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Geo Freedom Day Playlist
On friday 14th june we celebrate Geo Freedom Day in the Netherlands! Presentations about free and open streetmaps, local postalcode databases, aerial imagery and applications capable of handling geodata and related technologies. During presentations speakers will go deeper in to their respective subjects. Geo Freedom Day is an initiative by volunteers.
ITC - Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente provides international postgraduate education, research and project services in the field of geo-information science and earth observation using remote sensing and GIS. The aim of ITC's activities is the international exchange of knowledge, focusing on capacity building and institutional development in developing countries and emerging economies.
What's gonna happen?
Speakers from the Netherlands and surrounding countries will talk about their projects.
Presentations this year will be about:
GeoFort - Willemijn Simon van Leeuwen
Goudappel Coffeng: Filosofie m.b.t. vrije ruimtelijke gegevens, voorbeelden open data projecten, spanningsveld commercie / open data en opdrachtgevers die het niet op prijs stellen als de in voor hun vergaarde data openbaar wordt en de redenen daarvoor. - Dirk Bussche (Goudappel Coffeng)
INSPIRE: Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community - Herman Assink
Pilot Linked Open Data en open data beleid van TU Delft Geomatics - Wilko Quak
Presentations _last year_:
Netherlands Space Society
Scalable Vector Graphics
Kaartafbeeldingsbibliotheken met gebruikersomgevingen
cooperate with us?
Do you want to present your project? Or cooperate in another way? Do you just want to know more about Geo Freedom Day? Or do you want to organise a Geo Freedom Day yourself? Get into contact with us! See "Contact"
Entrance is free, registration required, by sending Bas de Lange an e-mail (see "Contact").
Donations and sponsoring (for example in the form of Bitcoins Movie "What is Bitcoin?") would be very much appreciated! See our "Donations"-page.
Friday 14th june
From nine till six hrs
Afterwards a drink and a dinner, at your own expense, in a local restaurant.
From Enschede railway station (about 500 meters walking around 12 min)
Yournavigation.org Travel planner (all types of transport)
Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM) Travel planner (car only)