[OSGeo-Conf] 2009 Vote required
Steve.Lime at dnr.state.mn.us
Tue Jan 29 12:10:24 EST 2008
>>> On 1/29/2008 at 11:03 AM, in message <479F5C54.6050908 at dmsolutions.ca>, Jeff
McKenna <jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca> wrote:
> Hello fellow OSGeo conference committee members,
> I would like to thank those who were able to attend last week's
> conference call with the Sydney bidding committee. Major topics such as
> the proposed team, budget, venue, and accommodation were all discussed.
> For those topics that were a little unclear for the bidding team at
> this stage (such as handling workshops) it was agreed that there is
> sufficient time to deal with these before 2009.
> The next step in the process for deciding on a 2009 location must be a
> vote by the OSGeo conference committee, and then this proposed location
> must be approved by the OSGeo Board members. The next board meeting is
> next Friday February 8th, where the plan is to present our committee
> decision to the board.
> Therefore we must still vote on the one submitted bid. Usually we would
> do the voting privately, but considering the circumstances I think it
> should be optional this year - if prefer to keep your voting private you
> can email me directly your vote, otherwise we can all use this mailing
> list. Please use "+1" to indicate you support the Sydney bid, "0" for
> no opinion, and "-1" for disagreement. Please submit your votes before
> next Friday.
> I'll start with a +1. (their passion and enthusiasm for FOSS4G is
> evident, and they have a strong team)
> 2009 proposal: http://www.osgeo.org/conference/rfp
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