[OSGeo-Conf] Draft agreement between OSGeo and FOSSGIS eV re finance for FOSS4G 2016

Eli Adam eadam at co.lincoln.or.us
Thu Sep 3 11:26:27 PDT 2015

On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 9:05 AM, Jeff McKenna
<jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
> Many issues with that PDF (thanks GoogleDocs).  I fixed them (ended up
> creating a new empty document and renaming, yikes).  Here are correct links:

Thanks for fixing.

> pdf:
> http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/foss4g/2016/financial_stuff/agreement_with_osgeo/Agreement-between-OSGeo-and-FOSSGISeV-2016.pdf
> odt:
> http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/foss4g/2016/financial_stuff/agreement_with_osgeo/Agreement-between-OSGeo-and-FOSSGISeV-2016.odt
> -jeff
> On 2015-09-03 12:15 PM, Steven Feldman wrote:
>> I have drafted an agreement between OSGeo and FOSSGIS eV re finance for
>> FOSS4G 2016. See

Thanks for putting this together.

>> https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/foss4g/2016/financial_stuff/agreement_with_osgeo/DraftagreementbetweenOSGeoandaFOSS4GLOC.pdf
>> Till and I have gone through it, made a couple of improvements and we
>> are both happy with it.
>> The next step is for the conference committee to either approve it or
>> suggest amendments.

In one spot it said 85%, in another 90%.  I've change it to 90% in
both places, https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/changeset/12516/.  If they
should both be 85% then we can change it back.

Pertaining to "9. The Advance will be repaid to OSGeo by the LOC
within 30 days of the end of the Event", that sort of conflicts with
the whole agreement.  The agreement is that OSGeo may not get the 50K
back as well as possibly lose another 50k.  Also, I don't see anything
like that getting done in 30 days (looking at past years, 6 months
seems like the average).  I think that something to the effect of, "9.
The LOC will provide a written report on financial accounting
detailing balance of revenues and expenses and outstanding
indeterminates within 30 days of the event.  Based on availability,
arrangement will be made to repay the seed money promptly and the rest
of any surplus on a later timeline." is more realistic.

>> Can you give feedback before Monday morning?

Monday is a holiday in the US.  Tuesday morning may be a more
reasonable deadline for some US people (but they also have today and

>> Assuming there are no major objections I suggest that Eli as Chair of
>> the Conference Committee submits to the Board as a recommendation for
>> them to vote on.

Once we have this done, I'll add it to the Board agenda and notify the
Board of our recommendation.

Thanks, Eli

>> Phew, that was more work than I had imagined
>> ______
>> Steven
> _______________________________________________
> Conference_dev mailing list
> Conference_dev at lists.osgeo.org
> http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/conference_dev

More information about the Conference_dev mailing list