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Open GIS!

Conference for users and developers of open-source GIS

November 17-18, 2012, Moscow

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Question and answers

Please let us know if you have any questions info@gisconf.ru

Accomodation

Where to stay?

If you are interested in accomodation during the Conference, there are the following options (more will be added):

1) Izmailovo-Alfa Hotel - Conference venue. Standart double room - 2500 rubles per room. Book is better here: http://hotelsigma.ru. The official website is more expensive, but the rooms are the same (extra charges).

When booking, please denote that you are on the conference.

Unfortunately, this website has only a russian version. If you have any promlems with a booking, please, don\'t hesitate to contact us by email: info@gisconf.ru

2) There are a lot of low-priced hostels: http://www.booking.com

Fundraising

Why?

This conference is run by enthusiasts. As you can see there is no particular organization that backs up this conference and take financial risks. We don't charge for registration. However, we still have to pay the price.

Besides talking to sponsors, we also ask you to donate some amount to help make our conference happen. To compare, similar conferences from proprietory companies will cost you at least 150 USD/5000RUR a day.

Please support us in our innitiative.

General

Where can I find news about the conference?

All conference updates are published in twitter https://twitter.com/gisconf. This is the main mean of communication.

All important updates 2-3 times per month are also distributed via email that you gave us when you registered as a participant.

Open profile

Why open profile?

Open profile is for you to share information about yourself, the title and abstract of your presentation and/or seminar.

Sponsorship

We'd like to become a sponsor, what do we do?

What sponsorship "packages" exist?

Following sponsorship packages are currently available:

Gold - 150000 RUR (~5000 USD)

Silver - 100000 RUR (~3333 USD)

Bronze - 50000 RUR (~1666 USD)

Sposors are getting differents-size logos in all information materials of the conference. Independent on package all sponsors are announced on the website, twitter and other media of the conference.

If you'd like to become a sponsor, please let us know if you have something particular we can do for you, we'll be happy to.

Each category can have multiple sponsors, i.e. there can be 2 silver and 3 bronze sponsors.

When is the cut-off date for sponsoring?

We'd like to know if you'd like to become a sponsor of our conference at least a week before the conference, i.e. before Nov 10.

Who is already sponsoring the event?

You can find a list of current sponsors here