Electronics City Mini Mapping Party August 2009

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Mini-mapping party in Electronics City, Bangalore, Karnataka

What are mapping parties?

Mapping parties are events where anyone can come and participate in the OpenStreetMap project. OpenStreetMap is a free, open source map that can be contributed, edited and used by anyone anywhere. Mapping parties are social events where experienced and new mappers can meet to share and learn more about the project. The events are generally held in a public place, and allow time for discussion, mapping and editing. The event is open to all.

It's fun. It's free. You can help.

More about Mapping parties

Where ?

This event will take place in Electronics City, Bangalore. The meeting point is at the International Institute of Information Technology IIITB opp. Infosys main gate. (Gate 2).

When ?

It will happen on sunday morning, the 9th of August 2009. We will start at 8:00am and go on till about noon.


  • 8:00 am  : Meeting at IIITB
  • 8:15 am  : Start mapping in small groups or individually
  • 12:00 pm : Back to the meeting point

Who can come and what do you need ?

  • Everyone who wants to participate is welcome.
  • If you are a new comer, please take at least a pen and a few printouts of the area from the OpenStreetMap website.
  • If you own a GPS or laptop computer, please bring it along. If not, we will have GPS units to loan.
  • If you have a camera bring it along
  • You are welcome to bring your family and friends. More the merrier :-)
  • No prior experience of mapping is necessary
  • You can walk or cycle or drive around for mapping.


Name Email Phone
Pradeep B V pradeepbv AT gmail DOT com
Devakishor Soraisam devakishor AT gmail DOT com 9 nine 0 1 five 0 eight 6 1 9
Srikanth srik DOT lak AT gmail DOT com

Feel free to add your name and mobile (edit this page).

Mapping Objectives

  • To map Electronics city Phase1 and Phase 2 fully
  • Mark all the companies and commercial establishments and public utilities

Comments and suggestions

  • If people have time we can all have lunch together be fore we disperse
  • If you are lost anywhere, call Pradeep @ +91 94498 23772
  • Weather: This event is rain or shine.
  • RSVP: please let us know that you will join us by contacting Pradeep or Pandian through contact@mapunity.in

Post Event Summary

Map of E City before and after the mapping party

9 mappers turned up for the event and contributed their bit in making a better map. The result was this.