[HOT] Activation Working Group Meeting today 14 UTC

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 12:52:18 UTC 2014

Sev, I will attend .. Cheers Mark


Mark Cupitt

"If we change the world, let it bear the mark of our intelligence"

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On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 8:10 PM, Severin Menard <severin.menard at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> Just a reminder the Activation Working Group meeting will happen today at
> 14 UTC, as we are the 2nd Tuesday of the month, on the #hot IRC channel on
> OFTC Click here <http://irc.openstreetmap.org/> if you do not have an IRC
> client, put an nickname and select the #hot channel at the very bottom of
> the list before logging. If you do not know what IRC is, it is basically an
> open platform for texting online in thematic rooms).
> For those who think Working Group are "Only for top experienced people,
> get away from there, newcomers!": *you are wrong*.
> *It is for everybody and I would say especially for newcomers. Because we
> need more and more people involved in the activations, not only on mapping
> tasks.*
> Monitoring humanitarian documentation (to identify crisis we could help +
> prioritizing mapping in current activations when not specifically requested
> by humanitarian organizations), update the wikis, participate to specific
> mapping workflows and imports, validation, contacts with other mappers,
> etc. If you get bored by only tracing building, there are many ways to
> contribute in other ways.
> Providing feedback, suggesting is what any newcomer can do, and it is
> almost always very useful because it can either provide new good ideas or
> simply pointing out some things should be explained/described better for
> people contributing more easily and better.
> See you there at the meeting,
> Severin
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