We are honoured to announce that Anita Graser is the recipient of the Sol Katz Award 2020.
Anita Graser is a spatial data scientist and an open source GIS advocate. She is doing mobility research. She is encouraging people to get involved through social media, blog posts, presentations, podcasts & courses at university.
Anita has served on the OSGeo board of directors.
She best known for being involved in QGIS which is one of the most successful OSGeo projects. Anita has served in the QGIS steering commitee since 2013 and authored not less than 7 books on it! Anita also developed the QGIS Time Manager plugin. She lives in Austria and is well known on social media as underdarkGIS.
On behalf of the OSGeo communities we congratulate and thank Anita Graser for all of her contributions.
Thank you Anita, you deserve this.
Read more about Anita Graser in her blog https://anitagraser.com/about/
About the award
The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have demonstrated leadership in the FOSS4G community. Recipients of the award have contributed significantly through their activities to advance open source ideals in the geospatial realm. The award acknowledges both the work of community members, and pay tribute to one of its founders, for years to come.
You can watch the Sol Katz Award 2020 here.
Anita Graser’s speech after receiving the Sol Katz Award