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User Meeting Berne 2017

When Jun 21, 2017
from 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Where University of Berne, UniS
Contact Name Andreas Neumann
Contact Phone 041 728 5629
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  • Information about current work in the QGIS project
  • Exchange between QGIS users and networking
  • Contact between users and developers
  • Presentation of new features in the development version
  • Presentation of Case Studies
  • Coordination of upcoming development work


Organizer: Swiss QGIS user group

Contact: info (at) qgis (dot) ch

Date: Wednesday, June 21 2017, 9:00 to 17:00

LocationUniversity of Berne, Building UniS, Schanzeneckstrasse 1

Language: the presentations will be in different languages: german, french and maybe english. Presenters are asked to provide slides in a second language.

Arrival: The meeting location is very close the Berne main station. We recommend to use public transportation. If you travel by car you can use the parking lots of Berne main station. From the main station you use the exit west "Die Welle" and proceed towards "Schanzenstrasse/Länggasse". Turn left into the "Schanzeneckstrasse". The building is labeled with Nr. 1 in the local map.

Costs: Attending the presentations in the morning is free. For the workshops in the afternoon we charge a small fee. Members of the QGIS-CH user group: CHF 100.-, Non-members: CHF 150.-, Students: CHF 50.- The workshop price includes a small lunch (sandwiches).

Catering: Coffee breaks in the morning and afternoon will be be provided. Workshop attendees will get a small lunch included.

Registration: Registration form (Google Docs) with payment information for workshops


Changes in the schedule are still possible

- 09:00
arrival, registration
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome, News from the QGIS user group and QGIS.ORG Andreas Neumann (GIS-Fachstelle, Kt. Zug)
09:10 - 09:40 QGIS 3: Information on the roadmap and new functions Matthias Kuhn (OpenGIS)
09:40 - 10:00 News from QGIS server, QGIS web client 2 and QGIS cloud Sandro Mani (Sourcepole)
10:00 - 10:20 QGIS project generator - a plugin for the generic model based generation of application modules (Interlis/MGDM) in collaboration with Postgis and ili2pg Romedi Filli (GIS-Fachstelle, Kt. Schaffhausen), Matthias Kuhn (OpenGIS)
10:20 - 10:40 Versioning of geodata with pgversion and QGIS Horst Düster (Sourcepole)
10:40 - 11:10Coffee break
11:10 - 11:30 QGEP- Status update Stefan Burckhardt (SJiB, Zürich), Valentine Arrieta (geoconseils SA)
11:30 - 11:50 Vector Tiles: Introduction to vector tiles and how to use them in QGIS with the vector tiles reader plugin Pirmin Kalberer (Sourcepole), Martin Boos/Stefan Keller (beide HSR)
11:50 - 12:10 News from the QField project Marco Bernasocchi (OpenGIS)
12:10 - 12:30 QGIS for urban planning - case study Armin Weber (Lerch Weber AG, Olten)
12:30 - 12:50 An application to document the authorization of usage of ground thermal energy Manuel Kaufmann (GIS-Fachstelle, Kt. Zug)
12:50 - 14:00Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30

Workshops Part 1 (in german language, partially english (on demand))

A: Data acquisition with QGIS and QField:

Erstellen von benutzerdefinierten Formularen mit Validierung von Daten, dynamisch angezeigten Widgets, strukturierten Formularen und Relationen.

B: QGIS Expressions:

QGIS Expresssions (Ausdrücke) können in QGIS in zahlreichen Bereichen eingesetzt werden: zum Selektieren, Filtern, neu Berechnen von Werten, zum Symbolisieren, Beschriften, im Drucklayout, in der Verarbeitung und an zahlreichen anderen Orten.

Der Workshop beinhaltet die folgenden Themen:
- Überblick über Expressions
- Wo können in QGIS Expressions verwendet werden?
- Fallbeispiele, Tips + Tricks
- Eigene Expressions mit Python schreiben
- Dynamische Druckvorlagen mit Variablen und Expressions

A: Matthias Kuhn and Marco Bernasocchi (OpenGIS) 

B: Andreas Neumann (Kanton Zug), Manuel Kaufmann (Kanton Zug)


15:30 - 15:45Coffee break
15:45 - 17:00 Workshops part 2 (see above) see above


Please bring along your own laptop with QGIS 2.18 installed.

Workshop A: requires a Laptop with QGIS 2.18 and an Android based tablet or Smartphone with a reasonably large screen

Workshop B: requires a Laptop with QGIS 2.18