[Talk-africa] [OSM-Talk-ZA] Fwd: [Osmf-talk] SotM 2020

Edson Nicolai eddynicolay at me.com
Wed Aug 28 12:51:48 UTC 2019


Hi Bernelle,

I‘ve added my name to the list. I’ll be checking back to see if there’s any update.

Cheers.

Ed Nicolai

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> On 28 Aug 2019, at 1:36 PM, Bernelle Verster <bernellev at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Edson
> 
> Replying to all for interest:
> 
> Team:
> I need team members listed on the page to show strength of numbers,
> basically. So, for starters, please add your name (thanks Geoffrey!).
> Also, please share this bid to your networks!
> 
> Insider knowledge:
> I don't know the OSM community nor do I know the SotM format. I have
> organised the Debian Conference in Cape Town before (DebConf16), which
> I think is a similar culture.
> 
> Format:
> My interest in getting involved, and also my concern that I may
> 'corrupt' the format, is that I am interested in using OSM in games,
> urban metabolism visualisations and information design, and organising
> a conference is a great way to learn and connect. I would like the
> conference to have tracks addressing these things, which hopefully
> would also incentivise creatives and people who otherwise may not be
> interested in OSS mapping stuff to attend - bringing new blood and
> pretty things. I need help to keep the conference true to the SotM
> format.
> 
> Remote participation:
> For accessibility, but also for the increasing concern about
> (long-haul) flights and climate change, I would like a greater
> emphasis on remote participation. Ideally, an avatar in a virtual
> world :) Like, SimCity for OSM! (not that far fetched, but probably a
> lot of work) Ideas needed on how to improve accessibility here.
> 
> Location:
> My current favourite is the University of Cape Town Rondebosch campus,
> as I know how things work there and we have a staff member on the team
> (DebConf16 was held there). I still need a letter of support from a
> relevant department/faculty to give us a venue discount. Does this
> suit people in terms of access, transport, whatever? Other ideas? If
> anyone wants to help with catering or venue quotes, also get in touch
> please. Feel free to add known costs to the wiki as an indication to
> the bid committee, see Heidelberg (this year's SotM) bid as example:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/State_of_the_Map_2019/Call_for_venues/Heidelberg
> 
> regards
> B
> 
>> On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 2:06 PM Edson Nicolai via Talk-ZA
>> <talk-za at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Bernelle,
>> 
>> I’m based in Luanda, and couldn’t attend previous conferences, but looking at the possible dates on the page, I might attend this one.
>> 
>> Let me know what info you might need from me and how I can help at all.
>> 
>> 
>> Ed Nicolai
>> 
>> Music Video/TV Ad Director - Motion Graphics
>> 
>> Namibia: +264 81 43 31 374
>> Angola: +244 945 75 23 11
>> Zambia: +260 967617783
>> 
>> eddynicolay at me.com - eddynicolay at gmail.com [for emergencies only]
>> 
>>>> On 28 Aug 2019, at 12:59 PM, Bernelle Verster <bernellev at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi
>>> 
>>> I submitted a bid to host the 2020 State of the Map conference in Cape
>>> Town, South Africa [1].
>>> 
>>> The deadline for this bid is Saturday 31 August 2019. At the moment we
>>> have a very small team, and no interest from the OSM community in
>>> South Africa. I am willing to lead the bid but will have to withdraw
>>> if there is not sufficient interest to help organise it.
>>> 
>>> Please add your names and give indications of suitable
>>> venues/locations and catering options if you have opinions on this.
>>> 
>>> regards
>>> Bernelle (indiebio)
>>> 
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/State_of_the_Map_2020/Call_for_venues/CapeTown
>>> 
>>>> On Sun, Aug 11, 2019 at 10:47 AM Bernelle Verster <bernellev at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi
>>>> 
>>>> There is now a bid for Cape Town. I don't have a team yet, so this
>>>> group posting is to call any interested peoples to add their name and
>>>> share ideas for what they'd like to see.
>>>> 
>>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/State_of_the_Map_2020/Call_for_venues/CapeTown
>>>> 
>>>> You can find me through email or IRC (indiebio).
>>>> 
>>>> regards
>>>> Bernelle
>>>> 
>>>>> On Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 6:56 AM Enock Seth Nyamador <enockseth at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> FYI
>>>>> 
>>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
>>>>> De : Christine Karch <christine at hermione.de>
>>>>> Date: mar. 18 juin 2019 à 23:59
>>>>> Subject: [Osmf-talk] SotM 2020
>>>>> To: <osmf-talk at openstreetmap.org>, Talk Openstreetmap <talk at openstreetmap.org>
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hello OSM community,
>>>>> 
>>>>> at the moment we have no venue for SotM 2020. There are no candidates
>>>>> even yet. Hello world! Is there any OSM community who would like to host
>>>>> SotM spontaneous? We extend the call for bids until end of August. We
>>>>> would like to present the SotM 2020 in Heidelberg during SotM 2019.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Please use our wiki form for the formal part of your bid [1]. But don't
>>>>> hesitate to ask questions to the SotM working group via email.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Did you ever consider to provide the unconference format? This could be
>>>>> an amazing change to what we are used. Or should we just meet for a
>>>>> barbecue? :)
>>>>> 
>>>>> Or how about an upgrade of your local conference to a global?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Christine
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> [1]
>>>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/State_of_the_Map_2020/Call_for_venues
>>>>> 
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>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> --
>>>>> Best,
>>>>> -Enock
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