[Board] MoU with AGILE

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 20:52:53 PDT 2016


Some feedback ...

- spell out open source (rather than just OS).
- I would like to clearly list open source participation as a goal of
educational materials (rather than only use) since that is one of our goals
as a foundation
- This MOU is good in that it lists opportunities"areas and opportunities
for open source geospatial research"
- waiving the registration fee for our annual generation meeting is not
quite the same thing as waving the fee for our annual foss4g conference. If
we do take on relationships where registration to foss4g is waived we
should be sure list the cost in the annual operating budget (rather than
place an expectation on the organizers of bonn or boston events)

--
Jody Garnett

On 24 June 2016 at 16:50, Helena Mitasova <hmitaso at ncsu.edu> wrote:

> Dear board,
>
> please review a proposal for MoU with Association of Geographic
> Information Laboratories in Europe (AGILE)
> approved by the AGILE council that I have received from the secretary
> general of AGILE Prof. Baranowski.
> I propose that we vote on this MoU at our July meeting so I am sending
> this in advance in case there is a discussion
> needed.
> Here is the text of the MoU:
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/MOU_AGILE
>
> This MoU then would be ready to be signed at FOSS4G 2016 in Bonn
>
> Thank you, Helena
>
>
> Helena Mitasova
> Professor at the Department of Marine,
> Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
> and Center for Geospatial Analytics
> North Carolina State University
> Raleigh, NC 27695-8208
> hmitaso at ncsu.edu
> http://geospatial.ncsu.edu/osgeorel/publications.html
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