OpenStreetMap Calendar Calendar

UN Mappers - OSM and humanitarian mapping training - session #3

18th May 2023 13:00 – 15:00 (Africa/Dakar)

The UN Maps crowdsourcing team is offering an online training workshop on "OpenStreetMap and humanitarian mapping" in Portuguese for beginners, for 9 weeks straight.

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Presentation of the "UN Maps" initiative.
  • Presentation of the OSM project, its governance, and how to join the community
  • OpenStreetMap and humanitarian and development action
  • OSM cartography with satellite imagery in urban and rural areas
  • OSM mapping in the field with smart phones
  • OSM data retrieval in various formats

Registration is now closed, but it is possible to follow as a free listener via MS Teams (click on the "Event website" button for a Google Doc with the link).

The day's session will cover the following topics:

OSM topics :

  • OSM community(ies)
  • communication channels

Mapping with JOSM:

  • managing the imagery offset (advanced)
  • mapping residential areas and barriers
  • mapping highways
  • managing of possible database conflicts

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