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by Gabby Getz

Gabby Getz works with both open source development and the Cesium community on the design and technical aspects of cesium.com and cesiumjs.org.

Cesium is thrilled to once again help sponsor FOSS4G North America! FOSS4G celebrates free and open source software for geospatial and the community responsible for the advancements and adoption of this software.

Attending FOSS4G NA 2012 in Washington DC greatly contributed to Cesium’s initial release as an open source JavaScript library. Being a part of the FOSS4G community means a lot to us, and we’ve sponsored and presented at every conference held in North America since then. It continues to be a welcoming and informative place to share our latest work in 3D web mapping, to learn about the latest trends in geospatial, and to help move the field forward.

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Workshop deadline extended

Good news for potential workshop organizers! The submission deadline has been extended to February 8 (the same day as the final deadline for all talks).

Remember, up to two workshop organizers get a free pass to the conference. We know a workshop takes a lot of effort, and we appreciate it. Thanks to our sponsors, we are able to offer this.

Thanks to those who have already submitted workshops. As a bonus for meeting the original deadline, the program committee will select one or two workshops from the current submissions for early acceptance into the program. Stay tuned!

See why our sponsors love St Louis too!

Vibrant, energetic and friendly; those are all reason why the FOSS4G NA Team chose St Louis, Mo as the location for the 2018 conference and Community Day.

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RedHat, Radiant Solutions join as PLATINUM sponsors

Please join us in welcoming both RedHat and Radiant Solutions as Platinum sponsors of the FOSS4G NA event. Be sure to visit their booths and stop by any sponsored social events or meetups.

Join the Community

by Sara Safavi, Program Committee Chair

We describe FOSS4G NA as a conference for people (developers, users, decision makers, and observers) who work with, or are interested in working with, free and open source geospatial software. But at its heart, FOSS4G NA is a collaboration, powered by community volunteers.

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Boundless announces PLATINUM sponsorship of FOSS4G NA 2018

The FOSS4G NA 2018 team would like to thank Boundless for signing on as a PLATINUM  sponsor of FOSS4G NA.

Registration Is Open!

We are offering a great rate for attendees who register by December 31.

Sign up now, and pay just $545 .

Oracle joins as Silver Sponsor, Azavea as Bronze

The FOSS4G NA Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that Oracle has joined the May 14-17 event in St. Louis, MO as a SILVER sponsor.

Call for Papers Is Open

Submissions are now open for FOSS4G NA 2018. Check the CFP page to see what the program committee is looking for this year.

Curious about the committee? Visit the About Us page to learn more.

Save the Dates!

It's May 14 - 16 in St. Louis for FOSS4G North America 2018. We're excited to be going to the Gateway to the West, and we promise a great view of the Arch and the newly renovated Arch Grounds when you arrive.

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For information about becoming a sponsor, please visit the FOSS4G NA 2018 sponsor prospectus page.

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