Face to Face Meeting Barcelona 2010

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The board is discussing the idea of getting the directors together for a face-to-face meeting to establish, and work on, priorities.

When and Where

  • Post FOSS4G 2010 in Barcelona, 11th Sept. 2010, full day.
  • @Tyler's apartment (map)


Board members and committee members of XXX committees are encouraged to attend.

Board members:

  1. Christopher Schmidt
  2. Markus Neteler
  3. Jeff McKenna
  4. Arnulf Christl
  5. Frank Warmerdam
  6. Geoff Zeiss
  7. Ari Jolma (outgoing board member)
  8. Tyler Mitchell
  9. add yourself

Committee members:

  1. ... (committee)
  2. add yourself


  • 09:00 ...
  • Set the number of Charter Members that will be added in September (from PRamsey)


  • ...


  • Develop strategy how to acquire new sponsors
  • ...
  • Develop a 2011 budget (see OSGeo Budget 2010)
  • General strategy discussions.
  • FOSS4G 2011 discussions (possible F2F with local committee rep)
  • Discuss how to reactivate the Geodata committee
  • Discuss the focus of OSGeo in terms of software and data
    • should open data be a major focus of OSGeo
    • how to work closely with OpenStreetMap
    • what must change in our literature
  • Discuss who gains access to SVN services
  • Discuss the foundation of "OSGeo Press" label (via Lulu.com) to create textbooks
    • Could consider having the FOSS4G-2010 workshop materials bundled with the live-DVD sold as book?
  • New tie-ups with universities as with Nottingham and others (see MoU list)
  • New mechanisms for internal revenue generation (membership fee, etc?)
  • ...

Meeting Minutes