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

David Richfield davidrichfield at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 19:50:45 UTC 2019


Hi all,

I'll be attending this year's SOTM in Heidelberg, because it's just
around the corner from where I live (Worms). If there's anyone I can
speak to or anything I can find out while I'm there, let me know.

Cheers,

David

On Wed, 28 Aug 2019 at 14:53, Edson Nicolai via Talk-ZA
<talk-za at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
>
> 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
>
> Music Video/TV Ad Director - Motion Graphics
>
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>
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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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> >>>>> osmf-talk at openstreetmap.org
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Best,
> >>>>> -Enock
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