Workshop #10: OpenStreetMap and mobile solutions
Monday, November 5th, 2012, 4-5:45PM
Trainer: the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (referent: Pierre Giraud), created in 2009, coordinates the creation, production and distribution of free mapping resources to support humanitarian relief efforts in many places around the world.
Objective: presentation and hands-on exercices of OpenStreetMap for concrete uses by humanitarian actors.
Audience: this workshop is aimed at a public of humanitarian professionals, with or without skills in mapping and information management.
Participants must bring their own laptops to attend this workshop. CartONG will also provide smartphones (limited number).
Adding and editing data in OSM
OSM’s principles and rationale
Data acquisition presentation: mobile collection, walking papers, remote digitalization
Hands-on of the Survey OSMtracker with Android
Presentation and demonstration of JOSM (Java OSM editor)
Coordination of acquisition process
Functioning of the Tasking manager, HOT coordination procedures
Hands-on exercises (collective or in groups)
Exploitation of added data
HOT export service and other data visualization resources
At the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to understand the working principles of OSM and the way they can use it on the field and in their daily work. They will be able to add data on OSM through different channels, and will know procedures to coordination data acquisition process by staff or volunteers. They will know how to reuse this data inside their NGO.