Last week, the worldwide FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial) conference took place in Bonn. The GIScience department was represented by Jakob Miksch. He presented a poster and gave a presentation with the topic “Routing through Open Spaces”.

Before and after the conference a code sprint took place. More than 100 developer from all over the world worked together on various open source projects like QGIS, GRASS GIS, OSGeo-Live, MapServer, GeoServer, OpenLayers and many more.

The conference itself took place at the former German parliament, which is situated next to the Rhine river.  Most of the talks were recorded and are freely available here.