august, 2017

14augAll Day19FOSS4G Boston 2017

Event Details

This year’s International Conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) is happening in Boston from August 14 to August 19. FOSS4G is the largest global gathering focused on open source geospatial software, bringing together developers, users, decision-makers and observers from over 40 countries for six days of workshops, presentations, and discussions.

Kitware will be in attendance with two New Technology presentations:

1. ’GeoJS: High Performance Geospatial Visualization for Scientific and Infovis Commmunity’, by Aashish Chaudhary, David Manthey, and Jonathan Beezley.

2. ’GeoNotebook: an extension to the Jupyter Notebook for exploratory geospatial analysis’, by Christopher Kotfila and Aashish Chaudhary with Rama Nemani of NASA Ames.

Want to know more about GeoJS and GeoNotebook? Start by checking out these blog posts about it: Geospatial visualizations in GeoJS, GeoNotebook: The Architecture, and GeoNotebook: Data-Driven Quality Assurance for Geospatial Data.


august 14 (Monday) - 19 (Saturday)


Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center

One Seaport Lane Boston, MA, 02210


BLOC (Boston Local Organizing Committee) and OSGeo (Open Source Geospatial Foundation)