[Board] GeoForAll expanding collaborations with International Geographical Union

Helena Mitasova hmitaso at ncsu.edu
Wed Apr 12 07:38:30 PDT 2017


Suchith, I can serve as a board contact for this, Helena

> On Mar 26, 2017, at 6:06 AM, Suchith Anand <Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> I have been informed that The IGU Executive Committee will discuss the MoU proposal and ideas for collaborations i put in its next meeting in Quebec in early May and  Yukio will get back to me. I request that Helena or one of the OSGeo Boad members  be the main contact from now to take this forward. I will send a seperate mail connecting Yukio for this. Thanks.
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Suchith
> 
> ________________________________________
> From: Anand Suchith
> Sent: 22 March 2017 4:48 PM
> To: OSGeo Board; geoforall at lists.osgeo.org
> Subject: Fw: [geoforall-ab] GeoForAll expanding collaborations with IGU colleagues
> 
> Dear All,
> 
> I have now got email from Yukio Himiyama (President, International Geographical Union) exploring ideas for expanding our collaborations for the future. I have emailed that i will get him in contact with OSGeo Board so we can plan a MoU (similar to ISPRS, ICA).
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Suchith
> 
> ________________________________________
> From: SERGIO ACOSTAYLARA <sergio.acostaylara at mtop.gub.uy>
> Sent: 13 March 2017 5:07 PM
> To: Anand Suchith; geoforall at lists.osgeo.org; geoforall-ab at lists.osgeo.org
> Subject: RE: [geoforall-ab] GeoForAll expanding collaborations with IGU colleagues
> 
> Sounds very promising. congratulations Suchith for your tireless work!
> 
> 
> Sergio Acosta y Lara
> Departamento de Geomática
> Dirección Nacional de Topografía
> Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas
> URUGUAY
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> http://geoportal.mtop.gub.uy/
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> De: GeoForAll-ab <geoforall-ab-bounces at lists.osgeo.org> en nombre de Suchith Anand <Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk>
> Enviado: lunes, 13 de marzo de 2017 13:52
> Para: geoforall at lists.osgeo.org; geoforall-ab at lists.osgeo.org
> Asunto: [geoforall-ab] GeoForAll expanding collaborations with IGU colleagues
> 
> Dear colleagues,
> 
> I was invited to deliver a keynote for the  EuroGeo 2017 conference "Key Challenges in Geographical Education"[1] in Amsterdam last week and had the opportunity to meet and discuss ideas with some amazing colleagues from the International Geographical Union (IGU) in the sidelines.
> 
> IGU is an international , non-governmental, professional organization devoted to the development of the discipline of Geography. Their details are at http://igu-online.org 
> 
> 
> They are a very active community doing many important work and closely following GeoForAll developments. They missed the early move advantage that ICA, ISPRS and others did on Open Principles in Education but i believe they are a key community to collaborate for the future. So i have now reached out to IGU colleagues globally and we will start ideas for expanding our collaborating with them. I will keep you all updated.
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Suchith
> 
> 
> [1] http://www.eurogeography.eu/conference-2017-presentations/ 
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Helena Mitasova
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Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
and Center for Geospatial Analytics
North Carolina State University
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