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    27, 28 August 2018 : Workshops
    29, 30, 31 August 2018 : Three day main conference
    1, 2 September 2018 : Code sprints and community events

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    FOSS4G 2018: Welcome to Dar es Salaam

    Welcome to FOSS4G 2018 in Dar es Salaam. A city which is located at 6°48′ South, 39°17′ East (−6.8000, 39.2833), on a natural harbour on the eastern coast of East Africa. We are glad and happy to welcome everyone on this city for FOSS4G, a city of geospatial opportunities. A city where much of the […]

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Is located as a branch of the Arusha International Conference Centre for the purpose of built Convention Centre in Dar es salaam City a major gateway to the world renowned “southern tourist circuit”, the “coastal tourist circuit” and Zanzibar in Tanzania, with sophisticated audio-video, communication and Information technology.


FOSS4G 2018 has the compacted schedule with gives more opportunities to the FOSS community to interact with other community. With great keynote speakers, paper sessions, and talks, we believe this event has great opportunities for learning and networking but adding more FOSS communities in African countries.


Two days of conference workshops will be held prior to the main conference at JNICC and State University of Zanzibar with hands on sessions for both new and experienced users.

Social Events

Many evening events are planned, including a Icebreaker at National museum, a Social along the beach, and a Gala at the JNICC.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

This event is an amazing opportunity to play a vital role in the community around free and open source geospatial technology. To find out more please visit the sponsorship page

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