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Uchaguzi Planning & Training (Global & Virtual only)

Hello and thank you for joining our Uchaguzi global teams.
We've hosted a number of local Kenyan training sessions for live mapping using the Uchaguzi platform.

Join us for Uchaguzi Training for the Global Teams. If you want to use the Uchaguzi platform and contribute to the online election monitoring team, then join training. Learn more about Uchaguzi from our blog.

This is the last training session before the elections. In order to participate in Uchaguzi, you will need to complete training.

Date: Saturday March 2, 2013 EST

Times: 11:00 -12:00 EST/ 16:00 - 17:00 GMT

This meetup is virtual via skype. Please contact heatherleson to join.

On our Wiki, we've created a wide range of documents about the Uchaguzi Kenya Elections project including partnership overviews, Digital Team Step by Step training and Team overviews (some research and background details to get you started.) Videos coming soon!

1. Receive demo of
2. Learn about the Digital Team Workflow
3. Receive a team by team overview
4. Outline Privacy and Security Guidelines, review code of conduct, discuss scheduling
5. Q & A

The Uchaguzi teams:

Team descriptions
Join a team (be sure to add your skype id so that we can reach you)

1. Technical Team support (testing, troubleshooting)

2. Media monitoring (Monitor local leaders and community reports, not mainstream news)

3. Swahili and Local Language Team (Translation of SMS and /or Tweets)

4. Reports Team (work with coordinators and verification team)

5. SMS Team (process SMS messages, work closely with Verification teams)

6. GeoLocation /Mapping (assist in the geolocation of reports)

7. Analysis and Research (work on framing the context of reports, visualizing it, sensemaking)

8. Verification team (Local team members and folks with experience mapping)

Hope you can join us!

Heather and Rob

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Heather, I have added you on Skype. Is there anything else I need to do to join the call?

    March 2, 2013

  • Hamzat L.

    Hello Heather, The #AbujaMapUp Team is on standby to join in for the training. I guess we are using Skype, Please what Skype name are we using?

    March 2, 2013

  • Beth S.

    Will there be a concurrent conversation on Twitter? I may not be able to use Skype where I'll be at 11 EST. @global_beth

    March 2, 2013

  • Evans G.

    Will definately attend

    March 1, 2013

  • ruth k.

    happy and looking forward for the training

    March 1, 2013

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