Annual General Meeting 2017

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Description

The Annual General Meeting for OSGeo is open to everybody.

The goal is to:

  • give an overall status of the organization+
  • financial report+
  • informing the members of previous and future activities from committees and local chapters
  • discuss important issues and take decisions

+ These two are formal reports that make it an AGM

Format

The AGM itself will be a succession of lightning talks (presentations limited to three or four minutes) given by you in your role as Local Chapter representative, Chair of a committee, representative of a software project, OSGeo director or administrator or whatever else makes up OSGeo. If you feel like you have to say something please add yourself to the list.

Lightning Reports / Talks

OSGeo Foundation:

Project Reports:

  • OSGeo Website for PSC members - Jeffrey Johnson: new user outreach, project content, working with service providers
  • GeoTools Report - Jody Garnett
  • GRASS GIS - Vaclav Petras
  • Add Project Names

Local chapters:

Committees:

  • OSGeo Website for Committee Chairs - Jeffrey Johnson: new member outreach, working with partners
  • Marketing Committee - User:Marc Vloemans
  • Incubation Report - Jody Garnett
  • Code of Conduct Committee -
  • Conference Committee (?)
  • Finance Committee (?)
  • Geo for All - Helena Mitasova
  • Open GeoScience Committee
  • Public Geospatial Data Committee (?)
  • System Administration Committee (SAC) (?)
  • UN Committee

Awards

  • Sol Katz Award

Board members attending in person: Helena Mitasova

Alternative format

Alternate format suggested, time permitting.

  • introduction from the board (budget, activities, etc.)
  • lighting talk from comm & chapters
  • questions and discussion with the board (with a call for questions before of the meeting)

Open Q&A from OSGeo Members (and anybody interested)

  • add your name and question (or discussion topic)