San Francisco 2012

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A mapping party in San Francisco, California August 4 2012

What are mapping parties?

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. You can help.

More about Mapping parties

11am - Orientation at Javaholics Coffee Shop 449 Balboa Street, GPS Unit instruction, loan out GPS units. Participants can scatter, returning at 3PM or join the hike.
11:10 am Commence hike
3:00 pm End hike (time approximate)
3:10 pm: Introduction to OpenStreetMap for beginners at Javaholics Coffee Shop 449 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA
3:10pm -4:00 pm: Uploading and Editing Map Data with refreshments and discussion.
  • If you own a GPS or laptop computer, please bring it along. If not, we will have GPS units to loan. A laptop will be available.


Javaholics Coffee

Mapping objectives

To add more points-of-interest to the park 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.