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At it's formation, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation agreed it was important that it be very international, and represent and weld together open source geospatial activities around the globe.
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At it's formation, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation agreed it was important that it be very international, and represent and weld together Open Source geospatial activities around the globe. A lot has aready been achieved with the creation of formal [[Local Chapters]] and less formalized local activities.
  
What is less clear is how to make this happen in practical terms.  In order to provide a venue for more detailed discussion of international outreach, a mailing list (mailto:international-discuss@osgeo.org) has been created.
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== Ongoing Activites ==
 
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* Organizing translation of documents, see also [[Educational Content Inventory]]
Some topics it might try and address are:
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* organizing translation of documents such as press releases, and osgeo.org web pages.
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* identifying [[Like Minded Regional Organizations]], and making recommendations on how OSGeo ought to relate to them.  
 
* identifying [[Like Minded Regional Organizations]], and making recommendations on how OSGeo ought to relate to them.  
* creating non-english mailing lists and local news pages.  
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* Creating non-english [http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/admin/ mailing lists] and local news pages.  
* recommending to the board what formal committees, projects or other mechanisms ought to be created
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* Supporting translation of software packages, see [[Software Translation Portal]]
* supporting translation of software packages.
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* Publicizing projects: [https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/flyer/ flyer]
* publicizing projects, conferences and other activities: see [[Current events]]
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* OSGeo appearance at conferences and other activities: see [http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Category:Events Current events]
 
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== International Mailing List ==
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There is an international-discuss mailing list for discussions with broad topic area. This list is not formally designated as a committee with members, a chair and reporting responsibility to the board. To subscribe send mailto:international-discuss-subscribe@osgeo.org.
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If a local area group is interested in having a local discuss list, please see [[Requesting an Area Mailing List]].
 
If a local area group is interested in having a local discuss list, please see [[Requesting an Area Mailing List]].
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
[[Promotion and Visibility Committee]]
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[[Category:Events]]
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[[Category: Marketing]]

Latest revision as of 15:26, 6 May 2018

At it's formation, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation agreed it was important that it be very international, and represent and weld together Open Source geospatial activities around the globe. A lot has aready been achieved with the creation of formal Local Chapters and less formalized local activities.

Ongoing Activites

If a local area group is interested in having a local discuss list, please see Requesting an Area Mailing List.

See also