FOSS4G 2016 Teams

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Main topics where chairs/heads needed

  • Conference Chair, and Local Organizing Committee Chair
    • Till Adams


  • Program Committee
    • Chair: Volker Mische
    • Committee: Marco Minghini, Ela Wołoszyńska-Wiśniewska, Candan Eylül Kilsedar, Michael Gould, Johan Van de Wauw, Christian Wygoda, Gérald Fenoy, Guido Stein, Codrina Ilie, Nicolas Bozon, Christian Mayer, Stefan Herle, Monia Elisa Molinari
  • Academic/scientific track (AT)
    • Chair: Franz-Josef Behr, A.P. Pradeepkumar
    • Committee: Vipula Abeyratne, Seraphim Alvanides, Maria Antonia Brovelli, Massimiliano Cannata, Serena Coetzee, Luciene S. Delazar, Nimalika Fernando, Ajit Govind, Ivana Ivánová, Ari Jolma, Stefan Keller, Barend Köbben, Dimitris Kotzinos, Jyothi Kumari, Simone Lanucara, Peter Mooney, Antoni Pérez Navarro, Moses Murimi Ngigi, Venkatesh Raghavan, Darshana Rawal, Habitamu Taddese, Kalum Priyanath Udagepola, Tuong-Thuy Vu, Francis Nyongesa Wegulo, Christian Willmes
    • Reviewers: We are just compiling the review board. Please contact Franz-Josef and Pradeep (academictrack at foss4g2016.org) if you would like to support as reviewer!


  • Workshop organization
    • Carmen Tawalika
    • Danilo Bretschneider
    • Angelos Totsos
    • Technical stuff / software: Pirmin Kalberer, Anton Popov


  • Financial Issues
    • Torsten Brassat, who helped at earlier FOSSGIS conferences offered his time for this.
  • Travel Grant Commissioner
    • Christoph Baudson. CB was deeply involved in the early mapbender development.


  • Social-events-organizer
    • Martin Arimont,
    • frame of the social events are set, but I think we need one or two heads caring for gala event and ice breaker especially.
    • This may also include some offerings of field trips for the saturday - requested from Bonn Tourismus GmbH.


  • Sponsorship & Exhibition & * Organisation Pre-Business Day 23.8.2016
    • Hinrich Paulsen, Arnulf Christl
    • Sponsorship is a source where we can generate early income, so to start this process early is a major part. Also I guess, that most companies are planning their financial budget this year, so it is important to let them know about the possibilities of sponsoring FOSS4G.


  • Public Relations
    • Gert-Jan van der Weijden, Marc Vloemans, Codrina Ilie
    • I talked to Textkoch this FOSSGIS and he offered his help together with Monika Resch here (of course not for free :-(). Public relations work may play a major role to get many people attending our conference. So for this issues we need a group of people and also ideas on how to structure this. Klaus Greve also said, that we might talk to the public realtions office of the university first.
    • Matthias Eilers takes care of the logo and the website design
    • main page: FOSS4G_2016_PR


  • Code Sprint
    • Astrid Emde, Uli Rothstein
    • We need an organizers of the code sprint. The group cares for room, snacks and acts as contact persons for this event.
  • Green Event Commissioner
    • Astrid Emde
    • We want to give at least some tips, how attendees can avoid garbage, where to compensate CO2 consumption etc.
  • Scheduler
    • Uli Rothstein, Till Adams


  • Graphics and Design
    • Anton Popov


  • Technical Infrastructure
    • Oliver Rudzick
    • There are competent people from WCCB, but we definetely need a group of persons taking care of the conference technique in general.


  • Video Team
    • Peter Körner


  • Co-operation with WCCB, caterer, PCO
    • Till Adams, Conrad Seyfert (MediaCompany - PCO)


  • Co-operation with UN offices in Bonn
    • Athina Trakas


  • Volunteer Chair
    • nn
    • Coordinating volunteer work on-site and also for pre-conference preparing
    • strategy to gather as much volunteer helpers as possible
    • ...


  • Homepage
    • Anja Litka, Carmen Tawalika (Content)
    • Küstenschmiede (contracted for technical support)
    • main page: FOSS4G_2016_Homepage


  • Awareness Crew
    • Volker Grescho (OLANIS GmbH)
    • Help all people at the conference but mainly solve problems between people in a fair way.
    • we need at least one more female head for the awareness crew !!!