Board Meeting FOSS4G2007

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The OSGeo Board of Directors will meet in a face-to-face meeting prior to the FOSS4G2007 conference event. Space is limited to accomodate the board only. General OSGeo meeting / discussion will be possible during Annual General Meeting the following day.


  • When: Sunday, September 23rd, 9am - 5pm
  • Where: Harbour Towers Meeting Room - 203
  • Breakfast, lunch and morning/afternoon foods and beverages will be provided


These are suggested items and not a final agenda.

  • Review and Update of OSGeo Priorities
  • Budget Preparation for 2008
  • Financial management / treasurer discussion (Ken Tamura available for call in, scheduled for 11am)
  • Review of sponsorship programme - who the sponsors are, who could be approached, what seem to be their expectations of value in return
  • 2008 Conference program, local conferences
  • Possibility of and conditions around support fund for OSGeo members to get to conferences
  • Whether and how well the current committee structure is working to coordinate Foundation activities
  • Report from ED and overview of following year position
  • Sustainable Funding
    • Review of Current Model
    • Discuss Conference Driven Model
    • Discuss Certification Driven Model
  • Revisit and better define membership roles
  • Francophone Local Chapter to present their proposal to form officially (Vincent Picavet & Yves Jacolin scheduled to come at 4pm)
  • Legal situation with GeoTools in particular, access to legal support generally.

Please contribute.


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