[OSGeo-Conf] [Board] Any updates on travel grant foss4g push?
mgt at appgeo.com
Thu Jun 1 16:31:00 PDT 2017
I am simply reporting what we feel we are capable of doing. We will
absolutely follow the wishes of Conference Dev and the Board and we
understand and agree with the importance of "simplicity" and repeatability.
We remain on standby and look forward to watching this take further shape.
On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 7:26 PM, Steven Feldman <shfeldman at gmail.com> wrote:
> We needed to get moving on travel grants. There are less than 12 weeks to
> 07958 924 101
> On 1 Jun 2017, at 23:30, Michael Terner <mgt at appgeo.com> wrote:
> Just a couple of updates from Boston:
> 1. Today we launched our "call for volunteers
> <http://2017.foss4g.org/volunteer/>" which provides another "more
> affordable" means of covering registration.
> 2. 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.
> 3. 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
> We look forward to hearing how the Board and Conference Dev deliberations
> are going and are ready to assist when needed...
> On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 5:53 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
>> 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.
>> 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.
>>> Jody Garnett
>> Board mailing list
>> Board at lists.osgeo.org
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