Call for Presentations

FOSS4G Sri Lanka 2014 will be an ideal platform to present any work which you have done on open source GIS tools. Your work can be presented either as a verbal presentation or a poster.

  • Verbal presentations will be 10-15 mts duration. You will be given a time slot where you can present your work verbally to the audience.
  • Posters are a good mean of sharing your ideas where you have lot of map outputs ect. (graphics). Printed poster will be hanged around the event hall. People can leisurely go through them during breaks and openly discuss with you. You can find poster preparation guidelines here.

You might have used the FOSS GIS tools to perform some meaningful analysis, to create a web GIS application, to serve mobile users with a LBS application, to teach GIS concepts, to prepare maps or, for any other useful activity. Your work might be related to environment, health, urban planning, travelling, tourism, disaster management or any discipline with relevance to Sri Lanka. It can be a research activity, application development or any insightful idea related to what FOSS4G can offer to Sri Lanka.

If you have done any work that fits into above categories, we like to hear from you.

How to submit my work?

Step 1: Summarize your work in 250- 500 words abstract, with a suitable title and 3-5 keywords. Please fill the following form with all FOSS GIS tools related to your work. Include all authors’ names, affiliations and contact details. Indicate whether you like to present your ideas as a verbal presentation or a poster. Your abstracts can be in .doc or .odt format.

Step 2: Please submit the form below by 13th February 2014.

Step 3: You will be notified about the acceptance by 15th February 2014.

Step 4: Come and present your work upon acceptance.

Poster Size : AO in Portrait mode. You can get the Poster template in svg and png format here.

Submit Your Abstract

Preferred Category * Verbal Presentation Poster Presentation

Name of the Author *

Contact Email Address *

Affiliation *

Other Authors and Affiliation

Title of the Paper *

Abstract Document *


FOSS GIS Tools Used