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Wageningen International Conference Centre

Summer School 2020

This is the first announcement for the Summer School 2020 that will be held at the Wageningen Int. Conference Centre. More information will follow in the coming weeks. The registrations will open in early December 2019. To receive updates please register for the R-sig-geo mailing list and/or subscribe for the OpenGeoHub newsletter.

The OpenGeoHub 2020 Summer School aims at bringing together the leading FOSS4G and R spatial developers (i.e. actual people involved in developing, documenting and maintaining packages). Lecturers will run tutorials and introduction / motivation speeches which will be partially video-recorded. The topics of the summer school are:

  • new R packages and functionality, new FOSS4G software and standards,

  • Geocomputing using R and Open Source GIS GDAL, GRASS GIS, SAGA GIS, QGIS,

  • Processing large raster data sets using R,

  • Combining geocomputing using R and Python,

The special theme of the Summer School 2020 is:

"Developing Machine Learning Algorithms for spatial and spatiotemporal data science problems"


Important dates

  • 1th of December 2019 — registrations open,

  • 1st of February 2020 — registrations close,

  • 1st of March 2020 — selection of candidates and invitation letters sent,

  • 1st of May 2020 — official programme published,

  • 16 August to 22 August 2020 — Summer School,

Other events of interest:

  • 7-10 July 2020, UseR 2020, St. Louis USA,

  • 27-31 July 2020, GeoPython 2020,

  • 20-24 August 2020, FOSS4G 2020 Calgary Canada,

  • 20-24 August 2020, EurSoil, Geneve CH,


Video recordings

Video recordings from the OpenGeoHub Summer School 2019 are now available for viewing via our Youtube channel:

Playlist Summer School 2019