Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Howard Butler receives the 2023 Sol Katz Award at FOSS4G 2023 Prizren, Kosovo

2023-07-09 Thread Fawcett, David (MNIT) via Discuss
Congratulations Howard! Well Deserved!!

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See News Item 2023-07-01
https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/

We are honoured to announce that Howard Butler is the recipient of the Sol Katz 
Award 2023.

The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial
(FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have demonstrated 
leadership in the FOSS4G community.

Howard Butler was honoured with the 2023 Sol Katz Award, presented on 30 June 
2023 at FOSS4G 2023 in Prizren, Kosovo.

This was the 19th year of the award.

Howard Butler has a long-standing history of involvement within our community. 
He was an OSGeo board member and was involved in the early years of the System 
Administration Committee.
Howard is also a member of the project steering committee of 4 different OSGeo 
projects.

You will meet him everytime a codesprint is organized.

Howard was part of the group which came with the GeoJSON specification.
He is an excellent leader, a mindful developer and a valued friend.

Howard Butler has organized the modernization of the documentation of GDAL and 
PROJ. He was the instigator of the GDAL Barn raising to enhance and refresh the 
geodetic capabilities of the projects.

Howard Butler leads the open source software consultancy Hobu which focuses on 
LiDAR, point clouds, and geospatial software. He is the proponent of COPC, the 
cloud optimized point cloud format.

On behalf of the OSGeo communities we congratulate and thank Howard Butler for 
his all his contributions.

Thank you Howard

About the award
The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial
(FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have demonstrated 
leadership in the FOSS4G community. Recipients of the award have contributed 
significantly through their activities to advance open source ideals in the 
geospatial realm. The award acknowledges both the work of community members, 
and pay tribute to one of its founders, for years to come.

Read more about Sol Katz at https://www.osgeo.org/community/awards/

The Sol Katz Award Ceremony will soon be online. It will be linked in the news 
item
https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/

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Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Howard Butler receives the 2023 Sol Katz Award at FOSS4G 2023 Prizren, Kosovo

2023-07-05 Thread Vicky Vergara via Discuss
Congratulations Howard!

Vicky


On Tue, Jul 4, 2023 at 8:35 AM adams--- via Discuss 
wrote:

> Cool. Congrats howard!
>
> Till
>
> Am 01.07.23 um 19:02 schrieb Astrid Emde (OSGeo) via Discuss:
> > See News Item 2023-07-01
> >
> https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/
> >
> > We are honoured to announce that Howard Butler is the recipient of the
> > Sol Katz Award 2023.
> >
> > The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial
> > (FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have
> > demonstrated leadership in the FOSS4G community.
> >
> > Howard Butler was honoured with the 2023 Sol Katz Award, presented on 30
> > June 2023 at FOSS4G 2023 in Prizren, Kosovo.
> >
> > This was the 19th year of the award.
> >
> > Howard Butler has a long-standing history of involvement within our
> > community. He was an OSGeo board member and was involved in the early
> > years of the System Administration Committee.
> > Howard is also a member of the project steering committee of 4 different
> > OSGeo projects.
> >
> > You will meet him everytime a codesprint is organized.
> >
> > Howard was part of the group which came with the GeoJSON specification.
> > He is an excellent leader, a mindful developer and a valued friend.
> >
> > Howard Butler has organized the modernization of the documentation of
> > GDAL and PROJ. He was the instigator of the GDAL Barn raising to enhance
> > and refresh the geodetic capabilities of the projects.
> >
> > Howard Butler leads the open source software consultancy Hobu which
> > focuses on LiDAR, point clouds, and geospatial software. He is the
> > proponent of COPC, the cloud optimized point cloud format.
> >
> > On behalf of the OSGeo communities we congratulate and thank Howard
> > Butler for his all his contributions.
> >
> > Thank you Howard
> >
> > About the award
> > The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial
> > (FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have
> > demonstrated leadership in the FOSS4G community. Recipients of the award
> > have contributed significantly through their activities to advance open
> > source ideals in the geospatial realm. The award acknowledges both the
> > work of community members, and pay tribute to one of its founders, for
> > years to come.
> >
> > Read more about Sol Katz at https://www.osgeo.org/community/awards/
> >
> > The Sol Katz Award Ceremony will soon be online. It will be linked in
> > the news item
> >
> https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/
> >
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Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Howard Butler receives the 2023 Sol Katz Award at FOSS4G 2023 Prizren, Kosovo

2023-07-04 Thread adams--- via Discuss

Cool. Congrats howard!

Till

Am 01.07.23 um 19:02 schrieb Astrid Emde (OSGeo) via Discuss:
See News Item 2023-07-01 
https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/


We are honoured to announce that Howard Butler is the recipient of the 
Sol Katz Award 2023.


The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial 
(FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have 
demonstrated leadership in the FOSS4G community.


Howard Butler was honoured with the 2023 Sol Katz Award, presented on 30 
June 2023 at FOSS4G 2023 in Prizren, Kosovo.


This was the 19th year of the award.

Howard Butler has a long-standing history of involvement within our 
community. He was an OSGeo board member and was involved in the early 
years of the System Administration Committee.
Howard is also a member of the project steering committee of 4 different 
OSGeo projects.


You will meet him everytime a codesprint is organized.

Howard was part of the group which came with the GeoJSON specification.
He is an excellent leader, a mindful developer and a valued friend.

Howard Butler has organized the modernization of the documentation of 
GDAL and PROJ. He was the instigator of the GDAL Barn raising to enhance 
and refresh the geodetic capabilities of the projects.


Howard Butler leads the open source software consultancy Hobu which 
focuses on LiDAR, point clouds, and geospatial software. He is the 
proponent of COPC, the cloud optimized point cloud format.


On behalf of the OSGeo communities we congratulate and thank Howard 
Butler for his all his contributions.


Thank you Howard

About the award
The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial 
(FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have 
demonstrated leadership in the FOSS4G community. Recipients of the award 
have contributed significantly through their activities to advance open 
source ideals in the geospatial realm. The award acknowledges both the 
work of community members, and pay tribute to one of its founders, for 
years to come.


Read more about Sol Katz at https://www.osgeo.org/community/awards/

The Sol Katz Award Ceremony will soon be online. It will be linked in 
the news item 
https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/


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Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Howard Butler receives the 2023 Sol Katz Award at FOSS4G 2023 Prizren, Kosovo

2023-07-01 Thread Mateusz Loskot via Discuss
Congratulations Howard!

Mateusz

On Sat, 1 Jul 2023, 19:02 Astrid Emde (OSGeo) via Discuss, <
discuss@lists.osgeo.org> wrote:

> See News Item 2023-07-01
>
> https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/
>
> We are honoured to announce that Howard Butler is the recipient of the
> Sol Katz Award 2023.
>
> The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial
> (FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have
> demonstrated leadership in the FOSS4G community.
>
> Howard Butler was honoured with the 2023 Sol Katz Award, presented on 30
> June 2023 at FOSS4G 2023 in Prizren, Kosovo.
>
> This was the 19th year of the award.
>
> Howard Butler has a long-standing history of involvement within our
> community. He was an OSGeo board member and was involved in the early
> years of the System Administration Committee.
> Howard is also a member of the project steering committee of 4 different
> OSGeo projects.
>
> You will meet him everytime a codesprint is organized.
>
> Howard was part of the group which came with the GeoJSON specification.
> He is an excellent leader, a mindful developer and a valued friend.
>
> Howard Butler has organized the modernization of the documentation of
> GDAL and PROJ. He was the instigator of the GDAL Barn raising to enhance
> and refresh the geodetic capabilities of the projects.
>
> Howard Butler leads the open source software consultancy Hobu which
> focuses on LiDAR, point clouds, and geospatial software. He is the
> proponent of COPC, the cloud optimized point cloud format.
>
> On behalf of the OSGeo communities we congratulate and thank Howard
> Butler for his all his contributions.
>
> Thank you Howard
>
> About the award
> The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial
> (FOSS4G) is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have
> demonstrated leadership in the FOSS4G community. Recipients of the award
> have contributed significantly through their activities to advance open
> source ideals in the geospatial realm. The award acknowledges both the
> work of community members, and pay tribute to one of its founders, for
> years to come.
>
> Read more about Sol Katz at https://www.osgeo.org/community/awards/
>
> The Sol Katz Award Ceremony will soon be online. It will be linked in
> the news item
>
> https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/
>
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Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Howard Butler receives the 2023 Sol Katz Award at FOSS4G 2023 Prizren, Kosovo

2023-07-01 Thread Norman Vine via Discuss
Congratulations Howard !

Well deserved.

> On Jul 1, 2023, at 1:02 PM, Astrid Emde (OSGeo) via Discuss 
>  wrote:
> 
> See News Item 2023-07-01 
> https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/
> 
> We are honoured to announce that Howard Butler is the recipient of the Sol 
> Katz Award 2023.
> 
> The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) 
> is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have demonstrated leadership 
> in the FOSS4G community.
> 
> Howard Butler was honoured with the 2023 Sol Katz Award, presented on 30 June 
> 2023 at FOSS4G 2023 in Prizren, Kosovo.
> 
> This was the 19th year of the award.
> 
> Howard Butler has a long-standing history of involvement within our 
> community. He was an OSGeo board member and was involved in the early years 
> of the System Administration Committee.
> Howard is also a member of the project steering committee of 4 different 
> OSGeo projects.
> 
> You will meet him everytime a codesprint is organized.
> 
> Howard was part of the group which came with the GeoJSON specification.
> He is an excellent leader, a mindful developer and a valued friend.
> 
> Howard Butler has organized the modernization of the documentation of GDAL 
> and PROJ. He was the instigator of the GDAL Barn raising to enhance and 
> refresh the geodetic capabilities of the projects.
> 
> Howard Butler leads the open source software consultancy Hobu which focuses 
> on LiDAR, point clouds, and geospatial software. He is the proponent of COPC, 
> the cloud optimized point cloud format.
> 
> On behalf of the OSGeo communities we congratulate and thank Howard Butler 
> for his all his contributions.
> 
> Thank you Howard
> 
> About the award
> The Sol Katz Award for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) 
> is awarded annually by OSGeo to individuals who have demonstrated leadership 
> in the FOSS4G community. Recipients of the award have contributed 
> significantly through their activities to advance open source ideals in the 
> geospatial realm. The award acknowledges both the work of community members, 
> and pay tribute to one of its founders, for years to come.
> 
> Read more about Sol Katz at https://www.osgeo.org/community/awards/
> 
> The Sol Katz Award Ceremony will soon be online. It will be linked in the 
> news item 
> https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/howard-butler-receives-the-2023-sol-katz-award/
> 
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