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Mission

The mission of the Irish OSGeo Local Chapter is to promote the development and use of free open-source software within the Irish geospatial community. The Irish LOC will also serve to promote GIS Education using OSGeo software in Irish third-level institutions and industry.


Objectives

  • To increase and promote awareness of OSGeo Software within the Irish geospatial (industry & research) community.
  • To provide a forum to discuss and gain experience with OSGeo Software
  • To help educate people in the use of OSGeo Software in Ireland.

People

People interested in forming part of the Irish Local Chapter should include their names below:

  • Daniel McInerney (Coillte Teoranta)
  • Peter Mooney (Maynooth University)
  • Mel McIntyre (OpenApp)
  • Dave Corley (OpenStreetMap Ireland)
  • Ozan Emem (Compass Informatics)
  • Mark Foley (Dublin Institute of Technology)
  • Declan Dunne (University College Cork)
  • Brian O'Hare (Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, Cadasta Foundation)
  • Magdalene Marron (Coillte Teoranta)
  • Pádraig Fitzmaurice ( EPA Ireland/Compass Informatics )
  • Seth Girvin (Compass Informatics)
  • Richard Cantwell (Gamma)

Communication

List of Meetings

OSGeo Symposium 2018

Next Steps

The following is an informal list of potential items to address

  • Formalise Irish LOC's mission statement and objectives
  • Organise Irish Local Chapter Meet-up
  • Establish mailman list
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  • Organise First OSGeo IE Symposium in 2017#
  • Irish LOC account set-up
  • Plan further events in late 2017 and Second Symposium in 2018