News & Events Archive

NASA World Wind Europa Challenge – 2016 Applications are open now!

This valuable competition allow students around the world  to use open source GIS technologies  and visualized data on NASA’s open source virtual globe technology World Wind. If you interested , please contact Nimalika Feranndo ( . Flyer : Almost every city needs the same data management tools as every other city. How can

Open data for Resilience : Guest lecture by Vivien Deparday Sep 2014

A workshop is organized by the OSGeo-Lab with the support of FOSS community of SLIIT on Open data for Resilience : Openstreet maps & open source GIS. It was conducted by Mr. Vivian Deparday & Mr. Sudarakn , who are key players working with world bank to support use of OSM for disaster management in

FOSS4G Sri Lanka 2014 Event

First ever Sri Lankan open source GIS user/developer  gathering –FOSS4G Sri Lanka 2014 was held in SLIIT on Sunday 23rd February 2014.  University students, professionals from industry, government bodies such as Survey Department and NGOs join together there to share their experiences of FOSS GIS in Sri Lanka.  It was an interesting sight to see

Lab Inauguration

The OSGeo lab of SLIIT is inaugurated  on 17th February 2014 , in the presence of Dr. Malitha Wijesundara, Dean, Faculty of Computing, Mr. Nuwan Kodagoda, Head, Dep. IT, Prof. Yann Chemin and Anne Ghisla as OSGeo representatives, Mr. Aruna Bandara and  Lecturer of  University of Moratuwa , Ms. Nimalika Fernando and other academic staff members