[OSGeo-Conf] FOSS4G 2016 Call for Hosting

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Thu Dec 18 11:59:03 PST 2014

Hi Claude,

Thanks for keeping the community informed of your plans.  We will hope 
to receive a Letter of Intent from you by the deadline of 9 January.  We 
will never forget the passion that you showed the FOSS4G world back in 
2006 in Lausanne.



Jeff McKenna
President, OSGeo

On 2014-12-18 5:01 AM, Claude Philipona wrote:
> Hi Jeff,
> Thanks for launching the process.
> We were initially interested in being candidate for the 2016 edition
> in Lausanne 10 years after the 2006 edition and to take advantage of a
> brand new conference venue.
> It finally appears that the venue would not be available at suitable
> dates in September 2016. We are still looking if there is other
> suitable dates, but if not, we would not apply for the 2016 edition.
> Thanks,
> Claude
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 7:06 AM, Jeff McKenna
> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
>> The OSGeo Conference Committee the OSGeo Board of Directors are happy to
>> announce the call for hosting
>> the FOSS4G 2016 event.  With the excitement building for the upcoming
>> event in Seoul, and after such a wonderful event in Portland last
>> September, OSGeo again plans on making the 2016 event *the* geospatial
>> conference of the year.  Please see the following page for the actual
>> request for hosting document, as well as upcoming important dates:
>> http://www.osgeo.org/conference/rfp/
>> If you have any questions regarding the 2016 call for hosting, feel free
>> to send an email to the conference-dev mailing list (subscribe at
>> http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/conference_dev).
>> Thank you.
>> --
>> OSGeo Conference Committee

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