OpenStreetMap US

OpenStreetMap and open mapping continues to grow as a means for federal agencies to source, edit, share and publish data. In this panel, leaders from across agencies and their partners discuss how they are using open mapping to meet their program requirements.

  • Moderator: Aaron Kelley, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
  • Panelist: Maggie Cawley, OpenStreetMap US
  • Panelist: Adriana Lard, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Panelist: Derald Dudley, US Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Panelist: Jason Kamprowski, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)


Maggie Cawley

Maggie is currently the full time Executive Director for OpenStreetMap US, based in Baltimore, Maryland, working to support and grow OpenStreetMap US. She was a board member for two years and is part of the TeachOSM Steering Committee. With TeachOSM, she has developed curriculum around OSM and open source geospatial tools, and is a constant promoter of OSM into educational systems and processes. Her background includes work in urban planning, GIS analysis, project management, and field data collection.

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