Missing Maps London November mid-month mapping party
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Email Update: Change of Location
- The new address is: Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BD.
- Be aware that there are multiple companies in the building, and Accenture also has multiple floors which can get quite confusing.
- The event is to be held on the 7th floor.
- Once you have given your name at the reception desk on the ground floor, you will then be met and escorted up.
- You must register beforehand. No registration, no entry, no excuses.
- The task will be 'cool' - watch this space...
What is it? The Missing Maps project / Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Mid-month London November mapathon has been confirmed for Tuesday 15th November 2016.
What do I need? You will need to already be a confident mapper in JOSM to attend this event. Other than that a laptop (please bring your own) a mouse (the mouse isn't absolutely necessary but makes the mapping A LOT faster, there will be some spares available) and enthusiasm for completing the assigned tasks.
You will need prior JOSM experience to take part in this particular event.
During the break/a suitable moment we would like to capitalise on the attendance of group to explore our current practices/process to better improve the overall mapping experience, so please bring your thinking caps along.
There is also the opportunity for you to be part of the Missing Maps London Working Group [MMLWG] for experienced mappers - please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info on how to access our Slack and other materials!
What do I do now? Get yourself an eventbrite ticket for this event and we'll see you there!
When & Where
The Missing Maps & Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)
The Missing Maps project is an open collaboration that aims to map the most vulnerable places in the developing world, in order that international and local NGOs, and individuals can use the maps and data to better respond to crises affecting the areas.
Current members include the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), Medecins Sans Frontieres, the British Red Cross, the American Red Cross, cartONG, The Netherlands Red Cross, Clinton Health Access Initiative, GIScience and Disastermappers Heidelberg.