Marketing Committee

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This is the new name and home of the Promotion and Visibility Committee.

Committee Infrastructure

The committee Infrastructure currently comprises a Mailing List and regular meetings on IRC.

Regular Meeting

Next meeting scheduled for Wednesday Feb. 27th at 22:00 UTC on (#osgeo). IRC client (select #osgeo from the drop-down list, and type /nick YOURNAME, to set your nickname for use in the channel).

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  • Case Studies
  • discuss first draft of updated & new logos
  • discuss spending money to appear at conferences, trade shows, etc.
  • Budget in general
  • Events in general
  • Flyer for GSoC 2008, distribute broadly

Agenda and Meeting Protocols

Mailing List

The Marketing Committee has a mailing list at marketing at To post a mail please first (subscribe). The archive of this mailing list is open to the public.

Committee Members

Committee members are eligible to vote. The process to become Committee member is rather informal, just send a list to introduce yourself to the list, describe your interests and - please - attend to meetings.



Everyone is welcome to work with this committee and contribute, whether or not you are a formal member of the committee. Please join the Marketing mailing list and introduce yourself.

Press Releases

The Marketing Committee oversees the issuing of press releases for the Foundation (Press Release Process). Got some news you think is worthy of an OSGeo press release, or want to help translate some text? Let us know! Past press releases:

Event Coordination

The Marketing Committee is responsible the Foundation's presence tradeshows, conferences, workshops, etc. We can coordinate the booth, supply materials, arrange for speakers, etc. Please see out Event Management page for more information.

Upcoming events are listed on the Category:Events page by adding the Category to the corresponding page.

Open Issues

We have access to a trac system as task-management tool but are curently not actively using it.


It was planned to create an extensive library of presentations, white papers and other materials in the OSGeo Library at Find more descriptions and links on the Library Page of this Wiki and get in contact through the Marketing Mailing List if you need anything that you cannot find in the library.