[OSGeo-Discuss] [OSGeo Elections 2015] Nomination for Asger Sigurd Petersen
Codrina Maria Ilie
codrina at geo-spatial.org
Fri Aug 28 09:19:25 PDT 2015
I had the opportunity to meet Asger a few years ago and I enjoyed his
enthusiasm and openness towards his open source work. Over time, he has
been participating to many foss4g events. Even more, I remember that at
FOSS4G 2013, his map won 'Best open source integration' and 2. place in
'Best overall cartographic display'.
He has been actively involved in organizing the first Danish QGis Dev
Conference this year .
I think that through his interests, contributions and organizing
activities, Asger deserves to be named a Charter Member of OSGeo.
All the best,
On 8/24/15 14:12, Vasile Craciunescu wrote:
> Forwarding Asger Sigurd Petersen nomination by Jeff McKenna.
> Best regards,
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: Nomination for Asger Sigurd Petersen
> Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:19:32 -0300
> From: Jeff McKenna <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>
> To: cro at osgeo.org <cro at osgeo.org>
> CC: Asger Sigurd Petersen <asger at septima.dk>
> It is my pleasure to nominate Asger Sigurd Petersen
> (http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Advocate#Asger_Sigurd_Skovbo_Petersen), from
> Denmark, as an OSGeo Charter Member. Asger is a long-time FOSS4G vocal
> advocate and developer in the Danish community. When the Danish
> national mapping agency (Danish Geodata Agency) released all of their
> data as Open, Asger and others formed Septima, a company focusing on
> delivering innovative solutions to Danish citizens through Open software
> and Open data. Asger is also involved in several OSGeo projects,
> contributing patches and plugins for QGIS, GDAL, and others.
> Asger is very well spoken, in several languages, and has been presenting
> at the global FOSS4G events for many years.
> I ran into Asger in the hallway of FOSS4G-Como, and it was once of the
> most interesting talks I had that week, hearing his opinions on Open
> data and Open software.
> Please welcome Asger's passion and knowledge into the OSGeo foundation,
> as a Charter member.
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