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User Meeting Berne 2016

When Jun 15, 2016
from 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Where University of Berne, UniS
Contact Name Andreas Neumann
Contact Phone 041 728 5629
Attendees Dieser Anlass ist öffentlich.
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Seventh Swiss QGIS user meeting


  • 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 15 2016, 9:00 to 17:00

Location: University 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 (only necessary for workshops)


Smaller changes in the schedule are still possible.

08:30 - 09:00 arrival, registration
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome, news from the Swiss QGIS user group Andreas Neumann (GIS-Fachstelle, Kt. Zug)
09:05 - 09:40 New functionality in QGIS 2.12, 2.14 and 2.16 Andreas Neumann (GIS-Fachstelle, Kt. Zug) und Matthias Kuhn (OpenGIS)
09:40 - 09:55 Working with Geopackage in QGIS Pirmin Kalberer (Sourcepole)
09:55 - 10:05 QField status update (QField videos) Matthias Kuhn (OpenGIS)
10:05 - 10:15 QGIS Globe Sandro Mani (Sourcepole)
10:15 - 10:25 Access control in QGIS Server (slides in german) Elisabeth 
10:25 - 10:55Coffee break
10:55 - 11:25 qWat (drinking water module) status update (slides in french) Alexandre Bosshard (Ville de Pully)
11:25 - 11:40 QGEP (waste-water module) status update Konradin Fischer (Fischer Ingenieure, Arbon)
11:40 - 12:00 Operating QGIS in a heterogeneous client-server environment (slides in german) Andreas Schmid (Amt für Geoinformation, Kanton Solothurn)
12:00 - 12:20 Case study: the use of QGIS in the city administration of Nyon (technical aspects and usage examples) Rémi Bovard (City of Nyon)
12:20 - 12:40 Selected new QGIS plugins Stefan Keller (Hochschule Rapperswil)
12:45 - 14:00Lunch break

14:00 - 15:30

Workshops part 1

A: Vom Datenmodell zur QGIS Fachschale:
Datenmodellierung mit ili2pg, Datenimport in PostGIS, Konfektionierung von Relationen und Formularen in QGIS (workshop in german)

B: Neue Möglichkeiten in Symbologie und Beschriftung: Geometriegeneratoren, 2.5d Renderer, Pfeildarstellungen, Beschriftungsverbesserungen, etc. (workshop in german)

C: Karten publizieren mit QGIS Cloud (workshop in german)

A: Stefan Ziegler (Amt für Geoinformation, Kanton Solothurn) und Oliver Jeker (AGIS Service Center, Kanton Aargau)

B: Andreas Neumann (GIS Fachstelle, Kanton Zug)

C: Pirmin Kalberer und Sandro Mani (beide Sourcepole)

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


Please bring along your own laptop to the workshops, with preinstalled QGIS 2.14. For workshop A you will also need a local PostGIS installation, Java and ili2pg.