[OSGeo.be-Announce] FOSS4G Belgium 2017 - Call for Maps
is an annual conference focused on open
source geospatial software. This year, the event will be held
on October 26 at Tour and Taxi (Brussels).
As a geospatial conference, maps should
certainly be a part of it! That's why we decided to organise a
Map Gallery exhibit: We invite contributions to the FOSS4G Map
Gallery in order to create an exciting and vibrant exhibit of
the very best in mapping. Contributing to the FOSS4G.be Map
Gallery is simple: make a map involving at least open source
technology or open data.
Your map can be the result of a commercial
venture or a personal challenge.
We encourage all attendees to submit their
work on paper (maximumsize A1). If you are unable to print your
map you can send it by e-mail (see instuctions below).
Interactive maps are welcome as well (please provide us with an
You will also be asked to provide us with a
short description of your map and possibly a brief statement of
the methods, software and data you used in your map design and
To make it simple, the two criteria's for
submitting your work are :
The Map must have been created in 2016-2017
At least one step of the production process must
have been achieved using open source technology or open data.
We invite all users, inventors or map
creators from anywhere in Belgium or elsewhere to contribute to
what will surely be an amazing Map Gallery.
E-mail [hidden email] (before October 22)
and tell us to reserve a space in the gallery for you. Bring a
paper copy of your map with you to the conference to hang in the
gallery. The gallery map boards accommodate A1 paper maps.
Larger maps are not allowed.