[Marketing] OSGeo Booth at CGS

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Thu Apr 10 13:41:32 EDT 2008

Arnulf Christl wrote:
> Alex Mandel wrote:
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/CGS_2008
>> Proposed booth to table at the California Geographical Society to 
>> increase market share in the academic institutions of California. This 
>> conference is geared more towards the Cal State, Community College and 
>> High School educators as opposed to the University of California (UC) 
>> system, so it's an area that probably hasn't had as much marketing 
>> previously.
>> Landon Blake and I will manage the table and have at least 3 
>> additional volunteers to help since Chico is close to UC Davis where 
>> I've been running classes on OSGeo software.
>> The only critical deadline is to book the booth before April 15th, 
>> which Landon negotiated to $75. Once we get the ok, which seemed to 
>> pass at the April 10th irc meeting who actually makes the payment?
>> The wiki page contains price estimates of the supplies we'll need.
>> Suggestions welcome,
>> Alex
> Hi Alex,
> thanks for the wrap up. Marketing will fund the U$D 75,-, please contact 
> Tyler Mitchell for where to send the invoice, etc.
> Please contact Michael Gerlek (mpg) for 5 original OSGeo T-shirts (you, 
> Landon and the three volunteers). He will send them to your postal address.
> Michael,
> as usual please get your reimbursement from Tyler.
> Poster?! If you need them printed out at $50,- please make sure they can 
> be reused a few times and then I think we can also put this on our bill.
> If this process is OK for you please go ahead.
> Committee:
> Do we need to vote on this?  If yes:
> I motion to spend the above specified amounts from the Marketing event 
> support budget for CGS 2008 with Alex Mandel and Landon Blake acting as 
> responsible contacts. http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/CGS_2008
> (this needs a second)
> Best regards Arnulf.

I might be able to get the poster printing donated by a lab on campus 
and would definitely keep it around UC Davis for other events like GIS 
Day, Picnic Day (Open House), etc.

Is there a poster file that's already been made or is that my homework 
for the conference?


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