[Talk-ca] Carleton University Mapathon

Tracey P. Lauriault tlauriau at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 13:01:08 UTC 2017


I am glad I provided the *How NOT to do* template ;)
Let me know when it is on and if I am free I will join!

On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 6:38 AM, John Marshall <rps333 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm also available.
>
> John
>
> On Oct 26, 2017 06:17, "James" <james2432 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hey Kent, I'd be glad to help out :)
>>
>> On Oct 26, 2017 12:51 AM, "Kent Jacobs" <kent.jacobs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello all!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I am a Masters of Science student in the Geography department at
>>> Carleton University studying Quality Assessment of OSM data for my thesis.
>>> I am also currently employed at Employment and Social Development Canada as
>>> a Geomatics Technician where I have been promoting the use of OSM data
>>> within the department.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I discussed the idea of a possible mapathon at Carleton University with
>>> Statistics Canada, the Carleton Geography department and Mapbox. I am
>>> reaching out (similar to Tim’s post above) to find additional OSM mappers
>>> to assist us with the mapathon. I am fairly experienced with OSM myself but
>>> I have never led a mapathon event. I am aware of COMS2200 issues with
>>> contributions and do not want a repeat of this. 😊 I believe focusing
>>> on the OSM Canada Task Manager and rural/remote regions will help avoid
>>> poor contributions.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Any help is much appreciated!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Kent
>>>
>>>
>>>
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