Open Geoscience Committee/budget 2021

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Open Science Committee Budget Planning 2021

The Open Geo Science committee has requested a total budget for the year 2021 of 5,000 USD.

Outcome: The OSGeo board has assigned a budget of 2,500 USD to the committee. It remains to be decided by the committee how this budget will be allocated to outreach and hackathon events

This is intended to cover:

  • Outreach (Open Science, AGU, etc.) (3,000 USD)
  • Hackathons (2,000 USD)

Outreach at Open Science events

  • Training/Promotional material: 500 USD (Handouts, USB live, Open Hardware, etc.)
  • Registrations/travel costs: 1,500 USD
  • OSGeo Open Science Awards: 1,000 USD

Sub-Total requested budget: 3,000 USD

External outreach potentials

* EGU GA 2021 (virtual event)
* AGU GA (virtual event ?)

OSGeo outreach opportunities

  • FOSS4G Asia
  • FOSS4G Europe
  • FOSS4G
  • FOSSGIS (local event for German speaking countries)

Hackathons / Open Science Sprints

  • Catering & handout: 1000 USD
  • Venue rental: 1000 USD


  • Tutorial session or additional splinter session at EGU 2020

Sub-Total requested budget: 2,000 USD