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  • 1. OSGeo UK Local Chapter: An Introduction
  • 2. “OSGeo local chapters provide a venue to support local users anddevelopers, as well as a mechanism to further OSGeos mission and goals in a linguistic, or geographic area”
  • 3. 2006: An idea2009: Officially recognised2011: A community of over 110 people
  • 4. What we do:Provide a point of access for people interested inopen source GISPromote the wider ideals of OSGeo in the UKRun a mailing list and a monthly IRC meetingwhere people can go for advice and find out abouttraining courses and eventsSpeak at, and help run, events, workshops,seminars...
  • 5. Why get involved? Somewhere to go for advice about open source geospatial softwareFind out about events and training coursesNetwork with like-minded people where you can be geeky without embarassment
  • 6. How to get involved? Visit the website: http://www.osgeo.org/uk Sign up for the mailing list: http://www.osgeo.org/uk/mailing_listCome along to an IRC meeting at #osgeo-uk Come to the AGM at 5pm