China Chapter Report 2008
- Period covered by report: Jan-Dec 2008
- Contact name:
- Pro.Chen: chenrg at lreis.ac.cn
- Gao Ang: gaoang at lreis.ac.cn
- Enhanced OSGeo China Website (in Chinese language).
- Promote local OSGeo activites every month at OSGeo China Event.
- 4 local sponsors, ESRI China, 3SNews, Sun China ERI and InfoQ China.
- Organized "Monthly OSGeo Lecture" at Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Science.
- Bid for FOSS4G 2010 conference with 3 other cities.
Areas for Improvement
- Give lectures at local universities and promote the reputation of OSGeo.
- Provide technical help at OSGeo China mail alias for the OS GIS users in China.
Opportunities to Help
- Launch local sponsorship, which could help us to keep regular activities and visible.
- Contribute us translated materials of OSGeo.org pages.
- Become sponsor of the China Chapter and support local activities in financial or event goods and materials.
Outlook for 2009
- Enrich the local OSGeo China web site.
- Organize off line activities and lectures for students and researchers.
- Get more connect with other OSGeo local chapters.
- Contributes to OSGeo event such as FOSS4G conference.
- Organize annual local meeting.