India/Events/Workshop Trivandrum India 2012
A one day workshop on OSM will be held it Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Date to be announced.
The workshop is basically intended to help the growth of a strong OSM community in Kerala (or neighboring Tamil Nadu), on the Southern coast of India. It also aims at show casing what OSM can contribute to e-governance, by having geodata on local servers.
The Mapping Party/Workshop date to be announced.
Agenda to be covered (in no particular order)
- Introduction to the map and the community
- Tagging and editing the map using JOSM
- Mapping party to cover in detail the area around the venue
- Setting up a local tile server
- Customised rendering
- Overview of osm applications with a focus on e-governance
Things that would be good to have:
- Laptop, preferably with linux installed
- A GPS device or a mobile device with GPS capability
The workshop is organised by the OSM community and funded by ICFOSS
- Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at thenilgiris dot com