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* our OSGeo application as a mentor organization, see: [[Google Code In 2019 Application]]
* our OSGeo application as a mentor organization, see: [[Google Code In 2019 Application]]
= Kickoff (virtual) meeting =
= Communication Platform =
* Admins to select a date and time
* This year, OSGeo is going to use Gitter.im
* On IRC in the '''#osgeo-gsoc''' channel on irc.freenode.net (connect directly in your browser via [https://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=osgeo-gsoc webchat])
* Please search for the Channel 'OSGeo-GCI' or follow this link: https://gitter.im/OSGeo-GCI/community?utm_source=share-link&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=share-link
* agenda:
* You are required to have a valid Github account in order to join the channel
** discuss ideas for tasks for the students (we need 25 tasks minimum for the application due 28 Oct)
** plan to share mentor invites to all OSGeo projects
= Lessons Learned =
= Lessons Learned =

Revision as of 23:44, 15 October 2019

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Central page for administering OSGeo participation in Google Code In 2019



  • Full timeline
  • Oct 10 2019: Organizations can start drafting application to be mentoring organizations
  • Oct 28 2019: Application deadline (exact time) for mentoring organizations (we should have mentors and tasks by then - we need a minimum of 25 tasks by 17 Sept, but we should aim to have between 150 & 500 tasks in total before the contest begins)
  • Oct 29 2019: Mentoring organizations announced
  • Dec 2 2019: Contest opens for entries by student participants (exact time)
  • Jan 21 2020: Deadline for students to claim new tasks (exact time)
  • Jan 23 2020: All student work must be submitted; contest ends (exact time)
  • Jan 24 2020: Mentoring organizations complete all evaluations of students’ work (exact time)
  • Jan 30 2020: Mentoring organizations submit list of Winners and Finalists (exact time)
  • Feb 10 2020: Grand Prize Winners and Finalists announced
  • June (exact dates TBD): Grand Prize Winner’s Trip


  • Contest rules
    • Ineligible individuals (according to the above rules):
      • a resident of a United States embargoed country, Brazil, Italy, or Quebec (see Google's reasons; link to the Italian law about online contests),
      • ordinarily resident in a United States embargoed country,
      • participating as a Mentor in the 2019 Contest, or
      • otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs.



Contact OSGeo's administrators: gci-admin at osgeo dot org

Interested mentors / volunteers

Recommendations for Students



Communication Platform

Lessons Learned

2017 pages

2018 pages