Where 2.0 2009

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General Information

Event Owner
Paul Ramsey <pramsey at cleverelephant dot ca>
Dates
May 19-21, 2009
Location
San Jose, CA
Web Page
http://en.oreilly.com/where2009/
Call for Papers: Closes Dec 2, 2008

Demos

If you have demos you will be able to show at the booth, please note that information below!

  • Your Name
    • Demo description, technologies used.
  • Paul Ramsey
    • Screen-shot slideshow of web sites and technologies culled from OSGeo case studies.
  • Arnulf Christl
  • Peter Batty
    • Happy to demo what we're doing at Spatial Networking with whereyougonnabe - PostGIS and Java back end, Google Maps and JavaScript (ExtJS) front end.

Booth

Exhibitor Registration/Move In:

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2009 - 12:00PM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 7:00AM- 10:00AM - Alex

Exhibit Hall Hours:

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2009
    • 10:15AM - 11:00AM - Alex
    • 12:00PM - 1:30PM
    • 3:30PM - 4:15PM
    • Exhibit Hall Reception - 6:00PM -7:00PM - Alex
  • Thursday, May 21, 2009
    • 10:15AM - 11:00AM - Alex
    • 12:00PM - 1:30PM - Alex
    • 3:15PM - 4:00PM

Tear Down:

  • Thursday, May 21, 2009
    • 4:00PM - 6:00PM

For more details, see the File:Where 09 Show Memo Dot Org.pdf

To Do

  • Request a booth
    • Dress the booth nicely
    • Poster with sponsor logos
    • Prepare demos
    • Poster with project sponsors
    • Pitch on sponsorship benefits for booth workers
    • General OSGeo brochure - have 600
    • Project flyers/brochures/posters
    • Hardcopies of OSGeo Journal for VIPs (potential sponsors) - How many copies? What's the budget?
    • Business cards for booth staff - have 1000, osgeo generic cards with the projects and general info listed

Volunteers

Please provide your availability, contact information and other information so we can coordinate. Use the first entry as an example.

  • Paul Ramsey
    • Email: pramsey@cleverelephant.ca
    • Cell: 250 885 0632
    • Pass: no exhibit pass required
    • Shirt size: L
    • Available: Setup, all exhibition times, take down
  • Camptocamp (to be confirmed)
  • Arnulf Christl
    • Email: arnulf@osgeo.org
    • Cell: +49 172 2958 004 (watch out, long distance call)
    • Pass: Using session pass
    • Shirt size: M
    • Available: Setup, all exhibition times, take down
  • Josh Livni
    • Has pass
    • Can help at booth during exhibition times
  • Alex Mandel (Wed/Thur)
  • Brian Hamlin
    • Cell (415) 717-4462
    • Can print handouts, etc.
    • Access to large format printing at reasonable price through school
    • 7 days lead time to print large format
    • Has a shirt
    • Needs a Booth Pass
  • Landon Blake
    • Wed only for a few sessions
    • Already has media pass from Slashgeo
  • Peter Batty
    • Email: peter@ebatty.com
    • Cell: 720 346 3954
    • Shirt size: XL
    • Happy to do a few hours, schedule reasonably flexible
    • Already registered for the conference (no pass needed)
  • Ragi Y Burhum
    • Email: ragi@burhum.com
    • Cell (951) 906-1765
    • Can work the booth most of the day Tues, Wed, and leave early afternoon on Thursday (to catch a plane). Can also demo an app I have been working on if needed (MapServer / OSM, PostGIS, GEOS).
    • Needs a shirt size: L
    • Needs a Booth Pass


We have four booth passes and one session pass. Please indicate if you would need one in order to be a volunteer (ie: you're not already attending Where 2.0)