[OSGeo-Conf] question period for FOSS4G 2015 RFP - this week
pramsey at cleverelephant.ca
Tue Mar 18 16:26:07 PDT 2014
I too wonder at the location chosen. It's a long way to Korea, but
even further to Jeju. Will a remote location increase or decrease
participation from Korea? The host country always has the most
On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 6:59 AM, Jeroen Ticheler
<jeroen.ticheler at geocat.net> wrote:
> Hi Sanghee,
> Thanks for your proposal that is exciting to read!
> - Can you provide a little more information about the location, especially how well it can be reached from abroad?
> A first check for flights from Amsterdam showed many results with 30+ hours of traveling and 2 or more stops. What is that like from the US, Australia, India and other countries in Asia? And what is the impact of hosting the conference on a remote(!?) island instead of e.g. in Seoul? (By the way, I love the island idea :-) )
> - You indicate that there are no Visa problems on Jeju Islands. Am I correct to assume that transit through mainland Korea and/or other neighboring countries gives no problems either?
> - Are there LOC members living on Jeju islands?
> - Have you hosted one of the local chapters conferences on Jeju in the past? What other locations in Korea did you host the conference in the past?
> Thanks again, cheers,
> On 17 mrt. 2014, at 08:56, Bart van den Eijnden <bartvde at osgis.nl> wrote:
>> Hello conference committee,
>> I'd like to ask you to take some time this week to read over the (2 page) proposal from South-Korea to host FOSS4G in 2015 and ask any questions you might have for them on this mailing list.
>> On March 24 I'd like the conference committee to take an official vote on the advancement to stage 2, where people will have 2 business days to vote.
>> The proposal can be found here:
>> TIA and let me know if you have any questions.
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