[OSGeo-UK] Planning a UK FOSS4G event in 2016

Matt Travis matt.travis1 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 01:25:05 PDT 2015

I'd be happy to help out too.

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Jo Cook <jocook at astuntechnology.com>

> Dear OSGeo:UK list, and FOSS4G 2013 team members,
> The OSGeo:UK chapter is planning to hold a FOSS4G-style event in the UK in
> 2016, and we're after volunteers to help us run it.
> This won't be the main FOSS4G event, or even a FOSS4G-Eurpoe, and neither
> will it be an OSGIS, but something different. Details are sketchy (pretty
> much non-existent) at present, but it's going to be quite light-touch, and
> focused on users and developers (there won't be an academic track, although
> academics are of course welcome to come along). We are considering a
> hackathon and workshops, and potentially a developer code-sprint.
> If you'd like to be involved, then you should be aware that there will be
> some time commitment needed in working hours, from the outset, and ramping
> up as we get closer to the event. Even light-touch events need a lot of
> organisation!
> If you haven't been put off by these caveats, then please get in touch,
> either by replying to this thread or by contacting me directly. We will
> need to put a limit on the number of people that we include on the team,
> depending on interest, but there will also be opportunities to assist
> during the event itself.
> Thanks
> Jo
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