Feb 25, 2010

OpenStreetMap-PH Marikina Mapping Party

There will be an Openstreetmap Philippines Marikina City Mapping Party on March 20, 2010. from 9am onwards.

OpenStreetMap is a free, open source map that can be contributed, edited and used by anyone anywhere. Mapping parties are social events where experienced and new mappers can meet to share and learn more about the project. The events are generally held in a public place, and allow time for discussion, mapping and editing.

You can invite your friends and be taught how to map using GPS, paper, on foot, car or bike. The objective is to place Marikina City on the OSM map and make Marikina City the best mapped city in OSM.

Please check this link for updates:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/Mapping_Party/Marikina

If anyone is willing to join, help in the preps or sponsor the even, you may contact emmanuel.sambale@gmail.com

Here are the event details as of Feb. 25, 2010:

Event details

  • When: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 9am onwards
  • Meet-up place (9:00 AM): Marquinton - Blue Wave Mall - tentative
  • Post-mapping place (2:00 PM): SM City Marikina (free Wi-Fi!) - tentative
  • Weather: This event is rain or shine. (But given that it is El NiƱo season, it will likely be sunny.)

Schedule of activities

9:00 am - 2:00 pm - POI Collection
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Data Editing
5:00 pm onwards - Socials in a nearby pub

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