OpenStreetMap Calendar Calendar

Using OpenStreetMap to record place names

Waterford, Ireland
Dooley's Hotel

17th June 2023 11:55 – 12:05

This is a short presentation about mapping field names and other minor place names in Ireland using OpenStreetMap, as well as the advantages of using an OpenAccess, OpenData and OpenSource solution for this type of work.

It will be held during "Panel Session 3: Moments 2" (11:35-12:35).

Speaker: Anne-Karoline Distel (OSM: b-unicycling), Director and blog writer at OpenStreetMap Ireland, OpenStreetMap contributor, self-employed professional musician and publisher of books on Irish nature and history under Distel Publishing. Former Webmaster, Content Manager, blog writer and podcaster at Kilkenny Archaeological Society.
She promotes the possibilities of OpenStreetMap as open source mapping tool for everyone, but especially people with an interest in history and heritage, through her YouTube channel OSM for History Buffs.
She is a supporting member of the recently founded local group Kilkenny History Mappers.

Part of a two-day annual conference hosted by the Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) under the topic "Power and Resistance".