[OSGeo-Conf] Timetable for -09 bidding

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Tue Sep 11 15:08:51 EDT 2007

I also support Paul's recommendation of this October for the '09 RFP 
discussions and release.


Tim Bowden wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-08-19 at 13:27 -0700, Paul Ramsey wrote:
>> I would like to see us run the '09 process in October of '07, to  
>> build on the enthusiasm I am hoping the '07 attendees will be taking  
>> home with them.  Get them while they are dazed and vulnerable, that's  
>> how I got sucked in :)
>> P
> +1
> Minimum of 18 months is needed to book venues that can take 1000+ and
> also have enough smaller venues for the 20 streams we are likely to need
> by then <tongue firmly in cheek>
> If FOSS4G07 fulfils even half of what it is promising then it will
> indeed leave many dazed and vulnerable.  If anyone's running a tote, I'm
> tipping 910 dazed and vulnerable registered punters.  And yes, I agree
> that's a good time to stir up action for the next round of bidding.
> Regards,
> Tim

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