Date

May 8-10, 2017

Location

Basel/Muttenz, Switzerland

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Geopython 2017
After hosting a successful GeoPython 2016 - with participants from 25 countries - we are proud to announce the GeoPython 2017 Conference.

GeoPython 2017 – the Python conference for the Geo-Community organized by the Institute of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland and PyBasel - the local Python User Group.

GeoPython conference is focused mainly on the following topics, however other Python-centric talks are welcome too.

  • Python in General
  • GIS/Mapping
  • Geography / Geophysics / Geodesy / Geomatics
  • Earth Sciences / Environmental Sciences
  • Geovisualization
  • Smart Cities
  • Spatial Data / Geodata
  • Geospatial Webservices
  • Big Data
  • Data Processing
  • (Spatial) Databases
  • Computer Vision
  • Remote Sensing
  • Image Processing
  • Machine Learning / Deep Learning
  • Robotics
The official conference hashtag is #GeoPythonConf.

About the organisers
The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW ranks amongst Switzerland's leading and most innovative universities of applied sciences. It is composed of nine Schools covering Applied Psychology, Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geomatics, Art and Design, Life Sciences, Music, Teacher Education, Social Work, Engineering and Business. The modern campuses are in northwestern Switzerland, near the borders with Germany and France and in the immediate vicinity of the cities of Basel and Zurich, as well as of national and international companies.

PyBasel is the local Python User Group Northwestern Switzerland. The user group offers space and opportunity for all those interested in Python to share knowledge and learn about Python. The participants hold talks, share news, and provide help for both Python newbies and professionals.

About the location
Basel lies in the heart of Europe, on both banks of the Rhine. The city is the centre of the idyllic border triangle of France, Germany and Switzerland – lying between the Swiss Jura, Germany’s Black Forest and the Vosges in Alsace.

Basel is easy to get to. Only a 10-minute drive from the city centre, Basel’s EuroAirport is served by a number of international airlines. Together with neighbouring Zurich Airport, it enjoys connections to all European airports and to more than 200 intercontinental destinations. Located in the centre of Europe, Basel is a major transportation hub. Its three railway stations not only offer excellent connections to far and wide but are also all situated in the very heart of the city.

Conference Schedule

The conference schedule is available for download: schedule.pdf

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Sponsors

GeoPython sincerely thanks our sponsors for supporting our mission and making the conference possible!
Contact us about sponsorship opportunities: info@geopython.net

Python Software Foundation
The mission of the Python Software Foundation is to promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of Python programmers. The majority of the PSF's work is focused on empowering and supporting people within the Python community. The PSF has active grant programs that support sprints, conferences, meetups, user groups, and Python development efforts all over the world. In addition, the PSF underwrites and runs PyCon US, the primary Python community conference. Being part of the PSF means being part of the Python community. Recently we changed the PSF to an open membership organization, so that everyone who uses and supports Python can join. To learn more, visit https://www.python.org/psf/membership
JetBrains PyCharm is the most intelligent Python IDE providing a complete set of tools for productive Python, Django and Web development. PyCharm comes in three editions. The free and open-source PyCharm Community Edition is perfect for pure Python coding. PyCharm Professional Edition is designed for professional Python and Web developers. Novice programmers should choose PyCharm Educational Edition for learning programming with Python easily and effectively.

The Python Software Association represents the interests of users of the open-source programming language Python in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. More information can be found on the website: https://python-verband.org/
Tito
camp2camp
Open Source specialist, Camptocamp is an innovative company in the software implementation of geographic information systems (GIS), business management (ERP) and server management. To implement your most ambitious projects, Camptocamp builds customized solutions based on the best Open Source technologies.
sgpf
The Swiss Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of national and international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications.


Accomodation

Together with our local partner "Basel-Culture Unlimited", we have some very good hotel deals in Basel.


Hotels in Basel

Location

FHNW‎
Gründenstrasse 40
4132 Muttenz
Switzerland

Python Community Code of Conduct

All attendees of the conference must agree and respect the "Python Community Code of Conduct":

The Python community is made up of members from around the globe with a diverse set of skills, personalities, and experiences. It is through these differences that our community experiences great successes and continued growth. When you're working with members of the community, we encourage you to follow these guidelines which help steer our interactions and strive to keep Python a positive, successful, and growing community.

A member of the Python community is:

Open
Members of the community are open to collaboration, whether it's on PEPs, patches, problems, or otherwise. We're receptive to constructive comment and criticism, as the experiences and skill sets of other members contribute to the whole of our efforts. We're accepting of all who wish to take part in our activities, fostering an environment where anyone can participate and everyone can make a difference.

Considerate
Members of the community are considerate of their peers -- other Python users. We're thoughtful when addressing the efforts of others, keeping in mind that often times the labor was completed simply for the good of the community. We're attentive in our communications, whether in person or online, and we're tactful when approaching differing views.

Respectful
Members of the community are respectful. We're respectful of others, their positions, their skills, their commitments, and their efforts. We're respectful of the volunteer efforts that permeate the Python community. We're respectful of the processes set forth in the community, and we work within them. When we disagree, we are courteous in raising our issues.
Overall, we're good to each other. We contribute to this community not because we have to, but because we want to. If we remember that, these guidelines will come naturally.

Contact Us

If you have any questions contact us:


FHNW - University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Institute of Geomatics Engineering
Martin Christen
Gründenstrasse 40
4132 Muttenz
Switzerland

martin.christen@fhnw.ch
info@geopython.net

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