[Foss4g2008loc] articles for PositionIT
carrin.avri at iceeafrica.co.za
Wed Mar 12 02:55:27 EDT 2008
What about an article on the theme that includes web sites relevant to
the conference topics e.g.
Millennium development goals : http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/ ,
Participatory GIS: http://www.ppgis.net/ , http://www.ppgis.info/ ,
Open Source Health Care Alliance: http://www.oshca.org/ ,
We can almost start the conference before it begins, which will
hopefully get people thinking about the theme and wanting to come. We
could also send the list to EIS Africa and other lists for external
encouragement. Perhaps we could put it on the conference web site and
ask people to add to it. Somone will need to check them. I will be
compiling a newsletter to GISSA members shortly and could include the
list in that.
From: foss4g2008loc-bounces at lists.osgeo.org
[mailto:foss4g2008loc-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Gavin
Sent: 11 March 2008 02:10 PM
To: FOSS4G2008 local organising committee
Subject: [Foss4g2008loc] articles for PositionIT
We have been offered a page of articles in the next three editions of
PositionIT leading up to FOSS4G.
Please consider writing a short promotional article on any aspect of the
conference that interests you: the topics, the academic track, the
outreach programme, the idea of debating FOSS and proprietary, etc.
The first deadline is this Friday 14th. If you don't make that it can
queue up for the next edition. Send any material to me and I'll forward
to the publishers.
Gavin Fleming MSc, Pr. GISc Technologist
Senior GISc and Sustainable Development Researcher
FOSS4G2008 <http://www.foss4g2008.org/> conference chair
Mintek, 200 Malibongwe Drive (formerly Hans Strijdom Drive)
P/Bag X3015, Randburg, 2125, South Africa
w: +27-11-709-4668 c: 0845965680 f: 0866164820
xmpp: gavinjfleming at gmail.com
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