Marketing Committee

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This is the new name and home of the former Promotion and Visibility Committee.

Committee Infrastructure

The committee Infrastructure currently comprises a Mailing List, regular meetings on IRC, a directory in the OSGeo SVN, CMS web space and this Wiki. Everyone is welcome to work with this committee and contribute, whether or not you are a formal member of the committee. Please join the Marketing mailing list and lurk or introduce yourself. To post a mail please first (subscribe). The archive of this mailing list is open to the public.

All pages in this Wiki related to Marketing should be tagged with Category:Marketing.


Schedule and Location

Meetings occur on the first week of every month, with special meetings planned in between when needed. Next one is: Thursday Jan 15th 07h00 UTC (Wednesday in some regions). Use this ics file in your calendar to see the time and date of future meetings:

Meetings occur using IRC on the #osgeo channel of Use this online client to connect without needing to install any software: IRC client. Select #osgeo from the drop-down list, and type /nick YOURNAME, to set your nickname for use in the channel.


Committee Members

Committee members are eligible to vote. The process to become Committee member is rather informal, just send a list to introduce yourself to the list, describe your interests and - please - attend to meetings.


Press Releases

The Marketing Committee oversees the issuing of press releases for the Foundation (Press Release Process). Got some news you think is worthy of an OSGeo press release, or want to help translate some text? Let us know! Past press releases:

Event Coordination

The Marketing Committee is responsible the Foundation's presence tradeshows, conferences, workshops, etc. We can coordinate the booth, supply materials, arrange for speakers, etc. Please see out Event Management page for more information.

Upcoming events are listed on the Category:Events page by adding the Category to the corresponding page.