[Talk-us] OSM St Louis Announcement

Steve Coast steve at asklater.com
Thu Mar 14 18:22:12 UTC 2013


Awesome that you ran an event :-)


On Mar 14, 2013, at 10:14 AM, Rick Marshall <rick.marshall at verticalgeo.com> wrote:

> We held our initial OSM St Louis meeting on January 31.  We had 7
> people attend and we had a great time discussing OSM.  As we were
> getting ready to start the meeting I ran across an old friend that has
> been a Board Member for many years in the St Louis Region American
> Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Group.  Today I
> received an E-Mail from the group's Board of Directors asking for a
> presentation on OSM and its capabilities.  This will be a very
> interesting mix of open source software/crowdsourced information meets
> the rigid standards of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
> professionals.  It could be an exciting opportunity to get some very
> technically capable professional mappers involved in OSM St Louis, or
> it could be a total disaster.
> 
> Do any of you working with/in other OSM local groups or at OSM US have
> any experience with the ASPRS?  I have been a member of ASPRS for
> years and I am not sure how well they will receive the
> opensource/crowdsourced flavor of my presentation.  Randy Hale I know
> you are also a member of ASPRS.  Have you had any success in
> integrating both groups?
> 
> Take care and I look forward to your input.
> 
> Rick Marshall
> 
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