[Local-chapters] OSGeo AGM on Friday September 16th

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at metaspatial.net
Mon Sep 5 08:30:53 EDT 2011

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thanks for asking. I passed the question on to the LoC, they will answer

Apart from this all the presentations will also be available online
after the AGM, ideally we will also have a video screencast of the event.

Best regards,

On 05.09.2011 14:24, maning sambale wrote:
> I cannot attend the foss4g  but will be in Denver for OSM's State of
> the Map.  I am very interested to learn more about what the local
> chapters in other countries are doing as we start organizing our own
> in the Philippines.  Is the AGM still part of the conference?  Do I
> still need to register to the conf to attend the AGM/local chapter
> lighnitng talks?
> On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 8:14 PM, Seven (aka Arnulf) <seven at arnulf.us> wrote:
> Dear Members of OSGeo,
> we will have our OSGeo Annual General Meeting on Friday, September 16th
> from 4 to 5 pm in the Grand Ballroom, right after the Closing Plenary of
> the conference. The AGM will be a firework of lightning talks by the
> Local Chapters, officers, chairs and members highlighting their
> achievements within OSGeo in the last year and the objectives for the
> next. Other than the typical AGM[1] it will be rather informal and fun.
> The latter depends a lot on your participation which is why we send out
> this email to remind you that this is your chance to speak up about what
> you have done for OSGeo and how you achieved it. The goal is to learn
> from each other and to better understand the scope of OSGeo and where we
> can still improve it. This will also be valuable input for the board of
> directors who will meet on Sunday for their annual face to face meeting
> to decide how to realize all of these objectives.
> If you are interested in presenting please add yourself to this Wiki
> list [2] and prepare a talk no longer than !four! minutes. That is 225
> seconds of talking (the missing 14 seconds are for breathing and
> switching to the next speaker). The rule is first come first serve with
> final arbitration and ordering by the moderator (me). We will not be
> able to allow for any overrun so please check your talk against the clock.
> If you have questions or doubts please feel free to ask on this list (or
> contact me directly).
> If you are in a Local Chapter please make sure that at least your
> representative is subscribed to the Local Chapters mailing list [3].
> Best regards,
> Arnulf Christl
> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annual_general_meeting
> [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Annual_General_Meeting_2011
> [3] http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/local-chapters
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