[OSGeo-Discuss] AAG 2009 Call for Papers

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Sun Sep 28 17:55:39 PDT 2008


Yes, please send me the presentations off-list I will be more than happy
to give one of them at the AAG since I'm going anyways and haven't
settled on a topic to present yet.

I'll probably due the second one as I may have more experience with it
but we'll see based on content.


Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Here in Australia we have a couple of presentations + abstracts ready to
> go if someone wants to present them.
> "The Business Case for Open Source, from a Geospatial Perspective"
> and
> "The Open Source Geospatial Stack"
> http://www.lisasoft.com/LISAsoft/Company/Presentations.html
> Contact me if you are interested, and I'll give you the latest versions
> and abstracts as well.
> Alex Mandel wrote:
>> The Association of American Geographers 2009 conference is now open
>> for paper abstracts. This year I'd like organize paper sessions for
>> the conference around FOSS.
>> http://www.aag.org/annualmeetings/2009/papers.htm
>> Depending on how many papers we get I am aiming for 2-3 sessions
>> (12-15 papers). The catch is that abstracts need to be submitted by
>> October 16, 2008.
>> I've detailed my ideas and will be tracking our efforts at
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/AAG_2009
>> You can see the list of FOSS talks last year on
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/AAG_2008
>> One thing I'd like people to keep in mind is that you don't need your
>> presentation ready by the registration deadline, you will have until
>> February to edit your abstracts.
>> If you are interested, want more details or have already submitted an
>> abstract and would like to be part of our sessions email me. Keep in
>> mind I'm also attempting to arrange an Osgeo exhibit with the
>> marketing committee.
>> Apologies for the mild cross-posting.
>> Thank you,
>> Alex "wildintellect" Mandel
>> tech at wildintellect.com
>> Geography Graduate Group
>> University of California, Davis
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