Open street mapping

Zamzam University of Science and Technology, KM5 - Zoope, Mogadishu, 00000

Zamzam University of Science And Technology - Mogadishu, Somalia

Discover the World Through Mapping: An Open Street Map Workshop

Mar 25, 8:00 – 11:00 AM

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About this event

Join us for an inspiring session dedicated to Open Street Mapping (OSM) - the revolutionary, community-driven platform that is redefining the way we see and interact with our world. Whether you're a seasoned cartographer, an enthusiast of geography, or someone curious about digital mapping technologies, this workshop is the perfect gateway to understanding and contributing to the world of open mapping.


What to Expect:

- Introduction to Open Street Map:** Understand the philosophy, significance, and impact of OSM on global navigation and local communities.

- Hands-on Mapping: Learn how to create and edit maps using OSM tools. We'll guide you through mapping your first area, adding important landmarks, and ensuring your contributions are valuable and accurate.

- Community and Collaboration: Discover how OSM allows people worldwide to collaborate on a single map, ensuring it remains up-to-date and reliable. Meet local mappers and become part of a global community.

- Practical Applications: Explore how OSM data is used in various sectors, including disaster response, urban planning, and more.


Who Should Attend:

This workshop is ideal for anyone interested in maps, geography, urban planning, or community projects. No previous experience is required, just a curiosity about mapping and a desire to contribute to a community resource.


What to Bring:

A laptop or a smartphone is required for the hands-on mapping session. If you're unable to bring one, please contact us in advance.


Embark on a journey of discovery, learning, and community contribution. Map the world as you see it, and help make navigation easier and more accurate for everyone. We look forward to mapping with you!

When

When

Monday, March 25, 2024
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM UTC

Speaker

  • Abdiaziz Hassan Ahmed

    Zamzam University of Science and Technology

    Ex Lead of GDSC

Partner

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Open Knowledge Somalia

Organizers

  • Nur Farah Omar

    ZUST

    GDSC Lead

  • SIDOW ADAN SIDOW

    Zamzam University of Science and Technology

    Open Source Lead

  • Hassan Maow

    ZamZam University Of Science And Technology

    Co-Lead

  • Abdimalik Abdirahaman

    Mahadalle

    Web Development Lead

  • Abdirahiim Ali Abuukar

    Public Relation

  • Sumayya Dhaqane

    AI/ML Lead

  • cabdulaahi Afyare

    Media Lead

  • Mariama mustaf

    Event Manager

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