[Marketing] FOSS4G-Europe 2017: OSGeoLive on USB stick

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Fri May 19 13:09:03 PDT 2017

Jody, Fenoy,

To date printing costs of OSGeo-Live USBs have been typically been 
covered by the conference, and included in  conference costs.

Note that not all computers can boot from a USB. Apple Macs usually have 
problems - some don't have USB ports. So it is good to have alternative 
plans in place.

On 20/5/17 1:52 am, Jody Garnett wrote:
> Gérald:
> To proceed we would need to get a better idea of costs involved. I 
> know you have a hard cap on attendees of 400 - how many sticks would 
> you be printing and do you have a quote we can work from?
> Are we sharing this cost with the LOC? OSGeo live is bootable so it 
> cannot really be used to easily give people a copy of the event 
> program (unless you make a partition I guess).
> I would like to considers USB sticks as part of our expense in 
> attending the event - while they are a good tool they are only one of 
> the tools available.
> --
> Jody
> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 3:10 AM Fenoy Gerald <gerald.fenoy at geolabs.fr 
> <mailto:gerald.fenoy at geolabs.fr>> wrote:
>     Dear marketing committee,
>     I would like to know if it is possible for the FOSS4G-Europe 2017
>     LOC to ask the OSGeo marketing committee for some fund to handle
>     the USB stick production to give to every attendees.
>     The USB stick should contains OSGeoLive and the program associated
>     with the event. The USB Sticks will then be used during the
>     workshops, mainly for those that ask attendees to come with their
>     own computer but it may also be used in other workshops also.
>     I hope to hear back from you.
>     Best regards,
>     Gérald Fenoy
>     gerald.fenoy at geolabs.fr <mailto:gerald.fenoy at geolabs.fr>
>     FOSS4G-Europe 2017 Conference Chair
>     https://europe.foss4g.org/2017/
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> Jody Garnett
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