OpenStreetMap US

Photo: Justin Miller

We received an amazing 100+ session proposals for the upcoming State of the Map US conference. As our program committee evaluates them and forms our final schedule, we wanted to share a sneak peak of what you can expect to hear about at the conference. Here’s just a few of the sessions in the works:

  • Make Maps Better, Together: Collaborative Mapping the GitHub Way by Ben Balter, Github
  • Inside the Eye of a HOT Activation - Typhoon Haiyan, Dale Kunce, American Red Cross
  • Engaging the OpenStreetMap Community: A NYC Government Perspective by Colin Reilly, City of New York
  • OpenStreetMap in the Classroom by Nuala Cowan & Richard Hinton, George Washington University
  • Crowdsourcing The National Map by Elizabeth McCartney, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Keeping Out of the Way - the OpenStreetMap Foundation Simon Poole, OpenStreetMap Foundation
  • Implementing Change in OpenStreetMap by John Firebaugh, Mapbox

Watch for our full schedule coming out next week. You can expect 40+ sessions on improving the map, case studies of OpenStreetMap in business, government, and education, mapping tools and skills, and the future of OpenStreetMap.

A reminder that this Saturday is the deadline for the early bird rate of just $75 to attend the conference. Register now before prices jump.

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State of the Map US

The annual State of the Map US conference is the largest gathering of OpenStreetMap community members from across the country. Come meet the people who create, analyze, and use OpenStreetMap with several days of talks, workshops, and social events. It’s the best party in mapping.

State of the Map US 2014

The 4th State of the Map US conference took place at the Washington Convention Center and the historic national headquarters of the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C.