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Open Street Map workshop

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There’s a new OpenStreetMap meetup group in town. Join us for an introductory workshop on July 16, 7pm in the Bark Room. http://www.meetup.com/osm-nyc/

For a subsequent meetup, we’re planning to cover ways to get data in — and data out — of Open Street Map. Please get in touch with your ideas. Topics may include:

Other topics may include new projects like http://shortestpathtree.org/ by Brandon Martin Anderson.

CrisisMapping Meetup

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Join the New York City chapter of the International Network of CrisisMappers on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 in the Bark Room of 2 West 13th Street. As this will be the first meeting in quite a while, there will be introductions, short presentations, and conversations about goals for the NYC mapping community.

Link to Meetup page: http://www.meetup.com/Crisismappers-NYC/events/52430782/

Background: this group emerged in the wake of the Haiti Earthquake, where Open Street Map for Haiti went from this:

to this:

See an animated timeline of edits here:

OpenStreetMap – Project Haiti from ItoWorld on Vimeo.