US: Boundless, the leader in open GIS, has announced that it has reinforced its ongoing commitment to open source by providing a Platinum Sponsorship of FOSS4G NA, taking place May 14-16 in St. Louis, MO. The conference provides opportunities for the open source geospatial community to learn, explore, share and collaborate on the latest ideas and information. In addition to its sponsorship, Boundless will be presenting a total of nine talks on a variety of topics as well as welcoming attendees to its hometown of St. Louis at booth #5.
“At Boundless, we remain fully committed to the open source community and continue to contribute to each of the projects we build our supported products around,” said Anthony Calamito, Chief Geospatial Officer at Boundless. “This sponsorship further cements our commitment to build on a foundation of open source, open collaboration, open standards and open education.”
Highlights of planned presentations from Boundless include talks on OpenLayers, the State of GeoWebCache, mapping and more. Additionally, the company will be co-sponsoring a Community & Workshop Day which features workshops, technical training sessions, a code sprint and more. Sample sessions, along with additional information on Community & Workshop Day can be found below.
Sample Workshops & Sessions
What: Working with OpenLayers Workshop
When: Monday, May 14 at 9:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Salon E, F & G
Who: Andreas Hocevar, Software Engineer at Boundless
What: State of GeoServer
When: Monday, May 14 at 4:30 – 5:05pm
Where: Salon E & F & G
Who: Kevin Smith, Software Engineer and Jody Garnett, Training Specialist and Community Lead at Boundless
What: Building an Image Processing Pipeline at Scale using Open Source
When: Tuesday, May 15 at 10:30 – 11:05am
Where: Gateway II
Who: Tom Ingold, Chief Technology Officer of Boundless
What: The Boundless Web SDK, Powering OpenLayers with React and Redux
When: Wednesday, May 16 at 10:30 – 11:05am
Where: Gateway II
Who: Dan Little, Software Engineer at Boundless
Community & Workshop Day
What: Sponsored by Boundless, LocationTech and T-REX, Community & Workshop Day features workshops, technical training sessions, a code sprint, co-located events and even some community mapping. To see the detailed schedule, visit this page.
When: Thursday May 17 at 9:30am – 5:30pm
Where: T-REX, 911 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO