The Open Source Geospatial Foundation, or OSGeo, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of open source geospatial software, and promote its widespread use. The foundation provides financial, organizational and legal support to the broader open source geospatial community. It also serves as an independent legal entity to which community members can contribute code, funding and other resources, secure in the knowledge that their contributions will be maintained for public benefit. OSGeo also serves as an outreach and advocacy organization for the open source geospatial community, and provides a common forum and shared infrastructure for improving cross-project collaboration.
This presentation will focus on the integration of OSGeo technologies with the openSUSE project, as well as the state, history, problems and motivation of the Application:Geo project on Open Build Service.

Date:
2013 July 19 14:30
Conference:
openSUSE Conference 2013
Language:
Track:
Geeko Tech

by Angelos Tzotsos
from National Technical University of Athens

Angelos Tzotsos is a remote sensing expert with background in surveying engineering and software development. He is involved in numerous activities around free and open source software and has great experience in geospatial applications. His research involves object-based image analysis, machine learning, computer vision and remote sensing. He is currently working as a researcher at the Remote Sensing Laboratory at NTUA.
Angelos is an openSUSE Member and maintainer of the Application:Geo project. He is a Charter Member of OSGeo and the Build Manager of the OSGeoLive GNU/Linux distribution. He is a developer and contributor to many OSGeo projects.

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