Manchester Madlab Mapping Weekend 2014

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The Manchester Madlab Mapping Weekend 2014 is past event which took place September 17th 2014 in Manchester

This (mini) OpenStreetMap mapping weekend was part of the Software Freedom Day and the Hackademia Week at Manchester. Indoor activities will took place at MadLab.

Blog post

blog post and photos

Old event info

The programme was as follows.


Saturday 17 September


12.00 - 13.00 Welcome and getting to know Free Software

13.00 - 13.30 Introduction on OpenStreetMap

13.30 - 14.00 Mapping techniques

14.00 - 14.30 Getting ready for going out mapping

14.30 - 16.00 Mapping


Sunday 18 September


12.00 - 12.30 Update from yesterday's mapping

12.30 - 14.00 Make a Zine on Beginners Guide to OpenStreetMap

14.00 - 14.30 Getting ready for going out mapping (again)

14.30 - 16.00 Mapping


What to bring

The organisers will prepare some prints from Walking Papers for paper mapping. However, participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own GPS devices.

For more information please see OpenStreetMap Beginners' Guide and/or Hackademia's event page.