Missing Maps September Mapathon - Cambridge
Join us this September for an evening of humanitarian mapping (and pizza!). No previous experience required.
On Thursday 14th September from 6pm-8:30pm, we will be hosting a Missing Maps event in support of
This month, join us in the centre of the city at community workshop, Makespace Cambridge.
What is it?
The aim of the
Our now monthly event sees around 40 volunteers spare a few hours of their day to support projects ranging from helping end FGM in Tanzania to supporting the Clinton Access Health Initiative elimiate malaria through mapping regions in Zimbabwe and Guatemala. As of August, the Missing Maps Cambridge group has now made nearly 10,000 additions to the map!
No matter whether you're an experienced Humanitarian Mapper or have never done anything like this before, come along to learn more about OpenStreetMap, GIS and the Missing Maps project.
We will do an introduction on how to map and teach you how to edit OSM and work with the HOT Tasking Manager on mapping tasks.
What do I need?
Just a laptop (you must bring your own with you), a mouse and enthusiasm (mouse isn't absolutely necessary but makes the mapping A LOT faster).
No experience necessary. All tools are free and open source.
Where is it?
Hope to see you there!
16 Mill Lane, Cambridge, United Kingdom