To celebrate ALL DIGITAL Week, the Open-AE project consortium will host a webinar on Open Street Maps. The webinar will give participants a chance to learn about free and open source software culture and practical ways, in which everyone can participate, particularly by using 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 which is made 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 a short introduction to open street maps and will teach users about: