[AtlanticCanada] Happy New Year
timothy.astle at caris.com
Wed Jan 19 12:55:11 EST 2011
I'm glad you sent this email. I've been thinking about this, but I've
been caught up with the Maritime Java User's Group. :-)
February would be great for me. We just need a date / location. Worst
case, we can always do some teleconferencing as I know CARIS is willing
to offer this for people in and around Fredericton. We could probably
do the same with the University as I have a few contacts there too.
I'm all for the MapServer workshop. Sounds like a great start and it's
good to have a subject matter expert giving the course!
I'm thinking we should try to get into contact with representatives at
the various Colleges and Universities in the region. That would
probably be a fairly easy "quick win" to gain involvement.
Does anyone have any good contacts already, or should I just start
digging up names from my rolodex (heh, how old is that??!) and see what
I can find.
On 19/01/2011 1:30 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I want to wish everyone a happy and eventful 2011.
> I wonder if we can break the ice as a chapter with a short workshop in
> February or March. I think we started to discuss this to choose a
> date, but I wonder if we can get moving on this.
> Also, I'd like to soon motion to the OSGeo Board that this chapter be
> formally recognized (i.e. not just "in formation"). Maybe that would
> help us attract some interest locally also. I think we could plan to
> approach the OSGeo Board with this in their February board meeting.
Timothy Astle, BCS <http://my.opera.com/tastle/blog/>
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