[Talk-gh] Workshop Summary

Sylvester Adjapong adjapongs at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 09:02:32 UTC 2015

Hi all,
It was a great event...
Can't wait to attend the next workshop. Get involve and be a part of the
OSM community.

Watch out for the upcoming school mapping tour in your community.

Contribute to development and make an impact.

Thanks to Enock and Code for Ghana for a wonderful event.


Cc: MapOut Ghana...
On Jun 30, 2015 8:53 AM, "Enock Seth Nyamador" <kwadzo459 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Good Morning,
> I was in Madina, Accra for the said OpenStreetMap workshop. This was in
> relation on the Accra Floods. Thanks to CodeforGhana for providing the
> platform.
> It was sad few of the people who registered came, but it was also good to
> have a small number where I was able to go round and help.
> We had mostly new mappers (students and developers) and two people from
> the GIS industry, also present was a Peace Corps volunteers.
> During the workshop I did a short presentation [1] on OpenStreetMap;
> relating what it is, tags, users, how we use can it, responses, HOT and
> OpenStreetMap Ghana. I also setup a simple task using OSM Tasking Manager
> [2] to let introduce how mappers collaborate on projects.
> Glad to have Sylvester around who also talked about data from OSM and his
> startup MapOut Ghana.
> Though it was a workshop to introduce OSM and edit. We used the time to
> also discuss how we can get people involved in OSM in Ghana especially
> students. Also came was we shouldn't wait for something to happen before we
> start building a map.
> Images from the event can be found on Facebook here [3]
> 1. http://www.slideshare.net/Enock4seth/openstreetmap-workshop-accra
> 2. http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1100
> 3. https://goo.gl/7T0gsp
> Best,
> PS: Sorry for typo.
> - Enock
> UMaT, Tarkwa
> enockseth.github.io
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