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== Memorandum of Understanding ==
 
== Memorandum of Understanding ==
This Memorandum of Understanding is a DRAFT only.
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[[File:2016-mou-isprs.jpg|thumb|300px|right|Memorandum of Understanding]]
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; Memorandum of Understanding between
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: The Open Source Geospatial Foundation
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: and
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: International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ([http://www.isprs.org/ ISPRS])
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''July 2016''
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The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to establish a collaborative relationship between the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS).  Both parties to this MOU share the goal of helping share global geo-information with all communities.
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The MOU will cover the following proposals and topics:
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* To formally bridge the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information science communities with the Open Source geospatial community.
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* To promote the distribution and use of open geo-data sets in all communities.
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* To promote the development of related photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information Open Source software.
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* To work closely with the [[Geo for All]] initiative, to help promote openness in education and research.
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* To hold joint international workshops and conference sessions on open geo-data sets and Open Source  photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial software.
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This MOU will be reviewed biennially by both parties at which time revisions may be made and the agreement renewed.
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Signed by
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: Christian Heipke, President, ISPRS
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: Helena Mitasova, Vice-President, OSGeo
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(the original paper is filed by OSGeo secretary)
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== Past memorandums of Understanding ==
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This Memorandum of Understanding was approved on 16th Oct. 2014 by the OSGeo Board of Directors.  
  
 
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[[File:MoU-OSGeo-ISPRS.png|thumb|300px|right|Memorandum of Understanding]]
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[[File:ICA-OSGeo-ISPRS-presidents.jpg|thumb|300px|right|Presidents Georg Gartner (ICA), Jeff McKenna (OSGeo), and Chen Jun (ISPRS) meet at AfricaGEO in South Africa, 2014, to discuss partnerships.]]
  
 
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: International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ([http://www.isprs.org/ ISPRS])
 
: International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ([http://www.isprs.org/ ISPRS])
  
''September  2014''
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''October 2014''
  
The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to establish a collaborative relationship between the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS).  Both parties to this MOU share the goal of developing on a global basis collaboration opportunities for academia, industry and government organizations in open source GIS software and data.
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The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to establish a collaborative relationship between the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS).  Both parties to this MOU share the goal of helping share global geo-information with all communities.
  
 
The MOU will cover the following proposals and topics:
 
The MOU will cover the following proposals and topics:
* To provide expertise and support for the establishment of Open Source Geospatial Laboratories and Research Centers across the world for supporting development of open-source geospatial software technologies, training and expertise. In the first phase five laboratories will be established, one each in Asia, Europe, Africa, the Americas and Australasia which will act as nodes for future expansion.  
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* To formally bridge the photogrammetry and remote sensing communities with the Open Source geospatial community.
* To provide support for building-up and supporting development of open source GIS training materials.  For example through the ELOGeo eLearning platform for the Open Geospatial Community.
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* To promote the distribution and use of open geo-data sets in all communities.
* Development of collaboration opportunities for academia, industry and government organizations in open source GIS for the purpose of creating a sustainable ecosystem for open source GIS globally.  
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* To promote the development of related photogrammetry and remote sensing Open Source software.
* Joint organization of open source GIS events, workshops through the ICA network for wider participation globally.
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* To work closely with the [[Geo for All]] initiative, to help promote openness in education and research.
* ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies to help OSGeo to establish framework for publications for the academic track of FOSS4G conferences.
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* To hold joint international workshops on global geo-information sharing through the use of open geo-data sets and Open Source geospatial software.
  
 
This MOU will be reviewed annually by both parties at which time revisions may be made and the agreement renewed.
 
This MOU will be reviewed annually by both parties at which time revisions may be made and the agreement renewed.
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: Chen Jun, President, ISPRS
 
: Chen Jun, President, ISPRS
 
: Jeff McKenna, President, OSGeo
 
: Jeff McKenna, President, OSGeo
 
== Geo for All ==
 
  
 
== Download Document ==
 
== Download Document ==
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* [http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo/mou/MoU-OSGeo-ISPRS_signed.pdf Document in PDF format (315KB)]
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* [http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo/mou/MoU-OSGeo-ISPRS_signed.odt Document in ODT format (320KB)]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:26, 6 August 2016

Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding
Memorandum of Understanding between
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation
and
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)

July 2016

The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to establish a collaborative relationship between the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS). Both parties to this MOU share the goal of helping share global geo-information with all communities.

The MOU will cover the following proposals and topics:

  • To formally bridge the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information science communities with the Open Source geospatial community.
  • To promote the distribution and use of open geo-data sets in all communities.
  • To promote the development of related photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information Open Source software.
  • To work closely with the Geo for All initiative, to help promote openness in education and research.
  • To hold joint international workshops and conference sessions on open geo-data sets and Open Source photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial software.

This MOU will be reviewed biennially by both parties at which time revisions may be made and the agreement renewed.

Signed by

Christian Heipke, President, ISPRS
Helena Mitasova, Vice-President, OSGeo

(the original paper is filed by OSGeo secretary)


Past memorandums of Understanding

This Memorandum of Understanding was approved on 16th Oct. 2014 by the OSGeo Board of Directors.


Memorandum of Understanding
Presidents Georg Gartner (ICA), Jeff McKenna (OSGeo), and Chen Jun (ISPRS) meet at AfricaGEO in South Africa, 2014, to discuss partnerships.
Memorandum of Understanding between
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation
and
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)

October 2014

The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to establish a collaborative relationship between the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS). Both parties to this MOU share the goal of helping share global geo-information with all communities.

The MOU will cover the following proposals and topics:

  • To formally bridge the photogrammetry and remote sensing communities with the Open Source geospatial community.
  • To promote the distribution and use of open geo-data sets in all communities.
  • To promote the development of related photogrammetry and remote sensing Open Source software.
  • To work closely with the Geo for All initiative, to help promote openness in education and research.
  • To hold joint international workshops on global geo-information sharing through the use of open geo-data sets and Open Source geospatial software.

This MOU will be reviewed annually by both parties at which time revisions may be made and the agreement renewed.

Signed by

Chen Jun, President, ISPRS
Jeff McKenna, President, OSGeo

Download Document

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