Korean Chapter Report 2008
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Korean Language Local Chapter
- Contact name: Shin, Sanghee
- Organizing Korean Language Local Chapter at Feb, 2008
- Creating Korean Language Local Chapter Google Groups Page for Communications
- Holding 3 Times Regular Meeting(May, August, December, 2008)
- Translations(OSGeo Webpage, GRASS Glossary, QGIS Manual)
- Release uDIG Korean version(Thanks to Sejong Univ.)
Areas for Improvement
- OSGeo & FOSS4G are not so well-known to Korean GIS community still yet.
- Most of our works were done by small key-persons.
- We are not a legal entity.
Opportunities to Help
- Successful case of FOSS4G implementations will be warmly welcomed especially in the government area.
- Need help in translating many materials to Korean.
Outlook for 2009
- Regular Meeting(March, June, October - FOSS4G2009:Sydney, December). We are now discussing the joint conference with other major GIS society in Korea to promote FOSS4G & OSGeo.
- Attend GIS Conference as a exhibitor to promote our activities, OSGeo and FOSS4G.
- Preparing legal entity regsistration