[HOT] Humanitarian Innovation Fund Proposal Brainstorming Chat

Kate Chapman kate at maploser.com
Mon Oct 28 11:49:54 UTC 2013

Hi Everyone,

Sorry I didn't realize the document I created was set to be edited by
all. It is now. I've made a decent amount of progress and will
continue working on this in a couple hours after I commute home and
have dinner. Any feedback here or directly in the document would be
most helpful.



On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 12:03 PM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
> Hello Again Everyone,
> I'm working on the Expression of Interest here:
> https://docs.google.com/a/hotosm.org/document/d/1LNV69ogpNYjS725YcJ2gQQ4XS3w3PmXZUoAAg_uH7Dw/edit
> I'm going to need some help with budgeting hardware and if people want
> to help with answering the questions what would be great.
> I'll be in IRC in the #hot channel all day as well as reachable on
> skype at: kateachapman
> The expression of interest is due today at 10/28/2013 17:59:59 CDT.
> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20131028T1755&p1=64
> Thanks,
> -Kate
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 6:29 PM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I think we had a good chat with some ideas. To me what it brought up
>> was a need to have needs catalogued. Meaning we can accomplish
>> different goals in a variety of ways. What is important is
>> understanding the needs ahead of time. What this means to me is having
>> users clearly define what they think is missing and then have the
>> technical working group sketch out solutions.
>> I think for this round of the HIF doing a proposal towards
>> OpenAerialMap makes the most sense. There have certainly been imagery
>> holes at various points and time. The most recent one being not having
>> Orbview imagery available due to the US Government shutdown. The other
>> thing is there is a clear start to some budgeting that has already
>> done in the past.
>> If anyone wants to help on the expression of interest let me know. (It
>> is due Monday so there isn't a lot of time). If we get accepted I will
>> certainly want help with the larger proposal.
>> For future calls for expressions of interest lets get some other ideas
>> outlined and set-up ahead of time and think how to break them down
>> into discrete projects.
>> -Kate
>> On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> The Humanitarian Innovation Fund currently is in an application window
>>> for Large Grant Proposals(1). I put other information and supporting
>>> documents here(2).
>>> I'd like to convene a brainstorming session this week on IRC to
>>> discuss ideas on things HOT could do better with this sort of funding.
>>> The meeting will take place on IRC at Thursday, 17 October 2013,
>>> 15:00:00 UTC. Here is a timezone converter for you all (3).
>>> Here is a hackpad to get started(4). If you can't attend this meeting
>>> feel free to comment on this thread or in the hackpad.
>>> Thanks,
>>> -Kate
>>> (1) http://www.humanitarianinnovation.org/news/hif-large-grant-facility-open-0
>>> (2) https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0Bzo5n4vXsVmeN3FBU2dDZm42ckE&usp=sharing
>>> (3) http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=HIF+Brainstorming&iso=20131017T22&p1=1946
>>> (4) https://hackpad.com/HIF-Brainstorming-uVyyoPsCqTZ

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