|FOSS4G North America coming to Minneapolis in May|
|By Jim Lacy|
|January 17, 2013|
FOSS4G brings together public and private-sector stakeholders, innovators and developers who are at the forefront of free and open source software for geospatial applications. Conference organizers expect around 500 attendees.
FOSS4G-NA 2013 will offer a broad program to discuss and build tools to help solve some of the world’s most pressing problems and business needs. Notably, 2013 marks the 10 year anniversary of the first MapServer Users Meeting in Minnesota, the immediate predecessor of the FOSS4G Conference Series.
FOSS4G-NA 2013 follows on the success of the 2012 conference held in Washington, DC. This regional event complements the larger FOSS4G International Conference, the leading global conference organized by OSGeo focusing on Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial. The 2013 FOSS4G International Conference is scheduled for September 17-21 in Nottingham, UK.