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This "unconference" will follow a 2-day traditional GIS conference, [http://www.orurisa.org/GIS_In_Action GIS In Action(GIA)], which will also include some open source tracks--mostly concentrated on Thursday. GIA has a single day rate for those who would only want to attend Thursday.
 
This "unconference" will follow a 2-day traditional GIS conference, [http://www.orurisa.org/GIS_In_Action GIS In Action(GIA)], which will also include some open source tracks--mostly concentrated on Thursday. GIA has a single day rate for those who would only want to attend Thursday.
  
This Friday/Saturday event will take place in the Urban Center and will have access to several rooms for different tracks. Track 1 is in a room that seats 60, track 2 in a room that seats 30, several other smaller rooms available for more focused "sessions".
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This Friday/Saturday event will take place at University Place and will have access to several rooms for different tracks. Track 1 is in a room that seats 125, tracks 2 and 3 in rooms that seats 70.
  
If it is sensed by the organizing committee that more than 100 people will attend, Percy can look into more rooms on campus. Smith Center is booked all day Saturday, so it is unavailable.  
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Depending on the number of attendees, we can scale back accordingly within three days of the event.
  
 
==Day 1==
 
==Day 1==

Revision as of 16:20, 25 March 2010

Open Source GIS Conference--Portland, OR
April 16th and 17th, 2010
Portland State University
Portland, Oregon
45.511873,-122.68423

This "unconference" will follow a 2-day traditional GIS conference, GIS In Action(GIA), which will also include some open source tracks--mostly concentrated on Thursday. GIA has a single day rate for those who would only want to attend Thursday.

This Friday/Saturday event will take place at University Place and will have access to several rooms for different tracks. Track 1 is in a room that seats 125, tracks 2 and 3 in rooms that seats 70.

Depending on the number of attendees, we can scale back accordingly within three days of the event.

Day 1

9am - Registration
9:30 - Put sessions in rooms based on votes
10:00 -sessions start
track 1 in a room that seats 60, track 2 in a room that seats 30, several other smaller rooms available for more focused "sessions".

Day 2

Track 1
9am - Codesprint/Documentation Sprint

Track 2

More Unconference?


Planning Meeting Agenda/tasks

  1. Purpose
  2. Location - how many rooms, what size?
  3. Participation expectations/reach
  4. Volunteer availability - local chapters, project reps
  5. Crossover with other orgs/projects?
  6. Funding: sponsors vs registration fee