[OSGeo-Conf] conference web site/ software

Jachym Cepicky jachym.cepicky at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 02:27:27 PDT 2012

I suggest, Vasile join's the conversation too - they might be organizing
FOSS4G-CEE 2013 next year

I do not know, if they are interested, but possibly yes


Dne 15.9.2012 14:15, Cameron Shorter napsal(a):
> On 15/09/12 10:34, Andrew Ross wrote:
>> On 09/14/2012 03:56 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
>>> On 15/09/12 01:05, Andrew Ross wrote:
>>>>> I expect that FOSS4G events would not gain much by handing over
>>>>> complete control to Eclipse. It would be desirable to continue to
>>>>> make use of our OSGeo volunteers who have been doing a great job
>>>>> running conferences to date, however it would be good to provide a
>>>>> level of backup from an Eclipse staff.
>>>> Can you think of specific items that are important in this regard?
>>>> For example, negotiating venue contracts, A/V contracts, catering,
>>>> printing, decorating, etc. etc. I'm guessing the organizing
>>>> committee would want to be aware and have input but frankly leave
>>>> much of the execution work here to staff.
>>> Andrew,
>>> Yes, that is a reasonable assumption. Most foss4g international
>>> events have hired a local Professional Conference Organisor who
>>> handled these details.
>>> There would be an option for Eclipse to take on a portion of the PCO
>>> tasks, probably in conjunction with a local volunteer or PCO.
>>> I suggest you float the concept with Eclipse, and get in principle
>>> support for the idea, then we can draft up a more detailed proposal
>>> with contributions from both Eclipse and the OSGeo Conference committee.
>> Cameron,
>> I believe as a next step, it is probably worth talking about via. a
>> higher bandwidth form of communication to dive into what the concept
>> is. I'm happy to lend my conference bridge for the task. Skype might
>> work too depending on how many people are involved.
> Andrew,
> I suggest the following timeslot [1] for a meeting to start building a
> recommendation for LocationTech engagement in future FOSS4G events.
> I'm hopeful that we can see a representative in this meeting from
> upcoming foss4g events, especially foss4g-nottingham and foss4g-na.
> David Bitner William and Steven Feldman, will you or someone who can
> speak for your LOC be able to make this timeslot?
> If anyone who wishes to attend, and can't make this time, please suggest
> a different day (or time?)
> [1]
> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingdetails.html?year=2012&month=9&day=20&hour=20&min=0&sec=0&p1=224&p2=75&p3=179&p4=286&p5=136&p6=215&p7=240
> San Francisco (U.S.A. - California)    Thursday, 20 September 2012 at
> 1:00:00 PM    PDT    UTC-7 hours
> Denver (U.S.A. - Colorado)    Thursday, 20 September 2012 at 2:00:00
> PM    MDT    UTC-6 hours
> New York (U.S.A. - New York)    Thursday, 20 September 2012 at 4:00:00
> PM    EDT    UTC-4 hours
> Halifax (Canada - Nova Scotia)    Thursday, 20 September 2012 at 5:00:00
> PM    ADT    UTC-3 hours
> London (United Kingdom - England)    Thursday, 20 September 2012 at
> 9:00:00 PM    BST    UTC+1 hour
> Rome (Italy)    Thursday, 20 September 2012 at 10:00:00 PM    CEST
>  UTC+2 hours
> Sydney (Australia - New South Wales)    Friday, 21 September 2012 at
> 6:00:00 AM    EST    UTC+10 hours

Jachym Cepicky
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