[Talk-us] Venues for State of the Map US and International Conferences
ian.dees at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 20:26:24 BST 2010
I left out the most important part: If we're serious about this, the
deadline for submission is roughly 3 weeks away. If there really is interest
in trying to get this to happen, we should finish the Bid by next week
On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi again,
> I just finished copying the Denver SOTM.US bid page to a page specifically
> for an international SOTM bid. I made some minor changes but most notably it
> does not mention the possible spatial and temporal proximity to FOSS4G.
> Is there anyone from Denver out there willing to flesh this page out? At
> least fill yourselves in as being part of the Denver community. It's
> important to note that this doesn't commit you to actually running the
> event, just shows that there are mappers in Denver.
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> One of the topics discussed tonight during the US Chapter board meeting
>> was the possibility of making a bid for the international State of the Map
>> conference in 2011. We thought that it might make sense to combine the US
>> and international conferences into one and try to draw attendees from the
>> rest of the world.
>> Can anyone suggest a good host city for either the US or International
>> State of the Map?
>> I'll start by suggesting my current city of Minneapolis.
>> - Relatively major airport so flights should be cheap and/or quick
>> - A large metropolitan area with lots to do and plenty of areas to map
>> - Several different venues of various sizes that are easily accessible
>> by public transit
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