Meeting of the ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies on expanding Open Source Geospatial Labs and Research Centres worldwide

This is an invitation for those of you who are planning to be at ICC 2013 to attend the meeting of the ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies  on 28th Aug 2013 . Details below

Date – 28 August 2013 (Wednesday)
Time  – 14:30 – 16:00
Venue – International Congress Centre, Dresden

The focus of the meeting will be welcoming new members and updating all on the various activities and in particular expansion plans for Open Source Geospatial Labs in universities and educational institutes worldwide as per the ICA-OSGeo MoU.

We now have over 25 research labs established across the planet. With strong government policy instruments and investments happening in Open Data and Open GIS , we are in a very strong position to keep up the momentum for bringing more investment to keep expanding our research labs and achieve our target of establishing over 100 research labs worldwide in 3 years’ time to rapidly accelerate research and teaching opportunities in geospatial science for universities worldwide.

Details of ICC 2013 conference and registration are at http://www.icc2013.org/  

We look forward to see and discuss ideas with many of you there.

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