Association of American Geographers annual conference.
Washington D.C., April 12-18, 2010 Meeting Homepage
Note: Open Source software falls under the Cyber-Infrastructure Specialty Group of the AAG.
There are 2 Open Source Sessions and one panel related to FOSS4G this year:
4143 Open Source Tools & Standards in GISc Research and Education (I) Saturday, 4/17/10, 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM in Wilson B, Marriott Mezzanine Level
4243 Open Source Tools & Standards in GISc Research and Education (II) Saturday, 4/17/10, 10:00 AM - 11:40 AM in Wilson B, Marriott Mezzanine Level
2659 Open Source Software for GIS and Spatial Analysis Thursday, 4/15/10, 4:40 PM - 6:20 PM in Capitol, Omni Shoreham
3124 Agency briefing on Cyberinfrastructure Friday, 4/16/10, 8:00 AM - 9:40 AM in Harding, Marriott Mezzanine Level
2842 Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group Business Meeting Thursday, 4/15/10, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM in Wilson A, Marriott Mezzanine Level
2009 booth was great, we should do it again. We have a non-binding reservation on a booth already. See the [floorplan] Exhibit Hall will be open Thursday, 15 - Sunday 18
- Eric Wolf is in charge.
- Andrew Turner will be working on marketing and local sponsorship.
To Do List
- Turn in Paperwork - Jan 29
Name and specialty
Should we set this based on session times for talks so people can go to talks when not at the booth? Exhibit hall is only open 4 days out of the 7 day conference.
Exhibit Hall Schedule April 15-18, 2010 Thursday 7:15 pm - 9 pm Friday - Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sunday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
List of Items we need and proposed budget request from the Marketing team.
|Banner||NA||Get an Exhibition Pack|
|Table Skirt||NA||Get an Exhibition Pack|
|Handouts||NA||We gave out 400+ at AAG 2009|
|Booth||$1000+$150+120/ (non-profit price)+(power & table & chairs)||Pricing will be similar to 2009|
|Live CD/DVD or Software||NA||NA|
|Demo Machines||Personal Laptops $0||[Live DVD]|
|Comp Fees for Staffing?||$0||A few meals maybe?|
|Banner/Skirt to next event||$0|
These are ideas for where to try and get funds for the booth.
Anyone want to schedule a social?
Who: Anyone interested in Open Source Geo
Why: To get together to chat socially about stuff over some beer and bar food or maybe a buffet?
- Do we want to do a workshop, Deadline is Oct 1
Ideas (Claim one and move it up above with your name, and submit your abstract ASAP)