Open Source event 2009 The SIGNERGIAS Network An initiative to coordinate Spanish Public Administration led GIS projects Pedro A. González Deputación da Coruña (Spain)
Open Source event 2009 THE PRESIGNERGIAS ENVIRONMENT: gisEIEL project: Based upon gvSIG (“Friendly Fork”) Addressed to managing EIEL EIEL data: excellent as GI base for municipalities use gvSIG: general purpose GIS application IDEACV: set of addons to gvSIG for municipal managing Localgis: Produced by spanish Ministry of Industry Tourism and Commerce Municipal managing GIS based set of tools Main goal of gisEIEL 20082009 iteration: Adding municipal managing tools 1st SIGNERGIAS WORKSHOP Not “reinventing the wheel”
Open Source event 2009 THE MEETINGS: A CORUÑA – JANUARY 2009: Confluence between gisEIEL, gvSIG, ideaCV Analysis of the existent difficulties regarding Localgis confluence Launching of a network, acordingly to spanish legislation => Funds for meetings GIRONA – FEBRUARY 2009: Opening to any Spanish administration led GIS Libre project Setting up of OSOR community MÁLAGA – MARCH 2009: Search for general confluence methods: Data models Web services (WFST, WPS) => Interoperability Building a set of general rules that may make confluence easier NEXT MEETING: MURCIA – JIDEE 2009 – November 2009
Open Source event 2009 CURRENTLY: + ANY PA LED GIS LIBRE SOFTWARE PROJECT IN SPAIN
Open Source event 2009 CONCLUSIONS: The need and will of one project generates one community Community organized as a research network Meetings: hands on work workshops, not just presentations Success of the iniative => General will of confluence REALLY GENERAL???