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Working Groups are a relatively new to the Foundation and we see them becoming increasingly effective during 2009. Working Groups generally consist of at least one member of the board and general OSMF volunteer members. This page is a work in progress to tell you what each group does and who are its members.
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Working Groups are proving an effective way for the Foundation to support OSM in specific areas. They are a relatively new to the Foundation and some are currently more active than others. Working Groups generally consist of at least one member of the board and general OSMF volunteer members. This page tells you what each group does and who are its members.
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==Articles Working Group==
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* Review the OSMF Articles of Association (effectively the OSMF consititution) and come up with issues that need to be addressed.
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Members:
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* Andy Robinson (OSMF Board)
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* Additional members will be solicited from OSMF membership
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You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:articles@osmfoundation.org articles@osmfoundation.org]
   
 
==License Working Group==
 
==License Working Group==
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You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:legal@osmfoundation.org legal@osmfoundation.org]
 
You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:legal@osmfoundation.org legal@osmfoundation.org]
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You can subscribe to the OSM legal-talk mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo
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==Data Import Working Group==
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Provide support and assistance to individuals and organisations wishing to import bulk data into the OSM database.
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In the process of being formed. We are looking for an active coordinator and secretary.
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You can subscribe to the general OSM imports discussion mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo#Topic_Lists:
   
 
==Data Working Group==
 
==Data Working Group==
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* Resolution of issues in copyright violation, disputes, vandalism, and bots, beyond the normal means of the community.
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* Helping to set policy on data.
   
 
Members:
 
Members:
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* Tom Hughes
 
* Tom Hughes
 
* Dave Stubbs
 
* Dave Stubbs
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* Frederik Ramm
   
 
You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:data@osmfoundation.org data@osmfoundation.org]
 
You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:data@osmfoundation.org data@osmfoundation.org]
   
==Technical Working Group==
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==Sysadmins Working Group==
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* Planning and maintenance of the OSM API and server system.
   
 
Members:
 
Members:
   
* Steve Coast
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* Steve Coast (Chair)
 
* Tom Hughes
 
* Tom Hughes
 
* Grant Slater
 
* Grant Slater
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* Matt Amos
 
* Matt Amos
   
You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:admins@openstreetmap.org admins@openstreetmap.org]
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You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:sysadmins@openstreetmap.org sysadmins@openstreetmap.org]
   
 
==Communication Working Group==
 
==Communication Working Group==
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* Michael Collinson (Group Chairman, OSM Board)
 
* Michael Collinson (Group Chairman, OSM Board)
 
* Mikel Maron (OSM Board)
 
* Mikel Maron (OSM Board)
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* ... others to be added
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You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:communications@osmfoundation.org communications@osmfoundation.org]
   
 
==StateoftheMap Organizing Committee==
 
==StateoftheMap Organizing Committee==
   
The StateoftheMap Organzing Committee are responsible for the organization and execution of the 2009 StateoftheMap conference. You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:team@stateofthemap.org team@stateofthemap.org]
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The StateoftheMap Organzing Committee are responsible for the organization and execution of the 2010 StateoftheMap conference. You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:team@stateofthemap.org team@stateofthemap.org]
   
2009 Members:
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2009 Members (out of date):
   
 
* [mailto:nick@stateofthemap.org Nick Black] – Chairman, Speakers & Program
 
* [mailto:nick@stateofthemap.org Nick Black] – Chairman, Speakers & Program
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* [mailto:henk@stateofthemap.org Henk Hoff] – OSM-F Board
 
* [mailto:henk@stateofthemap.org Henk Hoff] – OSM-F Board
 
* [mailto:cragg.nilson@gmail.com Cragg Nilson]
 
* [mailto:cragg.nilson@gmail.com Cragg Nilson]
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* John Smith
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* Ulf Möller – OSM-F Board
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You can get in touch with the whole team at: [mailto:local@osmfoundation.org local@osmfoundation.org]
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You can subscribe to the OSMF Local-chapters mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo
   
 
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Revision as of 18:32, 21 December 2009

Working Groups are proving an effective way for the Foundation to support OSM in specific areas. They are a relatively new to the Foundation and some are currently more active than others. Working Groups generally consist of at least one member of the board and general OSMF volunteer members. This page tells you what each group does and who are its members.

Articles Working Group

  • Review the OSMF Articles of Association (effectively the OSMF consititution) and come up with issues that need to be addressed.

Members:

  • Andy Robinson (OSMF Board)
  • Additional members will be solicited from OSMF membership


You can get in touch with the whole team at: articles@osmfoundation.org

License Working Group

  • Issues relating the the current license for OSM data
  • Migrating to a new license

Members:

  • Steve Coast (OSMF Board)
  • Grant Slater (Technical team representative)
  • Jordan Hatcher (Invited expert from Open Data Commons)
  • Michael Collinson (Group Chairman, OSMF Board)
  • Henk Hoff (OSMF Board)
  • Matt Amos
  • Ulf Möller (OSMF Board)

You can get in touch with the whole team at: legal@osmfoundation.org

You can subscribe to the OSM legal-talk mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo

Data Import Working Group

Provide support and assistance to individuals and organisations wishing to import bulk data into the OSM database.

In the process of being formed. We are looking for an active coordinator and secretary.

You can subscribe to the general OSM imports discussion mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo#Topic_Lists:

Data Working Group

  • Resolution of issues in copyright violation, disputes, vandalism, and bots, beyond the normal means of the community.
  • Helping to set policy on data.

Members:

  • Mikel Maron (Group Chairman, OSMF Board)
  • Andy Robinson (OSMF Board)
  • Steve Coast (OSMF Board)
  • Grant Slater
  • Matt Amos
  • Tom Hughes
  • Dave Stubbs
  • Frederik Ramm

You can get in touch with the whole team at: data@osmfoundation.org

Sysadmins Working Group

  • Planning and maintenance of the OSM API and server system.

Members:

  • Steve Coast (Chair)
  • Tom Hughes
  • Grant Slater
  • Jon Burgess
  • Matt Amos

You can get in touch with the whole team at: sysadmins@openstreetmap.org

Communication Working Group

  • Support and maintain the OSM Foundation website
  • Support and maintain communication tools between OSM Foundation members and board
  • Promote communication within the OSM community
  • Improve tools for supporting OSM membership subscriptions and renewals.

Members:

  • Michael Collinson (Group Chairman, OSM Board)
  • Mikel Maron (OSM Board)
  • ... others to be added

You can get in touch with the whole team at: communications@osmfoundation.org

StateoftheMap Organizing Committee

The StateoftheMap Organzing Committee are responsible for the organization and execution of the 2010 StateoftheMap conference. You can get in touch with the whole team at: team@stateofthemap.org

2009 Members (out of date):

Local Chapters Working Group

The Local Chapters Working Group are responsible for running the process of setting up federated OSM-Foundation local groups. More. Latest working draft of the Federation agreement. The group’s members are:

You can get in touch with the whole team at: local@osmfoundation.org

You can subscribe to the OSMF Local-chapters mailing list at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo