[Foss4g2008loc] Proceedings and/or CD
davep at confluence.org
Wed Mar 12 20:49:32 EDT 2008
Inge Netterberg wrote:
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> [mailto:foss4g2008loc-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Dave Patton
> Sent: 11 March 2008 05:43
> To: FOSS4G2008 local organising committee
> Subject: Re: [Foss4g2008loc] Proceedings and/or CD
> Inge Netterberg wrote:
>> 4. How does the "open community process" work on the selection of
> How did it work for FOSS4G2007, or how do people
> want to make it work for 2008?
> Hi Dave,
> How did it work for FOSS4G2007? If this worked well I would be keen
> this for the general presentation track. As the Academic track has to be
> peer reviewed.
Have you looked at this?
Paul can provide more details, but basically he
setup a process that allowed people to 'vote' on
the submitted presentations via a webpage. It's
those collective 'votes' are what formed the
'ranking numbers' referred to on the above page.
The manual process of doing the final selection of the
presentations for the program was initially based just
on 'the top 120'(with 120 being the number of available
time slots), plus "a few spares". The "groups of three"
was because each "time slot" was 90 minutes, and was
intended to have 3 presentations.
National Forest Inventory
Pacific Forestry Centre
Natural Resources Canada
Degree Confluence Project:
OSGeo FOSS4G2007 conference:
Workshop Committee Chair
Conference Committee member
Maps, GPS, etc.
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