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  • - Lunenburg – World Heritage site
    - one hour drive from Halifax
    - cold weather
  • - Lunenburg – World Heritage site
    - one hour drive from Halifax
    - cold weather
  • - only ~20 slides
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  • - coming together through email lists, IRC sessions, annual conferences, local events
    - compared to the sports community:
    - 21 years of competitive ice hockey
    - brother played in the top professional level for 8 years
    - global community
    - now i have been involved in the Open Source geospatial community for over 10 year
  • - registered in United States, but members/chapters/projects based all across the world
    - could mention the initial backing by Autodesk (public knowledge)
  • - registered in United States, but members/chapters/projects based all across the world
    - could mention the initial backing by Autodesk (public knowledge)
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  • - talk about technical infrastructure (trac, wikis, mailing lists)
    - funding is dispersed through osgeo to projects- branding is big, in terms of competing with large proprietary products
  • - osgeo4w, ms4w
    - curriculum materials are available for education (there is a committee specifically for this)
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  • - registered in United States, but members/chapters/projects based all across the world
    - could mention the initial backing by Autodesk (public knowledge)
  • - talk about locations of each sponsor and size (small to large)
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  • - talk about locations of each sponsor and size (small to large)
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  • - most of those requirements are recommended (first 2 points are required)
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - tell them that this is where the work gets done
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  • - worldwide coverage!
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - very important for future of osgeo
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  • - projects included: MapBender, Mapbuilder, GRASS, MapServer, JUMP, PostGIS
  • - projects included: MapBender, Mapbuilder, GRASS, MapServer, JUMP, PostGIS
  • - projects included: MapBender, Mapbuilder, GRASS, MapServer, JUMP, PostGIS
  • - projects included: MapBender, Mapbuilder, GRASS, MapServer, JUMP, PostGIS
  • - talk about how the vibe is different at these events
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  • - talk about how the vibe is different at these events
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  • - talk about how the vibe is different at these events
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  • - talk about how the vibe is different at these events
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  • - talk about how the vibe is different at these events
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  • - 2005 FrankW
    - 2006 Markus Neteler
    - 2007 Steve Lime
    - 2008 Paul Ramsey
    - Sophia Parafina (Ionic/Erdas)
  • - 2005 FrankW
    - 2006 Markus Neteler
    - 2007 Steve Lime
    - 2008 Paul Ramsey
    - Sophia Parafina (Ionic/Erdas)
  • - 2005 FrankW
    - 2006 Markus Neteler
    - 2007 Steve Lime
    - 2008 Paul Ramsey
    - Sophia Parafina (Ionic/Erdas)
  • - show me the money!
  • Foss4 g kr-2013-the-open-source-geospatial-foundation-and-you

    1. 1. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Jeff McKenna President, OSGeo The Open Source Geospatial Foundation And You
    2. 2. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
    3. 3. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    4. 4. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Outline ● What is OSGeo? ● Local chapters ● FOSS4G events
    5. 5. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Community? “a body of persons of common and especially professional interests scattered through a larger society”
    6. 6. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved 2000 to 2005
    7. 7. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved What is OSGeo? ● Open Source Geospatial Foundation (www.osgeo.org) ● A non-profit organization ● Legally registered in Delaware, United States ● Started in February 2006 ● Today is the leading voice for free geospatial software ● Similar in operation to the Apache Foundation ● Everyone is a volunteer
    8. 8. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo's Mission Statement “To support the development of open source geospatial software, and promote its widespread use.”
    9. 9. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Goals (part 1) ● Provide resources for projects ● Technical ● Legal ● Funding ● Promote freely available data ● Promote project use in industry ● Encourage the use of standards ● Provide a common brand of quality
    10. 10. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Goals (part 2) ● Make software more accessible to users ● Provide installers ● Provide support for OSGeo software use in education ● Encourage cooperation between different OSGeo communities ● Java/C communities ● Unix/Windows communities
    11. 11. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Goals (part 3) ● Support use and development in the worldwide community ● Operate annual FOSS4G conference ● Award the Sol Katz award for service to the community
    12. 12. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo News ● 2006 applied for tax exempt status to IRS: 501(c)(4) ● 7 years later... ● August 2013 changed application to 501(c)(3) social welfare organization ● September 2013 IRS accepts 501(c)(3) status
    13. 13. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Sponsors of OSGeo
    14. 14. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved How to Sponsor OSGeo 1. Foundation sponsorship ● Sustaining sponsor: 50,000 USD ● Principal sponsor: 20,000 USD ● Supporting sponsor: 10,000 USD ● Associate sponsor: 3,000 USD 2. Project sponsorship 3. Conference sponsorship
    15. 15. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Quantum GIS Project Sponsors
    16. 16. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Structure 2013-02-20 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Committees Committees Committees Board of 9 Directors and President Local Chapters Local Chapters Local Chapters Officers Officers Officers Local Chapters Local Chapters Foundation Projects Committees Committees Committees elected by Membership181 Charter Members Charter Members vote represent Sponsors
    17. 17. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Projects (part 1) deegree geomajas GeoMoose Mapbender Web mappingWeb mapping Mapfish MapGuide Open GeoServer MapServer OpenLayers
    18. 18. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Projects (part 2) GEOS GDAL GeoTools Geospatial libraries Metadata Catalog GeoNetwork OSSIM PostGIS FDO
    19. 19. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Projects (part 3) GRASS Marble QGIS Desktop
    20. 20. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Projects in Incubation ZOO Project Team Engine gvSIG opticks MetaCRS rasdaman pycsw
    21. 21. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Requirements to Become an OSGeo Project ● Code is under an OSI approved license ● Geospatial software ● Mature software ● Substantial user community ● Diverse developer community ● Support relative standards ● Links to existing OSGeo projects (see: http://www.osgeo.org/incubator/process/evaluation.html)
    22. 22. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Labs ● For projects that would like to become OSGeo Projects ● Can use OSGeo infrastructure ● http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Labs
    23. 23. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Committees Education Website Conference FinanceBoard Systems Marketing Public geodata Incubation
    24. 24. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Local Chapters Italy Korea China Germany British Columbia Canada Japan French Language India New Mexico United States Poland Ottawa Canada Quebec Canada Japan KoreaJapan Twin Cites United States Spanish Language United Kingdom Cascadia In formation: Africa, Australia & New Zealand, Brazilian, Greek, Finland, Portugal, Taiwan
    25. 25. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Role of Local Chapters ● Bring a more local context to OSGeo ● Provide networking opportunities ● Provide training and support to local community ● Promote OSGeo through events ● Translate documents, websites, software
    26. 26. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved FOSS4G-JP 2013 @ Grand Front Osaka
    27. 27. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved FOSS4G-JP 2013 @ Grand Front Osaka
    28. 28. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved FOSS4G-JP 2013 @ Grand Front Osaka
    29. 29. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OpenStreetMap MapServer MapFish web mapping GRASS GIS Quantum GIS OSSIM desktop GIS metadata GEOS GDAL/OGR GeoTools libraries MetaCRS PostGIS GeoMajas Quantum GIS MapServer deegree OpenLayers GeoServer MapGuide OS deegree GIS MapNik Viking KOSMO gvSIG SpatialLite uDig Geopublisher Mapbender pycsw GeoKettle GMT ZOO Project FDO GeoNetwork
    30. 30. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Number of OSGeo mailing lists. (2013-11-01) 201
    31. 31. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Number of unique registrants in OSGeo email lists. (2013-11-01) 22,251
    32. 32. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Number of users registered on the OSGeo Wiki. (2013-11-01) 16,120
    33. 33. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Total pages on the OSGeo Wiki. (2013-11-01) 2,893
    34. 34. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Unique visitors to osgeo.org for the month of October 34,157
    35. 35. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Google hits for “osgeo” (2013-11-01) 826,000 (17,500 on 2006-03)
    36. 36. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved ICA-OSGeo Labs Network
    37. 37. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved ICA-OSGeo Labs Network New website: http://www.geoforall.org/
    38. 38. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved ICA-OSGeo Labs Network • Goal 1 – Establishing research and training opportunities in open source GIS • Goal 2 -Provide worldwide learning platform • Goal 3 – Build teaching and research infrastructure worldwide
    39. 39. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved ICA-OSGeo Labs Network • Osaka City University will be the 57th lab !!!
    40. 40. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved ICA-OSGeo Labs Network
    41. 41. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Community Events
    42. 42. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Community Events OSGIS 2004, Ottawa, Canada
    43. 43. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Community Events
    44. 44. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Community Events
    45. 45. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved FOSS4G 2011 Denver Code Sprint
    46. 46. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved FOSS4G Buenos Aires 2013
    47. 47. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved FOSS4G CEE 2013 (Bucharest)
    48. 48. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    49. 49. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved FOSS4G Nottingham Code Sprint
    50. 50. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Sol Katz Award Awarded annually by OSGeo to those that have demonstrated leadership in the community
    51. 51. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved  OSGeo is mentor organization  22 students accepted for 2013 summer  From India, Bangladesh, Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, USA, Canada, Peru
    52. 52. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved OSGeo Service Providers  Small-medium sized companies offering professional support for OSGeo projects  Becoming very important
    53. 53. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Is the Community Easy to Work With?  “Is my bug fixed?”  “The documentation is out-of-date”  “I'm new,...”  “When is the next release?”
    54. 54. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Challenges  avoid being NA-centric  attracting innovative projects to participate  attracting sponsorship to support the community  certification?
    55. 55. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved What Does the Community Need?  YOU!  Helping with documentation  Testing/providing feedback  Answering questions on mailing lists  Sharing your passion
    56. 56. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved What Does the Community Need?
    57. 57. 2013-11-15 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved Thank you! Jeff McKenna President, OSGeo @mapserving

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