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Speaker: Daniel Morissette (Mapgears)

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Daniel is President and Software Engineer at Mapgears, whose team offers consulting, technical support and software development services in the open source geospatial software field, and more specifically Web mapping using MapServer and related OSGeo technologies.


He has been actively involved in the MapServer project since 2000, is a member of the MapServer and GDAL/OGR Project Steering Committees (PSC), and contributes to several other open source geospatial software projects.


Daniel has been an active member of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) since its inception and served as member of the board of directors and treasurer from 2010 to 2014. In 2009, Daniel received OSGeo’s Sol Katz Award, which is awarded yearly by OSGeo to one of its members in recognition of exceptional contributions to the Open Source Geospatial Community.