Cleveland mapping party (August 2012)

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Mapping party

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.


  • When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 3:00 - ~5:30 PM
  • Where: Cleveland Public Library - Carnegie West Branch

1900 Fulton Rd. Cleveland, OH 44113

  • Contact
Email: (skorasaurus at gmail dot com)
Phone: xxxxxxxx
  • If you own a GPS, smartphone, or laptop computer, are welcome but not required. If you plan to bring a laptop, please also bring an extension cord.

Some possible discussion/activities/topics:

- Mapping/importing CLE Metroparks trails

- Continue discussion from last meeting

- Q and A on using OSM software

- Sharing anything that you've done with OSM data

- A small exercise, mapping the Ohio City neighborhood

- Using OSM data for GIS analysis, making beautiful maps.

- share a beer or 2 at a local pub afterwards [Great Lakes is walking distance!]

- It's also OpenStreetMap's 8th Birthday ! (cake ?)

Anything else ?

Feel free to make any suggestions for topics that you'd like to see.