[OSGeo-Conf] Proposal: Invite Andrea Ross, from LocationTech to join the OSGeo Conference Committee
shfeldman at gmail.com
Wed May 25 09:58:22 PDT 2016
> On 24 May 2016, at 13:13, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Conference Committee,
> I'd like to propose that we invite Andrea Ross to join the OSGeo Conference Committee.
> +1 from me, Cameron Shorter.
> My reasoning is that Andrea has a lot of experience running conferences, especially through his involvement with LocationTech, and there are synergies that could be gained by aligning OSGeo and LocationTech effectively.
> I note that there have been concerns aired previously about LocationTech competing to take over OSGeo's flagship FOSS4G event. I'm of the opinion that we should be mindful of this, but we should discuss the options openly and I believe we can find a solution favourable for all. An effective way to support this conversation is to invite Andrea to be one vote among our conference committee.
> Warm regards, Cameron
>> On 24/05/2016 6:31 am, Andrea Ross wrote:
>> Dear Steven, & Everyone
>> I've not been invited to the conference committee, but I will be in Bonn, and I'm always glad to chat/meet.
>> Kind regards,
>>> On May 22, 2016 3:04:03 AM EDT, Steven Feldman <shfeldman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Who is going to be in Bonn for FOSS4G?
>>> It's an opportunity for the Conference Committee and interested people to meet face to face, we could discuss some of the topics on the 'outstanding list' http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Conference_Committee_2016_Priorities and we could start preparing the call for 2018
>>> Anyone interested?
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