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  • 1. OpenStreetMap.org For Aid Information Harry Wood harrywood.co.uk
  • 2. Worldwide project Open Data. Volunteers. Not-for-profit foundation
  • 3. Editable map
    • Wiki-style mass collaboration
    • 4. Large numbers of people. Small contributions
    • 5. Vector editors
  • 6. Haiti Yahoo! imagery sketching
  • 7. Haiti GeoEye post-quake imagery within 24 hours
  • 8. Haiti Good detailed map within 48 hours
  • 9. Haiti Garmin downloads (converted raw data) Search & Rescue teams “ Please be assured that we are using your data - I just wish we knew about this earlier.”
  • 10. Haiti Ushahidi Using OSM in a mashup
  • 11. Kibera, Nairobi
    • Largest slum in Africa
    • 12. Mapping water supply and medical facilities
    Photo CCBY2: St. Aloysius Gonzaga High School Journalism Club http://www.flickr.com/photos/newbeatphoto/3726803818/
  • 13. Kibera, Nairobi
    • Training local people to contribute
    • 14. Take ownership of their map
  • 15. OpenStreetMap.org
    • Need development
    • 16. Need hack day venue
    • 17. Need slick promotion
    • 18. Need money (foundation donations)
    Harry Wood harrywood.co.uk
  • 21. Harry Wood got involved in OpenStreetMap four years ago, as a mapper, wiki gardener, and developer. He is an active member of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team (HOT) as well as chief organiser of mapping and hacking events in London, doing these promotional things as a volunteer, while working developing geo-technologies for placr.co.uk Homepage and blog: http://harrywood.co.uk These slides are (of course) freely re-usable under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 License Map images are CC-BY-SA OpenStreetMap. More details wiki.openstreetmap.org Kibera Photo CCBY2.0: St. Aloysius Gonzaga High School Journalism Club