[Board] MOTION: encouraging projects in incubation to get ready till next FOSS4G

Venkatesh Raghavan raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Wed Aug 31 22:50:24 PDT 2016

Hi Astrid,

On 2016/09/01 14:27, Astrid Emde (OSGeo) wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to make a motion to get incubation process finished till 
> next FOSS4G.

That would be great. +1 and I think some of our projects in incubation have
nearly completed all the steps needed for graduating incubation.

The also think the ideas that you outlined below are very good.too.
> In details...
> What do you think about the idea of encouraging the projects that are 
> in incubation to get ready with the incubation till the next FOSS4G?
> We could also make this milestone more interesting like this:
> Get ready till FOSS4G - then you
> * can present your new project or
> * you will be mentioned in a speech by OSGeo,
> * maybe welcome the project chair & psc with an OSGeo-brooch ,
> * you get your project name printed on the OSGeo Roll-Up,
> * get travel grants or the hotel costs paid or another bonus to join 
> the OSGeo code sprint and to come to FOSS4G to get to know the 
> commmunity that you get part of.
> This will encourage projects and give them recognition.
> What do you think about this idea?
> Same we could do with new local Chapters - but that is a topic for a 
> different list...


> Astrid

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