“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”
2006: An idea2009: Officially recognised2011: A community of over 110 people
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...
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
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