[Talk-ca] Carleton University Mapathon

James james2432 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 15:53:27 UTC 2017


Setting a time would also be in order, but I imagine this has to be figured
out based on availability of rooms

On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 11:44 AM, Kent Jacobs <kent.jacobs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you all for the responses!
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> I would like to have this during OSM Geoweek, but that week is approaching
> quickly. It would make sense to first designate a time and space to hold
> the Mapathon. I was thinking November 16th or 17th. This is after Nov. 14
> th event at the Royal Canadian Geographic Society where I believe
> Statistics Canada will be giving a presentation on their OSM project (
> https://twitter.com/CarletonDGES/status/920993927934574592).
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> I am very familiar with the Carleton campus, so Loeb building could be an
> option since it is the location of the Geography department. Tracey, I hear
> that Richcraft Hall is the nicest building on campus though. 😉 If
> anybody else is familiar with Carleton’s campus I’m open to location ideas.
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> Kent
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> *From:* Tracey P. Lauriault [mailto:tlauriau at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* October 26, 2017 9:01 AM
> *To:* John Marshall <rps333 at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* James <james2432 at gmail.com>; Kent Jacobs <kent.jacobs at gmail.com>;
> Talk-CA OpenStreetMap <talk-ca at openstreetmap.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [Talk-ca] Carleton University Mapathon
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> I am glad I provided the *How NOT to do* template ;)
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> Let me know when it is on and if I am free I will join!
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> On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 6:38 AM, John Marshall <rps333 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> I'm also available.
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> John
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> On Oct 26, 2017 06:17, "James" <james2432 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hey Kent, I'd be glad to help out :)
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> On Oct 26, 2017 12:51 AM, "Kent Jacobs" <kent.jacobs at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hello all!
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> 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.
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> 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.
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> Any help is much appreciated!
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> Regards,
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> Kent
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