Mapping Workshop

May 29, 2012 · West Midlands, United Kingdom
A workshop for web developers and OpenStreetMap people.
For organisations and people who want to use OpenStreetMap for geo location and custom maps: web and mobile developers, mappers, bloggers and open data users from the public sector, social enterprises and start-ups.
Keywords: OpenStreetMap, map, geolocation, mobile, Mappa Mercia, developer, blog, opendata
Developer track: developers and OSM people with knowledge of Wordpress/ leaflet/ Tilemill/ geo RSS/ postcode search/ OSM 
User track: non-tech people who have a user group and a user scenario for mapping but don't know how to implement using OSM. “I want a map to do X. Can I do I do that using OSM?”
Beginner track: advice on getting started
Programme and updates at
Lanyrd page
Beginner How do I edit the map? How do I use OSM in a blog?
Data journalists and researchers I’m using Google tools for data analysis, what is the workflow if I use OSM for mapping output? What tools are available to use OSM for visualisation?
Public services Can we mix Ordnance Survey and OSM data? How can we use OSM to improve services and engage the public in co-production of public services?
Start-up I have some data I don’t want to release under an open licence. Can I use it with OSM data and mapping?
- brief show and tell from developers about work they are doing or tools they find useful.
- a project mapping access for wheelchair users with Alison Smith of go genie
- a hate crime reporting and monitoring project with Matthew Green and Ideal for All
- data journalism and mapping: access to Olympic venues with Paul Bradshaw
- the Taarifa project: connecting citizens with government with Mark Iliffe
- grow your own data: allotment mapping with Andrew Mackenzie
- landcover monitoring helps park managers in the tropics monitor habitat loss with Lucy Bastin
Plus whatever you bring to the day.
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