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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Good news – we have an AGSE workshop in Puebla / Mexico as part of the second Smart Data and Smart Cities conference 4.-6. October 2017. It would be great to meet especially with the south- / north- and latin american alumni. The conference will be 4. and 5.10.2017, the AGSE workshop will be on […]
On 27. Juli 2017 we wil have a seminar at HFT entitled “Geodäsie 4.0” (in German). In addition this is to honour Prof. Kettemann and Mr Walter who are going to retire soon. Please register if you want to participate (see http://www.hft-stuttgart.de/Studienbereiche/Vermessung/Bachelor-Vermessung-Geoinformatik/Aktuell/Veranstaltungen/geodaesie4/index.html/de).
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 […]
The travel agency informed us that there are several currency exchange offices in Kish, where you can convert foreign currencies to Iranian Rials. It is easy to change Euro in cash.
Since we received several questions about the necessarity of visa for either Iran and/or UAE for the stop-over in Dubai, we would like to inform and sensitize all of you about the procedures needed to be done. For the stop-over in Dubai no one needs a visa, as stated by “Insta Dubai Visa” . But […]
A new flight schedule Duabi Kish was announced by the travel agency, Rah-Nima. Unfortunately the prices were increased by the flight company. Please contact Ms Taher if necessary (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 […]