HOT’s 2018 Microgrants Program

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The Microgrants 2018 Application form of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team is now live. The deadline for submissions is 28th February. Please share to any communities you think might be interested to apply: https://www.hotosm.org/updates/2018-01-17_funds_for_community_led_projects_to_improve_resilience_to_disasters_and_crises. Open mapping-focused organizations and individuals in places vulnerable to disasters or sudden onset crises in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Latin America/Caribbean and […]

Submitting abstracts to the Academic Track of FOSS4G 2018

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I was co-chairing the Academic Track in three FOSS4G conferences and encourage researchers to use this opportunity in a location which can contribute to the usage of FOSS in African countries! However AGSE 2018 is still in the pipeline! The deadline for submitting abstracts to this year’s FOSS4G Academic Track (http://2018.foss4g.org/) is approaching (15 February […]

SDSC 2017 – A short update

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As you might know the earthquake that occurred on September 19th, 2017, affected central Mexico including the City of Puebla. The damages in Puebla are in some specific locations and in general the City is in good conditions, and rapidly recovering to normality. After consulting with the International Scientific Committee we confirm that the conference […]

Alumni Workshop by Prof. Schröder – Your experiences and expectations studying abroad and after coming back

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The AGSE summer school is sponsored by the DAAD (the German Academic Exchange Service) by giving travel subsidies to many of the participants. Prerequisite for getting a subsidy is to have studied in Germany in an academic program at a University. The DAAD, but also the international study programs which are supported by DAAD in […]

Workshop announcement

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Again a seminar/workshop will be held next Wednesday afternoon at our University, Laboratory for interoperable, and open-source Geospatial Software, Data and Standards. 14:30 – 15:15 Uhr: Open Source als innere Haltung und die Bedeutung der OSGeo Foundation (Franz-Josef Behr) 15:30 – 17:45 Uhr: Einführung in serverseitiges Node.js und das dahinter liegende Potential – Vortrag und […]