About FOSS4G

FOSS4G is the acronym for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial. It is the OSGeo Foundation global and annual gathering since its inception in 2004.

FOSS4G-Europe 2015 Open innovation for Europe

The second edition of the FOSS4G-Europe Conference will be held at Politecnico di Milano in Como, Italy, from July 15th to 17th, 2015. A day of workshops will precede the conference on 14th July, and a code sprint will close the event on 18th July.

The Conference aims to bring together FOSS4G users and developers worldwide and foster closer interactions with and amongst European communities in order to share ideas for improving geodata, software and applications openess.

The event is organized jointly by :

The event organization is leaded by a group of international geospatial experts who are distributed in several committees.

Past european events

FOSS4G Europe is rooted in the FOSS4G Central and Eastern Europe conference series, back in 2012. The latter evolved in 2014 as the first edition of FOSS4G Europe in Bremen. The conference is now becoming the main european FOSS4G event, gathering people and OSGeo local chapters from all over Europe and beyond.

FOSS4G Europe 2014 logo

FOSS4G Europe 2014

First edition of FOSS4G Europe in Bremen, Germany

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FOSS4G CEE 2013 logo


Second edition of FOSS4G Central and Eastern Europe

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FOSS4G CEE 2012 logo


First edition of FOSS4G Central and Eastern Europe

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