Free and Open Source Software for Geomatics Conference FOSS4G 2010 Barcelona

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This session starts with a status report of the MapServer project, followed by an open question/answer session to give a chance to users to interact with members of the MapServer project team.

We will go over the main features and enhancements made to the software in the last year, the current and future direction of the project, the organization of the project and the role of the Project Steering Committee (PSC), and finally discuss contribution opportunities for interested developers and users.

Don’t miss this chance to meet and chat with the members of the MapServer project team!

Presenters: Jeff McKenna and Daniel Morissette

Jeff McKenna operates a consulting company, Gateway Geomatics, located on the East Coast of Canada, focusing on assisting organizations publish spatial information on the Internet.  Jeff is a member of the MapServer Project Steering Committee (PSC), and is also the documentation lead for the MapServer project.  Jeff is the maintainer of the popular MapServer for Windows (MS4W) project, and is involved in the development of the OSGeo4W installer.  In 2009, Jeff was named to the OSGeo Board of Directors.

Daniel is President and Software Developer at Mapgears. He has been a member of the MapServer development team since 2000 and a member of the MapServer Project Steering Committee (PSC) since its inception. Daniel has contributed new features and enhancements in several areas of the software over the years and played the role of release manager for several releases.  At last year's FOSS4G event, Daniel was awarded the Sol Katz award for his work in the FOSS4G community.


Jeff Mckenna - Gateway Geomatics
Daniel Morissette - Mapgears


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