July 13th-18th


Beside the annual global FOSS4G there are local FOSS4Gs taking place all over the world. FOSS4G Europe is only one of these regional conferences and wants to gather and connect enthusiasts from Europe.

First time conference invites you to north eastern Europe keeping the conference aims of FOSS4G and OSGeo to bring users and developers together and to foster closer interactions, exchange of knowledge and practical experience.

The fifth edition of the FOSS4G Europe Conference will be held at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences in Valmiera, Latvia, from July 13th to 18th, 2020. In addition to three conference days there are two workshops days one before and one after the conference (13th and 17th July) and a community sprint will have the opportunity to run through all conference days and close the event on 18th July. The event organization is leaded by a group of international geospatial experts who are distributed into multiple committees.


July 13th and July 17th

Learn Open Source GIS and Webmapping technologies straight from the FOSS4G developers during these hands-on experiences. Workshops showcase current and emerging FOSS4G technologies and foster skills development in the open geospatial domain.


July 14th – 16th

Conference is place to be to gain new knowledge, catch up with latest trends in the field as well as get inspired for new achievements.

Community sprint

July 17th – 18th

Community Sprint is a unique opportunity to experience open source collaborative development and to meet FOSS4G users and developers.

Anyone involved or interested in getting involved in OSGeo community projects is welcome.

There’s always plenty to do – it’s not all about programming. Translation, documentation, feedback, discussions, and testing are very important for projects!

Conference registration is not a prerequisite for participation in community sprint.

Please register for the Community Sprint

Social activities

Conference Ice-breaker and Gala-dinner are great activities to take a part in for catching up with old friends and making some new.



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