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FOSS4GNA 2018 : Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial - North America (Academic Track)


When May 14, 2018 - May 16, 2018
Where St. Louise, MO, United States
Submission Deadline Feb 8, 2018
Notification Due Feb 22, 2018
Categories    open source software & systems   geomatics   geospatial science and system   geographic information system

Call For Papers

FOSS4GNA 2018 (Academic Track)

Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial North America 2018 (Academic Track)


Date: May 14-16, 2018

Conference website:

Location: St. Louise, MO, United States

Deadline for abstract submission: February 8, 2018

FOSS4G-North America (FOSS4G-NA) organizes an academic track that will run with the regular FOSS4G-NA tracks. FOSS4G-NA invites original research contributions on all aspects of open-source or open standard-based geospatial software and its application.

Submissions focusing on emerging geospatial research topics, such as big data, linked data, UAVs, the Internet of Things, and solving real-world problems are particularly encouraged.

All types of papers are welcome, such as on results achieved, case studies, work in progress, and demos.

Submission Guidelines
Authors can submit contributions by choosing one of the following options:

· Long abstracts (up to 2 pages)

· Demos and Work-in-Progress long abstracts (up to 2 pages)

Submissions must be written in English and follow to the template available in ODT and DOC format. The papers must be submitted in the same ODT or DOC format (no PDF) to allow the proper formatting of the volume.

Program Committee will select papers based on their merits in scientific novelty, relation to the state of the art, presentation of the paper and overall quality. Authors will receive feedback and suggestions for improvement to their paper before submission of the final camera-ready version of the paper.

The deadline to submit abstracts is February 8, 2018.

To submit your abstract, please click on the following link:

Important Dates
The important dates for all these events are indicated below. Please follow @foss4gnato get the latest news.

Deadline for submission: February 8, 2018

Notification of acceptance: February 22, 2018

Program announced: February 28, 2018

We look forward to seeing you at FOSS4GNA 2018 (Academic Track)

For more questions about submissions, please contact:
Sara Saeedi, PhD (, Co-Chair FOSS4G NA (Academic Track)

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