[Marketing] Get Interactive Workshop at FOSS4G Boston
jody.garnett at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 10:38:32 PDT 2017
A good standoff, we do not want to be in the way if all the other good
things ... but we are one of the good things!
- I like the idea of running currently with the workshops, running the same
1 hour workshop repeatedly during the day as a "drop-in". Downside is not
many people will be at the conference yet.
- I like the idea of running concurrently with code-sprint (visiting each
project team), but once again most people will of gone home
- I am not sure how to effectively do something concurrently with the
a) I like the idea of taking two BOF slots for drop-in website bootcamp -
but it is hard to compete with BOF+drinking activities
b) Doing the high-level update in the AGM is fine, but does not offer
c) need another idea here?
On 10 April 2017 at 08:09, Guido Stein <gstein at appgeo.com> wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I am happy to make this happen and will find the space, I just need you
> all to give me a little time to finish up with the programming ant the
> early bird registration, then I will circle back and help you organize
> this. Early bird ends on the 15th of May, then I will be free to make this
> So, with that in mind, plan as if you have the space you need... but let
> me know what space you need and when you think you would like it.
> On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 10:33 PM Jeffrey Johnson <ortelius at gmail.com>
>> I can certainly talk to Harvard CGA about getting a space there, but
>> obviously closer to the action would better.
>> Should we call it a 'focus group' or 'working session' or something
>> else so as not to introduce confusion?
>> On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 8:45 AM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
>> > Quick note that "workshops" are four hour hands-on-training activities
>> > people pay for. We may need to use a different word for this activity of
>> > attendees will think "I do not want to pay for that" and not attend.
>> > There are three clear spots I can see:
>> > - OSGeo has an "annual general meeting" where the different groups say
>> > and give a quick update. I have added several "website/rebranding"
>> > into this meeting to talk/show different parts of the website.
>> > - There is an evening "birds of feature" time blocks that could be used
>> > - There is a "code sprint" day
>> > We could also rent additional facilities and put on a free activity
>> > concurrently with the foss4g workshop days (but many people who are not
>> > paying for workshops will not be in town yet).
>> > --
>> > Jody Garnett
>> > On 7 April 2017 at 07:32, Jeffrey Lasut <j.lasut at getinteractive.nl>
>> >> Hi Guido,
>> >> Following the outcome of the tender we had a Kick-Off meeting last
>> >> Tuesday. During our meeting, Jody Garnett and Jeffrey Johnson pointed
>> >> one of the milestones; the FOSS4G conference in Boston and they
>> suggested we
>> >> contacted you directly.
>> >> It would be greatly appreciated if you could provide us with some
>> >> information regarding the conference in Boston for us to start
>> preparing for
>> >> the one-day-workshop we are requested to organize.
>> >> Please could you advise on the following points:
>> >> What day and time is the FOSS4G workshop scheduled for?
>> >> Which day can we be scheduled?
>> >> Who supplies the workshop materials? (beamer, computer/notebook,
>> >> etc.)
>> >> How long are the workshops?
>> >> We would appreciate your help in this matter, and we look forward to
>> >> working with you.
>> >> Jeffrey Lasut
>> >> Get Interactive
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