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= British Columbia Local Chapter =
 
* Period covered by report: Jan-Dec 2007
 
* Period covered by report: Jan-Dec 2007
 
* Contact name: Martin Kyle
 
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* Twenty-two people in attendance linked across two geographies (Vancouver and Victoria)
 
* Twenty-two people in attendance linked across two geographies (Vancouver and Victoria)
 
* Democratically established direction for local chapter charter
 
* Democratically established direction for local chapter charter
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* Setup Local Organizing Committees to individually plan alternating meetings for each location.
 
* Submitted charter and recieved official approval of local chapter
 
* Submitted charter and recieved official approval of local chapter
  
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== Opportunities to Help ==
 
== Opportunities to Help ==
* Talked about organization of Prince George (and other) group to link into the BC meeting. Any interested people in that area with a Video Conference link could join in with Vancouver and Victoria.  
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* Talked about organization of Prince George (and other) group to link into the BC meeting.  
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** Any interested people in that area with a Video Conference link could join in with Vancouver and Victoria.
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* Presentation ideas welcome
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** Currently focused around two streams: application and technical
  
 
== Outlook for 2008 ==
 
== Outlook for 2008 ==
* Presentations and project ideas to gel the community have begun. First real presentation-based meeting to be held February 29, 2008.
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* Meetings held quarterly
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* Presentations and project ideas to gel the community have begun.  
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* First real presentation-based meeting to be held February 29, 2008.
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* Project possibilities include live demo and outreach program.
  
 
[[Category: Reports 2007]]
 
[[Category: Reports 2007]]

Latest revision as of 15:11, 19 February 2008

British Columbia Local Chapter

  • Period covered by report: Jan-Dec 2007
  • Contact name: Martin Kyle

Key Accomplishments

  • Held initial meeting of unofficial OSGeo chapter to gauge interest
  • Twenty-two people in attendance linked across two geographies (Vancouver and Victoria)
  • Democratically established direction for local chapter charter
  • Setup Local Organizing Committees to individually plan alternating meetings for each location.
  • Submitted charter and recieved official approval of local chapter

Areas for Improvement

  • So new...nothing, everything.
  • Probably need to relax Robert's Rules of Order a bit

Opportunities to Help

  • Talked about organization of Prince George (and other) group to link into the BC meeting.
    • Any interested people in that area with a Video Conference link could join in with Vancouver and Victoria.
  • Presentation ideas welcome
    • Currently focused around two streams: application and technical

Outlook for 2008

  • Meetings held quarterly
  • Presentations and project ideas to gel the community have begun.
  • First real presentation-based meeting to be held February 29, 2008.
  • Project possibilities include live demo and outreach program.