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=== DRAFT ===
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=== DRAFT ===
  
== Italian Chapter ==
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== Italian Chapter ==
  
* Contact name: '''Massimo di Stefano'''
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*Contact name: '''Massimo di Stefano'''
  
=== Key Accomplishments ===
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=== Key Accomplishments ===
  
* Substantial grassroots activities (numerous events in one year, following the numerous events in the previous years)
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*Substantial grassroots activities (numerous events in one year, following the numerous events in the previous years)  
* slowly increase in registered members  
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*slowly increase in registered members  
* Legal Action towards ISTAT (with ASSOLI), then translated to committee for evaluation of geospatial requirements
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*Legal Action towards ISTAT (with ASSOLI), then translated to committee for evaluation of geospatial requirements  
* QGIS (and GRASS) funding initiative (see qgis hackfest 2009 in Vienna)
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*QGIS (and GRASS) funding initiative (see qgis hackfest 2009 in Vienna)  
* New GFOSS.it server hosted by Regione Toscana (for wiki, main web site, and sample data sets)
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*New GFOSS.it server hosted by Regione Toscana (for wiki, main web site, and sample data sets)  
* improved Relationship to OpenStreetMap community.
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*improved Relationship to OpenStreetMap community.  
* Great succes for the second edition of the GFOSS day held in Bolzano in November (approx. 260 participants).
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*Great succes for the second edition of the GFOSS day held in Bolzano in November (approx. 260 participants).  
* During the year we had also a GFOSS.it partecipation writing articles for "Rivista Geomedia", with quasi-monthly contributions. This is currently the only hard copy publication on the GIS market in Italy [16]
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*During the year we had also a GFOSS.it partecipation writing articles for "Rivista Geomedia", with quasi-monthly contributions. This is currently the only hard copy publication on the GIS market in Italy [16]
  
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<br> GFOSS.it-related events in 2009&nbsp;:
  
GFOSS.it-related events in 2009 :
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*10th Italian GRASS/GFOSS meeting [1]
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*4th Workshop Open Source, Free Software and Open formats in archaeological research [2]
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*GFOSS.it and OSGEO sponsorship at the Matera's barcamp [3]
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*Bettersoftware Conference [4]
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*First National Meeting about OpenStreetMap&nbsp;: OSMit [5]
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*Italian conference about free-libre software - Bologna CONFSL [6]
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*Portofino mapping party [7]
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*OSGeo Hacking event Bolsena [8]
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*Dolomity Mapping Party [9]
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*Contribute to the FOSSFG live-dvd project [10]
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*FOSS4G - Sydney [11]]
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*ITN 09 "Infrastructure Telematic &amp; Navigation" [12]
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*2nd Meeting of Free Software for GIS (SASIG) Portugal [13]
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*QGIS Hackfest - Vienna [14]
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*2nd GFOSS Day [15]
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*Google Summer of Code partecipation with 4 student-projects approved [17-20].
  
* 10th Italian GRASS/GFOSS meeting [1]
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=== Areas for Improvement&nbsp;:  ===
* 4th Workshop Open Source, Free Software and Open formats in archaeological research [2]
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* GFOSS.it and OSGEO sponsorship at the Matera's barcamp [3]
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* Bettersoftware Conference [4]
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* First National Meeting about OpenStreetMap : OSMit [5]
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* Italian conference about free-libre software - Bologna CONFSL [6]
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* Portofino mapping party [7]
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* OSGeo Hacking event Bolsena [8]
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* Dolomity Mapping Party [9]
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* Contribute to the FOSSFG live-dvd project [10]
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* FOSS4G - Sydney [11]]
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* ITN 09 "Infrastructure Telematic & Navigation" [12]
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* 2nd Meeting of Free Software for GIS (SASIG) Portugal [13]
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* QGIS Hackfest - Vienna [14]
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* 2nd GFOSS Day [15]
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* Google Summer of Code partecipation with 4 student-projects approved [17-20].
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===  Areas for Improvement : ===
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*Opportunities to consolidate relationships with other associations with focus on open source software (not only GEO-)
  
* Opportunities to consolidate relationships with other associations with focus on open source software (not only GEO-)
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<br>
  
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=== Outlook for 2009&nbsp;:  ===
  
=== Outlook for 2009 : ===
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*The new board will be elected in February 2010
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*Interest in providing additional momentum in Italy, and in connection with other European chapters, towards FOSS4G 2010
  
* The new board will be elected in February 2010
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* Interest in providing additional momentum in Italy, and in connection with other European chapters, towards FOSS4G 2010
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LINK&nbsp;:
  
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*[1] - http://www.mail-archive.com/discuss@lists.osgeo.org/msg03652.html
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*[2] - http://www.archeo-foss.org/
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*[3] - http://barcamp.org/materacamp09
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*[4] - http://www.bettersoftware.it/conference/talks/il-mondo-delle-imprese-e-lopen-source-gis
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*[5] - http://osmit.fbk.eu/
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*[6] - http://www.confsl.org/confsl09/
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*[7] - http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Genova#M.28.27.29appare_Portofino_2_-_La_conclusione
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*[8] - http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Hacking_Event_2009
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*[9] - http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Dolomiti_mapping_party
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*[10] - http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc
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*[11] - http://2009.foss4g.org/
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*[12] - http://www.itnexpo.it/it/
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*[13] - http://evora.sigaberto.org/
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*[14] - http://www.qgis.org/wiki/2._QGIS_Hackfest_in_Vienna_2009
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*[15] - http://www.gfoss.it/drupal/gfossday
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*[16] - http://www.rivistageomedia.it/it.html &amp; http://wiki.gfoss.it/index.php/Rivista_geomedia
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*[17] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/student_project/show/google/gsoc2009/osgeo/t124023165994 http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/V.krige_GSoC_2009
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*[18] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/student_project/show/google/gsoc2009/osgeo/t124023166969 http://web.me.com/epiesasha/PlanetSasha/Project.html
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*[19] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/student_project/show/google/gsoc2009/osgeo/t124023167390 http://geosoa.scg.ulaval.ca/wiki/doku.php?id=gsoc2009_weekly_reports_giovanni_onofri
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*[20] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/student_project/show/google/gsoc2009/osgeo/t124023163767 http://jgrass.wiki.software.bz.it/jgrass/Google_Summer_Of_Code_2009
  
LINK :
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<br> __notoc__
  
* [1] - http://www.mail-archive.com/discuss@lists.osgeo.org/msg03652.html
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[[Category:Reports_2009]]
* [2] - http://www.archeo-foss.org/
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[[Category:Italian Local Chapter]]
* [3] - http://barcamp.org/materacamp09
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* [4] - http://www.bettersoftware.it/conference/talks/il-mondo-delle-imprese-e-lopen-source-gis
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* [5] - http://osmit.fbk.eu/
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* [6] - http://www.confsl.org/confsl09/
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* [7] - http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Genova#M.28.27.29appare_Portofino_2_-_La_conclusione
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* [8] - http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Hacking_Event_2009
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* [9] - http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Dolomiti_mapping_party
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* [10] - http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc
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* [11] - http://2009.foss4g.org/
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* [12] - http://www.itnexpo.it/it/
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* [13] - http://evora.sigaberto.org/
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* [14] - http://www.qgis.org/wiki/2._QGIS_Hackfest_in_Vienna_2009
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* [15] - http://www.gfoss.it/drupal/gfossday
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* [16] - http://www.rivistageomedia.it/it.html & http://wiki.gfoss.it/index.php/Rivista_geomedia
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* [17] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/student_project/show/google/gsoc2009/osgeo/t124023165994 http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/V.krige_GSoC_2009
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* [18] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/student_project/show/google/gsoc2009/osgeo/t124023166969 http://web.me.com/epiesasha/PlanetSasha/Project.html
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* [19] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/student_project/show/google/gsoc2009/osgeo/t124023167390 http://geosoa.scg.ulaval.ca/wiki/doku.php?id=gsoc2009_weekly_reports_giovanni_onofri
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* [20] - http://socghop.appspot.com/gsoc/student_project/show/google/gsoc2009/osgeo/t124023163767 http://jgrass.wiki.software.bz.it/jgrass/Google_Summer_Of_Code_2009
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[[Category: Reports 2009]]
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Revision as of 09:20, 18 January 2010

DRAFT

Italian Chapter

  • Contact name: Massimo di Stefano

Key Accomplishments

  • Substantial grassroots activities (numerous events in one year, following the numerous events in the previous years)
  • slowly increase in registered members
  • Legal Action towards ISTAT (with ASSOLI), then translated to committee for evaluation of geospatial requirements
  • QGIS (and GRASS) funding initiative (see qgis hackfest 2009 in Vienna)
  • New GFOSS.it server hosted by Regione Toscana (for wiki, main web site, and sample data sets)
  • improved Relationship to OpenStreetMap community.
  • Great succes for the second edition of the GFOSS day held in Bolzano in November (approx. 260 participants).
  • During the year we had also a GFOSS.it partecipation writing articles for "Rivista Geomedia", with quasi-monthly contributions. This is currently the only hard copy publication on the GIS market in Italy [16]


GFOSS.it-related events in 2009 :

  • 10th Italian GRASS/GFOSS meeting [1]
  • 4th Workshop Open Source, Free Software and Open formats in archaeological research [2]
  • GFOSS.it and OSGEO sponsorship at the Matera's barcamp [3]
  • Bettersoftware Conference [4]
  • First National Meeting about OpenStreetMap : OSMit [5]
  • Italian conference about free-libre software - Bologna CONFSL [6]
  • Portofino mapping party [7]
  • OSGeo Hacking event Bolsena [8]
  • Dolomity Mapping Party [9]
  • Contribute to the FOSSFG live-dvd project [10]
  • FOSS4G - Sydney [11]]
  • ITN 09 "Infrastructure Telematic & Navigation" [12]
  • 2nd Meeting of Free Software for GIS (SASIG) Portugal [13]
  • QGIS Hackfest - Vienna [14]
  • 2nd GFOSS Day [15]
  • Google Summer of Code partecipation with 4 student-projects approved [17-20].

Areas for Improvement :

  • Opportunities to consolidate relationships with other associations with focus on open source software (not only GEO-)


Outlook for 2009 :

  • The new board will be elected in February 2010
  • Interest in providing additional momentum in Italy, and in connection with other European chapters, towards FOSS4G 2010


LINK :