Monthly Archives: October 2017

Disastermappers Missing Maps mapathon to support OSM GeoWeek

Dear Mapping Enthusiasts,

November 12th-18th is the international OpenStreetMap GeoWeek. Since 1987, in the third week of November all around the world different kind of projects and activities are planned to raise awareness about the significance of geography and spatial data and how we affect and are affected by it.

This year we celebrate the 30th birthday of this important tradition for geographers all around the world. In this scope, the disastermappers heidelberg/ GIScience Research Group wants to invite you to a special Mapathon.

When: 14.11.2017, 6 pm

Where: Hörsaal, Berliner Straße 48, Heidelberg

The Missing Maps event will be organized in collaboration with the OSM GeoWeek partners and support one of the most urgent OSM GeoWeek projects around the topic of “Civil Rights”.

The event will start with an overview of the OSM GeoWeek, afterwards we will provide a short introduction into remote mapping in OpenStreetMap before the mapping sessions begin.

We will as usual provide snacks, drinks and nice after work sound.  

We are looking forward to a large crowd, no previous knowledge needed, just bring your laptop and mouse if available!

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Semester Start: Ersti-Mapathon

Dear Mapping Enthusiasts,

We want to welcome the freshman students to Heidelberg University and start the new semester with our next mapathon!

At our Ersti-mapathon we want to introduce everyone interested to OpenStreetMap mapping.  Therefore, no previous knowledge is necessary. In addition our Map Swipe App will be presented. We will show how you can create geo data urgently needed for the acitvity of humanitarian organisations.

If available, bring your Laptop/mouse or smartphones! We will also have access to the PC pools and tablets of the Institut of Geography.

When?     Tuesday 24.10.2017, 6 pm

Where?     Großer Hörsaal, Geographisches Institut, Berliner Straße 48

As always we will provide snacks and drinks! We’re looking forward to start mapping with you guys!

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