Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When and Where

When will the conference take place?

The conference will take place from 26 June - 1 July 2023.

Where will the Conference take place?

The conference will take place in Prizren, Kosovo.

Are the presentations going to be recorded and made publicly available after the conference?

Our main goal is to foster FOSS4G, and that means also making all the presentations available even to people that didn’t register in the first place.

Have you considered an hybrid online-face to face event?

At this point we hope to have a normal event.


I am presenting a workshop/talk, do I have to register?

All main speakers will receive a free ticket with registration. If you are co-presenting with more people, only the main speaker will receive the free ticket.

How do I sign up to attend the Conference?

Registrations and ticket purchases will be made through an online system. For more information visit our Register section.

How do I sign up for workshops?

Each workshop can be purchased as an individual ticket. They will be on sale once the schedule has been published. We recommend registering as soon as possible.

How do I know if there is space for the workshops?

On the registration page you will be able to see the options and how many places are still available. The space in the training rooms is limited, so we can only offer a limited number of tickets.

If I already bought my ticket, how can I get an invoice / receipt for my payment?

If you already bought your ticket, the receipt will be sent to you by email. Further information on this will be posted closer to the conference time.

I am not dedicated to geomatics, can I attend the Conference?

Yes, the conference is open to any public interested in geomatics, free software, maps and communities.

If I don’t develop or write code, is this conference for me too?

Yes, this event is for all kinds of people interested in sharing experiences about maps, from developers who write code to users of geomatics software, people who make decisions, researchers, students and anyone who wants to learn, share and meet like minded people.

Can I go without registration?

The event will be only accessible to registered users.

I need a certificate of my attendance at the event, will they be delivered?

Yes. We will be sending certificates after the end of the event via email. We ask for your patience, we will do our best to get it to you as soon as possible.

What is included in the ticket?

The cost of the conference ticket includes admission to all the main tracks (excluding workshops) and social events.
You can see the details on the schedule published at the website.

Cancellation policy

The cancellation should be directed to the in writing only. The registration fees of 25% administrative charges will be held by the organizers if the cancellation is announced before May 30, 2023. After this date no refund will be possible. Refunds will be processed and issued 60 days after the congress.

Unexpected cancellation of the event or impossibility to hold it

In the unlikely case that the FOSS4G 2023 cannot be held in whole or in part due to any event beyond the Organisers’ control or force majeure (such as riot, fire, explosion, accident, flood, earthquake, sabotage, strikes, pandemic, acts of any government, etc.) the Congress Organisers cannot be held liable for any damage, cost, or loss incurred, such as registration fee or any other direct or indirect loss or consequential damage.

What can I expect

What activities will the Conference have?

The conference will have tracks full of talks, workshops and codeprint activities. On the social side, we will host a Geochicas meeting, as well as other social events like Ice Breaker and Gala Dinner.

Will you deliver T-shirts or conference material?

All participants will receive a complementary conference T-shirt, tote bag and water bottle.