelly: Using R to access and analyse cloud native satellite imagery
Tim Heuer (LCR): Introduction to PyGeoAPI (OGC API)
Simon Planzer (LINZ): LINZ Data Importer
Simon Nitz (WDC): Whanganui Council’s Open GIS software stack
Wendy Shaw (LINZ): QGIS & PostGIS at NZGB
Brent Wood (NIWA): Timeseries data management with Postgis and TimescaleDB
Shrividya Ravi: Geospatial network analysis with R: an example with rail infrastructure
David Medyckyj-Scott (Landcare Research): Open Source based Pacific Soils Portal
Conference shirts will not be available on the day of the conference. If you would like to purchase conference shirts or other merchandise to celebrate FOSS4G-SotM Oceania 2020 you can purchase directly online:
Email Brent Wood here: email@example.com
Main Conference Room/Boardroom
301 Evans Bay Parade,
Please sign in at reception, and follow COVID guidelines.