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Open source geospatial conference heads to Cape Town

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| The theme of the conference is “Open Source Geospatial: an option for
| developing countries”, providing a platform for industry members to explore
| and debate issues around the application of the technology for developing
| countries. Ed Parsons,chief of geospatial technology at Google, will be the
| keynote speaker.
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http://www.tectonic.co.za/?p=3033

Sun to raise awareness on OSS

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| Sun Microsystems Inc., has announced a global call to action for
| organizations and consumers to embrace open source software as part of its
| sponsorship of Software Freedom Day (SFD) on September 20, 2008. Sun is
| calling for community members and Sun employees across the world to
| participate in a global education program designed to improve awareness
| around the importance and benefits of open source technologies.
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http://www.ciol.com/Developer/Open-S...12908110282/0/
http://tinyurl.com/4h7fxm


Recent:

Sol Katz Award for Geospatial Free and Open Source Software - Call for
Nominations

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| The Open Source Geospatial Foundation would like to open nominations for the
| 2008 Sol Katz Award for Geospatial Free and Open Source Software.
|
| The Sol Katz Award for Geospatial Free and Open Source Software (GFOSS) will
| be given to individuals who have demonstrated leadership in the GFOSS
| community. Recipients of the award will have contributed significantly
| through their activities to advance open source ideals in the geospatial
| realm.
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http://www.gisuser.com/content/view/15428/
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