[Foss4g2008loc] deadlines and timelines

Karryn Gracey karryn at peoplesa.co.za
Tue May 13 14:56:23 EDT 2008

Hi Gavin ,


24 June and 27 June 2008 needs to be in bold. Those are suppliers dates and
non negotiable. 






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[mailto:foss4g2008loc-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Gavin Fleming
Sent: 13 May 2008 7:02 pm
To: FOSS4G2008 local organising committee
Subject: [Foss4g2008loc] deadlines and timelines


Hi all


There's been much discussion about extending deadlines and so forth. I've
posted a 'master list' of deadlines at


Please check all deadlines and comment to the list or directly change or add
any that pertain to you. Once we've finalised these then all deadlines on
the conference website and elsewhere must be synchronised with these.


Let's get alll the deadlines fixed and final by tomorrow (Weds). 


We've extended the workshop deadline to 23rd. Because OCS (the conference
software) only accepts deadlines for one track and because I want more time
for marketing in South Africa to get more local submissions, I want the
abstract submission to be on the same date. I note Serena's concern that
she'll be away, but her subcommittee can deal with submissions near the


We also added new deadlines for posters. 


And moved the early bird cut-off a few days to give presenters a final
chance to benefit after being accepted.


I plan to put out an announcement tomorrow (Weds) about the new, final
deadlines, the posters and the Bronze sponsorship, with an updated



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