Announcing FOSS4G-Europe 2015 (Como, Italy)

News Date: 
30 Sep 2014

We are proud to announce the second Edition of the FOSS4G (Free and Open Source For Geospatial) Europe Conference.

The Conference aims to bring together FOSS4G users and developers worldwide and foster closer interactions with and amongst European communities in order to share ideas for improving geodata, software and applications, openness, and availability.

It will be held at Politecnico di Milano (, Como (Italy), from July 14 through 17, 2015.

A one day of workshops precedes the conference (13 July 2015) and the code sprint closes the event (18 July 2015).

Besides the traditional Academic Track (one day track), three special Tracks on FOSS4G for water resources (one day track), OpenGeodata (half day track) and FOSS4G for Libraries (half day track) will be organized.

A meeting of the Labs involved in the GeoForAll ( initiative will take place.

A mapping party for celebrating the International Map Year ( will be organized together with ICA and other Associations.

Last but not least, the winners of the NASA Worldwind Europe Challenge 2015 ( will present their innovative apps to the public.

This is just the beginning. Stay tuned: website and more information available soon.

Maria Brovelli & the Organizing Team