[HOT] Conference at GeONG, Chambery, France, OpenStreetMap Response to West Africa Ebola Outbreak

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 17:35:47 UTC 2014


Great stuff Pierre!  Fantastic to hear about your event. Will you be
posting this to the blog?

Thanks again for everything,

heather

Heather Leson
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On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 11:33 AM, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:

>
> Thanks Augustin for these additions. We had together two great days in
> such a motivating context.
>
>
> Pierre
>
>   ------------------------------
>  *De :* Augustin Doury <augustindoury at gmail.com>
> *À :* Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr>
> *Cc :* HOT Discussion list <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> *Envoyé le :* Mercredi 24 septembre 2014 16h32
> *Objet :* Re: [HOT] Conference at GeONG, Chambery, France, OpenStreetMap
> Response to West Africa Ebola Outbreak
>
> Hi all,
> I forward you an email posted on HOT francophone mailing list, mostly
> translated by googletranslate, in answer to Pierre last email :
>
> Thank you very much Pierre for this assessment!
>
> More information:
> We were several francophone hotties at Geong forum with Pierre: Fred
> Moine, Jean-Guilhem, Jorieke Vyncke, Nicolas Chavent, Pierre Giraud and
> myself. We were able to take many lines of discussions with the actors mentioned
> by Pierre and participate/animate the various roundtables and workshops, including
> the workshop about exporting OSM data (via HOT Exports and Overpass) where
> Nicolas, Jean Guilhem and Pierre Giraud were particularly active with
> Pierre Béland.
>
> Jorieke presented her work in Lubumbashi and Fred (+Jean-Guilhem and
> Aurelien from CartONG and Andreas) has presented the workflow around the
> production of aerial imagery in Haiti using drone. Jean-Guilhem presented
> more specifically the process to make avaible the imagery for mapping in
> JOSM.
> Top if we can get links to your various presentations and Jean, the link
> to view the satellite image on the gray river in a web browser.
> Good day to all,
>
> gus
>
> 2014-09-24 13:58 GMT+02:00 Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr>:
>
> I had the opportunity monday and tuesday to meet the humanitaran
> organizations participating *the 4th Forum of Geographic Information for
> Relief and Development *hosted by CartONG.in Chambery, France.
>
> This was an opportunity to make the point with many of them and more
> particularly the various partners for the Ebola Activation, the
> organizations that we are supporting such as MSF and Red Cross, the UN
> Agencies and the many ready to go to West Africa.
>
> I assisted to various conferences and also made a presentation of the OSM
> Response. I have also animated an OSM workshop.   It was quite pleasant
> and motivating to see this reception from these various operational
> humanitarians, how they know about OpenStretMap and understand how
> important it is to develop an ecosystem with humanitarians.
>
> OpenData is an issue that I presented. We have a good support from the
> Satellite imagery providers. It is also essential to  obtain administrative
> limits and various geolocated infrastructures and place names. Disasters
> Preparedness programs should integrate developping in the various countries
> at risk OpenData for administrative limits, place names and vital
> infrastructures for an efficient humanitarian response.
>
> Also, the mobile devices should be the next step to develop this ecosystem
> with the humanitarians and have the field teams participate more to
> OpenStreetMap.  The various Tablet Applications based on ODK offer a great
> potential if an OpenStreetMap geolocation functionality is integrated in
> these. A good challenge for this OSM community and humanitarian
> organizations to better exchange data and even better respond to such
> crisis.
>
> My presentation can be viewed at
> http://fr.slideshare.net/pierzen/open-streetmap-responsetohaiyanebolacrisisgeong20140923
>
> Pierre
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