Athina Trakas to speak at FOSS4G Central and East Europe Conference

Contributed by: 
Chair of the conference Dr. Karel Charvat, and Tomas Mildorf

Athina Trakas (OGC) will speak about OGC standards at the plenary session at the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial in Central and East Europe (FOSS4G-CEE) & Geoinformatics, an international conference addressing geospatial technologies developed by, or relevant to, the Open Source community in Central and Eastern Europe. It will be held from 21st till 23rd May 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The conference should bring the spirit of the global FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial) into our region. More information about the conference can be found at International FOSS4G CEE 2012 conference gathers developers and users of open source geospatial software as well as managers and decision-makers from around Central and Eastern Europe to discuss new directions of development, exciting implementations, and growing business opportunities in the field of open source geospatial software. We consider this conference to be one of the best opportunities for Central and Eastern European actors to meet and share the highest level of knowledge about open source geo-spatial software.The other plenary speakers at FOSS4G-CEE & Geoinformatics are – Arnulf Christl (OSGeo), Markus Neteler (OSGeo), Helena Mitasova (OSGeo), Jiri Polacek (Czech Office for Surveying, Mapping and Cadastre), and Vasile Craciunescu ( programme includes more than 50 presentations, 8 workshops and 5 tutorials.