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Community Blog Posts

Check out the blog posts about FOSS4G 2017, from members of the community, by clicking the links below.

Title Author Link
A geospatial tinkerer’s feast: FOSS4G 2017Adam Steerspatialised.net
A Visual Summary of FOSS4G 2017 Michele Tobias experimentalcraft.wordpress.com
Astun Technology Supports Most Successful FOSS4G Astun Technology astuntechnology.com
FOSS4G - it's getting better all the time Steven Feldman knowwhereconsulting.co.uk
FOSS4G 2017 Randal Hale northrivergeographic.com
FOSS4G 2017Volker Mischevmx.cx
FOSS4G 2017 Boston Kurt Menke birdseyeviewgis.com
FOSS4G 2017 Recap Bill Dollins blog.geomusings.com
FOSS4G 2017 RecapKitty Hurleygeospatialresponse.wordpress.com
FOSS4G 2017 Trip Report Sarah Chow cesium.com
FOSS4G Boston 2017Kerstblog.geolytix.net
FOSS4G International Comes to Boston, MAJames Armstrongurisa.org; Page 5
Fulcrum Live 2017 Recap Cory MacVie fulcrumapp.com
GeoHipsters at FOSS4G in Boston Mike Dolbow geohipster.com
GeoSolutions Presentations at FOSS4G 2017Simone Giannecchinigeo-solutions.it
Successful Workshops Across US East Coast and FOSS4G as a Growing Platform for GIS CommunityGIS Cloudgiscloud.com
terrestris auf der FOSS4G 2017 in Bostonterrestristerrestris.de
They say the happiest place on Earth is Disney World - They're wrong, it's FOSS4G Todd Barr medium.com
What We Learned About Open-Source Geospatial Technology at FOSS4G Peter Murray carto.com

Presentation Slides

Check out the slides from various presentations at FOSS4G Boston 2017 by clicking the links below (collected from presenters on twitter).

TitlePresenterOrganizationPresentation TypeDateSlides Link
3D City Models for everyoneFelix KundeBeuth University of Applied SciencesTechnical Session8/17/2017 11:30 AMSlides
3D Tiles in Action Sean Lilley Cesium Technical Session 8/17/2017 10:30 AM Slides
A history, status report, and outlook of Proj.4Howard ButlerHobu, Inc.Technical Session8/17/2017 3:00 PMSlides
A Journey through R for Geo Tina A. Cormier telluslabs Technical Session 8/17/2017 10:30 AM Slides
Accelerating Map Making with Artificial IntelligenceDaniel DufourFirst Draft GISTechnical Session8/16/2017 4:30 PMSlides
Advanced geospatial technologies: The new powerful GRASS GIS 7.2 release Vaclav Petras North Carolina State University Technical Session 8/16/2017 4:00 PM Slides
An open, standards based and flexible point cloud data service Adam Steer Australian National University Technical Session 8/18/2017 1:00 PM Slides
Analyzing Large Raster Data in a Jupyter Notebook with GeoPySpark on AWS Rob Emanuele Azavea Workshop 8/15/2017 8:00 AM Slides
AnOl, GeoExt, MapStore 2, ngeo, ... — An overview of extensions, plugins, libraries & frameworks around OpenLayers Marc Jansen terrestris GmbH & Co. KG Technical Session 8/16/2017 10:30 AM Slides
Breaking the 4th dimension: working with time in PostgreSQL and PostGIS David Bitner Boundless Spatial Technical Session 8/16/2017 2:10 PM Slides
Browser-based geoprocessing with Turf.jsNuma GremlinggeoSYSTechnical Session8/16/2017 2:00 PMSlides
Building a Frankenstein Open Data Portal with FOSS, sweat, and tears Mike Dolbow State of Minnesota Technical Session 8/16/2017 2:30 PM Slides
Building a Table Joining like service with Web Processing Services Ian Turton Astun Technology Technical Session 8/18/2017 9:30 AM Slides
Building and evaluating the user experience of an Open Source geoportal: the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal Ryan Mattke University of Minnesota Libraries Technical Session 8/16/2017 11:30 AM Slides
Classification of remote sensing images with the Orfeo ToolBox and QGISManuel GrizonnetCNESWorkshop8/14/2017 1:00 PMSlides
Creating input masks for QGIS using Python, PyQt, Qt DesignerNuma GremlinggeoSYSTechnical Session8/18/2017 1:30 PMSlides
Custom QGIS Symbols with Inkscape Michele Tobias UC Davis Library Technical Session 8/18/2017 11:00 AM Slides
D3.js in postgres with plv8 Steven Ottens Geodan Technical Session 8/16/2017 2:30 PM Slides
Development of an extension of GeoServer to provide handling three-dimensional spatial data Hyung-Gyu Ryoo Pusan National University Technical Session 8/18/2017 11:00 AM Slides
Developing Scalable Information Extraction Processing Pipelines using R for Earth Observation Applications Aniruddha Ghosh University of California Davis Technical Session 8/17/2017 11:30 AM Slides
Everything old is new again: What open source Google Earth Enterprise means for Cesium and FOSS4G Matthew Amato Analytical Graphics Inc. Technical Session 8/17/2017 11:00 AM Slides
Exposing location data services through SQL Rafa de la Torre CARTO Technical Session 8/18/2017 10:30 AM Slides
Fake Maps, Vey Dishonest Steven Feldman KnowWhere Consulting Technical Session 8/17/2017 2:30 PM Slides
Generating quick and easy React/OpenLayers Web Maps Willie Nordmann Boundless Technical Session 8/16/2017 2:50 PM Slides
GeoTuple: a Framework for Web Based Geo-Analytics with R and PostGIS Roland Hansson Nova Spatial LLC Technical Session 8/17/2017 2:00 PM Slides
Google Earth Enterprise as an Open Source ProjectAndres TerrazasThermopylae Sciences and TechnologyTechnical Session8/17/2017 11:30 AMSlides
How to version my spatial database? Felix Kunde Beuth University of Applied Sciences Technical Session 8/16/2017 1:30 PM Slides
HOWL: 3D/4D mapping and visualization of Oregon's wildlands Ricardo Morin Ricardo Morin LLC Technical Session 8/17/2017 3:00 PM Slides
Indexes in geo-temporal data sets... How much is enough? Christopher Eichelberger Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. Technical Session 8/18/2017 1:00 PM Slides
Introducing the PostGIS Add-ons: An easy way to add functionality to PostGISPierre RacineUniversity LavalTechnical Session8/16/2017 10:30 AMSlides
Introduction to Serverless for Geo Mark Varley AddressCloud Technical Session 8/17/2017 10:30 AM Slides
mago3D: A Brand New Geo-BIM Platform on top of Cesium & World Wind Sanghee Shin Gaia3D, Inc. Technical Session 8/17/2017 1:30 PM Slides
Making Ocean Observations Accessible and Usable: A Standards and Software Case StudyMicah WengrenNational Oceanic Atmosphere AdministrationTechnical Session8/17/2017 3:00 PMSlides
Map Markup Language and the Web of Maps: How Hypertext Works For MappingPeter RushforthNatural Resources CanadaTechnical Session8/18/2017 11:00 AMSlides
MapBox Styles for GeoServer and OpenLayers Torben Barballe Boundless Technical Session 8/18/2017 1:00 PM Slides
MapStore 2, modern mashups with OL3, Leaflet and React Mauro Bartolomeoli GeoSolutions SAS Technical Session 8/16/2017 5:00 PM Slides
Mars in 3D across oceans of time: How we made Rewind the Red Planet Brian Jacobs National Geographic Technical Session 8/18/2017 9:30 AM Slides
Migrating to Vector Tiles Lizzi Slivinski NBT Solutions Technical Session 8/18/2017 9:30 AM Slides
Noise: A new search index for semi structured data Volker Mische OnMyOwn Technical Session 8/18/2017 1:00 PM Slides
OGC SensorThings API with GOST Bert Temme Geodan Workshop 8/14/2017 8:00 AM Slides
OpenHistoryMapMarco MontanariModal Nodes, OpenHistoryMapTechnical Session8/16/2017 3:00 PMSlides
ORFEO ToolBox license change from CeCILL to Apache : diary of a long journeyManuel GrizonnetCNESTechnical Session8/17/2017 2:30 PMSlides
Pirate Maps: Experiments with portable maps on the Raspberry Pi Ian Turton Astun Technology Technical Session 8/16/2017 3:00 PM Slides
Point Cloud Filters & Pipelines in PDAL Brad Chambers DigitalGlobe Technical Session 8/18/2017 9:30 AM Slides
Processing conservation indicators with open source tools: lessons learnt from the Digital Observatory for Protected Areas Luca Battistella Joint Research Centre of the European Commission Technical Session 8/18/2017 9:30 AM Slides
QGIS Web Client 2 Pirmin Kalberer Sourcepole Technical Session 8/18/2017 12:30 PM Slides
R in the Z-dimension: Processing LiDAR data for free Tina A. Cormier telluslabs Technical Session 8/17/2017 2:30 PM Slides
Raster is a disaster, vector is a spectre: the tale of one startup on a budget, wading through the tile wars. William Morris Faraday Inc. Technical Session 8/18/2017 10:00 AM Slides
Rspatial.org, tutorials for learning Spatial R Alex Mandel University of California Davis Technical Session 8/17/2017 1:30 PM Slides
Sharing and Migrating GIS Projects with OGC GeoPackage Pirmin Kalberer Sourcepole Technical Session 8/17/2017 10:20 AM Slides
Spatial Data Infrastructures for Everyone Maria Aria de Reyna GeoCat Keynote 8/18/2017 2:30 PM Slides
Spatially enable WordPress with WP-GeoMeta-Lib Michael Moore LuminFire Technical Session 8/16/2017 5:00 PM Slides
State of QGISLarry ShafferBoundlessTechnical Session8/18/2017 9:30 AMSlides
T-rex, a vector tile server for your own data Pirmin Kalberer Sourcepole Technical Session 8/18/2017 11:00 AM Slides
Towards OSGeo best practices for scientific software citation: Integration options for persistent identifiers in OSGeo project repositories Peter Löwe German INstitute for Economic Research DIW Technical Session 8/17/2017 2:00 PM Slides
Trillions of points - spatial indexing, organization, and exploitation of massive point clouds Connor Manning Hobu, Inc. Technical Session 8/17/2017 2:00 PM Slides
Using Mapbox and GDAL to Visualize Trends in Ocean Phytoplankton from NASA Earth Observations Satellite Images Rob Chohan ePi Rational, Inc. Technical Session 8/16/2017 2:00 PM Slides
Why 3D? The benefits of 3D geospatial visualization beyond pretty pictures Hannah Pinkos Analytical Graphics Inc. Technical Session 8/17/2017 11:00 AM Slides
Why we code Paul Ramsey CARTO Keynote 8/16/2017 9:15 AM Slides
ZOO-Project 1.7.0: What is new about Open WPS Platform Gerald Fenoy GeoLabs SARL Technical Session 8/18/2017 10:00 AM Slides

Presentation Videos

Keynotes

Opening Plenary


Michael Terner, Guido Stein, Brian Hamlin, Jody Garnet Open FOSS4G Boston 2017 with a few short presentations welcoming the community to the event.

Why we code


Keynote Presentation by Paul Ramsey

Integrating Data in Digital Services for State Government


Keynote Presentation by Holly St. Clair

Coding as a first resort


Keynote Presentation by Joe Cheng

Spatial Data Infrastructures for everyone


Keynote Presentation by Maria Aria de Reyna

Wednesday

GeoPoll: integrate cartographic questions in web forms polls or surveys


Daniel Rappo & Adrien Bigler - Media Engineering Institute, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland
Florent Joerin, Maude Luggen Risse, & Sarah Composto - EC+G Department, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland
Olivier Ertz - Media Engineering Institute, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

Why your map sucks and you don't even know it


Will Cadell & Dustin Sampson - Sparkgeo.com

Mapping the world: going beyond web mercator with GeoServer


Andrea Aime - GeoSolutions

An introduction to containerising geospatial apps with Docker


James Milner - 3D Repo

Containerizing your geospatial applications with Docker


Steven D. Lander, Matthew Moran, James Rummel, & Michael Lee - RGi

Have Your (Raspberry) Pi and Map with It Too.


Jim Klassen & Bob Basques - SharedGeo

Pirate Maps: Experiments with portable maps on the Raspberry Pi


Ian Turton - Astun Technology