LocationTech/October10 2012

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This is the monthly meeting for the LocationTech working group.

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Contents

Time and Location

Wednesday October 10, 2012 @ 9am EDT

See the conference bridge details

Minutes

Quick updates

  • Updates: web site, top level project, members, committee meetings
    • October 26, 2012 is the deadline to sign up as a LocationTech Founder. Founders will forever be noted in LocationTech's about page.
    • Founders will be participating in media coverage, joint press releases, blogs, etc.
    • The Technology top level project for LocationTech has been approved & created. We're now ready to create projects.
    • The web site is on-line. It'll be roughly another week before it is ready for launch
    • Read more

(5 minutes)

Technology

OpenStreetMap - Alex Barth (Mapbox) - Watch the video

(20 minutes presentation via. Google Hangout & On-Air + discussion after)

Discussion Topics

  • Architecture committee
  • Industry survey
  • 2013 events planning
    • Latinoware 2012 Oct 15th - Jody doing a keynotes on the value of joining a foundation
    • Possible event partnerships: OSGeo, Directions, IMIA, etc.

Attendees

The following people plan to attend:

  • Andrew Ross - Eclipse Foundation
  • Jody Garnett - uDig & OSGeo member
  • Xavier Lopez - Oracle
  • Craig Statchuk - IBM
  • Heather Leson - Ushahidi
  • Phil Bogden - RadiantBlue
  • Frank Gasdorf - uDig (PSC)
  • Geoff Zeiss - Between the Poles
  • Thierry Badard - Spatialytics
  • Chris Holmes, Eddie Pickle - OpenGeo
  • Alex Barth - Mapbox
  • Werner Keil - Independent consultant & Eclipse UOMo project lead

+ others unannounced. We had 37 people on the call.


Regrets sent:

  • Tyler Mitchell - Actian
  • Dave McIlhagga - DM Solutions Group
  • Dave Sonnen - IDC & Consultant to Teradata
  • Thierry Badard - Spatialitics