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== Materials ==
== Materials ==

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AfricaGEO 2014 OSGeo presence organising page


Organise activities around the AfricaGEO 2014 event being held 1-3 July 2014 in Cape Town. See http://www.africageo.org/ for event details.


The Cape Town International Conference Center is a top notch international class venue.

Dates and Times

Jul 1-3 2014 (possibly we could hold events before and after the conference center


Please join the Africa mailing list: http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/africa


We are planning to man a stall for each day of the conference. We need volunteers to man the stall, to

# Participant Home Man Booth Preparation of materials Other contributions contact Notes
1 Tim Sutton Swellendam, South Africa yes yes Not sure what yet tim@linfiniti.com No notes yet
2 Tobi Sowole Lagos, Nigeria no yes Funding tobi.sowole@spatialmatrix.com No notes yet
3 Frank Sokolic Cape Town, South Africa yes yes Funding, workshops sokolic@worldonline.co.za No notes yet
4 Jeff McKenna Canada yes (my experience with Nottingham is that it is easier for locals to print materials etc.) workshop jmckenna(at)osgeo.org MapServer workshop?


  • **Do I need to be a FOSS GIS guru?** It will help if you know your way around the FOSS GIS stack, but nobody needs to be a guru.
  • **Will I earn money for doing this?** In the afterlife maybe, in this one you will probably need to part with some of your hard earned cash to cover conference fees and perhaps chip in for goodies for the stand.
  • **Who will pay for the stand.** We are looking for donors.

Social Activities

Lets get together for a OSGeo Africa Chapter meetup while we are there!




QGIS Flyers: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/42637169/qgis20_brochure_screen.pdf QGIS Poster: https://t.co/OaotY8dHir (needs updating a little)