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Subject Re: CfP about Geospatial Track at ApacheCon, Vancouver
Date Tue, 05 Jan 2016 04:17:25 GMT
Thanks for the notice/invite, Uwe.  I may send a proposal suggestion your
way (& to Chris).  It’ll be tough to choose between submitting to FOSS4G NA
(May 2-5th in Raleigh NC) and ApacheCon.
~ David

On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 5:28 AM Uwe Schindler <> wrote:

> Hi Committers, hi Lucene users,
> On the next ApacheCon in Vancouver, Canada (May 9 - 13 2016), there will
> be a track about geospatial data. The track is organized by Chris Mattmann
> together with George Percivall of the OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium). As
> I am also a member of OGC, they invited me to ask the Lucene Community to
> propose talks. Apache Lucene, Solr, and Elasticsearch have great geospatial
> features, this would be a good idea to present them. This is especially
> important because the current OGC standards are very RDBMS-focused (like
> filter definitions, services,...), so we can use the track to talk with OGC
> representatives to better match OGC standards with full text search.
> I am not sure if I can manage to get to Vancouver, but the others are
> kindly invited to submit talks. It is not yet sure if the track will be
> part of ApacheCon Core or ApacheCon BigData. I will keep you informed. If
> you have talk suggestions, please send them to me or Chris Mattmann.
> Alternatively, submit them to the Big Data track @
> (and mention geospatial track).
> Uwe
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