FOSS4G:UK Local 2022 - Manchester (The University of Manchester)

Local Venue Chair: Jonny Huck


We are very grateful for the support of Informed Solutions and WSP for sponsoring FOSS4G:UK Local in Manchester.

Call for talks

The Call for Talks is now closed. We will be in touch soon confirming if your talk has been accepted.

For more details see here.

Location & Travel

Core Technology Facility
46 Grafton St
The University of Manchester
M13 9WU

Click here for information on traveling to The University of Manchester. We encourage everyone to travel by public transport / car share / under their own steam if possible.


The schedule for Thurs 17th Nov 2022 is:

Time Speaker Title
09:00 - 09:30 Arrivals Coffee and networking
09:30 - 10:00 Nick Bearman (Streamed) Opening and welcome
10:00 - 10:30 Anita Graser (Streamed) Shaping Open Spatial Data Science
10:30 - 11:00 Tim Sutton (Streamed) 20 Years of QGIS: Successes and Failures of a Global Phenomenon
11:00 - 11:30 Break Coffee and networking
11:30 - 12:00 Kirsty Watkinson (In Person) An open source exploration into the impact of map data coverage on estimations of access to healthcare
12:00 - 12:30 Tom Huntley (Streamed) Building a Web GIS - a full stack overview
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Not Provided
13:30 - 13:50 John Donovan (In Person) DIY RTK GNSS
13:50 - 14:00 Richard Kingston (In Person) Bringing 40+ petabytes of NERC environmental data to more users
14:00 - 14:30 Patrick Reynolds (In Person) Free and Open Source Geospatial Software within a Modern Consulting Organisation
14:30 - 15:00 Robert Coup (Streamed) Kart: an introduction to practical data versioning for geospatial
15:00 - 15:30 Break Coffee and networking
15:30 - 16:00 Ant Scott (Streamed) Analysing Access to UK Public Rights of Way with the QGIS Graphical Modeler
16:00 - 16:30 Regina Obe (Streamed) PostGIS Vision: Past, Present, and Future
16:30 - 16:45 Nick Bearman (Streamed) Wrap up


Registration is now closed!

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