[OSGeo-Discuss] Networking Opportunity at FOSS4G

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Tue Aug 23 22:54:29 PDT 2011

On 08/23/2011 10:30 PM, Tyler Mitchell wrote:
> On 2011-08-23, at 10:22 PM, Robert Hollingsworth wrote:
>> 1. since the individual OSGeo projects don't have dedicated exhibit booths at the conference, might be nice if there is a listing at the OSGeo booth of any of the projects' major developers, steering committee members and other 'heavy hitters' who are at the conference so other people can track them down..  where that's not already easy to figure out by examining the list of presenters and workshop instructors.
> Not a bad idea.  Similarly, maybe project team members might like to have a pre-defined slot to be at the booth showing their projects off.  Any project team members interested in that approach?
>> 2. with a number of different people staffing the booth over the three days, and each probably trucking their own laptops in and out for demos, what's a good way to have some continuity in terms of what demos are available, no matter who happens to be at the booth at the moment?
> Maybe just keep links on the wiki page.  We've got a small start pointing to demo videos at least.

OSGeo Live in a Virtual Machine (or live booted) - you can show people
almost every app that is a Project and then some + the overview and
quickstart docs for all of them. There's also plenty of sample data and
projects already pre-configured.


FYI version 5.0 will be out in time for Foss4g and will be in everyone's


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