[OSGeo-Conf] facilitating FOSS4G continuity

Lorenzo Becchi lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Fri Mar 6 05:09:35 EST 2009

thanks Paul and Jeroen, how do you think we should handle this?
should I ask to Marketing Committee for some support?
Conference is a good income for OSGeo, both economically and for it's 
should we consider supporting my presence in Sidney a good investment 
for 2010?


Jeroen Ticheler wrote:
> Yes, I fully support that! Lorenzo, we can also try to share an 
> apartment again like in Victoria.
> Ciao,
> Jeroen
> On Feb 28, 2009, at 6:31 PM, Paul Ramsey wrote:
>> We sent Tim Bowden to 2008 to present on 2009 (I think we covered air,
>> he covered everything else). I'm pretty sure Gavin comp'ed him
>> admission. I'm sure Cameron can be prevailed upon to comp one 2010
>> rep.
>> P
>> On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 4:56 AM, Lorenzo Becchi 
>> <lorenzo at ominiverdi.com> wrote:
>>> I've been chatting with Cameron, asking if there were some 
>>> facilities to let
>>> a person of Barcelona 2010 team to enter the conference in Sidney 
>>> (ex: one
>>> free entrance pass).
>>> He honestly admitted that this kind of things are out of budget and 
>>> I can't
>>> blame him because I have my budget in front and it would be 
>>> complicated to
>>> me too to do the same without a previous plan.
>>> Talking with Tyler we talked about the possibility to put in the RFP
>>> something about facilities for the next conference (this could not 
>>> apply to
>>> Sidney or Barcelona as bids are already closed).
>>> The idea is that FOSS4G should support its continuity and brand in 
>>> some way.
>>> It will be not easy to me to afford expenses to go to Sidney, I'm not
>>> representing a company that is trying to sell something or working 
>>> for an
>>> institution that has some kind of budget for conferences.
>>> Anyway I'm supposed to present FOSS4G2010 at Sidney.
>>> Am I wrong?
>>> does my presence in Sidney worth?
>>> ciao
>>> lorenzo
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