[OSGeo-Conf] 2009 Vote required

Thierry Badard Thierry.Badard at scg.ulaval.ca
Tue Jan 29 16:58:57 EST 2008

Jeff McKenna a écrit :
> 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)
> -jeff

+1 ... and congratulations to the organisers in Sidney!


Prof. Thierry Badard, Ph.D.

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