[talk-au] Fwd: OSM Mapping Party - Bell 31 Oct?

Ross Scanlon info at 4x4falcon.com
Thu Jul 15 01:44:20 BST 2010

Would have enjoyed being there but will be in Karratha or possible Melbourne then so won't be able to attend.

Could have gone back to Jandowae for a great meal at The Club Hotel,  great food and really cheap.

Maybe an opportunity for Nearmap to extend the coverage to the region.


On Thu, 15 Jul 2010 10:19:38 +1000
David Dean <ddean at ieee.org> wrote:

> Hi talk-au,
> I've gotten an interesting request from Chris McAlister and Alex
> Webster for OSM to get involved in a MapMyTown event at Bell, Qld. It
> would tentatively be scheduled for 31 October.
> I will be collaborating with Chris and Alex in getting OSM involved in
> this event, and having access to the data afterwards. If anyone else
> is interested, please let us know.
> I've attached a brief overview of the event to this email, but if
> talk-au doesn't work with attachments let me know and I'll send the
> text in a future email.
> - David
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: David Dean <ddean at ieee.org>
> Date: 13 July 2010 10:06
> Subject: Re: OSM Mapping Party - Bell 31 Oct?
> To: Chris McAlister <madamefishfighter at rocketmail.com>
> Cc: Alex Webster <alexander.webster at gmail.com>
> Chris, Alex,
> Answering Alex's first question, the next OSM meetup will be at Grange
> library on Monday 16th August. Details of all past and future events
> are available at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Category:Brisbane_Mapping_Party.
> I think that the local OSM community would be very interested in
> taking part in the MapMyTown event. It looks like a few local mappers
> (mostly cybercrypt and Roscoe - see http://imgur.com/ivJMd.png) have
> already gotten most of the streets in the town:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-26.93368&lon=151.45209&zoom=16&layers=B000FTF,
> but I'm sure there's still plenty of detail left for inclusion in
> http://osm.org. We would also be very interested in using the final
> surveys from your project to improve the data in OSM, assuming that
> the data will be made available under a suitable license.
> We do have a mapping meetup at the Grange library (see
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Category:Brisbane_Mapping_Party)
> planned for October 18th, but I'm sure we can get interested OSMers to
> both events. Please keep me in the loop and let me know if you need
> any help organising the event.
> With your permission, I'd like to forward this email to a interested
> people in the local OSM community to get feedback from a wider
> audience.
> Thanks for the email, and happy mapping,
> - David Dean
> On 12 July 2010 21:44, Alex Webster <alexander.webster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi David,
> >
> > Won't be able to make the Mapping party this weekend but keen to know when
> > the next one is. Attached is a brief for a project the SSSI YP Committee
> > doing this year. The tentative date is set for 31 October. It would be good
> > to know if you would like to be part of the project and involve the OSM
> > initiate/Mapping party as an activity of the project.
> >
> > If you are interested, could you please reply back to Chris (cc:).
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Alex
> >
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