Worldwide geo events are cancelled because of the covid-19 outbreak. Paul van Genuchten of GeoCat selected interesting virtual meetings in our domain.

Geo Show

Just van den Broecke ( and his team make a weekly ‘Geo Show’ (De Grote Geo Show, DGGS) Livestream on the channel and the YouTube channel. Dates and times are announced on the DGGS website as well as, Twitter and OSGeoNL Meetup. Former episodes can be found at

OGC webinars

OGC organises several webinars and online events in June and September. Check the OGC Working Group Webinar Series newsletter and the OGC webinar and event page.

INSPIRE virtual conference

GeoCat attends the INSPIRE Virtual Conference (3-12 June).  Paul van Genuchten of GeoCat organises two webinars: ‘OGC API Features’ (Mon. 8 June, 16.00 hrs, UTC+2) and ‘Innovations in Data Discovery’ (Fri. 12 June, 11.00 hrs, (UTC+2). “I am very pleased with all contributions and hope the sessions will be very inspiring”, states Paul. We kindly invite you to join his sessions. Register your interest.

GeoCat virtual events

Foss4GUK virtual event

The foss4GUK event will be a virtual event as well. It takes place at 17 June. Among the presentations is one of Jody Garnett of GeoCat, who will update you on the GeoServer 2.17 release. His colleague Paul van Genuchten will inform you about GeoNetwork and SEO (search engine optimalisation). Check the full programme and schedule at  

European GeoNetwork User Group online meeting

On 23 June, the European GeoNetwork User Group Event takes places online, instead of in Paris. Main subject is the upcoming 4.0 release. The beta edition is already available. Sign up here.

Bolsena Code Sprint cancelled, online developer meetings instead

Our yearly GeoNetwork developer event in Bolsena, scheduled for 29 June – 4 July has been cancelled. But we plan to organise several online developer meetings. Check for updates. Sharing user experiences by giving short presentations would be most welcome, you are kindly invited! It would liven up the week.

GeoCat virtual events