[OSGeo-Discuss] regional conferences

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 13:58:20 PDT 2012

On 06/16/2012 07:11 PM, Stefano Costa wrote:
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> Il 16/06/2012 18:34, nicolas bozon ha scritto:
>> Such a Mediterannean regional event could may be gather italin,
>> greek, spanish and french local chapters, and may be others.
> Actually, as most closed seas do, the Mediterranean has countries all
> around it, not only on the Northern side :-)
> I was raising this very idea only a few days ago on the mailing list
> of GFOSS.it, the Italian OSGeo chapter (specifically referring to
> Greece, because that's where I am now). There was some consensus among
> members.
> The point IMHO is not to gather again the same people who would meet
> anyway at any international event (FOSS4G Barcelona was only in 2010,
> by the way). We should try and support the creation of new chapters
> where they are still missing (of course this is true globally, not
> just for the Mediterranean).
> my 2ยข - ciao,
> steko
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I totally agree with Stefano and Maria.
We should try to join forces and learn from each other.
Especially smaller groups like the Greek Chapter can benefit a lot in 
experience and promotion through such procedures and grow faster.


Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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