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Jason Birch (City of Nanaimo, Nanaimo - http://www.jasonbirch.com/nodes/)
Jason Birch (City of Nanaimo, Nanaimo - http://www.jasonbirch.com/nodes/)
Michael P. Gerlek (mpg)
Martin Kyle (Sierra Systems, Vancouver)
Martin Kyle (Sierra Systems, Vancouver)

Revision as of 08:09, 7 July 2010

This page provides information on a regular scheduled meeting of the OSGeo BC Local Chapter

Meeting Info

Location:  Sierra Systems Vancouver
           1177 West Hastings Street, Suite 2500
           Room Blackcomb
Chair: Martin Kyle
Date:  Tuesday 27 July 2010
Time:  1800 hrs - 2000 hrs PT
Topic: OSGeo BC Chapter Meeting 
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 
Time: 6:00 pm, Pacific Daylight Time (GMT -07:00, San Francisco ) 
Meeting Number: TBD 
Meeting Password: TBD
Webex details TBD
You can contact Martin Kyle or Jason Birch


Pizza Preferences

Hawaiian, plain cheese, meat lovers, vegetarian, add more...

Welcome and Introduction

Confirmed: Martin K.


  • Open Source Geospatial Foundation Update - Speaker TBD
  • OpenStreetMap Update - Speaker TBD (Sam Vekemans - Across Canada Trails OSM Contributor)
  • Open Source Project Success - Speaker TBD
  • Open Source Business Requirements - Christy Lightowlers, Population Data BC (http://www.popdata.bc.ca/)
    • Population Data BC, a multi-university platform, is BC’s first pan-provincial population health data service. It is a nationally active and recognised data and education resource that facilitates interdisciplinary research and teaching on the determinants of human health, well-being and development
    • Christy is the lead of PopData's Spatial Data Unit, whose mission is to increase the capacity of Population Researchers in British Columbia (BC) by facilitating access to spatial data and services tailored to the needs of the research community.
    • PopData BC is currently researching FOSS and proprietary software and Christy will be discussing the requirements for a spatial infrastructure in the population health business domain

Chapter Business

Call for changes

Post Meeting Activity


Please let the chair know if you can attend (i.e. for the pizza count)...or add your name to the confirmed list above.


Jason Birch (City of Nanaimo, Nanaimo - http://www.jasonbirch.com/nodes/)

Martin Kyle (Sierra Systems, Vancouver)

Michael Weisman (Safe Software, Vancouver)

John Bryant (Mammoth Mapping, Dawson City)


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