FOSS4G conference in Seoul, South Korea (16-18 September, 2015)

FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial) is the annual global event by OSGeo, focusing on open-source geospatial solutions. It brings together developers, users, businessmen and academic researchers working in different fields of domains. This FOSS4G conference in Seoul ( was the first time in Asia with 562 participants from 48 countries.

Two PhD students from the Risk group, Zar Chi Aye and Roya Olyazadeh, also participated in this conference and presented their ongoing research works in the development of web-GIS applications for risk management of natural hazards. Their video presentations and conference paper proceedings can be accessible through the following links:
All other interesting talks and conference presentations are also available online at: For the interested parties, the next FOSS4G conference will be held in Bonn, Germany for the year 2016, from 24-26 August. More detailed information can be found on the FOSS4G Bonn 2016 website.