OpenStreetMap US

State of the Map US is an annual conference to celebrate and challenge the map that’s transforming the world. Do you have OpenStreetMap lessons, experience and expertise to share? We encourage you to send a proposal to speak at the most exciting mapping conference to date!

State of the Map US will be accepting talk proposals from February 11th, 2015 through March 22nd, 2015. Talks are 20 minute sessions or 5 minute verbal explosion or something we haven’t thought of! All talks will happen during the main conference days, Saturday and Sunday.

Everyone is encouraged to submit a proposal regardless of experience level. State of the Map thrives on having talks ranging from introductory to advanced. If you are reading this and you are interested in speaking, we want you to submit a proposal!

Propose a talk for State of the Map US
Deadline: March 22, 2015
Questions? Get in touch!

About State of the Map US

The 2015 conference will run from June 6, 2015 to June 8, 2015 at the United Nations headquarters in the middle of New York City. The main conference runs from Saturday June 6th through Sunday June 7th, and is followed by a one day breakout of summits and sprints on Monday June 8th.

With over a million editors and hundreds of groups around the globe, this three-day event aims to bring together the largest gathering of spatial enthusiasts to discuss how open is powering the best map of the world.


Are you looking for travel support for your trip to New York City? Check out our scholarship program.

Code of Conduct

We expect all participants, including speakers, to adhere to our simple Code of Conduct, the core of which is this: a State of the Map US should be a safe and productive environment for everyone.

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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 2015

The 5th State of the Map US conference took place at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, New York.