Adding your cultural sites to OpenStreetMaps

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Adding your cultural sites to OpenStreetMaps

When: March 24, 2020 from 4pm to 5pm
Country: Europe
Venue: Online
Website: https://alldigitalweek.eu/eve…
Event type: campaign
Organized by: ALL DIGITAL
Latest activity: Mar 18

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Event Description

To celebrate ALL DIGITAL Week 2020, the CDDC "Crowddreaming: Youth Co-create Digital Culture" project consortium will host a webinar on OpenStreetMaps. The webinar will give participants a chance to learn about free and open source software culture and practical ways, in which everyone can participate in free and open source software culture particularly by using Open Street Maps. The purpose of this webinar is to invite participants and teachers, particularly those of the Crowddreaming project learn how to add locations and site relevant to their local cultural heritage to Open Street Maps.

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. It was created in 2004 inspired by wikipedia, which crowdsources data available under the Open Database License. There are around 2 million registered users of open street maps who collect data using manual survey, GPS devices and aerial photography.

The short one-hour webinar will give an introduction to open street maps and will teach users about:

  • How to see issues on Open Street Maps?
  • How to resolve issues on Open Street Maps?
  • How to add your organisation or digital competence centre to Open Street Maps?

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