Fourth Open Source Opportunities in GIS Summer School

The GIS and Remote Sensing Centre (University of Girona), the Nottingham Geospatial Institute (University of Nottingham) and OpenGeo are pleased to announce the Fourth Open Source Opportunities in GIS Summer School, 8th to 12th of July 2013 at Girona, Spain.

The Open Source Opportunities in GIS Summer School is an initiative aimed to meet the GIS professional demands related to free and open solutions, and we are working on this vision from the start. Building on the success of previous editions , this year’s program which will be focused on the development and creation of Open Web Services and Web Applications, especially on the publication of data on the web. With this goal, the programme will cover topics related to the management and query of spatial databases, creation of geospatial web services and development of internet viewers for publishing geospatial data. During this course you will learn some basic and fundamental steps in the use of tools such as PostgreSQL and PostGIS, GeoServer, OpenLayers and GeoExt. More details at 


We will be strongly supporting this excellent initiative. Jeremy Morley will be contributing the Nottingham components for the Summer School. The course has been designed and will be conducted on a GNU/Linux operating system based on the use of the OSGeo-Live DVD.

All course materials produced for the Summer School will be made available at the past Summer schools section of the website for the benefit of the wider community.

We welcome participation from all for the Open Source GIS Summer School 2013.

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