Join LocationTech at FOSDEM 2018

Call for Papers: FOSDEM 4-6 Feb 2018, Brussels

For the 4th time there is a Geospatial devroom at FOSDEM 2018 on Sunday 4/2/2018!

FOSDEM is a free non-commercial event bringing together 8000+ open source software developers and communities in Brussels, Belgium. Participation is free of charge (donations welcome). The next edition will take place on 3-4 February 2018.

Next to more traditional spatial technology, are specially invited :
* Collaborative editing / versioning of geodata & metadata;
* Collection of data using sensors / UAVs / satellites;
* Geo-analytic algorithms / libraries;
* Big geodata, distributed & scalable GIS applications;


Like to run a discussion, present your work, any other ideas? Submit your proposal at:
Make sure to select the 'Geospatial devroom' as 'Track'. If you have an account from previous years, you should be using the same.
Please specify in the notes if you prefer a short timeslot (lightning talks ~10 min) or a long timeslot (20 min presentation + discussion). Note that time slots are indicative and will be assigned according to the timing of the session.

The DEADLINE for submissions: Thursday 1st December 2017

Notification of acceptance will be sent to the Authors by 11/12/2017 at the latest.
For questions, please get in touch with the organizers at!
Check out the videos and presentations of our previous editions.

Organizers: Johan Van de Wauw, Margherita Di Leo, Anne Ghisla, Martin Hammitzsch, Marc Vloemans