[Mapserver-ottawa] Next Meeting Thurs July 20th
Mike.Adair at CCRS.NRCan.gc.ca
Thu Jul 6 19:33:51 EDT 2006
I'll be there and can represent MapBuilder. We don't have a user group or
or anything like that yet but this might be a good opportunity to gather
local MapBuilder users too.
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> [mailto:mapserver-ottawa-bounces at lists.maptools.org] On
> Behalf Of Jeff McKenna
> Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2006 5:20 PM
> To: mapserver-ottawa
> Subject: [Mapserver-ottawa] Next Meeting Thurs July 20th
> Hello MapServer users in Ottawa!
> It has been a very long time since our last meeting (blush), so we're
> definitely way overdue for one. Many things have happened in
> the Open
> Source GIS world recently, so we're bound to have lots to
> talk about and
> catch up on.
> The meeting is planned for Thurs July 20th at 6pm, here at
> the office of
> DM Solutions (http://www.dmsolutions.ca/about/contact.html). Please
> email me directly if you plan to attend.
> The Ottawa Grass Users Group (OGUG) will also be attending
> this meeting
> - for those of you not familiar with the group, they are a
> very lively
> bunch that have already gained recognition with their work on
> the Public
> Geodata License. I personally think it would be great to join forces
> with them, for many reasons. (for more info on OGUG:
> On that topic, in this meeting we will all be discussing the
> of the creation of a local Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)
> chapter, to promote Open Source geospatial use in the Ottawa
> region. It
> should be a great discussion. (for more info on OSGeo:
> Here is the proposed itinerary with proposed presenters next to each
> item. Please let us know if you would like anything added.
> 1. Welcome and group intros (Dave S and Jeff)
> 2. What is OSGEO and what does it mean to be a local chapter (Frank W)
> 3. Backgrounder: OGUG (David M)
> 4. Backgrounder: OMSUG (Volunteer?)
> 5. Why merge the two (Jeff M)
> 6. Next steps in making an official chapter (Jeff, Dave, Frank)
> 7. Orders of business for next meeting. (Dave)
> 8. Determination of next meeting (August?)
> 9. Beer (all)
> I think it will be a fun meeting, with some life and purpose
> (not that
> all of those meetings with beer and wings didn't serve any
> purpose haha).
> Jeff McKenna
> DM Solutions Group Inc.
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> Mapserver-ottawa at lists.dmsolutions.ca
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