[Ottawa_users] Potential OpenStreetMap conferece in Ottawa

Andrew Ross grof at rogers.com
Thu Aug 6 23:03:53 EDT 2009

Hi Teresa,

Count me in.


When is it?


2009/8/6 Teresa Baldwin <tnbaldwin at gmail.com>:
> 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!
> Cheers!
> Teresa
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> 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
> thing.
> 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
> like).
> ... so anyway, i think we can line-up a bunch of speakers for it (remotely
> too).
> Does anyone know if there is a conference room at the local library (like
> there is here in Victoria)?
> Cheers,
> Sam Vekemans
> Across Canada Trails
> Twitter: @Acrosscanada
> Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sam.vekemans
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