FOSS4G:UK Local 2022 - Leeds (Platform)

Local Venue Chairs: Mike West & Tomas Holderness


We are very grateful for the support of Addresscloud and JBA 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
09:15 - 09:30 Coffee and local welcome  
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 (coffee and networking)  
11:30 - 12:00 Dennis Bauszus Composing Software: Spatial for the JAMstack generation
12:00 - 12:30 Peter Wells Mergin Maps: an open source platform for your field data collection
12:30 - 13:20 Lunch (food provided)  
13:20 - 13:30 Chris Larkin Prioritisation of Obstruction Removal on Active Travel Networks (Lightning Talk)
13:30 - 13:40 Clara Peiret-Garcia Developing an inclusive accessibility index for UK cities. (Lightning Talk)
13:40 - 13:50 Rachael Sanderson Experimenting with Social Media data using Open Source Software (Lightning Talk)
13:50 - 14:10 Oliver Burdekin FOSS meets not FOSS (Show & Tell)
14:10 - 14:40 David Wood APIs for assessing flood risk anywhere in the world
14:40 - 15:10 Tomas Holderness Serverless Tile Services in the Cloud
15:10 - 15:30 Break (coffee and networking)  
15:30 - 16:00 Michael West PostGIS Out-DB Rasters in AWS Batch
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

New Station St


Getting there: Platform is adjacent to Leeds train station meaning that it is excellently served by both train and bus services.

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

OSGeo UK Local Chapter