Marikina Mapping Party/Planning

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This page is for coordinating the planning, organizing, preparations, and logistics of the Marikina Mapping Party.

Planning maps

Before the event


  • Facebook. A Facebook event page was created at the OSMPH fan page. This will serve as the main RSVP page (since this Wiki is too geeky for newbies).
Please add links so that we can follow up questions or replies on those forums.
  • Posters. A poster was prepared by seav and printed and posted on several barangay public bulletin boards by maning.

Sponsorships and marketing

  • There is a potential sponsor (Garmin retailer) but nothing concrete yet. No response until today Maning 11:51, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
  • UPDATE: NAVCO (a local GARMIN Nuvi retailer) will offer limited 30% discount to mappers who will attend the event.

During the event

  • Schedule/programme
    • Rough outline with times and venue already on the main wiki page.
  • Materials
    • Banner - looking for sponsorship; design not yet done
    • Freebies? unofficial OSM license card? Looking for sponsorship
    • Food and refreshments? Nothing will be served :( KKB

Morning briefing @ Blue Wave

  • Venue. Jollibee
  • Materials
    • I think we should make simple pamphlets to give newbies a rough introduction to OpenStreetMap and the scheduled activities for the day. --seav 04:23, 9 March 2010 (UTC)

Field surveying

  • Cake sliced already. See the main wiki page.
  • GPS units available - 2 from the gpstogo, 3 etrex c/o Sorbi
  • walking papers - maning will print

Online editing @ SM City

  • Venue. SM City Marikina - sent an email request to use the Mall Activity Area. Will follow-up within the week. If request is denied, we can always use a cafe or the foodcourt to do the edits.
  • Materials
    • Laptops are needed
    • Backup mobile internet? Is SM's wifi reliable?

Evening socials

  • Venue. None yet.
  • Activities. Anything goes. :-)