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Reminder! We’re just a few days away…

FOSS4G Huntsville will be held in Madison at the city hall on August 14th. Registration begins at 8:30 and presentations start at 9am.

FOSS4G is an acronym for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial. This event is an opportunity for for GIS users in the area to get together and discuss projects, software, and get to know one another. If you aren’t familiar with open source GIS software, it’s an opportunity to learn about tools that can augment your current stack.

We will also have free food!

The event is free.  Register here

Pre-registering will help us figure out how much food we need. However, we will also have on-site registration.

Speaker Lineup:

Robert Nall with nSide: Spatial statistical analysis with R

Matt Brown with Alabama 811: The use of open source GIS tools at Alabama 811 from humble beginnings to an impressive modern cloud-based GIS stack

Trevor Gevers with Serverless Solutions: QGIS Leaflet plugin and Google integrations with GIS

Randy Hale with NRGS: A run through of some of the major changes to QGIS and where he thinks it’s headed

Michael Hughes with Franklin County: How do I do that with open source GIS software?

Adam Dunlap with Hexagon: An overview of using PostgreSQL, PostGIS, and pgRouting to build tools for GIS based data and routing linear data sets.

Joe Francica with Pitney Bowes: GDAL/OGR support for new MapInfo vector and raster formats


Invite a friend. Hope to see you there!