Hi,
volunteer:
Happy to note a good discussion.
I can help in seeing the draft of workshops/Labs that deal with Vector-GIS and 
GIS that focuses on Geoscience. Can help in advising where necessary, to tune 
the material such that those multitudes not attending the event can equally use 
the material with ease. 

Cheers
Ravi Kumar

--- On Fri, 31/7/09, Alex Borrell <borrella...@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Alex Borrell <borrella...@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G2009 to reach those who cannot attend
> To: "OSGeo Discussions" <discuss@lists.osgeo.org>
> Cc: "Cameron Shorter" <cameron.shor...@lisasoft.com>
> Date: Friday, 31 July, 2009, 8:12 PM
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 5:55 AM,
> Massimo Di Stefano <massimodisa...@yahoo.it>
> wrote:
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> 
> 
> I'm  working on a live dvd project based on GIS
> software,
> 
> i'm avaiable for any help on the dvd creation.
> 
> let me know.
> 
> 
> 
> ciao,
> 
> 
> 
> Massimo.
> 
> 
> 
> Il giorno 31/lug/09, alle ore 11:11, Cameron Shorter ha
> scritto:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Hi Ravi,
> 
> Yes, you are so right, we do need to collect as much of the
> material from the FOSS4G conference as we can.
> 
> 
> 
> One way we hope to facilitate this has been to give every
> attendee a LiveDVD which can be populated with all the
> material from the workshops. This means that if workshop
> presenters can get their data onto the DVD, then they know
> all attendees will receive it.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> So we have budget for the LiveDVD. We have an old version
> of the LiveDVD (based on FOSS4G 2008). What we need to
> continue through to completion is to have someone who will
> coordinate the compiling of the DVD.  This is primarily a
> project management role, keeping track of what is on the DVD
> and what should be on it, contacting workshop authors, and
> project leads and helping them get their projects onto the
> DVD etc.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Sound like you? It would be an incredibly valuable
> contribution to FOSS4G and the greater OSGeo community at
> large.
> 
> 
> 
> Jody Garnett wrote:
> 
> 
> These are all kind thoughts. Would you consider
> volunteering to help
> 
> put together the conference live DVD? You can see an
> example from
> 
> FOSS4G2008 etc...
> 
> 
> 
> Jody
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 8:20 AM, <ravivundava...@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> FOSS4G every year is a keenly followed event. Many await
> the publication of material on the website eagerly such that
> they can follow labs, workshops and presentations of
> choice.
> 
> 
> 
> So the present organisers may please request those
> especially conducting labs/workshops to keep in mind the
> multitudes who browse them through the internet can have
> equal benefit. This can be achieved my keeping on the
> internet for download
> 
> 
> 1. All the binaries that are required for the exercise
> 
> 2. All the data that are required for the exercise
> 
> 3. All the printed material provided for the exercise
> 
> 4. All the other material provided to the attendees, CD or
> DVD etc
> 
> 
> 
> I agree that most of it is done each time, except for a few
> instances
> 
> Example:'Download data from the CD provided', is
> given in the lab pdf.. but the data is not given for
> download...
> 
> Example:'Run the pg_setenv.bat file first,'
> (FOSS4G2007).. even on date a nice archive is available from
> the FOSS4G2007 website, data, text etc..
> 
> but, the pg_setenv.bat, not there.
> 
> 
> 
> This may be trivial for experts, but for those learning
> through the internet and depending on 'Discuss
> Lists', it will be a roadblock.
> 
> 
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Ravi Kumar
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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> I think Massimo is right, there are lots of people who can
> not attend FOSSG4, but would like to learn
> through Internet the workshops and conferences. As it is a
> fast growing field, the sooner the better. Please,
> 
> if there is a way to help this happen, let me know!
> 
> I am from Mexico, so if there is some need for spanish
> translation, or any other work I'll be glad to help.
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