[Talk-us] OSM St Louis Announcement

Alex Barth alex at mapbox.com
Thu Mar 14 18:33:41 UTC 2013


Like Steve said: awesome you ran an event.

In case you're looking for an excuse, April 20 / 21 is a great opportunity
to run one again, maybe this time with ASPRS folks invited ;-)

http://www.openstreetmap.us/2013/03/april-spring-editathon/


On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 2:22 PM, Steve Coast <steve at asklater.com> wrote:

> 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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