FOSS4G 2009 Volunteers

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There are a number tasks at the conference where we will need extra hands. If you expect that you will be able to help out at times during the conference, then please add you name against the specific tasks here. If you are volunteering, please share your contact details with the coordinator.


Presentation Coordinators

Contact Person: Harley Prowse <<HarleyP AT geobiz . co . nz>>

Presentation Coordinators are required to provide the following duties:

  • Be in your designated room 10-15 minutes prior to the first presentation beginning.
  • Ensure that each presentation does not go over the allotted time: 30 minutes including time for questions and hand over.
  • Introduce each presentation to the audience - Presenters name, organisation and presentation title is sufficient
  • Provide subtle guidance to the presenter when they have 5 minutes left of their alloted time slot.
  • Have on hand a phone and the Arinex contact details for any AV assistance/requirements
  • Coordinator briefing notes can be found here [[1]]

Date Time Slot Parkside Auditorium Parkside 110A Parkside G02 Parkside G03 Parkside G04
21/10/2009 09:00-10:30 Cameron Shorter N\A N\A N\A N\A
21/10/2009 11:00-12:00 Cameron Shorter Bruce Bannerman
21/10/2009 13:00-14:30 Jeroen Ticheler Daniel Morissette Tutorial
21/10/2009 15:00-16:30 Hanko Rubach Tutorial
22/10/2009 8:30-10:00 Geoff Zeiss N\A N\A N\A N\A
22/10/2009 10:30-12:00 Satish Sankaran Daniel Morissette Tutorial Tutorial Thierry Badard
22/10/2009 13:00-14:30 Simon Hope Tutorial Tutorial Raj Singh
22/10/2009 15:00-16:30 Raj Singh Katrina Sewell Tutorial Tutorial Thierry Badard
23/10/2009 08:30-10:00 Brad Spencer Tutorial Tutorial
23/10/2009 10:30-12:00 Cameron Shorter Tutorial Tutorial Raj Singh
23/10/2009 13:00-14:30 Bruce Bannerman

Refer to program at:

General Dogs-Body

"I'll do anything, anywhere, anytime, so long as I still get to see all the presentations."

Activity organisors will be calling on these people as we get closer to the event.


  • Simon O'Keefe
  • .

Stuffing Conference delegate bags

Coordinator: Bruce Bannerman <<bruce dot bannerman dot osgeo at gmail dot com>>

When: At this stage we're planning for 9am on Monday 19th October.

  • Please check this link in case of changed details closer to the event.

Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Center


  • David Jonglez (confirmation one month before event).
  • Tyler Mitchell
  • Simon Hope (Tuesday Only)

Workshop tear down

Contact Person: Mark Leslie << mark DOT leslie AT lisasoft DOT com >>

We need to move computers after the workshops to make way for the Installfest.

When: Tuesday 20 October, after the workshops.

Where: In workshop rooms.

Coordinator: Mark Leslie


  • Simon O'Keefe
  • Andrea Antonello
  • Silvia Franceschi