Marketing Meeting 2018-09-24

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Meeting Details

This meeting was requested by Guido Stein and discussed on the the marketing discussion list. The goal of this meeting is to welcome the new marketing committee members and continue the work of the committee.

Please visit the Marketing Meetings page for more information on past meetings.

Attending: Guido Stein, Astrid Emde, Malena Libman, Adam Steer

Welcome and introduction of the new marketing Committee Members

Discussion lead by Guido Stein

  • Adam Steer
  • Malena Libman

Discuss status of

Discussion lead by Guido Stein


  • website is alive, can we find a way to engage OSGeo members to keep it up to date?


  • can we get new committee members (Adam? Milena?) to help? Make sure we get events listed. Make sure all Local Chapters listed.
  • outlining the process of updating a news item (as an example): should we trust members to add news/updates on their own? or manage more centrally?


  • has been working on text with Jody. How can we divide the work of updating the website?

Discuss status of search for new Chair

Discussion lead by Guido Stein. Deferred to next meeting, will be raised every meeting until we have a chair.

Discuss status of marketing material for Conferences

Discussion lead by Guido

  • One pager for organisers to explain materials available, and lead times?
  • How to let event organisers know a marketing pack is available?

Review of 2018 Goals

Discussion lead by Astrid Emde

Expenses 2018

Setting 2019 Goal

Discussion lead by Guido Stein

  • Measure what matters

What are marketing committee goals?

  • Getting word out about OSGeo foundation
  • Support our own conferences/internal events
  • Support our projects
  • Support our Local chapters


  • ask on the discuss list: what do you expect from the marketing committee?

This discussion continues.

Other discussion

  • Discussion of PostGIS day (after GIS day) as an OSGeo event; also the idea of QGIS day (Guido)
  • New meeting set for 29 October, 11:00am GMT+0

Follow Up Tasks