[OSM-talk] Victoria, BC, Canada - Mapping Party 22nd - 23d Sep 2007

Anselm Hook anselm at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 22:54:09 BST 2007


I'd like to join you; will attempt to be there.

 - a


On 7/18/07, Corey Burger <corey.burger at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/18/07, Nick Black <nickblack1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm going to be visiting Victoria, Canada for FOSS4G in September this
> > year.  I have proposed a Mapping party for the weekend immediately
> > preceding the conference - the 22nd - 23rd Sep.  As I have never been
> > to Victoria, I need some help.  Immediatley, we need somewhere to meet
> > on Saturday and Sunday morning, somewhere to meet at lunch times and a
> > pub/bar to go to on Sat night.  Once we have these details, the FOSS4G
> > organisers are going to publicise the mapping party to delegates - a
> > great opportunity to get a load of FOSS GIS people interested in OSM.
> >
> > http://www.openstreetmap.com/?lat=48.43125789248817&lon=-123.35091076646458&zoom=14
> >
> > So, if someone in the area can recommend somewhere to meet - that
> > would be a great start.
> >
>
> As the sole mapper (currently) in Victoria, I can give you a pretty
> good idea of what needs to be done. I suggest we meet downtown and
> spread out from there, as there are some unmapped areas near downtown
> and tonnes a bit further away.
>
> I will have been in contact with a geography prof at a local college
> (where in fact, I am going to be taking Geography next year) and he
> might be able to bring out some local students.
>
> Corey
>
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