[Viscom-dev] [Fwd: Invitation to Propose a Workshop or Tutorial for GSDI 10]

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at wheregroup.com
Thu May 24 14:40:44 EDT 2007

On Wed, May 23, 2007 11:48, Chris Holmes wrote:
> Anyone planning on going to GSDI-10?  I'm pretty confident we could get
> a workshop there.  I didn't go last year, but had a group of people who
> were going to go, so we organized it together.  There's a lot of
> government decision makers who go to this, it may not be a bad place to
> have some osgeo presence.  It's just way too far away for me to know if
> I'll personally be attending.

same for me. But nonetheless we should apply for a workshop. I am very
sure that someone knowledgeable from around OSGeo will be there. And if
not I have the perfect excuse that I must go myself... ;-)

So my VisCom opinion is to apply and see later how to fill in the blanks.

Best regards,

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Invitation to Propose a Workshop or Tutorial for GSDI 10
> Date: 	Wed, 23 May 2007 17:35:02 -0400
> From: 	Harlan Onsrud <onsrud at spatial.maine.edu>
> To: 	cholmes at openplans.org
> Dear Chris,
> GSDI 10 will be held in Trinidad 25-29 February 2008. See
> http://gsdi.org/gsdi10
> We are once again inviting proposals for the presentation of workshops
> on the first day of the conference. See
> http://gsdi.org/gsdi10/workshops.html
> Workshops this time will be offered under a slightly different
> arrangement that we hope will attract strong attendance. We are
> requesting workshop proposals by the end of this month so that people
> registering for the conference will be able to sign up for specific
> workshops in advance. In this manner instructors will know the number of
> people attending their workshops and have the contact information for
> their participants in advance.
> We highly encourage you to submit a workshop proposal. For reference,
> the description of the workshop you presented in Santiago in 2006 may be
> found at http://www.gsdi.org/gsdiconf/gsdi9/english/09_Act_Work_Sched.htm.
> Submit your proposal on or before 1 June 2007 to onsrud at gsdi.org with a
> copy to astevens at gsdi.org. If you submit, you should have a decision by
> the evaluation committee in early June.
> We look forward to hearing from you.
> *The GSDI 10 Local and Regional Organizing Committee*
> _Co-Chairs:_
> *Jacob Opadeyi*, Centre for GeoSpatial Studies, The University of the
> West Indies, Trinidad
> *Bheshem Ramlal*, Department of Surveying and Land Information, The
> University of the West Indies, Trinidad
> _Committee Members:*
> *_*Carol Ann Albury*, National GIS Coordinator, Office of the Prime
> Minister, Bahamas
> *Cecille Blake*, National GIS Coordinator, Ministry of Agriculture and
> Lands, Jamaica
> *Santiago Borrero*, Secretary General, Pan American Institute of
> Geography and History
> *Tatiana Delgado Fernandez*, National Commission of the SDI of the
> Republic of Cuba
> *Desmond Dougall*, GISCAD, Trinidad
> *Tyrone Leong*, Director of Surveys, Surveying and Mapping Division,
> Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Marine Resources, Trinidad
> *Adolphus Ollivierre*, Lands and Surveys Department, St. Vincent and the
> Grenadines
> *Harold Wall*, GIS Officer, Ministry of Planning and Development, Trinidad
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> Chris Holmes
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Arnulf Christl

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