[Talk-us] Reaching out to Local User Groups

Kathleen Danielson kathleen.danielson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 19:16:58 GMT 2013

Re: Map -- All in good time. (Gotta write up my blog post first...)

Re: Remote meetup deployment: I love that idea and think it would be an
awesome goal 6 months from now. I'd love to have built up a local OSM user
group organizer toolkit by then, so that we can give them some tried and
tested resources to keep things going.

Re: Sponsors-- might be something that corporate OSM users would like to

On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 2:08 PM, Steve Coast <steve at asklater.com> wrote:

> Stupid suggestion - plot these on a map.
> Would be interesting to see which high-populaion areas *don't* have a meet
> up and then see if we can organize something remotely and then some of us
> fly in for a weekend, if inclined, to kick things off.
> Costs would be $200 for SWA flights plus $200 for hotels or something. I
> suspect we could find that kind of money somewhere to sponsor someone to do
> this.
> Steve
> On Feb 6, 2013, at 6:13 AM, Kathleen Danielson <
> kathleen.danielson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I heard from a few of you, so thanks a ton! I just realized this will be a
> lot easier if I give you the local groups I already have on my list. If you
> organize *or are a member of* (or just know of) a local user group from
> somewhere other than the areas listed below, please let me know ASAP!
> New York
> Chicago
> Washington, DC
> Boston
> San Francisco (I'm combining this with Sunnyvale, but let me know if
> that's incorrect and they are really two separate entities)
> Seattle
> St Louis
> Tampa
> Portland
> Cleveland
> Salt Lake City
> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 2:47 PM, Kathleen Danielson <
> kathleen.danielson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Calling all OSM Local User Group organizers--
>> Over the last several weeks I have reached out to many of you, but I am
>> certain that I missed a few. I am working on wrapping my initial findings
>> on the local OSM communities in the US, but I want to ensure that you're
>> all represented.
>> If we have NOT directly connected about your local OSM group, please
>> shoot me a quick note to let me know that and I'll have some follow up
>> questions for you after that. Nothing taxing or time-consuming, I swear!
>> Thanks!
>> Kathleen
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