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
  • 2016 priorities are summarised in Conference Committee 2016 Priorities

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) or by other means organized on the email list. Meetings are infrequent.
  • See the Conference Committee Meetings page for information about the committee's meetings. The meetings page has some historical notes but is not current.

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