[Talk-us] OSM St Louis Announcement

Alex Barth alex at mapbox.com
Thu Mar 14 19:32:15 UTC 2013


Rick -

This is awesome, add yourself to the Wiki:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/US_Spring_Editathon_2013

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Rick Marshall <
rick.marshall at verticalgeo.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the encouragement Steve and Alex.
>
> I am already planning to host our next quarterly meeting of the OSM St
> Louis Group to correspond with the Spring Editathon so that we can
> participate.  I will invite the ASPRS group also.
>
> Rick Marshall
>
> --
> Rick Marshall, PhD, GISP
> President
> Vertical GeoSolutions, Inc (VerticalGeo)
> 130 Sawgrass Ln
> O'Fallon, IL  62269
> (618) 670-4259
> rick.marshall at verticalgeo.com
> http://www.verticalgeo.com
> http://www.culturescapes.net
> Vertically Thinking Blog: http://verticalgeo.wordpress.com
>
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 1:33 PM, Alex Barth <alex at mapbox.com> wrote:
> > 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
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Rick Marshall, PhD, GISP
> >> > President
> >> > Vertical GeoSolutions, Inc (VerticalGeo)
> >> > 130 Sawgrass Ln
> >> > O'Fallon, IL  62269
> >> > (618) 670-4259
> >> > rick.marshall at verticalgeo.com
> >> > http://www.verticalgeo.com
> >> > http://www.culturescapes.net
> >> > Vertically Thinking Blog: http://verticalgeo.wordpress.com
> >> >
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