[Board] relationship with OGC and logo use

Athina Trakas (OGC) atrakas at opengeospatial.org
Wed Jul 5 05:49:23 PDT 2017


Hi Jody,

the MoU between the OGC and OSGeo is still active and "automatically 
renewed on an annual basis until terminated in writing by either Party". 
(https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_signs_Memorandum_of_Understanding_with_OGC)

We might need to update the original "Alternate Liaisons", I will take 
care of this. Who would take this role from the OSGeo side?

As you need an OGC logo, please check at the following website, there 
you can find the necessary logos. If you need more or different input, 
please contact my colleague Simon Chester, OGC's Communication 
Coordinator (in cc) - 
http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=40494

I will be in Paris at the FOSS4G-Europe and my colleague Luis Bermudez 
will attend and present at the FOSS4G in Boston. We will have plenty of 
opportunities to catch up in person with the OSGeo Board and community, 
if there are any additional and open questions. Otherwise we also can 
set up a phone call to discuss any additional ideas.

Bye and sunny greetings,

Athina
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Athina Trakas
OGC Director Regional Services - Europe, Central Asia & Africa
mobile: +49 - 173 - 211 26 23
eMail: atrakas at opengeospatial.org
Skype: athina.trakas





Am 28.06.17 um 21:47 schrieb Jody Garnett:
> Carl and Frank - contacting you as liaisons for OGC.
>
> I am gathering logos for the osgeo website and A3 brochure, one of the 
> things we would like to do is highlight partners.
>
> The OGC is listed as a member, via MOU, but it is unclear to me the 
> exact nature of that relationship. The page 
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_signs_Memorandum_of_Understanding_with_OGC 
> is very clear, but outlines a five year relationship, which would 
> expire here in 2017 unless we renew.
>
> Given http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/guidanceltr and 
> http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/policies/logo I am not extactly sure 
> what would be appropriate to use.
>
> * Normal OGC logo for use in "OGC Logo in Articles, Press Releases" 
> seems appropriate as this is a printed article. However we are also 
> claiming a relationship between our organizations to promote the use 
> of open standards.
>
> * Membership logos look to be in keeping with our MOU, but "Members 
> may access and acquire high resolution logos for reproduction via the 
> OGC members only area of this website." <-- we need one of our 
> representatives to fetch a members logo for us to use.
>
> * The press guide also says "OGC staff love providing quotes 
> supporting and describing the great work we do as a consortium. " if 
> anyone is up for getting a quote describing the great work OSGeo and 
> OGC do together it would be of use.
>
> Sadly it appears that one of the tangible ways we work together, 
> summary of open standards included on osgeo-live distribution, may of 
> been dropped due to lack of participation.
> --
> Jody Garnett
>
>
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