Open Bioinformatics
Foundation:
A Community For, By, and Of You
Hilmar Lapp, President
BOSC 2013
What is the OBF?
• Umbrella organization for the Bio*
projects (and EMBOSS)
• Non-profit, entirely volunteer-run
• Dedicate...
What does OBF do?
• Sponsor and run BOSC and other community-
nurturing initiatives
• Code Fests (and hackathons)
• Mentor...
OBF has members,
and needs more
0
27.5
55
82.5
110
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Members
Comparison
benchmarks:
...
Can you help us
improve this?
Chris Fields
@cjfields
U. Illinois Urbana-Champaign
O|B|F is governed by a
Board of Directors
Creating an organization
that people aspire to serve
• Mission and services that matter
• Processes that work
• Minimal ad...
OBF is an SPI-associated
project since Oct 2012
SPI Services
• Accepting donations and holding funds
• Holding substantial and intangible assets
• Signing contracts, incl...
You can donate tax-
exempt to OBF
Including in Europe
Collaborative and transparent
policy development
Growing Community:
Attaining and maintaining
OBF affiliation
What’s next?
• Improve engagement and recruitment
of volunteers
• Partner with organizations well
aligned with our mission...
Connect with us
• Web: http://www.open-bio.org/
• Twitter: @obf_news
• GitHub: http://github.com/obf/
• News blog: http://...
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  1. 1. Open Bioinformatics Foundation: A Community For, By, and Of You Hilmar Lapp, President BOSC 2013
  2. 2. What is the OBF? • Umbrella organization for the Bio* projects (and EMBOSS) • Non-profit, entirely volunteer-run • Dedicated to promoting the practice and philosophy of Open Source software development and Open Science within the life sciences.
  3. 3. What does OBF do? • Sponsor and run BOSC and other community- nurturing initiatives • Code Fests (and hackathons) • Mentoring organization in Google Summer of Code • Advocacy to promote Open Source and Open Science in bioinformatics • Accepting and disbursing donations on behalf of member projects • Managing assets on behalf of our member projects.
  4. 4. OBF has members, and needs more 0 27.5 55 82.5 110 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Members Comparison benchmarks: •Open-bio-l: 111 •Biopython: 787 (331 on dev) •Bioperl-l: 1033
  5. 5. Can you help us improve this?
  6. 6. Chris Fields @cjfields U. Illinois Urbana-Champaign O|B|F is governed by a Board of Directors
  7. 7. Creating an organization that people aspire to serve • Mission and services that matter • Processes that work • Minimal administrative overhead • Ability to accept tax-exempt donations • Support for community initiatives
  8. 8. OBF is an SPI-associated project since Oct 2012
  9. 9. SPI Services • Accepting donations and holding funds • Holding substantial and intangible assets • Signing contracts, including underwriting conference events • Legal assistance (access to legal counsel) • Technical services (e.g., nameservers)
  10. 10. You can donate tax- exempt to OBF
  11. 11. Including in Europe
  12. 12. Collaborative and transparent policy development
  13. 13. Growing Community: Attaining and maintaining OBF affiliation
  14. 14. What’s next? • Improve engagement and recruitment of volunteers • Partner with organizations well aligned with our mission and goals • Determine funding programs to best support our community
  15. 15. Connect with us • Web: http://www.open-bio.org/ • Twitter: @obf_news • GitHub: http://github.com/obf/ • News blog: http://news.open-bio.org/ • Join us as a member.
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