FOSS4G 2011 Breakout Sessions

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Introduction

During the FOSS4G2011 conference in Denver, there will be conference rooms available for people to hold Breakout Sessions (aka Birds-of-a-Feather).

Breakout Sessions are unstructured timeslots where people can self-organize themselves to discuss topics of interest.

Room allocation to be determined

Organising Contact

Timeslots Available

Wednesday 5:30pm to 6:30pm and 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Room Assignments

Rooms Available

Proposed Topics

  • GeoMoose
    • Proposed Topics
      • Overview
      • GeoMoose 2.6
      • Ideas for CodeSprint
      • Meet devlopers and learn how you can help.
    • Attending:
      • Bob Basques (City of Saint Paul)
      • Dan Little (GeoMoose)
      • Jim Klasen (SharedGeo)
      • Brian Fischer (Houston Engineering)
  • GeoNode
    • Proposed topics:
      • Brief overview
      • Get involved with the community!
      • Meet developers and institutional partners
        • Opportunities for work around the world, especially in South America and Indonesia
        • Positions available at the World Bank and OpenGeo
      • Join us for drinks afterwards!
    • Attending:
  • Opengeoportal

http://opengeoportal.org/

    • Proposed topics: governance models, federated searching and coordinating code development
    • Attending:
      • Stephen McDonald (Tufts)
      • Patrick Florance (Tufts)
      • Chris Barnett (Tufts)
      • David Siegel (Harvard)
      • Lisa Sweeney (MIT)
      • Garey Mills (Berkeley)
      • John Ridener (Berkeley)
      • Patricia Carbajales (Stanford)
      • Renzo Sanchez-Silva (Stanford)


  • Spatial Data InfraStructure (SDI)
    • Scheduling: 7pm - 8pm. Get started with these topics then go get some food/drinks together.
    • Proposed topics: data sharing and discovery, metadata, web services, and portals.
    • Attending:
      • Christine White (Esri)
      • Andy Gup (Esri)


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