[OSGeo-Discuss] OsGeo representative in the Boulder, CO area... GeoScience IT/CS/FOSS Assembly Workshop

Puneet Kishor punk.kish at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 13:01:07 PST 2014

And, fwiw, I am an OSGeo Charter Member as well, so I can speak up whenever Rafael wants to take a break ;-)

Puneet Kishor
OSGeo Charter Member *and*
Manager, Science and Data Policy, Creative Commons

On Feb 28, 2014, at 12:26 PM, Suchith Anand <Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi Stephen,
> Many thanks for bringing this to our attention and it is very important that OSGeo is represented for this workshop. I think Dr Rafael Moreno (University of Colorado Denver) will be attending this. He is also Advisory Board member http://www.geoforall.org/advisory_board/   of "Geo for All" Initiative. 
> I am sure he will strongly present OSGeo for the meeting. If there are other OSGeo members also able to attend, the better. We need to have strong presence in these meetings.
> Best wishes,
> Suchith
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> Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] OsGeo representative in the Boulder, CO area...  GeoScience IT/CS/FOSS Assembly Workshop
> Colleagues—
> Its short notice, but I noticed that there's no rep from OsGeo invited to this workshop (http://earthcube.org/page/workshops, see 'IT/CS/FOSS Assembly Workshop' heading). I'm very interested in more awareness of OsGeo software in the academic community, especially so that the community starts building on existing projects more often. After all geoscience is geospatial…
> If there are any knowledgeable OsGeo evangelists in the Boulder area who might be able to attend, it would be useful for both the NSF community and OsGeo...
> Some info about the workshop-
> The goal of this workshop is to facilitate communication, collaboration, and coordination for communities to interact with each other to achieve individual goals, and how your goals might align with the goals of EarthCube, … a National Science Foundation initiative for the development of a community-driven cyberinfrastructure framework to understand and predict responses of the Earth as a system…
> March 5-7, 2014 at the Millennium Harvest House in  Boulder, Colorado.. … meeting times are 8:30am to 5:00pm Wednesday and Thursday, and 8:30am to noon on Friday.
> If you have any questions regarding the workshop, contact steve.richard at azgs.az.gov, or one of project coordinators, anna.katz at azgs.az.gov or rachael.black at azgs.az.gov.
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