Board Meeting 2018-04-11

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This board meeting is scheduled for the 11th of April 2018 at 16.00 UTC through IRC, a record of motions is preserved on loomio and actions on osgeo todo issue tracker.


Current items

Items in italic are recurring at each meeting.

Note that the meeting is limited to 1 hour.

Last meeting 2018-03-01


  • Attending: Michael, Astrid, Jody, Angelos, Helena
  • Presiding: Helena
  • Scribing: Jody

Full, raw minutes notes

IRC Log at

Review and approve prior minutes

MOT1: Approve board meeting minutesBoard Meeting 2018-03-01



  • Astrid: not ready, has paper notes

OSGeo Europe - request for initial funding

  • link is wrong, use
  • discussion on request, funds used to setup the organization (good idea based on osgeo experience)
  • note that local chapters are not part of our organization legally, so this is a donation
  • donation not sponsorship, osgeo-eu has not announced a sponsorship program

MOT2 Donate $2000 to osgeo-eu chapter

Sponsors update

Presenting sponsorship as "cross listing" has allowed more event sponsors to noice this program.

  • WhereGroup added as silver sponsor
  • Terrestris added as a silver sponsor


  • WIGeoGis

Astrid volunteers to send email to fossgis and code sprint sponsors.

We will need to coordinate on contact details for sponsor/partner meetings.

Incubation update

PyWPS has met graduation requirements:

Jachym Cepicky as officer:

  • request for link to responsibilities, unable to find a clear link
  • available as contact for the board, provide a budget request, report in AGM
  • Jachym created Project_officer page with this information

MOT3: Recognize PyWPS as a new OSGeo project, with Jachym as "VP of PyWPS" within our organization, and an initial committee budget of $2000 USD for 2018

Clarification from Angelos, budget transferring 2k from incubation budget to the new PyWPS project

MoU with YouthMappers

Sidebar on AGU partner:

YouthMappers agreement, following discussions in GeoForAll AB.

Review of draft MOU:

FOSS4GNA travel and coordination

Breakout after the meeting:

  • See Face_to_Face_Meeting_Bonn_2018#FOSS4G-NA_May
  • Helena is available Monday 14 May, Tuesday 15 May, but needs to return for the 16th
  • No word from Jeff
  • please book hotel and travel
  • event pass included with our "sponsorship" as an organizer