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==== Appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary ====
 
==== Appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary ====
  
* Attending: jody, angelos, Maria, Astrid, Vasile, Jeff,  
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* Attending: Jody, Angelos, Maria A., Astrid, Vasile, Jeff, Helena
* Guests: Mario
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* Guests: Mario, Strk, Vicky, Madi
* Presiding:  
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* Presiding: Jody
* Scribing:
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* Scribing: Astrid
  
 
=== Actions ===
 
=== Actions ===
  
* tbd
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* tbd - Actions are in the text at the moment. Astrid will move them later to this section
  
 
=== Motions  ===
 
=== Motions  ===
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* Block:
 
* Block:
 
* Moved to Loomio: https://www.loomio.org/p/meW9YsON/approve-board-meeting-minutes-2017-11-21
 
* Moved to Loomio: https://www.loomio.org/p/meW9YsON/approve-board-meeting-minutes-2017-11-21
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* please review and vote and have a look at action items and take action items to email.
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* Approve previous [[Board Meeting 2017-12-07|meeting]] minutes
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* Approve previous F2V [[Board Meeting 2017-12-23|meeting]] minutes
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* Approve previous F2V [[Board Meeting 2018-01-17|meeting]] minutes
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MOT: Change monthly IRC meeting timeslot: April -> October 14:00 UTC, November -> March 15:00 UTC ?
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* Astrid will take this motion to loomio for electronic voting
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MOT2: Motion to approve the request Madi: GSoC team provide the funding (500USD) for another event
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* Motion by Angelos
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* Seconded by Astrid
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* Approve: Maria, Helena, Astrid, Kalxas, Jody
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* Abstain: Jeff as GSC Admin
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* Block: -
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* Moved to Loomio: not needed
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MOT3: next meeting March 1st
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* Motion by Jody
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* Seconded by Astrid
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* Approve: Maria, Helena, Astrid, Kalxas, Jody
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* Abstain: Jeff as GSC Admin
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* Block: -
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* Moved to Loomio: not needed
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== Topics ==
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=== FOSS4G vision by Board ===
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* (video streaming, etc)
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=== TIB as Partner ===
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* Wourl be great to add TIB as OSGeo Partner, new page on new Webside
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* [ACTION] Jeff and Astrid will work on a MOU, MOU will be signified during OSGeo Code Sprint in Bonn
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* (done) Renew mandate for GSoC 2018 admin team ([https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2018-January/011130.html thread]).
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=== Review/revise sponsors program for 2018 ===
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* STatus: sponsorship 2018 is live, news posts can be made
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Reach out to:
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* [ACTION] UN Committee Maria voluteers
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* [ACTION] FOSS4G - no sponsorship packages avaialble on the website
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* [ACTION] Conference Committee - for travel grant program
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* [ACTION] Jody will communicate via email, plan is to encourage committees
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=== Review action items from previous [[Board Meeting 2017-12-07|meeting]] ===
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* bank account will be done in Bonn, Angelos and Michael are still in discussion, Astrid can help
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* [DONE] Astrid: blogpost / news_item announcing new executive officers
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* All book travel/accommodation for f2f meeting and send details to treasurer for reimbursement.
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* Astrid to create a wiki page describing "charter member meeting" and review with board. Compose an invitation email to send to charter members and review with board before sending out.
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=== Confirm/update process for projects to get signing certificate(s) through SAC ===
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* (GRASS needs one for MacOSX), see 2015 [https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2015-October/008514.html motion]
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* SAC will "authorize" GRASS team to contact treasurer@osgeo.org who has credentials.
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* Michael has the credentials
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=== Project reviews GvSIG  ===
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* presented by Mario Carrera (mcarrera) new Chair
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* GvSIG Report 2017 https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GvSIG_Report_2017
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* release plan: 2.4 final version this month, and the 2.5 one after September
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* [ACTION] please update the osgeo branding http://www.gvsig.com (has the old logo)
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* [ACTION] And can the gvSig Assoication add their remaining projects to the OSGeo website (see list here https://www.osgeo.org/partners/gvsig-association/ )
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* GvSIG had the TSC mailing list in Joinup but they deleted the mailing lists from there without informing us (including developers mailing list)
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* [ACTION] apply for mailing lists at OSGeo - Mario will open a ticket
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* sponsorship of gvSig association "donate" button http://www.gvsig.com/en/web/guest/contribution. Notice from Jody:  If you do set up a larger sponsorship program, or if sponsors can support gvSig events. Please let them know about being cross listed on the osgeo sponsors website.
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=== Discuss alternative to dropbox ===
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* discussion is moved to email
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* [ACTION] find alternative
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=== GEOS ===
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* report nby strk
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* not much to say, development is slow, some contributions go some new come (cvvergara)
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* still lack a logo but hadn't found the time to organize students to help with that https://www.osgeo.org/projects/geos/
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* still track JTS
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* experiment of managing code under Gitea so far didn't raise any major issue
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* trac/gitea/git interaction is smooth (except for annoyingly slow services) - help of OSGeo could be: making the infrastructure faster
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* there are no PSC meetings - instead: if anything major needs to be decided a motion is started ont hthe mailing list
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* geos-devel is active
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* team is in the process of upgrading the code to more modern c++
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* [ACTION] ask temporary sysadmin (Martin Spott) to figure out why services are so slow
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=== 10. GSOC renew mandiate ===
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* I just wanted to follow up on this and inform you about the outcome. For FOSDEM 2018, 2 students applied to the grant. The conveners assigned the
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[16:07] <kalxas> grant to one student. Meanwhile the other student withdrew his submission.
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[16:07] <kalxas> After that, also the student that had been assigned the grant had to
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[16:07] <kalxas> withdraw the submission for personal reason. Eventually the grant was not
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[16:07] <kalxas> assigned. I assume we can consider this amount (500USD) to sum up to the 3k
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[16:07] <mcarrera> Bye!
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[16:07] <kalxas> budget that we have been assigned, and assign the grant to another GSoC
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[16:07] --> tomkralidis (~tomkralid@osgeo/member/tomkralidis) hat diesen Kanal betreten.
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[16:07] <kalxas> student when the request comes for another event?
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[16:07] <jive[m]> kalxas: you have the floor
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=== Relationship with AGU & possible MoU ===
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* [https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2017-November/010871.html thread])
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* Peter Löwe and Jeff wrote along introduction to AGU team before christmas 2017 and they responded in january 2018
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* Peter Löwe and Jeff are now working on the MoU draft
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* [ACTION] Jeff will send the MoU for review to the board
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* Discuss possibility of a Charter Members meeting, as part of the OSGeo Code Sprint in March ([https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/tosprint/2017-September/000693.html thread])
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=== F2F Meeting Bonn ===
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* Coordination and planning [[Face to Face Meeting Bonn 2018]]
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* Astrid can open the doors on Saturday 13:00 UTC or 14:00 UTC
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=== Member meeting ===
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* Meeting is planned for Bonn Monday 19.3. in basecamp
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* https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Member_Meeting_Bonn_2018
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* no budget yet [ACTION] Astrid will write a mail to discuss the budget
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== Topics not discussed during the meeting ==
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* Update on [[Video Committee]]
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** https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Video_Committee / contact to c3voc, ToDo AE send Mail to participate
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=== IRC Log ===
 
=== IRC Log ===

Revision as of 07:50, 1 February 2018

This board meeting is scheduled for 1 Feb 2018 (first Thursday of each month) at [1] through IRC and follow up voting on Loomio.

Agenda

Current items

  • roll call
  • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  • Approve previous meeting minutes
  • Approve previous F2V meeting minutes
  • Approve previous F2V meeting minutes
  • Discussion of meetings schedule (frequency). Currently we meet on the first Thursday of the month, additional breakout face-to-video or face-to-face meetings as required.
    • Motion to meet at 15 UTC instead of 14 UTC (discussed at the end of last meeting with some members)
  • FOSS4G vision by Board (video streaming, etc)
  • (done) Renew mandate for GSoC 2018 admin team (thread).
  • Review/revise sponsors program for 2018
  • Review action items from previous meeting
  • Confirm/update process for projects to get signing certificate(s) through SAC (GRASS needs one for MacOSX), see 2015 motion
  • Project reviews (gvSIG)
  • Discuss alternative to dropbox
  • Relationship with AGU & possible MoU (thread)
  • Discuss possibility of a Charter Members meeting, as part of the OSGeo Code Sprint in March (thread)
  • Coordination and planning Face to Face Meeting Bonn 2018
  • Update on Video Committee
  • ...

Minutes

Appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary

  • Attending: Jody, Angelos, Maria A., Astrid, Vasile, Jeff, Helena
  • Guests: Mario, Strk, Vicky, Madi
  • Presiding: Jody
  • Scribing: Astrid

Actions

  • tbd - Actions are in the text at the moment. Astrid will move them later to this section

Motions

MOT1: Approve board meeting minutes 2017-12-07.


  • Approve previous meeting minutes
  • Approve previous F2V meeting minutes
  • Approve previous F2V meeting minutes

MOT: Change monthly IRC meeting timeslot: April -> October 14:00 UTC, November -> March 15:00 UTC ?

  • Astrid will take this motion to loomio for electronic voting

MOT2: Motion to approve the request Madi: GSoC team provide the funding (500USD) for another event

  • Motion by Angelos
  • Seconded by Astrid
  • Approve: Maria, Helena, Astrid, Kalxas, Jody
  • Abstain: Jeff as GSC Admin
  • Block: -
  • Moved to Loomio: not needed


MOT3: next meeting March 1st

  • Motion by Jody
  • Seconded by Astrid
  • Approve: Maria, Helena, Astrid, Kalxas, Jody
  • Abstain: Jeff as GSC Admin
  • Block: -
  • Moved to Loomio: not needed

Topics

FOSS4G vision by Board

  • (video streaming, etc)

TIB as Partner

  • Wourl be great to add TIB as OSGeo Partner, new page on new Webside
  • [ACTION] Jeff and Astrid will work on a MOU, MOU will be signified during OSGeo Code Sprint in Bonn


  • (done) Renew mandate for GSoC 2018 admin team (thread).

Review/revise sponsors program for 2018

  • STatus: sponsorship 2018 is live, news posts can be made

Reach out to:

  • [ACTION] UN Committee Maria voluteers
  • [ACTION] FOSS4G - no sponsorship packages avaialble on the website
  • [ACTION] Conference Committee - for travel grant program
  • [ACTION] Jody will communicate via email, plan is to encourage committees


Review action items from previous meeting

  • bank account will be done in Bonn, Angelos and Michael are still in discussion, Astrid can help
  • [DONE] Astrid: blogpost / news_item announcing new executive officers
  • All book travel/accommodation for f2f meeting and send details to treasurer for reimbursement.
  • Astrid to create a wiki page describing "charter member meeting" and review with board. Compose an invitation email to send to charter members and review with board before sending out.


Confirm/update process for projects to get signing certificate(s) through SAC

  • (GRASS needs one for MacOSX), see 2015 motion
  • SAC will "authorize" GRASS team to contact treasurer@osgeo.org who has credentials.
  • Michael has the credentials

Project reviews GvSIG

  • presented by Mario Carrera (mcarrera) new Chair
  • GvSIG Report 2017 https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GvSIG_Report_2017
  • release plan: 2.4 final version this month, and the 2.5 one after September
  • [ACTION] please update the osgeo branding http://www.gvsig.com (has the old logo)
  • [ACTION] And can the gvSig Assoication add their remaining projects to the OSGeo website (see list here https://www.osgeo.org/partners/gvsig-association/ )
  • GvSIG had the TSC mailing list in Joinup but they deleted the mailing lists from there without informing us (including developers mailing list)
  • [ACTION] apply for mailing lists at OSGeo - Mario will open a ticket
  • sponsorship of gvSig association "donate" button http://www.gvsig.com/en/web/guest/contribution. Notice from Jody: If you do set up a larger sponsorship program, or if sponsors can support gvSig events. Please let them know about being cross listed on the osgeo sponsors website.


Discuss alternative to dropbox

  • discussion is moved to email
  • [ACTION] find alternative

GEOS

  • report nby strk
  • not much to say, development is slow, some contributions go some new come (cvvergara)
  • still lack a logo but hadn't found the time to organize students to help with that https://www.osgeo.org/projects/geos/
  • still track JTS
  • experiment of managing code under Gitea so far didn't raise any major issue
  • trac/gitea/git interaction is smooth (except for annoyingly slow services) - help of OSGeo could be: making the infrastructure faster
  • there are no PSC meetings - instead: if anything major needs to be decided a motion is started ont hthe mailing list
  • geos-devel is active
  • team is in the process of upgrading the code to more modern c++
  • [ACTION] ask temporary sysadmin (Martin Spott) to figure out why services are so slow

10. GSOC renew mandiate

  • I just wanted to follow up on this and inform you about the outcome. For FOSDEM 2018, 2 students applied to the grant. The conveners assigned the

[16:07] <kalxas> grant to one student. Meanwhile the other student withdrew his submission. [16:07] <kalxas> After that, also the student that had been assigned the grant had to [16:07] <kalxas> withdraw the submission for personal reason. Eventually the grant was not [16:07] <kalxas> assigned. I assume we can consider this amount (500USD) to sum up to the 3k [16:07] <mcarrera> Bye! [16:07] <kalxas> budget that we have been assigned, and assign the grant to another GSoC [16:07] --> tomkralidis (~tomkralid@osgeo/member/tomkralidis) hat diesen Kanal betreten. [16:07] <kalxas> student when the request comes for another event? [16:07] <jive[m]> kalxas: you have the floor

Relationship with AGU & possible MoU

  • thread)
  • Peter Löwe and Jeff wrote along introduction to AGU team before christmas 2017 and they responded in january 2018
  • Peter Löwe and Jeff are now working on the MoU draft
  • [ACTION] Jeff will send the MoU for review to the board
  • Discuss possibility of a Charter Members meeting, as part of the OSGeo Code Sprint in March (thread)

F2F Meeting Bonn

Member meeting

Topics not discussed during the meeting


IRC Log