[talk-ph] Quarterly Mapping Parties (was: Re: Looking forward to OSM-PH in 2010

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 14:20:01 GMT 2010

Any specific needs we can look for sponsorships? Gas? Pringles? Beer?

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 7:21 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> For the 1st quarter Mapping Party, the selected venue is Marikina City.
> Short details:
> When: March 20, 2010 (Saturday)
> Where: Marikina
>     Meet-up place: maybe Blue Wave Marquinton
>     Post-mapping place: SM City Marikina (free Wi-Fi!)
> What:
>     Day: POI mapping (similar to the Cubao Mapping Party) [1]
>     Night: OSM social (similar to the Grappa's meet-up last February 2009)
> [2]
> More details can be found at the OSM Wiki: [3].
> If you can't come to the mapping activity proper, we'd love it if you come
> to the social. We can talk about OSM, share mapping stories, show each other
> our GPS gear, etc.
> Maning will try to contact people from the Marikina City Government (he
> already has two leads) and first-timers should come as well to meet fellow
> mappers. Let's try to make this the biggest Philippine Mapping Party yet!
> Mark your calendars now! :-D
> [1]
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/Mapping_Party/Cubao
> [2]
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2009-February/000439.html
> [3]
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/Mapping_Party/Marikina
> Eugene (osm:seav)
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 11:59 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> For the first quarter Mapping Party, let's set it for March 20, Saturday
>> (or 21, Sunday). This is an arbitrary selection more than a month into the
>> future and far from long weekends. Hopefully most people don't have plans
>> for that weekend yet. If you don't have plans on that weekend yet, block it
>> off for OSM! :-)
>> As for where, let's make it simple and do a Metro Manila spot. We can plan
>> the out-of-town Mapping Party in either the 2nd, 3rd or 4th quarter.
>> Here are the three currently suggested activities for Metro Manila
>> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/Mapping_Party>:
>> POI mapping in Marikina - Maning: Most of the roads are completely mapped
>> (I know because I did it :)). However, POIs are sparse (not my type of
>> mapping). Most POIs are located along the strip of commercial spaces along
>> primary and secondary roads. A one or two-day POI mapping can greatly
>> improve coverage by adding numerous amenities and shops. This can be mapped
>> either on foot, bike or car using gps, photo-mapping or walking papers. I am
>> (maning) willing to coordinate this event.
>> Chinatown in Manila - perfect for adding POIs, lots of interesting shops
>> and novelty stores around Binondo, Quiapo and Divisoria.
>> Barangay scavenger hunt in Malate, Ermita, and Intramuros in Manila - Go
>> around these three districts collecting the boundaries of each barangay,
>> location of their barangay halls, and their zone number (POIs and road
>> verifying is incidental). This would entail talking to tons of barangay
>> officials so OSM-PH, Inc. should have been established already (maybe). This
>> proposal is in the case no acceptable data can be obtained from the Manila
>> City Hall.
>> Any other ideas?

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