[OSGeo-Discuss] Fixing FOSS4G [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

Bruce Bannerman B.Bannerman at bom.gov.au
Wed Sep 24 22:51:48 PDT 2014


I just re-read this wiki page.

Well done on collating this information in such a concise and thoughtful manner!


From: Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com<mailto:cameron.shorter at gmail.com>>
Date: Saturday, 20 September 2014 7:17
To: Discuss OSGeo <discuss at lists.osgeo.org<mailto:discuss at lists.osgeo.org>>
Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fixing FOSS4G

You might want to look over the lessons learned from 2012. http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2012_Lessons_Learned
I respectfully disagree with Michael. I think that early support of the China FOSS4G could have steered the event to be a successful, although smaller event.

On 20/09/2014 5:47 am, Michael Gerlek wrote:
China would still have failed, but we would have known about it [and, hopefully, acted] sooner.


On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 3:43 PM, Dan Ames <dan.ames at byu.edu<mailto:dan.ames at byu.edu>> wrote:
Again from the sidelines... It would be an interesting exercise to conceptualize how having a single professional conference organizing company would have/have not made a difference with the failed voyage of FOSS4G to China in 2012. - Dan

Daniel P. Ames, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

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