Twin Cities Chapter Report 2008

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Twin Cities, MN Local Chapter Report

  • Period covered by report: Jan-Dec 2008
  • Contact name: David Bitner

Key Accomplishments

  • Became official chapter of OSGeo
  • Presence at FOSS4G2008
  • Large presence and many presentations at Minnesota GIS/LIS Conference
  • Support of GeoMoose Project
  • Support in gaining MetroGIS support for funding and development of PAGC
  • Advocacy by members for Open Source in MetroGIS and and MN Governor's Council on GIS
  • Regular Meetings
  • Joint activities with Non-profit GIS Users Group

Areas for Improvement

  • Scheduling ahead of meetings
  • Make ourselves known more

Opportunities to Help

  • Come to meetings
  • Offer to host or present at meetings

Outlook for 2009

  • More meetings
  • More outreach