Board Meeting 2011-04-07

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 7th of April 2011 at 17:00 UTC on IRC and follow up voting on Skype.


Agenda

Minutes

Action Summary

  • MOTION: Arnulf moved, Tim seconded, to adopt the minutes from the previous meeting, all were in favour, adopted.
  • ACTION: Provide edits to OGC/open standards/OSGeo white paper ASAP

Details

  1. Review past minutes: Board Meeting 2011-03-03
    1. Reviewed past action items.
    2. MOTION: Arnulf moved, Tim seconded, to adopt the minutes from the previous meeting, all were in favour, adopted.
  2. FOSS4G 2011 Update
    1. Lots waiting to register until program finalised. Abstract submissions slow, most come in right before the deadline.
    2. New website pending.
  3. Reviewed OSGeo-es report from Local Chapter Liaison officer
    1. Quebec chapter also had updated directors, etc.
  4. Wikipedia / OSGeo Introduction - report (if anything) from first contact
    1. No progress to report
  5. Motion to accept Talk:Open Source and Open Standards as a joint White Paper with OGC
    1. Arnulf has done some edits, need more input from other directors.
    2. ACTION: Provide edits to OGC/open standards/OSGeo white paper ASAP
  6. Incubation reports
    1. Some discussion on revitalising projects in incubation
  7. FOSSGIS 2011 in Heidelberg Germany successful. Nice mix of OSM, GIS and NeoGeo.
    1. Good attendance ~500, filmed in HD: http://ftp5.gwdg.de/pub/misc/openstreetmap/FOSSGIS2011/?C=M;O=A
  8. Marketing update
    1. Tyler mentioned various liv dvds, marketing material, foss4g flyers, etc. have been sent out. Lots of events underway this month.