[OSGeo-Conf] About funding of FOSS4G
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 16:29:10 EDT 2012
My advice, (as a Conf committee member, and past foss4g chair) is to
note in your response that you wish to apply profit sharing locally, and
how you wish that profit sharing split. This will be assessed alongside
other proposals. A modest amount of money saved for worthy osgeo related
activities might be considered favourably.
Note: If you are looking to run foss4g for the profit, then I recommend
you look elsewhere to earn money. You will likely get a much greater
return on invested time by flipping hamburgers at McDonalds.
On 26/03/12 23:45, Pekka Sarkola wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have studied carefully FOSS4G conference RFP documentation, but I
> just need some clarifications:
> ·In page 6: OSGeo will take on financial responsibility. This very
> good deal. However, this "bridge funding" needs some clarification. I
> understand that this means that OSGeo will fund local organization
> committee expenses from September 2012 until LOC will get some money
> from participants / sponsors etc. Right?
> ·Will OSGeo took all revenue or could it be that some part of
> "possible" revenue will stay in the country? Like to establish Local
> ·Will OSGeo and LOC make legal agreement about conference?
> Pekka Sarkola
> pekka.sarkola at gispo.fi
> Gispo Oy
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