OSGeo education interested participants

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See the Education_and_Curriculum_Committee page for the list of initial committee members.

Contributors by Interest

The following are individuals who have self-identified themselves as interested in contributing or assisting with Education_and_Curriculum_Committee projects. You are welcome to add yourself to the list and identify areas that you are particular familiar with or interested in contributing to.

  • Puneet Kishor (chair) (TZ GMT-6)
  • Ari Jolma (TZ GMT+2)
  • Markus Neteler (TZ GMT+1) (general training/education materials; educational datasets)
  • Venkatesh Raghavan (TZ GMT+9)(training/education material; educational datasets, software packaging, translation, e-learning Course Management Systems, Moodle,Certification Mechanisms, experience in international training)
  • Charlie Schweik (undergraduate and graduate level education; academic research on open source collaboration, public sector information technology, natural resource management)
  • Pericles Nacionales (general training/education materials; conservation and natural resource management)
  • Ned Horning
  • Tyler Mitchell (TZ GMT-8) (interested in workshop material and curriculum development for high school through to university)
  • Gary Watry (TZ GMT-5)(Interested in using Free Open Source Software (FOSS) to replace teaching Commercial Off The Shelf Software (COTS)in education, Preparing material for course work at the Graduate and Under-Grad level and then moving down into the High School level through AP and Honors courses.)
  • Arnulf Christl (TZ GMT+2) (Experience as GIS instructor for fulltime workshops, trainings and courses. Organization of commercial training courses with Open Source Geospatial Software. Preparation of course and presentation material, tutorials). (Interest in enhancing presentation material, publishing under Free license, in time hardcopy production, maintenance and update of content just as any OS dev project)
  • Shaun Walbridge (TZ GMT-8) (academic research on open source collaboration; general training/education materials; educational datasets)
  • Matthew Perry (TZ GMT-8) (primarily insterested in workshops/lab materials for university students, NGOs and using open source software to demonstrate all fundamental aspects of GIS (theory and practice). Also interested in seeing 'official' training courses and certification)
  • Ian Turton : Penn State Uni, State College, developed Open Web Mapping course at Uni of Leeds, UK [1] now modifying it for PennState. ianturton at gmail com work blog
  • Aaron Racicot (TZ GMT-8) (Interested in fostering more collaboration with academia through the introduction of open source GIS in the curriculum. Mainly interested in Undergraduate and Graduate level education and industry (NGO's and for-profit) collaboration. Certification is also an interest.)

Contributors by Time Zones

This should help in planning meetings. If you are not here yet, please add your info, or let me know and I will do so. Going from East to West, we have --

  • TZ GMT+9
    • Venkatesh Raghavan
  • TZ GMT+2
    • Ari Jolma
    • Arnulf Christl
  • TZ GMT+1
    • Markus Neteler
  • TZ GMT-5
    • Gary Watry
    • Ian Turton
  • TZ GMT-6
    • Puneet Kishor
    • Pericles Nacionales
  • TZ GMT-8
    • Tyler Mitchell
    • Shaun Walbridge
    • Matthew Perry
    • Aaron Racicot