Atlantic Canada Chapter Meeting 2018-07-19

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Who Should Come

Everyone with an interest in seeing Open Source Geospatial use grow in Canada, or are just curious what all the fuss is about. Come learn about how the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) is supporting free and Open Source geospatial software. All are welcome!

Goals of Meeting

  • kickoff planning for hosting FOSS4G-2020 in Halifax

Time and Location

  • Thurs July 19 @ 2pm local time, at the COINAtlantic boardroom (main level, at back)
    • 6414 Coburg Road, Halifax (map)
    • remote attendees: we'll use Jitsi (Open Source, runs in your browser, nothing to install or prepare, just click link below and enable audio or video)


  • brief introductions
  • review FOSS4G bid process
    • review Letter of Intent requirements for FOSS4G
    • discuss venue(s)
    • discuss other partners (sources of support letters)
    • discuss using a PCO or not
    • discuss website/logo branding
    • discuss roles
    • official OSGeo local chapter status
  • next meeting