Eva Cabanach

CartoDB's at FOSS4G Seoul!

Seoul FOSS4G

Seoul, South Korea, the world’s most wired and number one ranked tech ready city is hosting one of the largest global gatherings focused on open source geospatial solutions. Next week CartoDB is attending FOSS4G for the second consecutive year.

Among the unique street food vendors and awesome internet cafes you can find workshops, keynotes, and much more! Join us at table number 17 to chat about data-driven visualizations, location intelligence, and big data!



  • Introduction to PostGIS: (Monday, Sept 14, 09:30-13:30. Room 4 -3F. Hotel) by Paul Ramsey



  • Making Sense of Sensor Data with Maps: (Wednesday, Sept 16, 13:25-13:50. Room 9 - 2F, K Avenue) by Aurelia Moser.
  • PostGIS Feature Frenzy: (Wednesday, Sept 16, 16:00-16:25. Grand Ballroom B - 2F, Convention) by Paul Ramsey
  • Temporal Maps Leading to New Views in Spatial Analysis: (Wednesday, Sept 16, 16:50-17:15. Grand Ballroom B - 2F, Convention) by Andy Eschbacher


  • Where do we go from here? The next 10 years of open source geospatial: (Thursday Sept 17, 18:00-18:30, Grand Ballroom B - 2F, Convention) by Paul Ramsey.
  • CartoDB Basemaps: a tale of data, tiles, and dark matter sandwiches: (Friday, Sept 18, 11:00-11:25. Grand Ballroom B - 2F, Convention) by Alejandro Martínez


  • Magical PostGIS in three brief movements: (Friday, Sept 18, 13:50-14:15 Room 9 - 2F, K Avenue) by Paul Ramsey
  • Taking dynamic web mapping to 1:100000 scale: (Friday, Sept 18, 13:25-13:50 Room 13 - B1F, K Avenue) by Alejandro Martínez

CartoDB’s Paul Ramsey is delivering one of the key notes, along with the President of Korea’s National Geographic Information Institute, and the Chief of the United Nations Geospatial Information Section, among others. They will be speaking on the theme of ‘Toward Diversity, FOSS4G Big Band from Seoul’.

We are happy to be a silver level sponsor of this international event, hosted for the first time ever in Asia.

Happy data mapping and see you in Seoul!

About the author
Eva Cabanach

Eva earned a degree in advertising and PR in Madrid. She then moved to London, where she received a diploma in digital marketing and spent four years working at multinational corporations. She became member of the CARTO team in 2015.
She enjoys reading, shopping, and finding the best spots to enjoy good food.

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