[Talk-scotland] Missing Maps Edinburgh, - 04/02/15

Jo Walsh metazool at fastmail.net
Thu Feb 5 02:22:02 UTC 2015


it happened. idealistic young organisers. i'll try to be kind in public.



On February 4, 2015 6:35:45 PM GMT, Bob <openstreetmapcraigmillar at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>Did this happen?
>
>cheers 
>
>bob
>
>
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>> On 3 Feb 2015, at 16:50, Duncan Bain <duncan.bain at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> I've been contacted by Margaux Meslé, who is organising a Missing
>Maps event at a venue around George Square in Edinburgh. The event
>takes place tomorrow evening between 5pm and 8pm.
>> 
>> She is looking for some people with experience of editing
>OpenStreetMap to help in mapping areas in Iraq, to assist the work of
>Médecins sans Frontières
>> 
>> Copied below is her message:
>> 
>> There is a Facebook group, where we will be advertising future events
>(Missing Maps Edinburgh
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/587653318031461/). For the moment these
>events will be University led and based but we encourage non-university
>mappers to come along, especially if they have some experience. We are
>still unsure about how often we will host mapathons, but we are looking
>at this being a regular event. I have heard of some people trying to
>organise some events in Glasgow as well, for which I am happy to help.
>> 
>> Tomorrow's event will be at 50 George Square or Appleton Tower (still
>TBC) between 5 and 8pm. More information on our Facebook event:
>https://www.facebook.com/events/1008513462497210/?sid_reminder=5789448913794629632
>> 
>> There is also an Eventbrite listing for the event:
>https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/missing-maps-edinburgh-tickets-15552456817?aff=efbevent
>
>> 
>> Sadly I won't be able to make this event, but I'm looking forward to
>ones in the future. As a side note, I've been exploring hosting Missing
>Maps events in Glasgow, so it would be good to hear if there is any
>appetite for this. I should be at the meet-up at the CCA on the 17th if
>anyone wants to chat about it. 
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Duncan
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