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Association of American Geographers annual conference.

2010 Conference

Washington D.C., April 12-18, 2010 Annual Meeting Homepage

OSGeo Sessions

Note: Open Source software falls under the Cyber-Infrastructure Specialty Group of the AAG.

There are 2 Open Source-specific Sessions and one panel related to FOSS4G this year:


   4143 Open Source Tools & Standards in GISc Research and Education (I)
   Saturday, 4/17/10, 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM in Wilson B, Marriott Mezzanine Level
   4243 Open Source Tools & Standards in GISc Research and Education (II)
   Saturday, 4/17/10, 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM in Wilson B, Marriott Mezzanine Level


   2659 Open Source Software for GIS and Spatial Analysis
   Thursday, 4/15/10, 4:40 PM - 6:20 PM in Capitol, Omni Shoreham

Related Sessions

    3124 Agency briefing on Cyberinfrastructure
    Friday, 4/16/10, 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM in Harding, Marriott Mezzanine Level
    2842 Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group Business Meeting
    Thursday, 4/15/10, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM in Wilson A, Marriott Mezzanine Level

OSGeo Booth

We have a non-binding reservation on a booth already. See the [floorplan] Exhibit Hall will be open Thursday - Sunday (not Tuesday or Wednesday)

  • Eric Wolf is in charge - contact him at (720)334-7734 voice or SMS.
  • Andrew Turner will be working on marketing and local sponsorship.

To Do List

  • Turn in Paperwork - Jan 29





Name and specialty


Exhibit Hall Schedule:

April 15-18, 2010
Thursday            8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Set up
Thursday            6:50 pm - 9 pm - reception in exhibit hall
Friday - Saturday   9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday              9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sunday              3:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Dismantle and move out

Please put your name in the grid below for times you can cover. It would be nice to have at least two people at the booth at all times. We need the most coverage Thursday evening and Friday and Saturday at lunch time.

Time Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:30-11:00 XXXXXXXXX ebwolf (starting at 10am) ebwolf filbertkm
11:00-12:30 XXXXXXXXX ebwolf ebwolf filbertkm
12:30-2:00 XXXXXXXXX ebwolf filbertkm
2:00-3:30 XXXXXXXXX filbertkm filbertkm ebwolf
3:30-5:30 XXXXXXXXX filbertkm XXXXXXXXX
7:15-9:00 wonderchook XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXX
  • Note: I'm flexible and can switch slots, except that I can't do Thursday evening. Filbertk 03:29, 28 March 2010 (UTC)

Exhibit Registration Hours

You may pick up your exhibitor badge at the AAG Registration Desk located at the Riviera’s West Registration Desk (Riviera Convention Center, 1st Floor Foyer) during the times below.

Tuesday, April 13: 4:00 pm – 7:00pm
Wednesday, April 14: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Thursday, April 15: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, April 16: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 17: 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
Sunday, April 18: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Proposed Budget

List of Items we need and proposed budget request from the Marketing team.

Item Cost Notes
Banner NA Get an Exhibition Pack
Table Skirt NA Get an Exhibition Pack
Handouts NA We gave out 400+ at AAG 2009
Booth $1000+$150+120/ (non-profit price)+(power & table & chairs) Pricing will be similar to 2009
Booth Other NA NA
Live CD/DVD or Software NA NA
T-shirts/hats/pins NA NA
Demo Machines Personal Laptops $0 [Live DVD]
Comp Fees for Staffing? $0 A few meals maybe?
Banner/Skirt to next event $0
Total NA Estimate/~Final

Sponsors/Funding Sources

These are ideas for where to try and get funds for the booth.

OSGeo Social

Anyone want to schedule a social?

Time: Either Thursday or Sunday?

  • Prefer Sunday. (Thursday is my alumni social that I normally attend) Filbertk 03:33, 28 March 2010 (UTC)

Place: TBD

Who: Anyone interested in Open Source Geo

Why: To get together to chat socially about stuff over some beer and bar food or maybe a buffet?


Other Ideas: