Denver Mapping Party June 2010

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A mapping party in Denver, Colorado

What are mapping parties?

Mapping parties are events where anyone can come and participate in the OpenStreetMap project. OpenStretMap 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

  • When: Saturday and Sunday June 26-27th, 11am-4pm
  • Where: Coffee Bar
  • Contact User:DenvaDude, Email:, cell number: 859 0081
  • Event schedule:
11am - 4pm
11:00 am: Introduction to OpenStreetMap for beginners.
11:30 am-2:30pm/3pm: Mapping time (walking/biking/driving)
2:00pm -4:00 pm: Uploading and Editing Map Data with refreshments and discussion.
4:00pm: Social event- drinks and discussion for whoever is interested, at a nearby eatery
  • If you own a GPS or laptop computer, please bring it along. If not, we will have GPS units to loan.
  • Weather: This event is rain or shine. Extreme weather cancels, but the current forecast is for clear weather!
  • RSVP: please let us know that you will join us by contacting User:DenvaDude or RSVP here:


Mapping objectives

To add more points-of-interest to the Denver map as well as tackle areas that still need mapping.

Mapping Party Suggestions

Please feel free to suggest locations and goals for this mapping event as well as future events.

Some ideas:

  • Shops, restaurants etc, and the general extent of the commercial district along W Portal Ave.