[Board] MOT: support UN Workshop participation

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 22:37:30 PDT 2016


So this would be out of our outreach budget, as far as I understand we have
the funds available. This is well in keeping with our strategy of building
relationships etc...

Would you like me to make a motion?

On Sat, Aug 20, 2016 at 02:43 Jeroen Ticheler <jeroen.ticheler at geocat.net>
wrote:

> Dear Maxi,
> I think that the UN should financially support your participation if they
> are serious about the initiative. Speaking from experience inside out it
> seems not so good practice to have people fund their own participation. And
> although money can be an issue within the system, it is definitely a matter
> of prioritizing. IMHO honest prioritizing towards the use of FOSS is
> reflected by the UN's will to fund this (minimal!) expense.
> My 2 cents. Cheers,
> Jeroen
>
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> Op 19 aug. 2016 om 21:53 heeft Massimiliano Cannata <
> massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch> het volgende geschreven:
>
> Dear Board,
> I would like to ask for financial support for Maria Brovelli and
> Massimiliano Cannata to participate in the second UN openGIS initiative
> workshops (held in Seoul 7-11 Nov.) as requested from UN as members of the
> Strategic Board of the initiative.
>
> The total cost per person should not exceed 1'500 €
>
> Please, don't hesitate to ask for further required information.
>
> Best,
> Maxi
>
>
>
>
>
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> <Invitation-Maria-2016-08-18.pdf>
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> <Invitation-Massi-2016-08-18.pdf>
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