Communications

There are many ways to stay in touch with the OSGeo community.

OSGeo publishes a monthly newsletter. Many projects, local chapters and GeoForAll Labs have their own mailing lists or newsletters. There are various ways to chat and engage with the community via public web services.

OSGeo mailing lists provide communication within the OSGeo members.

OSGeo website

You can use your OSGeo userid to create new:

  • Foundation news – blog posts
  • Events – gatherings big an small from international conferences to local coffee or geobeers gatherings
  • Resources – share white papers, manuals, presentations, videos and research papers
  • Community news / Planet OSGeo – blog aggregator from individuals, organizations and project teams in our community

Announcements List

If you want to know about what is going on in the Open Source Geospatial Foundation, you are encouraged to:

  • Subscribe to the announcements e-mail list.
  • Review the archive for past announcements.

Discussion List

To get involved in the Open Source Geoespatial Foundation, we invite you to:

Subscribe and participate in the discussion e-mail list.

Using the Discuss List

  • Only subscribers can send email to the discuss@osgeo.org
  • Email questions, ideas and suggestions for discussion.
  • Everyone can review the archive.
  • Please avoid emailing others in the list directly, so that everyone can benefit from the discussion.
  • Before you post a question to the list, please search the mailing list archive to see if answers can be found. Newcomers may find this to be a valuable resource, and should feel free to ask questions if they cannot find satisfactory answers in the archive.

Mailing Lists

OSGeo also hosts a wide variety of other mailing lists for projects, committees and initiatives.

A comprehensive list of all OSGeo mailing lists can be found on the OSGeo Lists Server.

Social Network and Forums

Chat

The IRC #osgeo channel on irc.freenode.net is a very simple and lightweight chat where the OSGeo Community hang out and conduct the occasional interactive meeting. With IRC you can informally get to know people and what they’re working on.

The OSGeo IRC channels have been bridged to:

For more information see our wiki IRC page.

Publications

OSGeo publishes a monthly newsletter. Many projects, local chapters and GeoForAll Labs have their own mailing lists or newsletters. There are various ways to chat and engage with the community via public web services.

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