[OSM-talk] SotM11 will be held in Denver.
osm at floris.nu
Mon Oct 25 09:27:32 BST 2010
Indeed, that was exactly the reason why they didn't coincide in 2010.
But then I heard quite a few people 'complain' that they had to go to
Spain twice this year.
Let's see how it works out this time.
Martijn van Exel wrote:
> For SOTM10, having it coincide with FOSS4G - also in Spain - was
> considered but rejected for, iirc, that very reason: the idea of SOTM
> sharing the stage with the bigger (at least in numbers) FOSS4G did not
> appeal. The advantages of having the conference stand on its own
> outweighed the disadvantage of missing out on the additional attendee
> I did not really fall for that argument back then and I am glad to see the
> conferences coincide this time. It will be a different conference from the
> European ones for that and other reasons. But that's not a bad thing.
> OpenStreetMap evolves and SOTM should evolve with it.
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> On Oct 25, 2010, at 9:39 AM, Jukka Rahkonen wrote:
>> SotM11 is planned to be arranged just after the FOSS4G conference. I do
>> believe it is an accident because Steve Coast and Mikel Maron are
>> members of the
>> FOSS4G Local Organizing Committee
>> It can be a good idea if people can spend the whole week and take part
>> in the
>> both conferences. Or then somebody could have a speech in both
>> After all, we are not so far away from the FOSS4G folks and software.
>> OSM was
>> very visible in FOSS4G this year but also we might have something to
>> learn from
>> the paleogis side.
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