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Memorandum of Understanding

This Memorandum of Understanding was approved on 16th Oct. 2014 by the OSGeo Board of Directors.

Presidents Georg Gartner (ICA), Jeff McKenna (OSGeo), and Chen Jun (ISPRS) meet at AfricaGEO in South Africa, 2014, to discuss partnerships.
Memorandum of Understanding between
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)

September 2014

The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to establish a collaborative relationship between the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS). Both parties to this MOU share the goal of helping share global geo-information with all communities.

The MOU will cover the following proposals and topics:

  • To formally bridge the photogrammetry and remote sensing communities with the Open Source geospatial community.
  • To promote the distribution and use of open geo-data sets in all communities.
  • To promote the development of related photogrammetry and remote sensing Open Source software.
  • To work closely with the Geo for All initiative, to help promote openness in education and research.
  • To hold joint international workshops on global geo-information sharing through the use of open geo-data sets and Open Source geospatial software.

This MOU will be reviewed annually by both parties at which time revisions may be made and the agreement renewed.

Signed by

Chen Jun, President, ISPRS
Jeff McKenna, President, OSGeo

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