[Board] R: About presentation at GWF-2017

Venkatesh Raghavan raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Sun Feb 12 22:37:46 PST 2017


Dear Board,

On 1/19/2017 4:11 PM, Venkatesh Raghavan wrote:
> My international travel and participation at GWF-2017 is
> supported by the organizers. I may need support from OSGeo to
> cover local expenses for the duration of FOSS4G-Asia (26-29 Jan., 2017).
> I will report of any expenses not covered from other sources and seek
> board approval from reimbursement after I return from the conference.

Regarding my participation at GWF-2017 and FOSS4G-Asia 2017,
my hotel expenses from 25-29 January and registration fee
for FOSS4G-Asia 2014 amounts to 341USD. This amount has
not be covered by other sources.

I request reimbursement of 341USD from OSGeo Travel budget.
I will send the receipts to Mike if/when this reimbursement is
approved.

Best

Venka
>
> Best
>
> Venka
>
>> On Sun, Jan 15, 2017 at 5:21 PM Venkatesh Raghavan 
>> <raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp<mailto:raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp>> 
>> wrote:
>> Dear Board,
>>
>> I have a speaking engagement at GWF-2017
>> coming up next week in Hyderabad, India.
>> I am supposed to present the OSGeo perspective
>> at the session entitled "SUSTAINING A COLLABORATIVE INDUSTRY
>> ENGAGEMENT MODEL"
>>
>> The main discussion points are as below;
>>
>> a) Academia - Industry collaboration. Who should take the lead?
>> b) Other than providing financial assistance, what are other ways for
>> industry to engage closely with academia for mutual benefit?
>> c) Many faculty members are still conservative when talking about
>> commercialization. What are steps required to change this mindset?
>> d) What are your thoughts on cooperative research involving both
>> university and industry? Any known success stories?
>>
>> Any inputs from your side is welcome. Also looking for
>> major success stories that could be highlighted.
>>
>> I will also be attending FOSS4G-Asia just after GWF-2017. I
>> will miss the next board meeting flight on 2 Feb., 2017
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Venka
>>
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