Spanish Chapter Report 2008
Spanish Local Chapter
- Contact name: Pedro-Juan Ferrer
- Presenting OSGeo-es at Valencia, Spain, Dec. 2008, at Jornadas gvSIG and at La Habana, Cuba, Feb. 2009, at Informatica 2009.
- Writing most of the "reglamento"
- Supporting Libro SIG (the Free GIS Book)
- Supporting the candidature of Barcelona for FOSS4G2010
- Shared educational materials on GIS with Free Software.
Areas for Improvement
- our key initiative (Libro SIG, sharing educational materials) would strongly boost with some sponsoring from interested entities as local governaments or institutions.
- community support to common initiatives is still under-expressed.
Opportunities to Help
- list areas that could use some help from members and readers of the report
- Free GIS Book -> help in editing materials in Latex, revisioning contents, sponsoring.
- Shared educational material -> help in editing materials in Latex, revisioning contents, sponsoring.
Outlook for 2009
- spread visibility all over latin countries
- present our initiatives in more key events
- creating committees