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Humanitarian Mapathon

March 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Mapathon_socialHosted by a Peace Corps Humanitarian Mapping Intern, alongisde UNC Geographic Information Services (GIS), this Humanitarian Mapathon is a great introduction to the OpenStreetMap project, and what it means to be a humanitarian mapper. Working on current Peace Corps projects happening across the world, the Humanitarian Mapathon is a great way to learn how to map on OSM, and how to get involved in humanitarian efforts based in different countries from right here in Chapel Hill. All you need is a laptop! Come out to learn more about OSM and how you can make a difference in the work of the Peace Corps!

Participants can RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-chapel-hill-to-the-world-a-humanitarian-mapathon-at-unc-tickets-21799645326

To learn more about the importance of humanitarian mapping, click here.

To create an account with OpenStreetMap and start mapping, click here.

For tips and tricks on the basics of OSM mapping, click here.

** Please bring a laptop to the Mapathon as the focus is digital mapping **

Have questions about From Chapel Hill to the World—a Humanitarian Mapathon at UNC? Contact Tatiana Colón 

 

Details

Date:
March 8, 2016
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free