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2022 Poster Competition

The Conference Committee is currently accepting entries for the 2022 Pacific Geospatial Conference Poster Competition. Poster designs are expected to be expressed around the conference theme, Digital Platforms, GIS and Remote Sensing to anticipate and manage impacts of Global Warming.
The poster competition is one of the activities of the Pacific GIS & RS Annual Conference where GIS & RS activities within the Pacific conducted by professionals and students are showcased, fostering communication, and sharing of knowledge. The most important goal in poster design is to present information in a way that is accessible and understandable to the different types of audience.

More Details at the Pacific Geospatial and Remote Sensing Council’s Website.

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Travel Grant Program is Live

The Travel Grant Program is now accepting applications.

The program is aimed at increasing the diversity, impact, and reach of the conference. We are looking for worthy recipients who are committed to make an impact with the opportunity provided, and we want to stretch our limited budget as widely as possible.

Our goals include:

  • Bringing the power of Open Geospatial to a wide audience
  • Helping individuals become engaged in the development of Open Geospatial Software, Data and Standards
  • Reaching, empowering and giving a voice to a diverse community, including those who might not have the financial or social means to attend the conference

What we are looking for:

  • People from under-represented communities, such as:
    • Indigenous communities
    • Residents of remote communities
    • Women in tech
    • Community development workers or students who don’t have workplace or government funding
  • People who have “skin in the game”:
    • People who will make use of what they learn to make a positive impact to themselves and their communities.
    • People who contribute to open communities, such as contributing to OpenStreetMap, or Open Source Software.
    • People willing to volunteer at the conference.
  • People from the Oceania region
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Post-Arrival Tests Removed As Entry Requirement To Fiji

Today Fiji removed the requirement for overseas arrivals due to a persistent decrease in COVID-19 cases.

This is good new for Fiji and good news for conference attendees: one less barrier between you and the best geospatial conference in Oceania!

We’re looking forward to seeing you in Fiji in November.

Official Fiji Entry Conditions

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Geoscience Australia is newest sponsor of Pacific Geospatial Conference

A big “Thank You” goes out to Geoscience Australia for sponsoring the Pacific Geospatial Conference. It’s nice to see direct support of our grass-roots open geospatial community.

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Call for Presentations is OPEN!

For the first time The Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Council (PGRSC), OSGeo Oceania and HOT OSM are collaborating to present the 2022 Conference.

Thus a new conference name will be used to represent this new venture: “The Pacific Geospatial Conference”.

The theme is “Digital Platforms, GIS and Remote Sensing to anticipate and manage impacts of Global Warming”.

The Pacific Geospatial Conference will be held from 28th November to 2nd December at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji.

The Call for Presentations is now open and can either be long or short as part of the fast, fun, frenetic Lightning series. Submit your presentation here:

Call for Presentation Form

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PGRSC Conference Announcement

Click below to see the Pacific Geospatial Conference announcement by the Pacific Geospatial and Remote Sensing Council (PGRSC) on February 23rd 2022.

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Pacific Geospatial Conference

The Pacific Geospatial Conference is a combination of:

  • Pacific Geospatial Remote Sensing Council’s Pacific GIS&RS User Conference
  • OSGeo Oceania’s FOSS4G SotM Oceania Conference
  • Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s HOT Summit

This combined conference is named the “Pacific Geospatial Conference”