[OSGeo-Conf] KickOff of TGP for 2018
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 15:09:44 PDT 2017
I suggest keeping the foss4g cookbook in line with the TGP material too
(possibly by linking to latest web page).
On 21/9/17 1:36 am, Steven Feldman wrote:
> I have updated the section on the “Selection Process” to provide more
> clarity on how we selected in 2017
>> On 20 Sep 2017, at 10:52, Till Adams <till.adams at fossgis.de
>> <mailto:till.adams at fossgis.de>> wrote:
>> Dear Dar-Team!
>> I just came across the travel grant programme (TGP) WIKi pages of the
>> 2017 conference. TGP was - in our eyes - really successful, as we were
>> able to get quite some people to F4G through TGP.
>> Looking back, the whole process happened somehow under pressure, as we
>> did not have much time last year (after OSGeo released the fundings, we
>> only had few weeks for establishing the whole process). But for 2018 we
>> of course want to improve the process and ideally expand the whole
>> This page describes what we did for 2017:
>> (I started to add a section "procedure 2017 which might not be complete
>> as I just wrote down what came to my mind - @CCers feel free to add/edit
>> I'd like you to put some attention on TGP when discussing your next
>> steps. It would be great, if we could start planning TGP earlier (in
>> words: as early as possible) for 2018 and also publish a call for
>> community donations as early as possible.
>> Personally I regard TGP as one of the key factors on enabling more
>> people to access a F4G. And also, I'd like to have had an external TGP
>> committee in 2016, but there was none. Just so you know, we are ready to
>> help and support you where we can, so don't hesitate contacting CC or me
>> directly in this issue.
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