[Talk-us] OSM St Louis MeetUp Page

Alex Barth alex at mapbox.com
Thu May 16 19:11:20 UTC 2013


+1 for using meetup. You'll get a lot of visibility from it for free. Here
in DC we boosted our node.js meetup attendance by factor 2 just by
switching from a custom site + twitter to meetup + twitter. That was a bit
over a year ago.

Also just tweeted you:
https://twitter.com/OpenStreetMapUS/status/335110113843101696


On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Steve Coast <steve at asklater.com> wrote:

> Awesome, well done Rick :-)
>
> Steve
>
>
> On May 16, 2013, at 9:57 AM, Rick Marshall <rick.marshall at verticalgeo.com>
> wrote:
>
> Fellow OSMers,
>
> We have finally created our own MeetUp Page for OSM St Louis. It is
> located at:
> http://www.meetup.com/OpenStreetMap-St-Louis-Mid-America-Mappers/
>
> We are planning our next meeting to be held Wednesday, May 29 from
> 6:00-8:00pm at the O'Fallon Family Sports Park in O'Fallon, Illinois.
>
> We will plan to map the features of the O'Fallon Family Sports Park
> located at:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.59723&lon=-89.93144&zoom=16&layers=M. Meeting
> will start at 6. Light refreshments (chips and sodas) will be provided. If
> you want more than light refreshments feel welcome to bring your own food.
> We will MeetUp as a group at the Gazebo next to the water park in the
> center of the Family Sports Park. The meeting will start with a short
> overview of OpenStreetMap, group members will be given handouts to help
> with the mapping process, and then we will focus on adding geometry and
> attribute features to the OSM map of the O'Fallon Sports Park. The walking
> trails are mapped, but the baseball and soccer fields, water park,
> concession stands, and interior sidewalks are not. We will plan on
> regrouping again at 7:30 to discuss our effort and view the new map. If you
> have a GPS bring it, but it is not needed or required to have a GPS to
> attend the MeetUp.
>
> Hope to see you there!
>
> I am not sure how/where to add this to the OSM wiki pages.  Can someone
> point me to where this announcement belongs?
>
> Thanks for everything.
> 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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