Bennekom, The Netherlands, May 2nd 2016 – GeoCat continues its deep commitment to open source with a Gold Sponsorship of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation for 2016. This year GeoCat is contributing both directly to OSGeo and to the FOSS4G, OSGeo.nl, OSGeo.es, SIGLibre, FOSS4G Argentina conferences.
GeoCat is looking forward to attending these great events with a series of workshops and presentations. GeoCat staff is active in organizing both the conferences listed above and community events. The most famous of these the annual Bolsena Code Sprint which GeoCat has organized since 2008.
As a community minded organization GeoCat staff are active at all levels of OSGeo working with committees, local chapters and the OSGeo board.
In addition to these community and outreach activities GeoCat finds time to work on open-source – providing leadership and commercial support for the GeoNetwork project.
OSGeo would like to thank GeoCat for their financial support and for their hard work as valued members of our community.
Established in the Netherlands in 2007 by GeoNetwork founder Jeroen Ticheler, GeoCat is a strong open source supporter offering customized software and services making geospatial data sharing easier and more efficient than ever. GeoCat builds sustainable applications following the Free and Open Source Software philosophy and open standards as well as a Bridge to proprietary GIS software to enable hybrid infrastructures. GeoCat has provided successful consulting services and products that contributed to the development of organization, national and international Spatial Data Infrastructures for The Netherlands, Swiss, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Scotland, Canada, EEA, ESTAT, JRC, ESA and many others.
About the Foundation
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation is not-for-profit organization to foster global adoption of open source geospatial technology. The software foundation is devoted to an open philosophy and participatory community driven development. OSGeo serves as an outreach and advocacy organization providing financial, organizational and legal support for the open source geospatial community.
OSGeo sponsorship is available on an annual basis for foundation projects, events, local chapters and operations. Visit www.osgeo.org/sponsorship for more information.