FOSS4G:UK Local 2022 - Cardiff (Jurys Inn)

Local Venue Chair: Kevin Williams


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

Call for talks

The Call for Talks is now closed.

Location & Travel

Jurys Inn
Park Place
CF10 3UD

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


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

Time Speaker Title
08:45 - 09:15 Arrival tea / coffee / breakfast  
09:15 - 09:30 Kevin Williams (Welsh Gov) Local Chair Intro and local arrangements
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 John Cook (Welsh Gov.) Improving user experience with Cloud Optimised Geotiffs (COGs)
12:00 - 12:30 Seb Clarke (Environment Systems) Making the Intractable, Manageable
12:30 - 13:30 Sandwich Buffet Lunch  
13:30 - 14:00 Carl Morris (Mapio Cymru) Mapio Cymru talk 1 - OpenStreetMap in a lesser-resourced language
14:00 - 14:30 Sam Franklin (CGI)/Tom Colley(Welsh Gov.) Mapio Cymru talk 2 - DataMapWales Azure Cloud
14:30 - 15:00 Tom Colley (Welsh Gov) PGaudit and Active Travel
15:00 - 15:30 Break  
15:30 - 16:00 Dave Dowding (SparkGeo) Deploying a simple web map to AWS
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  


Registration is now open!

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.

OSGeo UK Local Chapter