[OSGeo-Conf] [Board] Any updates on travel grant foss4g push?

Steven Feldman shfeldman at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 16:26:24 PDT 2017

We needed to get moving on travel grants. There are less than 12 weeks to FOSS4G

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> On 1 Jun 2017, at 23:30, Michael Terner <mgt at appgeo.com> wrote:
> Just a couple of updates from Boston:
> Today we launched our "call for volunteers" which provides another "more affordable" means of covering registration.
> With the success of our early bird registration, the Boston team is comfortable providing full conference registrations to travel grant recipients for $500 (a discount below Early Bird) for recipients who aren't applying/accepted as a volunteer. If/when our registration momentum increases, we are hopeful we may be able to do more.
> We are maintaining a list of people who have inquired about our Travel Grant program and we are ready to launch an application page off of our website, or provide a link to an OSGeo page on applying for a travel grant.
> We look forward to hearing how the Board and Conference Dev deliberations are going and are ready to assist when needed...
> MT
>> On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 5:53 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It has now been another week. I am writing up sponsor press releases, and would love to have something to link to for this travel grant program.
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>> Jody Garnett
>>> On 24 May 2017 at 12:43, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I am sure we are all getting lots of interest above travel grants for foss4g. We managed to pass two motions last week - is anyone from the conference committee around to acknowledge the change of scope/budget?
>>> I would like to confirm we have done our bit as the osgeo board, and ask if there is anything more we should be doing. 
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>>> Jody Garnett
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