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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 link 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 development of related photogrammetry and remote sensing Open Source software
* 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 hold joint international workshops on global geo-information sharing through open geo-data sets and the use of Open Source geospatial software
* Joint organization of open source GIS events, workshops through the ICA network for wider participation globally.
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* 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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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.

Revision as of 07:57, 30 September 2014

Memorandum of Understanding

This Memorandum of Understanding is a DRAFT only.


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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)

September 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.

The MOU will cover the following proposals and topics:

  • To link the photogrammetry and remote sensing communities with the Open Source geospatial community
  • To promote the development of related photogrammetry and remote sensing Open Source software
  • To hold joint international workshops on global geo-information sharing through open geo-data sets and the use of 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

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