The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency OSS Challenge

Session Type: 
Tech Session
Mark Lucas, RadiantBlue Technologies
Bert Beaulieu
Polly Shaffer

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is currently studying policy and acquisition changes that would introduce open source software into its mission, programs, and projects. This talk will serve as a review of that effort and a discussion on how OSGeo/FOSS4G projects and supporting companies can get involved in that effort.

Speaker Bio: 

Mark Lucas is a founding member of the OSGeo Foundation and a proponent of OSS software within the US Federal Government
Bert Beaulie is the Director of the Innovision Division of the NGA
Polly Shaffer is the technical lead for Innovision and their open source software initiatives

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