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* [[Board_Meeting_2020-07-27]]
** Loomio motion: https://www.loomio.org/d/U6KsnzvW/approve-meeting-minutes-from-board-meeting-2020-07-27
** Loomio motion: https://www.loomio.org/d/U6KsnzvW/approve-meeting-minutes-from-board-meeting-2020-07-27
** Motion approved
* [[Board_Meeting_2020-07-29]]
* [[Board_Meeting_2020-07-29]]
** Loomio motion: https://www.loomio.org/d/1yl6AtrZ/approve-meeting-minutes-from-board-meeting-2020-07-29
** Loomio motion: https://www.loomio.org/d/1yl6AtrZ/approve-meeting-minutes-from-board-meeting-2020-07-29
** Motion pending
=== AGM planning ===
=== AGM planning ===

Revision as of 01:19, 26 September 2020

This board meeting is scheduled Monday 31 August 2020 at 16:00 UTC through Jitsi, a record of motions is preserved on loomio and actions on osgeo todo issue tracker.


Current items

  1. roll call
    • appoint meeting chair, meeting scribe/secretary
  2. Review and approve past minutes
  3. Appoint CRO for 2020 elections.
  4. AGM planning
    1. https://git.osgeo.org/gitea/osgeo/todo/issues/84
    2. AGM hosting platform
      1. https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/2500
    3. AGM additional rooms
    4. AGM slide status
  5. GeoNode participation in NFDI4Agriculture consortium [1]
  6. UN Open GIS - Geo-AI consultation request
  7. Microsoft meeting update
  8. FOSS4G 2021 planning update
  9. 1st Virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific [2]
  10. Proceedings Inquiry [3]


  • Presiding: Till
  • Scribing: all
  • Attending: Angelos, Codrina, Till, Tom, Astrid, Victoria, Michael, Tom, Vicky
  • Guests:

Review and approve past minutes

AGM planning

  • https://git.osgeo.org/gitea/osgeo/todo/issues/84
  • ACTION: (Angelos, Astrid) mail to the projects and mail to all lists again with new time, platform and reminder to change the slides till 08.09.2020
  • Ask for rooms, ask for topics for the after discussion
  • Announce financial discussion - how can OSGeo finances can be saved
  • Did we send a mail to our partners?
  • New meeting on 09.09.2020 16 UTC

AGM hosting platform

  • https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/2500
  • We will switch to zoom
  • Rooms?
    • in the mail we can mention that LC or projects can have a room before the meeting
    • after the meeting we the room for more OSGeo discussion and a Geobeer room
  • ACTION: (Till): sum up possibilities to zoom accounts and send it via email to board. (Michael) create account on zoom. Till to close SAC ticket
  • Need to record session and upload on youtube later

AGM additional rooms

  • X (depends on available rooms) rooms for projects 1h before the meeting takes places
  • one room after meeting for OSGeo topics and one “virtual geobeer” room

AGM slide status

  • FOSS4G
    • add slides about FOSS4G future Calgary/Argentina and RFC2022
    • 2022 Italien team would like to run FOSS4G, they are working on their bid
  • ACTION: Codrina to share a document for the conference committee.

GeoNode participation in NFDI4Agriculture consortium

  • GeoNode wants to participate in this consortium, a legal entity is needed
  • Codrina sends document that explains the obligations for OSGeo.
  • ACTION: Till and Astrid to read and sum up for the board

UN Open GIS - Geo-AI consultation request

  • 11. September UN Open GIS Artificial Intelligence for Geospatial - Consultation VTC
  • Angelos could join the meeting as OSGeo president
  • We should ask the Community about the activities in Geo-AI
  • ACTION: Mail and room before/at AGM

Microsoft meeting update

  • ACTION: Mike will create account for MS and provide to potential users (SAC)

Appoint CRO for 2020 elections

FOSS4G 2021 planning update

  • ACTION: Till to ask BLOC to join next board meeting

1st Virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific

Proceedings Inquiry