[Board] update on ICA relationship

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Fri Oct 30 08:24:03 PDT 2015

Hi Maxi,

I think I did a good job of reporting the outcomes of that meeting, in 
my message.  Was there a topic you wanted me to tackle?  Something 
missing in that report that you hoped to see me handle?  If yes, please 
let me know and I will ask Menno-Jan at our next meeting.


On 2015-10-30 12:18 PM, Massimiliano Cannata wrote:
> Jeff
> Could you report what was the outcomes? We have a discussion running on
> geo4all initiative and the vision of ICA is relevant i think.
> Thanks
> Maxi
> Il 30/Ott/2015 15:16, "Jeff McKenna" <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
> <mailto:jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>> ha scritto:
>     Hi Board, all,
>     This morning I had a video meeting with the new ICA president, Prof
>     Menno-Jan Kraak[1].  We had planned this meeting, and we had a good
>     long talk about the two foundations and how we can continue working
>     together.  We plan to do this every 2 months, even if we have no
>     updates for each other (in talking, we found out we share so much in
>     common being the president of a foundation, and it is great to speak
>     of issues that really only presidents or ex-presidents can
>     understand of).  I had a good laugh when he spoke of his daily
>     e-mail messages increasing by 90%, yes, welcome to the role ha.
>     We have circled a few events for 2016 where we will hopefully sit
>     down together and talk face to face.
>     We of course spoke of the importance of GeoForAll to both organizations.
>     I look forward to working with the ICA and Menno-Jan.
>     -jeff
>     [1] http://icaci.org/executive-committee/menno-jan-kraak/

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