[OSGeo-Discuss] Call for mentors and tasks for Google Code-in

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Mon Oct 9 12:55:47 PDT 2017

Update:  thank you to the 16 volunteer mentors for the Code-in, creating 
tasks for several OSGeo projects, such as: GRASS GIS, QGIS, pgRouting, 
PostGIS, GeoServer, MapServer, OpenLayers, and also tasks for the OSGeo 
foundation, and the FOSS4G event.

We can keep adding tasks right up until the students begin to claim 
tasks, on 28 November, so if you want to join the fun and help young 
students discover the FOSS4G passion:

Step 1) fill out the small Google form at the top of 

Step 2) add your tasks or your name to existing tasks at 

Wouldn't it be great to have all 38 OSGeo projects and initiatives 
active in the Code-in?  Yes, it can happen ha!

thanks everyone,

-Google Code-in admins, 2017/2018

On 2017-10-05 6:00 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> A reminder that starting next week we must work on OSGeo's application 
> for the Google Code-in (where short 3-5 hour tasks are given to kids 
> aged 13-17).  Interested mentors are asked to fill in the short Google 
> form listed at https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Google_Code_In_2017_Mentors
> We only have 12 mentors so far!
> Here is a list of all OSGeo projects and their listed tasks so far (we 
> only have tasks for GRASS GIS, pgRouting, MapServer, OSGeo-Live, FOSS4G, 
> and OSGeo foundation).  We are missing many projects!!! 
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Google_Code_In_2017_Tasks
> Please share this to all OSGeo projects (official/incubation/community). 
>    thanks!
> -Code-in admins 2017/2018

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