PDX OSGEO 20110928 Minutes

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PDX-OSGEO meeting
9/28/2011 6-7
Location: OpenSourcery in NW Portland & Across the street afterwards



Regular meeting business

  • (e.g., Upcoming GIS events/conferences, next meeting presenters or topics, discussions, updates, etc.)
  1. FOSS4G and other reports

Discussions on...

  • routing talks
  • gamification of maps and data collection (Skobler). Utilized OSM data.
  • GIS going to an IT field; education curriculum not going to that. Job hires versus educational experience.
  1. OSGeo discuss announce
  2. OSGeo Annual Report
  3. WhereCamp around corner. Stack demo? Other involvement.
  4. GIS In Action call for presentations
  5. Nov and Dec meetings?


  1. Jonathan Karon (fightingmonk) is coming to present his OSBridge 2011 session


Remaining schedule (every fourth Wednesday)

  • October 26th (Lev Tyspin from ThinkShout is coming to talk about some Drupal mapping work they've done)
  • November 30th (likely canceled)
  • December 28th (likely canceled)