Participate in Map Competitions at FOSS4G events globally to support the International Map Year

News Date: 
2 Feb 2015

We are pleased to invite your participation for the Map competitions organised at the various FOSS4G conferences worldwide in support of the International Map Year.The International Map Year (lead by the International Cartographic Association and supported by the United Nations) is a great opportunity for making geospatial education, software and opportunities accessible to all.

For FOSS4G North America 2015 (March 9-12th , 2015) in San Francisco, California, USA the Call for Maps & Posters is now live. It is a great opportunity to share your interesting work to a global audience.

For FOSS4G Europe 2015 (July 14th-17th, 2015) at Como, Italy there is planned Map Competition (details to be announced soon).

Also as with the previous years for the main FOSS4G conference at Seoul, South Korea (Sep 14th-19th, 2015) there will be Map Competition and this year's program will be led by Professor Youngok Kang, President of KCA (Korea Cartographic Association).

FOSS4G conferences are the flagship events of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). OSGeo software and technologies are the major contributor for the global geospatial economy and used by hundreds of thousands of users in academia, governments and business worldwide and rapidly increasing.

We are also looking forward to your active participation for Openness in GeoEducation mission.