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The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
The Open Source Geospatial Community
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The Open Source Geospatial Community

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  • - only ~20 slides -
  • - registered in United States, but members/chapters/projects based all across the world - could mention the initial backing by Autodesk (public knowledge)
  • - 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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  • - 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) -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - tell them to become a member by registering for free on osgeo.org !!!! -
  • - tell them that this is where the work gets done -
  • - worldwide coverage! -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - very important for future of osgeo -
  • - 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 -
  • - 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!
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    • 1. 2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reservedJeff McKennaPresident, OSGeoThe Open Source Geospatial Community
    • 2. Outline● What is OSGeo?● FOSS4G● Community2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 3. Why?2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 4. 2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reservedsource: pcworld.com
    • 5. Community?“a body of persons of common andespecially professional interestsscattered through a larger society”2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 6. 2000 to 20052013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 7. 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 volunteer2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 8. OSGeos Mission Statement“To support the development of open source geospatialsoftware, and promote its widespread use.”2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 9. 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 quality2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 10. OSGeo Goals (part 2)● Make software more accessible to users● Provide installers● Provide support for OSGeo software use in education● Encourage cooperation between different OSGeocommunities● Java/C communities● Unix/Windows communities2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 11. OSGeo Goals (part 3)● Support use and development in the worldwidecommunity● Operate annual FOSS4G conference● Award the Sol Katz award for service to the community2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 12. Sponsors of OSGeo2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 13. How to Sponsor OSGeo1. Foundation sponsorship● Sustaining sponsor: 50,000 USD● Principal sponsor: 20,000 USD● Supporting sponsor: 10,000 USD● Associate sponsor: 3,000 USD2. Project sponsorship3. Conference sponsorship2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 14. OSGeo Structure2013-02-20 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reservedCommitteesCommitteesCommitteesBoard of 9 Directorsand PresidentLocalChaptersLocalChaptersLocalChaptersOfficersOfficers25 OfficersLocalChaptersLocalChaptersFoundationProjectsCommitteesCommitteesCommitteeselected by Membership147 Charter MembersCharter Members voterepresentSponsors
    • 15. OSGeo Projects (part 1)deegreeGeoMooseMapServerGeoServerWeb mappingDesktopWeb mappingGRASSQuantum GIS2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reservedOpenLayers
    • 16. OSGeo Projects (part 2)GEOSGDALGeoToolsGeospatial librariesMetadata Catalog GeoNetwork2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reservedPostGIS
    • 17. Requirements to Become anOSGeo 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)2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 18. OSGeo Labs● For projects that would like to become OSGeo Projects● Can use OSGeo infrastructure● http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Labs2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 19. Types of OSGeo MembersParticipantMemberCharter Member- Have not registered themselveson osgeo.org site- Have registered themselveson osgeo.org site- Publicly acknowledges their connectionto OSGeo- Must be voted in by other Charter members- Have the right to vote in elections of otherCharter members and board members2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 20. OSGeo CommitteesEducationWebsiteConference FinanceBoardSystemsMarketingPublicgeodataIncubation2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 21. Local ChaptersItalyKoreaChina GermanyBritish ColumbiaCanadaJapanFrenchLanguageIndiaNew MexicoUnited StatesPolandOttawaCanadaQuebecCanadaJapan KoreaJapanTwin CitesUnited StatesSpanishLanguageUnited KingdomCascadiaIn formation: Africa, Australia & New Zealand,Brazilian, Greek, Finland, Portugal, Taiwan2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 22. 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, software2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 23. OpenStreetMapMapServerMapFishweb mappingGRASS GISQuantum GIS OSSIMdesktop GISmetadataGEOSGDAL/OGRGeoToolslibrariesMetaCRSPostGISGeoMajasQuantum GISMapServerdeegreeOpenLayersGeoServerMapGuide OSdeegree GISMapNikVikingKOSMOgvSIGSpatialLiteuDigGeopublisherMapbenderpycswGeoKettleGMTZOO ProjectFDOGeoNetwork
    • 24. Number of OSGeo mailing lists.(2013-04-25)1972013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 25. Number of unique registrants in OSGeo email lists.(2013-02-01)19,1602013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 26. Number of users registered on the OSGeo Wiki.(2013-04-25)12,8112013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 27. Total pages on the OSGeo Wiki.(2013-04-25)2,7832013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 28. Unique visitors to osgeo.org for the month of April32,0132013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 29. Google hits for “osgeo”(2013-04-25)1,480,0002013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved(17,500 on 2006-03)
    • 30. 2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reservedICA-OSGeo Labs Network
    • 31. 2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reservedICA-OSGeo Labs Network• Goal 1 – Establishing research and trainingopportunities in open source GIS• Goal 2 -Provide worldwide learning platform• Goal 3 – Build teaching and researchinfrastructure worldwide
    • 32. 2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reservedICA-OSGeo Labs NetworkUniversity of Nottingham,UKUniversity of Girona, SpainUniversity of Southampton, UKCzech Technical University in Prague, Czech RepublicNewcastle University, UKLaboratorio di Geomatica, ItalyUniversity of Warwick, UKUNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre, PolandFederal University of Paraná, BrazilSão Paulo State University (UNESP), BrazilNational Amazonian University of Madre de Dios (UNAMAD), PeruUniversidad de la República, UruguayNorth Carolina State University,USAUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst, USAInformation Center for the Environment, University of CaliforniaLaboratorio Nacional de Software Libre, MexicoUNMC, MalaysiaUniversiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), MalaysiaNational College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), University of the PhilippinesEnvironmental Science for Social Change (ESSC), PhilippinesUniversity of Pretoria, South AfricaRegional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), KenyaUniversity of Ghana, GhanaUniversity of Melbourne, Australia
    • 33. Community EventsOSGIS 2004, Ottawa, Canada2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 34. Community Events2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 35. Community Events2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 36. FOSS4G Conference● Annual event bringing together the OSGeo community● Events have been held in Switzerland, Canada, South Africa,Australia, Spain, United States● Growth in attendance from ~100 attendees in 2004 to~1,000 attendees● Regional events now in NA, Europe, India, S.Korea, Japan, and BA2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 37. Sol Katz Award Awarded annually by OSGeo to thosethat have demonstrated leadershipin the community2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 38. OSGeo Service Providers Small-medium sized companiesoffering professional support forOSGeo projects Becoming very important2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 39. Is the Community Easy toWork With? “Is my bug fixed?” “The documentation is out-of-date” “Im new,...” “When is the next release?”2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 40. Challenges avoid being NA-centric attracting innovative projects to participate attracting sponsorship to support thecommunity certification?2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 41. What Does theCommunity Need? YOU! Helping with documentation Testing/providing feedback Answering questions on mailing lists Sharing your passion2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved
    • 42. Thank you!Jeff McKennaPresident, OSGeo2013-04-25 | OSGeo 2013. All rights reserved

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