RES: [OSGeo-Conf] 2011 Process
lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Tue Nov 3 19:04:32 EST 2009
I feel that FOSS4G 2010 can be the perfect occasion to invite people from
Latin America to join the international community in a friendly environment.
We will probably have spanish live translation for the mail room and at
least half of the attendance will be able to speak spanish.
we are thinking to offer the chance to present in spanish in some slots of
On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 8:53 PM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas
<jsanz at osgeo.org>wrote:
> 2009/11/3 Rafael Medeiros Sperb <rsperb at univali.br>:
> > Folks,
> > I want to make clear that GeoLivre is not a OSGeo-Br meeting, but rather
> a company's showcase. Therefore, is more oriented to display successful
> applications that OpenGeo has developed for its clients, especially the
> > In Brazil, we have started as early as 2002 our brazilian meetings,
> firstly as mapserver user's meetings (ENUM), and for the last 2 years, as a
> shy OSGeo-Br get together at the latinoware conference. But nothing compared
> with what we had in the past. OSGeo-Br came from those mapserver meetings. I
> believe we are still trying to move from it to OSGeo umbrella. It has been a
> little messy to this moment.
> Thanks for your comments Rafael,
> It's a pitty that finally I wasn't able to attend Latinoware :(
> Anyway, about gvSIG, a brazillian user group is emerging after the
> Buenos Aires conf and it would be great to stay close to the OSGeo-br
> people as in Spain. Both communities have a lot in common and many
> opportunities to share and work together.
> > I do agree with Jorge that LA has a potential on its own. But thus far,
> there has been little movement to integrated portuguese and Spanish speaking
> countries. This would be the wise movement for next year.
> /me subscribing to the osgeo-br (and osgeo-pt!!) mailing lists... :-)
> Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas
> Ingeniero en Geodesia y Cartografía
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