[OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for OSGeo Slide Show/Presentation Material

Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas xurxosanz at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 00:54:03 PDT 2008

2008/8/27 Landon Blake <lblake at ksninc.com>:
> I've been invited to give a presentation on OSGeo at the local GIS user
> group and my company has agreed to cover my time out of the office. (They
> even offered to sponsor the refreshments for the meeting.)
> I was hoping some other OSGeo members have done similar presentations. If
> anyone has material on the basics of the OSGeo (the organizations history,
> its goals, its structure) they would let me use in my own presentation I
> would really appreciate it.
> The presentation will be on October 23, 2008 in Jackson, California, if any
> nearby OSGeo members are interested in attending. (I'd welcome help with the
> presentation.)
> I'm hoping I can use the presentation to generate some more interest in
> OSGeo among local GIS users. I might also try to use it to kick-start a
> California or Central California OSGeo Chapter.
> The best part of this whole deal is the user group used to be dedicated to
> ESRI software. ESRI stopped sponsoring the local user groups so now they can
> have a wider variety of speakers. I've often wondered who in ESRI's
> marketing department made the decision to kill support for the local user
> groups…
> Landon
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I presented OSGeo in a geodesy students meeting here in Valencia (in
English) that could be a good start point for your presentation. It's
a little bit out of date about sponsors and incubation status of some

You have the ODP file at


After your meeting it would be nice to have your slides somewhere available

Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas
Ingeniero en Geodesia y CartografĂ­a

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