FOSS4G e-Newsletter No. 6
FOSS4G Seoul 2015 D-49
Are you interested at FOSS4G Seoul 2015?
Now is the time to register on FOSS4G 2015 which will be held in Seoul, Korea;
The FIRST time in Asia!
If you want to know more about FOSS4G Seoul 2015, please visit our official website.
Important Dates
Full Paper Submission Deadline of Selected Abstracts August 15, 2015
Map Submission Deadline August 31, 2015
Workshops September 14-15, 2015
Main Conference September 16-18, 2015
Code Sprint September 19, 2015
Map Gallery
We invite contributions to the FOSS4G 2015 Seoul Map Gallery to build an exciting and vibrant exhibit of the very best in mapping. Anyone who even not participate the conference could submit the wonderful map through the on-line submission page.
The submission page has opened on July 1 and the closing date for submission is August 31, giving you 2 months to pull together the projects you’ve been working with over the last year.
Click it, and submit now
Top notch workshops from the world’s best international presenters are waiting for you. Workshop registration is available on the registration page. Even you had already finished your conference registration, if you want to add workshops on your registration status additionally, just contact with our registration team for your changes.
Please click here to register our best workshops.
Fabulous workshops listed as below.
Date Schedule Title
9/14 WS01 Full Day GeoServer Performance Tuning
WS02 Morning Exploring the Sensor Observation Service Standard Enhanced by IstSOS Special Features
WS03 Morning GeoTools DataStore Workshop
WS04 Morning QGIS Plugin Development with Python
WS05 Morning Mobmap: An introduction to analysis people flow data
WS06 Morning Introduction to PostGIS
WS07 Morning ZOO-Project Introduction Workshop
WS08 Afternoon Build Your Own Data Portal Using GeoNetwork 3
WS09 Afternoon Open IoT Made Easy: a Tutorial on the OGC SensorThings API with SensorUp
WS10 Afternoon Building Standards Compliant Geospatial Web Applications – the Quick and Easy MapMint Way
WS11 Afternoon Kite Mapping For Fun and Profit(Cancel)
WS12 Afternoon FOSS4G Routing with PgRouting, OpenStreetMap Road Data and OpenLayers 3
WS13 Afternoon OGC Webservices with QGIS
9/15 WS14 Full Day _drOne Day Workshop: Build a Drone and OpenDroneMap
WS15 Morning Managing MetOc and Remote Sensing Data with GeoServer(Cancel)
WS16 Morning Python in GRASS GIS 7
WS17 Morning Geopaparazzi: Never Out of Data in the Field
WS18 Morning OpenLayers 3
WS19 Morning Beyond GeoServer Basics
WS20 Afternoon Web Mapping with OGC Services and GeoServer: an Introduction
WS21 Afternoon OpenSource 3D GIS
WS22 Afternoon Building Dynamic Maps with CartoDB
WS23 Afternoon GeoPython Workshop
After Code Sprint, we have planned Pub Night for all participants. We have offered recommendable and fabulous pubs list near the Gangnam Station as below and have an enjoyable party as a meaning of finishing the FOSS4G Seoul 2015 event. This will be paid by each participants after end of the event at each pubs.
For more information, please visit our official webpage.

(c)OpenStreetMap Contributors
Coex Mall
COEX Mall is the largest underground shopping mall in Asia and is connected to several exhibition halls, a convention center, a hotel, a department store and an office building. The mall houses around 260 stores and leisure facilities including fashion, beauty, entertainment and cultural spaces, and offers a pleasurable one-stop shopping experience, regardless of the weather.
As the largest underground shopping mall in Asia, COEX Mall has got everything you need, all in one place. Shopaholics and fashionists will appreciate the hundreds of clothing and accessories stores carrying both domestic and international brands, as well as designer and luxury brands. The dining options are endless with the many restaurants and cafes that are available here. The Megabox Cineplex, one of Korea’s largest movie theater chains, is also located here, with a total of 17 screens. Other popular attractions at the mall include the Kimchi Museum, the COEX Aquarium, the ASEM Plaza and the Event Court, where various performances and exciting events such as classical concerts, mini concerts and magic shows are offered every week.
For more information about Coex Mall, please click here to go to ‘Coex Mall’ official website.
* Samsung Station, Subway Line #2
Bongeunsa Station, Subway Line #9
Lotte World Tower & Lotte World Mall
The conceptual design called for a slender cone with convex, gently curved sides, drawing inspiration from Korean ceramics and Korean writing brushes. The 6th tallest building in the world when completed, this skyscraper will be 123 floors, standing at 556 meters (1,824 ft). The tower will contain a gallery, cafés, a luxury hotel, a Skywalk and an observation deck. It will be one of the best spots to appreciate breathtaking views of the vibrant city lights of Seoul.
Lotte World Mall is located next to the tower, and features Aveunuel, a complex of luxury department stores and duty free shops. The multi-leveled mall has attracting visitors as one of the top shopping attractions in Seoul, with a variety of domestic and foreign brands. On the fifth level, there is a replica of 1930s Jongno Street, as well as a representation of 1950s Myeong-dong on the sixth floor. It also offers a wide-range of entertainment, such as a movie theater, an aquarium, and more.
For more information about Lotte World Mall, please click here to go to ‘Lotte World Tower/Mall’ official website.
▶ Lotte World Adventure
Opened in 1989, Lotte World Adventure is a major recreation complex located in downtown Seoul. It consists of Indoor Adventure, the world’s largest indoor theme park, an outdoor theme park called Magic Island, a luxury hotel, the Korean Folk Museum, shopping malls, department stores, sports facilities and a movie theater, all in one place.
For more information about Lotte World Adventure, please click here to go to ‘Lotte World Adventure’ official website.
* Jamsil Station, Subway Line #2, #8
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to your support to the conference.
CartoDB has upgraded the sponsor level to Bronze. Thank you CartoDB!
Here are our current 30 sponsors and 5 media partners.
For further inquiries, please contact the Secretariat of FOSS4G Seoul 2015 at