[OSGeo-Discuss] INSPIRE Conference 2013 - UPDATES on the workshop

Stephan Mei├čl stephan at meissl.name
Wed May 22 06:58:35 PDT 2013


Hi all,

same here, as said in the beginning I'm unfortunately not able to travel
but will contribute material mainly from MapServer as needed.

cu
Stephan


On 05/21/2013 08:45 PM, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Sorry for my later reply.
> I agree with the suggested solution to split the workshop time, I don't
> see another way to do this.
> 
> As we discussed in the initial hangout, unfortunately I won't be able to
> attend, but I will contribute with workshop material.
> 
> Best regards,
> Angelos
> 
> On 05/21/2013 09:23 PM, Margherita Di Leo wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> thank you for your thoughts. I'm a bit surprised that I didn't hear from
>> other co-authors. At this point I would like to know who is planning to be
>> there at the workshop anyway.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 9:39 AM, Simone Giannecchini <
>> simone.giannecchini at geo-solutions.it> wrote:
>>
>>> Ciao Jachym,
>>> a few clarifications below...
>>>
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>>> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Jachym Cepicky
>>> <jachym.cepicky at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Madi,
>>>>
>>>> I still did not obtain any confirmation mail about proposed presentation
>>>> - do you know by chance, how far the process is?
>>>>
>>>> As for the workshop, it seems odd to combine MapStore as concrete
>>>> product with whole OSGeo stack and more dialogue-based workshop.
>>>>
>>>> I see them as two different topics for completely different auditorium.
>>>> I would understand, that MapStore people would feel upset, if they would
>>>> have to share their time with "pure" OSGeo.
>>>>
>>>> From my point of view, all decisions are bad (except having two full
>>>> workshops accepted). I think, that the best option would than be to
>>>> share the time with MapStore and gladly accept their offer kind 30:60
>>>> (rather 60:30 - OSGeo in general, MapStore as concrete example of local
>>>> company using and developing OSGeo projects), if possible.
>>>>
>>> That was exactly my proposal :)
>>> We also had to try and find a decent title as having two different
>>> workshops using portions of the same time seemed misleading and
>>> actually contraddicted what was asked from
>>> the organizers. Therefore I suggested to split the time giving
>>> precedence to the OSGEO based discussion and then hold the MapStore
>>> workshop at the end.
>>>
>>>
>>>> NOTE: This is nothing against MapStore. I wish them all the best and I
>>>> think, they deserve full workshop time slot as well. INSPIRE conference
>>>> committee forses us to compete as international organization with
>>>> semi-local company (GeoSolution). This is simply not all right (or do I
>>>> see it completely wrong?)
>>>>
>>> Well, life isn't perfect and we need to live with what we are while we
>>> try to change things :)
>>> I believe the solution we are proposing here is Ok (not perfect I
>>> admit) as I believe leaves enough room for discussion
>>> as well as as enough room for us (as in GeoSolutions) for showing a
>>> bit of what we do.
>>>
>>>> I also think, this shows us, that OSGeo is not taken seriously as
>>>> important partner to conference committee of INSPIRE conference and that
>>>> brings me back to our SDI committee proposed earlier - I have to push it
>>>> little bit further (I do not like pushing to hard, though).
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>>
>>>> Jachym
>>>>
>>>> Dne 20.5.2013 15:47, Margherita Di Leo napsal(a):
>>>>> Dear All,
>>>>>
>>>>> as correspondent author for the workshop proposal [1], I received an
>>> email
>>>>> from the INSPIRE Conference Organisers. Unfortunately, due to time and
>>>>> space limitations, it is possible for them to only choose a small
>>> number of
>>>>> the submitted workshops to appear in the programme. Therefore their
>>> request
>>>>> was to combine, if possible, our workshop with the one submitted by
>>> Simone
>>>>> Giannecchini and Tobia Di Pisa:
>>>>>
>>>>> "Hands-on Introduction to create mash-ups for INSPIRE Services with
>>>>> MapStore"
>>>>>
>>>>> Simone was in cc in this email.
>>>>> I just had a Skype talk with Simone, and we individuated a couple of
>>>>> possible scenarios:
>>>>>
>>>>> 1) Withdraw one of the two workshops; or
>>>>> 2) Split the 90 minutes at our disposal in two.
>>>>>
>>>>> Of course this decision is up to all the co-authors. In case we decide
>>> for
>>>>> the second solution, Simone kindly offered to shrink his time to 30
>>>>> minutes, in order to allow the round table to take place in 60 minutes
>>>>> comfortably.
>>>>>
>>>>> Another request from the committee was to delineate a new title for the
>>>>> workshop, and the proposal would be something like:
>>>>>
>>>>> "Ping-Pong match: OSGeo & INSPIRE (with a practical intro to using
>>> MapStore
>>>>> for INSPIRE Services mashups)"
>>>>>
>>>>> Of course also this is open to discussion.
>>>>>
>>>>> Please let me know ASAP your reaction.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you and best regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Margherita
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> [1]
>>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/INSPIRE_conference_2013#Workshop_proposal




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