[OSGeo-Discuss] Chickens, Boards and Export Restrictions

Bruce.Bannerman at dpi.vic.gov.au Bruce.Bannerman at dpi.vic.gov.au
Sun Jun 15 16:27:26 PDT 2008



Yes, I think that it would be prudent. 

However, we have yet to determine just what types of insurance we require.


> Bruce,
> Are you suggesting that the local chapter would be taking out directors
> insurance?  At the OSGeo global level I believe we don't yet have 
> insurance though we are looking into getting it (or perhaps we just got 
> recently).  But that would not apply to local chapters which we make 
> effort to treat as separate entities to avoid cross-liability.  For 
> we recently clarified that OSGeo local chapter representatives are not
> automatically OSGeo officers at the global level.
> So, my point is that local chapters should not assume that being an
> official chapter gives them any sort of insurance protection 
> > During the recent FOSS4G-2009 work, several of us were left high and 
> > with no protection from the parent body. This situation is not 
> Well, people need to judge acceptable risk, and act accordingly.  In the
> past FOSS4G organizers have accepted the potential liability that comes
> with the role, with the exception that we generally have venue insurance
> for problems that occur on site during the conference (slip and fall, 
> Best regards,
> -- 
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