[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G in Ecuador?

Carlos Rivas carlosrsuazo at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 13:32:51 PST 2016


Hello everyone, this got me thinking about doing something in my region
(CentralAmerica), will read all the guidance you kindly shared and start
analyzing

Best

Carlos Rivas (Nicaragua)
www.facebook.com/aprendegis


On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 1:10 PM, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Guillermo,
>
> If you wish to start with a presentation about the stack of open source
> GIS software, you might want to draw upon the OSGeo-Live presentation:
>
> https://live.osgeo.org/en/presentation/index.html#/
>
> Feel free to change it any way you like.
>
> Warm regards, Cameron
>
> On 8/12/2016 2:04 AM, Guillermo Pizarro wrote:
>
> Thanks everybody,
>
> I work at Universidad Polit├ęcnica Salesiana (UPS) in Ecuador and I'm going
> to present a formal propose to organize FOSS4G-EC next year.
>
> But, I'd like to begin with something more simple before FOSS4G-EC,
> something like a meeting about a topic in specific. I'll keep in touch with
> you, your recommendations are significant to me.
>
> Best,
> Guillermo
>
>
> 2016-12-07 9:40 GMT-05:00 Venkatesh Raghavan <
> raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp>:
>
>> On 12/7/2016 10:50 PM, Dan Little wrote:
>>
>>> This is literally the most Jeff McKenna question every asked on the
>>> mailing list.
>>>
>> Agree with that!
>>
>> Guillermo, best of luck for organizing FOSS4G-EC.
>> Let us know if you need any help. You can also
>> think of an wiki-page like our friends are done
>> for FOSS4G-EU 2017 [1] and requesting for
>> who maybe interested to join FOSS4G-EC to
>> add their names to the wiki. Once the dates
>> are fixed, you could send a upcoming event item for
>> the OSGeo website [2].
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Venka
>>
>> [1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G-Europe_2017
>> [2] http://www.osgeo.org/events/submit_events
>>
>>
>>
>>> On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 7:26 AM, Jeff McKenna
>>> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Guillermo!
>>>>
>>>> Great news about FOSS4G-Ecuador plans, this is wonderful.  There are
>>>> very
>>>> few limitations and rules for holding a FOSS4G in your country, and
>>>> that is
>>>> why it has spread around the whole world so fast! :)  You should quickly
>>>> purchase the domain http://foss4g.ec and then start thinking of your
>>>> logo:
>>>> really the only consistent part of FOSS4G (besides the FOSS4G spirit)
>>>> is the
>>>> ribbon in the logo, which symbolizes sharing and the flow of ideas and
>>>> innovation in the community - check here for some past ideas
>>>> http://foss4g.org but there are many more out there.  Another great
>>>> example
>>>> is the FOSS4G-SOTM Argentina 2017 logo: http://www.foss4g-ar.org/
>>>>
>>>> In terms of Latin America and FOSS4G, it is great to see so many events
>>>> popping up for 2017 (Argentina, Brazil, Peru,...).  I also try to help
>>>> these
>>>> events along, so I will be happy to join your local committee meetings
>>>> remotely and provide any help along the way - my pleasure!
>>>>
>>>> So yes please share the FOSS4G spirit in Ecuador and plant the seed for
>>>> our
>>>> future generations! :)  Thank you Guillermo! (and talk soon)
>>>>
>>>> -jeff
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Jeff McKenna
>>>> President Emeritus, OSGeo Foundation
>>>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Jeff_McKenna
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 2016-12-06 5:48 PM, Guillermo Pizarro wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello everybody,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have a question: If I want to organize "FOSS4G in Ecuador" (latin
>>>>> american country), what I have to do? or who should I speak with?
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Guillermo Pizarro
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
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