Vietnam Chapter Meeting 2010-03-11

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Some of the initial chapter meeting participants

Date/Time

 11 March 2010 (Thu) 14:00-17:00

Place

 PeaceSoft Solutions Coporation
 1st floor, 17T10 building
 Nguyen Thi Dinh road, Cau Giay district
 Ha Noi

Agenda

  1. Formation of OSGeo-Vietnam Local Chapter
  2. Other related matters

Discussions may continue on 12 March (Fri) if necessary. The time will be decided at the meeting on 11 March.

Members

        1) Dr. Ho Dinh Duan
           Director
           Hue Institute of Natural Reseources, Environment and
           Sustainable Development, Vietnamese Academy of Science
           Vietnam
        2) Dr. Truong Xuan Luan
           Vice-Rector
           Hanoi University of Mining and Geology
        3) Dr. Tran Van Anh
           Lecturer
           Hanoi University of Mining and Geology
        4) Mr. Nguyen Hoa Binh
           CEO
           PeaceSoft Corporation
           Hanoi
        5) Dr. Ha Quy Quynh
           Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, VAST
           Hanoi
        6) Mr. Jeff McKenna
           OSGeo, Board Member
           CEO, Gateway Geomatics
        7) Dr. Ned Horning
           OSGeo Charter Member
           American Museum of Natural History
        8) Prof. Venkatesh Raghavan
           OSGeo, Charter Member
           Osaka City University

Minutes

  1. meeting commence 14:30 Vietnam time
  2. Introductions
 * Dr. Duan (Hue Institute of Natural Reseources, Environment and Sustainable Development, Vietnamese Academy of Science)
 * Dr. Quynh (Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, VAST)
 * Dr. Ned Horning (American Museum of Natural History)
 * Mr. Binh (PeaceSoft Corporation)
 * Ms. Anh (Hanoi University of Mining and Geology)
 * Dr. Luan (Hanoi University of Mining and Geology)
 * Dr. Raghavan (OSGeo Charter member)
 * Mr. McKenna (OSGeo Board)
  1. Round-table discussions about current Open Source geospatial community in Vietnam
  2. discuss representatives of chapter
  3. discuss mission of chapter
  4. discuss objectives of chapter
  5. election of chapter officers
  6. chapter mailing list to be created (and administrators set)
  7. draft of chapter structure to be presented at next OSGeo Board meeting for approval (April)
 * http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Vietnam
  1. next meeting: to be decided on mailing list
  2. all attendees support structure
  3. meeting closed 16:10