[OSGeo-Conf] Number of delegates at past foss4g events

Gavin Fleming GavinF at mintek.co.za
Wed Feb 4 04:04:45 EST 2009

We had 550 from 40 countries although of course we hoped and planned for


I don't think you can work on a global trend as location is everything
(travel, local interest density, etc). 


Separate trends for (Europe + North America) and (the rest of the world)
might make sense. 


i.e. it'll be great if you exceed 2007 but more realistic to be in the
2008 ballpark. 






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i seem to remember some figures being in an early draft of the 2009
sponsorship prospectus, these were used to demonstrate an increasing
interest, they were removed because the 08 figures didn't support the
trend AFAIK


2009/2/4 Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>

Has anyone collected the number of delegates that have attended past
foss4g events?
I'd like to be able to use the numbers to demonstrate an increased
interest in GeoFOSS.

Cameron Shorter
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