[OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for Vincent Picavet

Anne Ghisla a.ghisla at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 05:30:10 PDT 2013

On Tue, 09 Jul 2013 22:34:38 +0200
Jachym Cepicky <jachym.cepicky at gmail.com> wrote:

> I would like to nominate Vincent Picavet as a Charter Member of OSGeo.

I fully second Vincent's nomination!

> I know Vincent personally as QGIS and PostGIS enthusiast and
> developer, and I share his ideas about OSGeo and it's environment,
> which I had the chance to know a little bit during our chats at both
> FOSS4G-CEE events (his idea it was, to rename it to FOSS4G-NSCNEE for
> Not-So-Central-Neither-Eastern-Europe, which I like).
> Vincent was always involved in open source world, particulary in the
> GIS field. He is a founding member of Francophone OSGeo local chapter
> and its current treasurer. He has initiated the first FOSS4G event in
> France (FROG2013) and organized other FOSS4G-related events in France
> (QGIS day 2011, PostGIS session 2011...)
> Vincent talked at a lot of international and local conferences on
> various FOSS4G subjects (among others about QGIS) and especially
> spatial databases (PostGIS).
> Vincent founded Oslandia in 2009 with Olivier Courtin, providing
> services around FOSS4G and focusing on quality and innovation for
> opensource GIS.
> Jáchym Čepický

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