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Thursday, September 27

8:00 Registration Open
8:30 to 10:00 Colwood Esquimalt Lecture Theatre Saanich Oak Bay 1 Oak Bay 2 View Royal
[L15] FME as a Two-Way Bridge between Proprietary Systems and Open Source Databases
Dale Lutz
Robyn Rennie
Dean Hintz

Safe Software
[L07] CartoWeb for Beginners
Isabelle Kiener
Claude Philipona

Camptocamp SA
Free Software Business
Arnulf Christl
WhereGroup GmbH & Co. KG
Adding Analytic Muscle to Spinning Globes: Bulking Up Google Earth and Virtual Earth With PostGIS.
Brian Timoney
The Timoney Group
Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)-In-A-Box, a Footprint to Deliver Geospatial Data through Open Source Applications.
Aaron Peeke-Vout
Canadian Forest Service - Natural Resources Canada
Ship Tracking with MapServer for Fun and Profit
Hal Mueller
Mobile Geographics
Managing WMS and WCS multidimensional NetCDF Datasets with Geoserver
Mickael Treguer
The Gift Economy Ain't Free: Getting Help with Open Source Software
Howard Butler
Hobu, Inc
Painless feature markup in KML
Chris Ingrassia
Heavy Traffic: How The BC Integrated Land Management Bureau Used Open Source to Deploy Government-Strength GeoWeb Services
Michael Ross
BC Integrated Land Management Bureau
Minerva: Integrating GIS, 3D, and Virtual Reality
Adam Kubach
Arizona State University
TMap : a SVG generator for animated maps
Laurent Pierre
Electricité De France R&D
How to blow away $AU3.5m ($US2.97m) with GeoFOSS in eight weeks and still make friends
Tim Bowden
Mapforge Geospatial
gvSIG: towards 4D GIS
Salvador Bayarri
Operational, Timely Fire Data on an Open Source Stack.
Angus Carr
Saskatchewan Environment
GeoMOOSE - A client framework focusing on local government collaboration.
Brian Fischer
Houston Engineering, Inc.
3D City Models for Bonn, Berlin and Hamburg based on Open Source Software and Open Standards
Hans Plum
lat/lon GmbH
10:00 to 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 to 12:00 Colwood Esquimalt Lecture Theatre Saanich Oak Bay 1 Oak Bay 2 View Royal
[L16] Deegree iGeoSecurity – Access Control for OGC Web Services
Hans Plum
lat/lon GmbH
[L08] An Introduction to the uDig Open Source Desktop
Jody Garnett
Refractions Research
OSGeo: A community of communities
Tyler Mitchell
Google Earth Powered by MapGuide
Robert Bray
Autodesk, Inc.
TerraLib: an open source GIS library to build customizable geographical applications on spatio-temporal databases
Lúbia Vinhas
National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
Feature caching in GeoTools and uDig
Christophe Rousson
Centre for Research in Geomatics, Université Laval, Quebec QC
Automatic Generation of Web-Based GIS/Database Applications
Toshimi Minoura
Oregon State university
Best Business Practices for Implementing Open Source Web Mapping Technology
Dave McIlhagga
DM Solutions Group
User-customized environmental mapping and decision support using NASA World Wind and DOE Genie software
Andrew Pilant
US Environmental Protection Agency
The Amazon Deforestation Monitoring System: a large environmental geographic database developed on TerraLib and PostgreSQL
Vanildes Ribeiro
Coordinate System Transformations in Geotools and uDig - Contribution of Google Summer of Code 2006 and 2007
Jan Jezek
Czech Technical University in Prague
Automating reports using PHP, PostgreSQL / PostGIS, FPDF, JPGraph and MapServer
David Bitner
Metropolitan Airports Commission
Open Source GIS and Sustainable Development
Gavin Fleming
ossimPlanet - a collaborative open source virtual Earth
Mark Lucas
RadiantBlue Technologies Inc
What's Going On Out There?: Using GeoServer for Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Environmental Data
Tyler Erickson
Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)
Geoserver and Open Standards: A Success Story
Saul Farber
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
OSGeo sample dataset for research, development and education
Helena Mitasova
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
12:00 to 13:00 Lunch Provided in Exhibition Hall
13:00 to 15:00 Closing Plenary Session
Salon C, Level 2
Welcome from Chair
FOSS4G 2008 Preview
Closing Panel Discussion
Moderator: Adena Schutzberg, Directions Magazine
Peter Batty, Independent Consultant
Tim Bowden, Director, Mapforge Geospatial
Mark Sondheim, BC Integrated Land Management Bureau
Frank Warmerdam, President, OSGeo
Sol Katz Award
Recognizing achievement in the field of open source geospatial software.
Presented by: Frank Warmerdam, OSGeo President
FOSS4G 2007 in Review
Adena Schutzberg (Directions Magazine) gives her impressions of the conference and how open source will affect the larger geospatial industry in the year ahead.
15:00 End of Conference Program