FOSS4G NA 2016 is in Raleigh from May 2-5

FOSS4GNA_2016FOSS4G NA is coming to Raleigh! The conference will be held on May 2-5, 2016 in the Raleigh Convention Center.

FOSS4G stands for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial. This annual North American conference, a collaborative event organized jointly by OSGeo and LocationTech, is the pre-eminent conference for developers working with geospatial technologies.

This year’s conference schedule is full of technical sessions, BoFs (Birds of a Feather), code sprints, poster sessions, etc. The schedule also covers a wide breadth of topics of interest.

Most important, the conference brings together some of the leading developers in the field, and offers a great opportunity for networking and sharing ideas in a casual, fun setting.

As a bonus to local participants, you can use the special discount code LOCAL to receive $100 off your 4-day All Access Pass. You can register here.

About Shibby

Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat which means he is a mash-up of a community manager and project manager for Opensource.com--a publication and story-telling platform for open source communities. At night, he wears a cape, and is a captain for the Open Raleigh brigade, as well as a co-chair for NC Open Pass. Jason is the author of a book called The foundation for an open source city--a resource for cities and citizens interested in improving their government through civic hacking. While writing the book, he discovered his unknown super power of building communities of passionate people. Jason graduated from North Carolina State University and resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife, two kids, two border collies, chickens, lots of tomato plants, and a lazy raccoon somewhere in an oak tree. In his copious spare time, he enjoys surfing, running, gardening, traveling, watching football, sampling craft beer, and participating in local government--not necessarily in that order, but close to it. You can follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets
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