[Talk-GB] Manchester Free Software talk: OpenStreetMap, John McKerrell, 17th June 2008

Simon Ward simon at bleah.co.uk
Tue Jun 3 16:39:01 BST 2008

Next Meeting
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 17th June, 2008. John McKerrell
gives an introduction to the collaborative mapping phenomenon that is
Open Street Map[1], the project that aims to generate a streetmap of the
entire world. John will also explain the workings of the Open Street Map
editors and show how to map your own area.

[1]: http://openstreetmap.org/

The meeting will take place at 19:00 in the Manchester Digital
Development Agency on Portland Street.  Access is via the doorbells at
the entrance.  Wheelchair access via the lift is available to the left
of the main entrance.

MDDA provide complimentary Fair Trade tea and coffee.

Manchester Digital Development Agency (MDDA)
Lower Ground Floor
117-119 Portland Street
M1 6ED

Directions are available on the MDDA web site[2]:

[2]: http://manchesterdda.com/directions/

General information about Manchester Free Software meetings can be found
on our web site[3]:

[3]: http://manchester.fsuk.org/blog/meetings/

If you’re coming, feel free to add yourself to the FSF Groups wiki
page[4], or let us know on the Upcoming event page[5].  If you would
like five minutes to tell us about something, please add yourself to the
wiki or contact us at <team at manchester.fsuk.org>.

[4]: http://groups.fsf.org/index.php/Manchester/2008-06-17
[5]: http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/684118/
Email: simon at bleah.co.uk | Jabber ID: swardman at gmail.com
A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved
from a simple system that works.—John Gall
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