[OSGeo-Conf] Review of 2 proposals for hosting FOSS4G 2019 until Dec. 15th
María Arias de Reyna
delawen at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 06:55:43 PST 2017
Maybe there is a cultural misunderstanding here, but the intention was to
show that we want to include everyone on the conference, not to show
disrespect. We respect OSGeo and OSGeo's work so as you find this
disrespectful, we will remove it.
You can find the new version here:
On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 3:16 PM, Venkatesh Raghavan <venka.osgeo at gmail.com>
> Hi Conference Committee,
> Thanks to the great efforts of SLOC and BLOC teams putting up proposals
> for FOSS4G-2019.
> I just has a quick look at both and noticed that
> the support letter on page 92 of the SLOC proposal
>  is repulsive and in extremely poor taste.
> The wording of the support letter is disrespectful to all of the other
> professional organizations who supported OSGeo and FOSS4G conferences
> over the years. I also feel that it actually making a mockery of other
> support letters in the document.
> Since the FOSS4G Conference proposals is a public document published
> by OSGeo, I request that an updated version of the SLOC proposal be posted
> on the web without including the support letter shown in page 92.
>  https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/foss4g/proposals/2019/FOSS4G_201
> On 12/5/2017 4:43 PM, Till Adams wrote:
>> Dear Conferenc Committee!
>> as I already wrote earlier this week, we have now received two wonderful
>> and exiting proposals for hosting FOSS4G 2019. The 2019' conference will
>> definitely take place in Europe. We have SLOC (Sevilla LOC) and BLOC
>> (Bucharest LOC) in the race.
>> We have linked to the proposals in  and also created the Q&A WIKI
>> pages for the question period. This period runs from now until *15 of
>> December*. Please take your time, check the proposals and ask your
>> questions on this list. I'm sure the teams are very interested in
>> responding to all the crazy things we want to know. I then will sum up
>> the questions on the WIKI pages (or feel free to directly write your
>> questions there and link to the WIKI in an email to this list).
>> The procedure for stage 2 this year has not changed and is as follows:
>> On December 15th, I will ask all eligible members of this committee to
>> vote for their favorite and send it to our electoral commission. The
>> voting period ends on december, 18th 24h CET!!! We can't count votes,
>> that come in later!
>> Between *16th* and *18th* of December, send your vote independently to
>> our two assistants:
>> Jeff <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>
>> Frank <warmerdam at pobox.com>
>> The team that receives more votes will host FOSS4G 2019. If there is a
>> tie, we will pass the decision on the board.
>> Have fun (and budget some time for reading...)
>>  https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2019_Bid_Process#Bid_Process
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