[Ottawa_users] Potential OpenStreetMap conferece in Ottawa

Teresa Baldwin tnbaldwin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 18:45:04 EDT 2009

Hey list,

I'm not sure if there is any interest in this or not, but I figured I would
forward it along. I'm most likely going to be helping out with this, and any
additional help would be great!


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From: Sam Vekemans <acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com>
Date: 2009/8/6
Subject: [Talk-ca] SOTM Canada - Ottawa September 27 (tentative)
To: Talk-CA OpenStreetMap <talk-ca at openstreetmap.org>,
osgeo-bc-request at lists.osgeo.org

Hi everyone,

I decided that it's time for a SOTM for Canada, considering the great
progress of everyone over the past year.
Whats neat about this one, is that we can set it up so that people can
attend remotely. (considering it's so far for people to get to, it's not
possible for the whole talk-ca list to get together. (the remote attendence
would be higher than the actual attendence)

We have AWESOME 'power users' who are located across Canada (and all over
the world, actually), and would be great to get everyone together for a

Since I'm planning on being in Ottawa for that time (since the Trans Canada
Trail AGM is around that day). I'm not sure for how long, but i think that
might work. So it could still be the Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

If someone else is good at planning, feel free to jump in. (As i don't
really need to host it).  I invited a few of you already on Google
Calendar.  So if someone wants to make a wiki page for it, and incorporate
other things.  Since i haven't been to SOTM before (i don't know what it's
... so anyway, i think we can line-up a bunch of speakers for it (remotely

Does anyone know if there is a conference room at the local library (like
there is here in Victoria)?

Sam Vekemans
Across Canada Trails

Twitter: @Acrosscanada
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