PDX OSGeo Chapter Annual Report 2012

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  • Contact name: Eli L Adam

Key Accomplishments

  • Live Video meeting with CUGOS
  • Organized OR-URISA Young Professionals Group
  • Moved to larger meeting space at Collective Agency [1] after many years of generous hosting by Open Sourcery [2]
  • Moved again from Collective Agency to Ecotrust, FlightStats, and Renewable Funding.
  • Members presented on open source geo topics at a number of conferences, including:
    • GIS in Action (April)
    • Western Forestry and Conservation Association's 2nd Annual Field Technology Conference (September)
    • URISA GISPro (including booth with OR-URISA) (September)
    • State of the Map US (October)
    • WhereCampPDX (October)
    • NACIS (October)

Areas for Improvement

  • Need to have speakers lined up further in advance

Opportunities to Help

  • Organizing meetings is a great opportunity to help

Outlook for 2013

  • We will continue to organize and attend events.
  • Try to have more introductory level speakers
  • Coordinate with other groups in the area that share overlapping interests (PostGIS at PostgreSQL Group, Mapping at Javascript group, more with WebVisions, etc. etc.)