FOSS4G:UK Local 2022 - Bovey Tracy (Dartmoor National Park Offices)

Local Venue Chairs: Dave Barter & Matt Travis


We are very grateful for the support of Nautoguide for sponsoring FOSS4G:UK Local at this event.


The schedule for Thurs 17th Nov 2022 is below - for the full programme for all venues, with details of speakers and talk descriptions, see here.

Time Speaker Title
09:00 - 09:30 Arrivals and coffee  
09:30 - 10:00 Nick Bearman Opening and welcome
10:00 - 10:30 Anita Graser (online) Shaping Open Spatial Data Science
10:30 - 11:00 Tim Sutton (online) 20 Years of QGIS: Successes and Failures of a Global Phenomenon
11:00 - 11:30 Break  
11:30 - 12:00 Sam Lavender Using open-source code and data to ask questions about the environment
12:00 - 12:30 Dave Partridge Helping to develop an urban tree planting strategy using QGIS
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch  
13:30 - 14:00 Matt Travis Automating data downloads from the new OS National Geographic Database (NDG)
14:00 - 14:30 Tom Thomson Georeferencing non-standardised and very old map/plans via QGIS and other tools.
14:30 - 15:00 Dave Barter My Geospatial Toolkit - What’s in your FOSS Box?
15:00 - 15:30 Break  
15:30 - 16:00 tbc tbc
16:00 - 16:30 Regina Obe (online) PostGIS Vision: Past, Present, and Future
16:30 - 16:45 Nick Bearman Wrap up
16:45 onwards local arrangements  


The event is free to attend but we strongly encourage attendees (and/or their employers) to make a donation of £20 (more if you can afford or less if you can’t) - see here for details.

Location & Travel

Dartmoor National Park
Haytor Road
Bovey Tracey
TQ13 9JQ

We encourage everyone to travel by public transport/car share/under their own steam if possible.

OSGeo UK Local Chapter