[OSGeo-Discuss] Co-editors needed for "Geo for All" Newsletters

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Tue Jun 2 01:49:32 PDT 2015

Reminder to get 2 more co-editors to support Nikos for this. We have got one volunteer co-editor from Asia region . To make sure there is global distribution, it will be good to get co-editors from other continients (Africa and Americas) . So please email Nikos (Email: labrinos at eled.auth.gr ) if you can help with the newsletters. Thanks.

Best wishes,

From: Anand Suchith
Sent: Friday, May 29, 2015 8:22 AM
To: discuss at lists.osgeo.org; ica-osgeo-labs at lists.osgeo.org
Subject: Co-editors needed for "Geo for All" Newsletters

Hi all,

As we are growing rapidly with lot of  activities, it has become difficult to keep track of all developments, so Dr. Nikos Lambrinos (Associate Professor,  Dept. of Primary Education, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) has put forward an excellent idea for starting a "Geo for All" newsletter, so we all can get summary monthly updates . Newsletter will be a good benifit to the community.

Nikos has also kindly volunteered to the the Chief Editor of our newsletter. We now need 3 volunteer co- editors to be part of this team with Nikos (ideally from different continients). So please let Nikos  (Email: labrinos at eled.auth.gr ) know if you are interested.

In fact, all our email archives are  available publically at http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/ica-osgeo-labs/  so it just need someone with some editorial skills to bring together key items and publish as a newsletter for the community. I am sure once we start, we can build upon this with feedbacks/inputs from others, use the same template for monthly newsletters etc. Just need a lead editor and good team in place for this.

The Newsletter aims to have the following:

* Summary of the month highlighting various activities in the network

* Will have a section on "Lab of the month" where the editor/sub editors will contact one of the labs in our network to work with them to put together an article on thier work and developments, key people etc.

* Sections on various events, conferences, webinars, courses, training programs etc at the various labs

* Section on any key research publications published by any of our labs

* Section on funding opportunities, bids etc that our members are working on

* Section on new free and open software, books, articles, etc.

*  Section on scholarships for students and exchange programs for students and staff in our network.

* Any other ideas/proposals

So please come forward if you can help with this. Thanks.

Best wishes,


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