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The following are events that are happening just now or that should happen very soon. Get ready for them!

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Event Calendar ±
Mapping party 25 May Semana de Accesibilidad Cusco 2016, Cusco, Peru Peru
Social 25 May Stammtisch, Düsseldorf, Germany Germany Düsseldorf
Conference 27 May OpenStreetMap Workshop at TAK Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey Turkey
Mapping party 28 May Mapping party "Mappiamo i Monti Pisani", Calci, Italy Italy
Social 29 May Stammtisch, Essen, Germany Germany Essen
Meeting 30 May Annual Meeting OSM Iceland, Kópavogur, Iceland Iceland
Meeting 30 May Rencontres mensuelles, Rennes, France France
Social 1 Jun Stammtisch, Stuttgart, Germany Germany
Social 2 Jun Lübecker Mappertreffen, Lübeck,Germany Germany
Social 2 Jun 57. Wiener Stammtisch,Wien, Austria Austria Wien
Social 2 Jun Stammtisch, Dresden, Germany Germany Dresden
Mapping party 4 Jun Mapa Comunitario de Activos de Santurce, Colaboratorio, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
Mapping party 4 Jun 2016 Mapping party a Volta mantovana, Mantova, Italy Italy
Mapping party 4 Jun OSM Bucharest Mapping Party 2016, Bucharest, Romania Romania
Mapping party 5 Jun OSM Bucharest Mapping Party 2016, Bucharest, Romania Romania
Mapping party 5 Jun Mappingparty in Oppingen (Ulmer Alb), Oppingen, Germany Germany
Meeting 5 Jun Encontro OSM Brasília, Brasília, Brazil Brazil
Mapping party 6 Jun Missing Maps Mapathon @Doctors without borders/Handicap international, Brussels, Belgium Belgium
Social 7 Jun OSM Stammtisch Rostock, Rostock, Germany Germany
Social 9 Jun Stammtisch München, München, Germany Germany
Social 9 Jun 96. Berlin-Brandenburg Stammtisch, Berlin, Germany Germany
Social 9 Jun OSM Monthly Mappers "M-eat-ing" - Jun 2016, Tokyo, Japan Japan
Meeting 10 Jun Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, Dresden, Germany Germany Dresden
Meeting 10–12 Jun Portobeseno : several talk about OpenStreetMap, Besenello Trentino, Italy Italy
Social 13 Jun Mappertreffen Passau GermanyPassau
Social 14 Jun Landshut Stammtisch, Landshut, Germany Germany
Social 14 Jun Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Social 14 Jun Rencontre mensuelle mappeurs, Lyon, France France
Social 15 Jun Stammtisch, Karlsruhe, Germany Germany Karlsruhe
Pizza 17–18 Jun DB Open Data Hackday, Berlin, Germany Germany
Social 21 Jun Mappertreffen Lüneburg, Lüneburg, Germany Germany
Social 21 Jun Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Social 21 Jun Bonner Stammtisch, Bonn,Germany Germany
Social 24 Jun Stammtisch, Düsseldorf, Germany Germany Düsseldorf
Conference 24 Jun Swiss PG Day 2016, Rapperswil, Switzerland Switzerland
Mapping party 25 Jun 京都世界遺産マッピングパーティ:最終回 天龍寺, Kyoto, Japan Japan
Social 27 Jun Bremer Mappertreffen, Bremen, Germany Germany Bremen
Social 27 Jun Stammtisch, Essen, Germany Germany Essen
Social 27 Jun Stammtisch, Graz, Austria Austria Steiermark
Social 28 Jun Stammtisch Ulmer Alb, Urspring, Germany Germany
  Future events
Conference 4–6 Jul FOSSGIS 2016, Salzburg, Austria Austria Salzburg
Conference 6–8 Jul AGIT 2016, Salzburg, Austria Austria Salzburg
Conference 15 Jul Presentation of a hiking map done using OpenStreetMap data, Storo, Trentino, Italy Italy
Conference 23–25 Jul State of The Map US 2016, Seattle, United States United States
Conference 6 Aug State of The Map Japan 2016, Tokyo, Japan Japan
Conference 20–22 Aug FOSS4G 2016 Code Sprint, Bonn, Germany Germany
Conference 22–23 Aug Workshops at FOSS4G 2016, Bonn, Germany Germany
Conference 24–26 Aug FOSS4G 2016, Bonn, Germany Germany
Conference 27–28 Aug FOSS4G 2016 Code Sprint Part II, Bonn, Germany Germany
Conference 23–26 Sep State of the Map 2016, Brussels, Belgium Belgium

You are welcome to add upcoming events, conferences, seminars and other opportunities where OpenStreetMap might be promoted to this calendar. To do so, please follow this link to Template:Calendar and click 'Edit'. If editing wiki tables is new to you, we recommend that you copy an existing table row (each new row starts with "|-" and ends just before the next occurrence of "|-") and edit the details as appropriate.

How to update the calendar

The above calendar box appears in many pages (most notably the Main Page and Current Events page).

When an event is past and you remove it from this table, please add it to the Template:PastEvents table.

Two templates are used for this. Template:Calendar2 contains the framing, background colors, etc. and Template:Calendar (this one) contains the dates and events. If you click 'edit' you'll see a table following this format (rows are ordered by date):

| {{cal|conference}} || {{dm|Month Day}} || [URL International event] {{SmallFlag|float=none|Event name|Event-logo.png}}, [[Country]] {{SmallFlag|Country}}
| {{cal|mapevent}} || {{dm|Month Day}} || National Event {{SmallFlag|Country}}
| {{cal|social}} || {{dm|Month Day|Month Day}} || Local event, [[City]], [[Country]] {{SmallFlag|Country}} {{SmallFlag|City|Symbol of city.png}}

Use one of the following templates to specify the nature of the event:

Appearance Code Info
Info {{cal|info}} for information.
IRC {{cal|irc}} for IRC meetings at the OSM official IRC channel.
Mapping party {{cal|mapevent}} for mapping parties, or other surveys.
Meeting {{cal|meeting}} for meetings in meatspace
Pizza {{cal|pizza}} for hack-a-thons involving pizza at ungodly hours
Social {{cal|social}} for informal meetings, or just to have a beer with fellow OSM addicts.
Conference {{cal|conference}} for talks/panels/workshops at conferences.
Speaking {{cal|speaking}} for talks/speaking events
TV {{cal|tv}} for TV/press appearances. Turn on your TV that day!
Podcast {{cal|podcast}} for radio/podcast recordings
MISC {{cal|misc}} for anything else

Usage of flags and other icons within the information column:

  • For placing country flag icons or similar location symbols (such as coat of arms) to the right of the columns, or if the default SVG flag does not exist for this location, please look at the documentation of Template:SmallFlag. Ideally all these locations used in Calendar events should have a link to an existing page on this wiki (showing the map and a list of most active OSM projects, tools or other community pages related to that location). Order these location templates at end of line: the country first (will be the rightmost one in the display), then the symbol for the region or city.
  • For showing small icons that are only project icons or small logos related to the (big) event but not related to location, don't place them to the left but to the right using "float=right" or inline with "float=none". Avoid logos for something else than big events, and make sure the logo is appriately licenced in a way compatible with this wiki (logos stored in Wikimedia Commons are compatible, provided they also don't abuse the Wikimedia Commons rules).
  • Don't oversize these icons, they MUST remain constrained with height and width BELOW 30 pixels (the default height of icons displayed by the SmallFlag template is 15 pixels, it is largely enough for all flags).

BIG events could be written in bold. You will need to crank up the font size a notch in order for this difference to show up on the Main Page (since font size is reduced there). What is a big event? We've tended to move towards only making events big very occasionally, so we're talking big international OSM gatherings with say more than 20 OSMers attending.

Advice on organising developer events

Developer events, also known as "hack days", "hack weekends" and "hackathons", are meetings of developers to discuss, network and collaborate with other developers, designers, documenters, and others with an interest in software.

If you are organising one of these events, then you may like to read our Engineering Working Group's advice.

Past Events

See the Past Events page.