[OSGeo-Conf] [OSGeo-Discuss] Should we consider all the Americas for FOSS4G2017 Conference?

Bart van den Eijnden bartvde at osgis.nl
Wed Jul 8 05:51:53 PDT 2015

This is also a competition question I think.

Does South-America want to compete in the same bidding round as USA and Canada etc., or do they rather compete with Africa, Middle-East, Asia, Australia etc.?

Best regards,

> On 08 Jul 2015, at 14:45, Ian Turton <ijturton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Following a brief twitter discussion - Jeff suggested I raise the idea here.
> Now that we have FOSS4g-NA as a regular conference should we consider opening up the "third" location in our conference rotation to be Americas - i.e. North and South America instead of lumping South America in with Asia and the Pacific (or the anywhere else group)?
> I can understand the thinking back in 2010 but I know there are now large groups in Brazil and the Spanish language group is active in South America too. 
> Ian
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