Conference Committee

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The Conference Committee is the official committee of OSGeo responsible for operating the annual FOSS4G conferences.

Noteworthy Documents

Goals

  • facilitate the hosting application/decision process
  • assist the conference local organizing committees in planning
  • make sure OSGeo foundation principles exist in all conferences
  • possibly support other affiliated conferences

Other Responsibilities

  • The Sol Katz Award is no longer awarded by the Conference Committee. The previous Sol Katz recipients form a committee that does that. The Conference Committee's role is to ensure that the FOSS4G RFP and event includes a prominent space for the presentation of the award.

Current Members

Past Members

  • Lorenzo Becchi
  • Allan Doyle
  • Olivier Ertz
  • Alain Grignon
  • Luc Maurer
  • Daniel Rappo
  • Dave Patton
  • Rafael Medeiros Sperb
  • Jeff McKenna
  • Arnulf Christl
  • Markus Neteler
  • Steve Lime
  • Frank Warmerdam

Meetings

  • Meetings occur in IRC in the #foss4g channel (on irc.freenode.net)
  • See the Conference Committee Meetings page for information about the committee's meetings.

2017 Pages

2016 Pages

2015 Pages

2014 Pages

2013 Pages

2012 Pages

Main page: FOSS4G 2012

  • RFP (OpenOffice, pdf)
  • budget template (OpenOffice)
  • Important dates:
    • Letters of Intent (Stage 1) due: 2011-06-30 (23:00 UTC)
    • Stage 1 question period: 2011-06-30 to 2011-07-07
    • Stage 1 decision: 2011-07-07
    • Proposals (Stage 2) due: 2011-08-01 (23:00 UTC)
    • Stage 2 question period: 2011-08-01 to 2011-08-05
    • Final decision: 2011-08-05

2011 Pages

2010 Pages

2009 Pages

2008 Pages

2007 Pages

2006 Pages

Event Policy Pages