[OSGeo-UK] FOSS4G UK 2018?

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Wed Jul 19 07:50:33 PDT 2017

Call me stupid but I'm struggling to work out what Geovation are. A
private company? An NGO? Part of Ordnance Survey (massive OS logo in
the footer)?  A thing that runs a Hub, Programmes and Challenges,
funded by money from its Collaborators (IBM, dstl, KPMG, OGC etc)?

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 3:38 PM, Steven Feldman <shfeldman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi UK listers
> We have had an approach from Geovation to sponsor and support us running a
> FOSS4GUK in their London base in March 2018.
> To make this happen we would need some members of the community to step up
> and take on the leadership and planning of the event, some of the 2016 team
> (who were also the 2013 team) need more recovery time before we go again.
> I reckon you need a team of 6-8 people to organise an event, some workshops
> and a code sprint (if you want one). Advice would be forthcoming from past
> organisers if requested but we aren’t doers for this one. One of the
> Geovation team has offered some admin and logistics support.
> Anyone interested? It’s great fun and immensely rewarding organising a
> FOSS4G, go on - put your hand up
> May the FOSS be with you
> ______
> Steven

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