[talk-ph] Time for another mapping party?

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 03:59:31 BST 2009


When we have a date and place, is it OK if I try sending some sponsor
request to people?
What specific things do we need for the mapping party (food, fuel, venue)?


On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 10:31 AM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> so I think it's time we
>>> do another one and I suggest that this time we do it in Metro Manila to get
>>> more participants. (And try to better the event management skills of the
>>> Davao pips when they did their Davao Mapping Party. ;-)
> Some things that worked for Davao:
> 1. Enough time and announcement before the event.
> 2. A separate tutorial session on how to map, before the event.
> 3. Sponsors, banners, etc.
>
>
>>> While Metro Manila is covered by Yahoo! imagery, there are plenty of places
>>> where a "virgin" GPS survey is possible. Here are some places I can think
>>> of:
>>>
>>> 1. Ortigas Home Depot and Metro Walk. The Yahoo! imagery here is outdated so
>>> this is a good spot to survey. The problem is that this spot is too small.
>>> But we could fill in the time with presentations if we were to target
>>> newbies.
>>>
>>> 2. McKinley Hills in Taguig (near Bonifacio Global City). Yahoo! imagery is
>>> outdated too. Same concerns as above.
>>>
>>> 3. Mandaluyong around Shaw Blvd. This area is covered by clouds in Yahoo! so
>>> GPS surveying is definitely needed.
>>>
>>> 4. Combine all of the above as separate slices if the number of participants
>>> is high.
>>>
>>> Any other suggestions?
>>>
>>>
>>> Eugene / seav
>>>
>>>
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>> maning
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> cheers,
> maning
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maning
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