FOSS4G 2023

Wow what an adventure, Jody Garnett here returning from visiting FOSS4G conference and the GeoCat offices.  FOSS4G for the People The Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference was very much a community affair this year. FOSS4G 2023 was a chance to...
 Open Standard / Open Source Sprint – April 2023 

 Open Standard / Open Source Sprint – April 2023 

The GeoCat team had a rewarding experience attending the Open Standard and Open Source Software code sprint near Lausanne. This was a joint Apache / OSGeo / OGC activity. We would like to thank our hosts for their hospitality and amazing food selection....
Some thoughts around INSPIRE conference 2018 Antwerp

Some thoughts around INSPIRE conference 2018 Antwerp

How Open Data Principles challenges INSPIRE, data streams are the new gold and the future of data catalogues when search engines implement dataset search. Mid september the Netherlands and Flanders organised this years edition of the INSPIRE conference in Antwerp...

JIIDE and SASIG, in Portugal

During the month of November, two important events in the scope of SDI and FOSS4G took place in Portugal: JIIDE, in Lisbon, and SASIG, in Porto. The JIIDE – “VIII Jornadas Ibéricas de Infraestruturas de Dados Espaciais” is a yearly event focused on...

Announcing the Extended GeoPackage QGIS Plugin

In a previous blog post, my colleague Paul van Genuchten, explained our vision and roadmap regarding extended geopackage support in the GIS ecosystem (desktop, server side and mobile phone). The OGC geopackage format was designed with the goal of being interoperable...
FOSS4G Argentina (Buenos Aires)

FOSS4G Argentina (Buenos Aires)

This year I had the privilege to go to the FOSS4G Argentina, which took place on the IGN of Buenos Aires. What can I tell you of Argentina that you don’t already know. https://www.instagram.com/p/BD1thIpqcTI Meat paradise. But I didn’t go there only for...