[SoC] Google Summer of Code 2010 begins

Thierry Badard Thierry.Badard at scg.ulaval.ca
Mon Apr 26 18:05:03 EDT 2010

Wolf Bergenheim a écrit :
> Hello,
> first of all we at OSGeo would like to to thank all students who
> applied this year! THANK YOU :D
> Then congratulations are in order for the 10 students selected to
> participate in the program. Well done and welcome to the community!
> We'd wanted to take more students but unfortunately that isn't
> possible. For those of you who didn't get a selected we'd like to
> invite you to participate in the summer anyway. If you let us know
> that you intend to work on your project we're more than pleased to
> help you out! Even if you won't get the Google stipend you will get
> lots of experience and some very good contacts for the future. I, and
> (I'm sure other mentors as well) would be happy to write letters of
> recommendation to any student who complete their work, with or without
> a Google sponsored contract.
> If you do it without a slot you will have more freedom, but a plan is
> still a very good idea since it will help you finish.
> If you are curious to see what projects OSGeo is doing this year, go
> over to our home page in Melange[1] and have a look. The project plans
> will be detailed and wiki pages will be set up for the students within
> the near future, but the accepted project abstracts should be publicly
> visible.
> Thank you again, all students who applied and thank you to mentors for
> evaluating over 50 good proposals and selecting the top 10 slots.
> I will be sending further instructions to students and mentors later
> this week, for now, relax, and get to know your Student/Mentor(s).
> The summer is on!
> Wolf Bergenheim,
> OSGeo GSoC 2010 Administrator
> [1] http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/org/home/google/gsoc2010/osgeo

Thanks Wolf and other admins for all the good job done this year again. 
Now, it is time to have fun with the students and produce useful addons 
to our favorite projects.



Prof. Thierry Badard, Ph.D.

Professeur au Département des sciences géomatiques
Chercheur régulier au Centre de Recherche en Géomatique
Chercheur régulier du Réseau de Centres d'Excellence GEOIDE
Responsable du projet de formation sur les normes
internationales en géomatique
Administrateur des projets open source :
   GeoKettle (http://www.geokettle.org)
   GeoMondrian (http://www.geo-mondrian.org)
   SOLAPLayers (http://www.solaplayers.org)
   GeOxygene (http://oxygene-project.sourceforge.net)
Membre votant de la fondation OSGeo

Département des sciences géomatiques
Faculté de foresterie, de géographie et de géomatique
Pavillon Louis-Jacques Casault
1055, avenue du Séminaire
Local 1343
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

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