FOSS4G-Europe is the annual gathering of European Open Source Geospatial Developers, Users and Leaders – at Jacobs University Bremen in the heart of Europe, 15th to 17th of July. A free and open source conference and exhibition that offers geospatial communities, research groups and businesses a place to meet, share ideas and have fun.
This year’s conference is under the motto „Independent Innovation for INSPIRE and Big Data“, characterizing the independence of the Free and Open Source movement from commercial product interest, and the power of innovation which the worldwide networks of FOSS enthusiasts unleashes. This energy is essential for mastering the challenges we are facing. Among the many ones ahead of us two stand out in particular.