Brief News from the OSGeo Community

Jason Fournier


FOSS4G 2008 Awarded to Cape Town, South Africa

The OSGeo Conference Committee is pleased to
announce that the 2008 Free and Open Source Software
for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference will be
held in Cape Town, South Africa, with the tentative
dates of September 29th to October 3th 2008. The
OSGeo Conference Committee would like to thank
all of those who submitted to host the 2008 conference,
we were all very impressed with the number
and quality of proposals.
With the 2007 conference approaching1 and the excitement
building in the FOSS4G community, the
2008 conference will be an important date on the calendar
not to miss. The 2008 organizing committee
has already begun preparations, and will be following
up with a larger announcement. The detailed
proposal is available online.2
Again, thank you for all of the excellent submissions.
OSGeo Conference Committee

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