[OSGeo-Conf] Analysing the downfall of FOSS4G 2011

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Thu Aug 16 15:31:22 PDT 2012

On 12-08-16 7:17 PM, Michael P. Gerlek wrote:
> BitnerD wrote:
>> Incidentally, I would really like to see clarification on the role of the Conference Committee with respect to support of events other than the main FOSS4G event. I have to say that it was not clear at all (nor is to this day) what role I should expect the Conference Committee to play in support or review of the activities that we are working on for the NA event in 2013.
> Me too. My understanding is that the Conf Comm was only for the international event -- is that true?
> If not, would it make sense to expand the chart of the Conf Comm to help out or advise [in some as yet undefined way] with regional confs and such as well?

Hi mpg,

You are bang on.  The truth is that all of our volunteer time is spent
regarding the annual FOSS4G event, that I could not imagine
advising/managing the many other regional events now.

Again it comes down to resources.


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