Re: Call for vote the OpenGeoscience townhall & award at OGRS2018

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Re: Call for vote the OpenGeoscience townhall & award at OGRS2018

jmckenna
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+1 to the award and townhall budget.  great!  -jeff



On 2018-06-12 7:19 AM, Massimiliano Cannata wrote:

> Dear Open Geosescience committe members
> (https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Open_Geoscience_Committee#Members)
>
> in view of the OpenGeoscience committee mandate and objective
> of interfacing the OSGeo communities and other geoscience organisations,
> I would like to propose to allocate *1300 USD* as part
> ofOpen_Geoscience_Committee/budget_2018
> <https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Open_Geoscience_Committee/budget_2018> to
> connect with OGRS community at OGRS 2018 symposium by means of
> organizing an OSGeo Townhall (networking event [1]) , as follow:
>
> *Budget*
> Venue rental cost: none
> Catering cost: 700 USD
> Promotional material: 100 USD (Posters/flyers promoting OSGeo)
> OpenGeoscience Award: 500 USD (see
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_OpenGeoscience_Award_2018)
>
> Proposed budget allocatin  is:
> - 800 USD from the not used budget for EGU townhall (used 1,400 USD out
> of 2,600 USD)
> - 500 USD for award from unforenseen costs
>
> *Expected Audience Size*
> 50 - 80 people (guesstimate from 2016 attendance OGRS numbers)
>
> *Organizing team* (Draft, add your name!)
> Massimiliano Cannata, Ivan Marchesini (tbc)
>
> *Support by OSGeo*
> Finacial support
> Use of Logos
> Volunteers: Preparation phase, event hosting, presentations during the
> event (-> OpenGeoScience Committee).
>
> *Audience*
> Doctorate Students, PostDocs, Researchers, Activists, Leaders,
> Visionaries, Decision Makers, Funding Agencies
>
> [1] Townhalls are hosted in the evening following the conclusion of all
> scientific tracks. The events last one hour and usually have
> presentations / announcements taking up the first 20 minutes, to allow
> for an open discussion among the attendees. During this phase,
> refreshments are provided to ensure a lively and convivial atmosphere.
>
> Best regards,
> Maxi
>
>
> --
> *Massimiliano Cannata*
>
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