Please ask on the board list, we can make a description of the organization and add it to the website.
-- Jody Garnett On 5 February 2018 at 13:39, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) < bob.basq...@ci.stpaul.mn.us> wrote: > Jody, > > Ok, what’s the process movning forward? > > bobb > > > > On Feb 5, 2018, at 3:23 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garn...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Bob we do have a spot for unsigned but proactive partners - we call them > friends :) > > If you are interested let's approach the board, with the information you > provided here, and set up a page for GITA (highlighting the good work, and > open source advocacy) they do. > > -- > Jody Garnett > > On 1 February 2018 at 13:14, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) < > bob.basq...@ci.stpaul.mn.us> wrote: > >> All, >> >> Recieved this from the GITA admin conference contact: >> >> >> >> >> Jody and Cameron, >> Thank you for the assistance. Per your question: “Q: Does GITA have a >> partner relationship with OSGeo?” >> >> GITA does not have an MOU or similar in place with OSGeo. However, >> >> >> - GITA ran FOSS4G in Denver, >> - SharedGeo runs all of GITA’s operations (we are the entity behind >> the curtain), >> - SharedGeo was the operational hosting organization for FOSS4G-NA >> Minneapolis, and >> - As you are probably aware, SharedGeo is one of the prime supporters >> of the OSGeo GeoMoose project, last coordinating a $60,000 upgrade which >> resulted in GeoMoose 3.0. >> >> >> So going forward I hope you will think of the GITA-SharedGeo team as an >> unsigned, but very proactive partner. We would very much like to >> officially promote OSGeo Live at the GITA Phoenix Conference: >> www.gitasw.org. As such, the presentation by Bob, and the USNG track >> which follow will be open to the public for free. >> >> Cheers, >> Steve >> >> *Stephen D. Swazee Sr.* >> GITA Admin >> Office: 651-456-5411 <(651)%20456-5411> >> Cell: 612-239-6981 <(612)%20239-6981> >> ad...@gita.org >> >> Website: www.gita.org >> 1360 University Ave. West, Suite 455 >> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1360+University+Ave.+West,+Suite+455____%0D+%0D+St.+Paul,+MN+55104&entry=gmail&source=g> >> St. Paul, MN 55104 >> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1360+University+Ave.+West,+Suite+455____%0D+%0D+St.+Paul,+MN+55104&entry=gmail&source=g> >> -4086 >> USNG <http://mmdolbow.github.io/usng-gmap-v3/>: 15T VK 8529 7851 >> Toll free: 844-447-4482 <(844)%20447-4482> (844-GIS-GITA) >> >> >> >> Is this enough info to use for setting up a Press release? Should I >> start up something? >> >> Thanks >> >> bobb >> >> >> >> >> >> On Feb 1, 2018, at 1:09 PM, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shor...@gmail.com> >> wrote: >> >> Bob, if ok with you, would you mind CCing this thread to live-demo >> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>. >> >> I like Jody's idea of a news item. I suggest draft it up a joint >> OSGeo-Live/GITA press release at: https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OS >> GeoLive#Press_Releases >> >> You could add a quote from GITA. Get a quote from one of the <big title> >> people at OSGeo Live to add legitimacy. >> >> "Angelos Tzotsos, chair of OSGeo Live and vice president of the OSGeo >> Foundation said ..." (assuming ok with Angelos) >> >> The press release can include an endorsement of the speaker's involvement >> with OSGeo-Live as an authoritative contributor. >> >> Cheers, Cameron >> >> On 2/2/18 4:04 am, Jody Garnett wrote: >> >> Quickest way is to get a thumbs up for OSGeo Live team, and ask them to >> make a blog post (https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/). Which is a >> good idea in any case. >> >> You could also add the date to the OSGeo events: http://osgeo.org/events/ >> >> Q: Does GITA have a partner relationship with OSGeo? >> >> -- >> Jody Garnett >> >> On 1 February 2018 at 08:23, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) < >> bob.basq...@ci.stpaul.mn.us> wrote: >> >>> You two, >>> >>> I’m doing the OSGeo Live, Lighting Presentation here next month: >>> >>> https://gitasw.org/lightning-overview-of-the-best-geospatial >>> -open-source/ >>> >>> And the organizers want to play up the OSGeo angle a bit more, what’s >>> the quickest way to get official recognition / permission to say that OSGeo >>> is advocating for the presentation? The organizers want to send out a >>> promotional blast in a few days. If it makes any difference, we’re >>> planning to also hand out preconfigured USBs at the event to each attendee. >>> >>> Thanks >>> >>> bobb >>> >>> >> _______________________________________________ >> Live-demo mailing list >> Liveemail@example.com >> https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/live-demo >> http://live.osgeo.org >> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc >> > > > > > "Happiness equals reality minus expectations." - Tom Magliozzi > > > >
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