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OpenStreetMap's State of the Map US / San Francisco / 7-10 June

From: Eric T.
Sent on: Thursday, April 4, 2013 1:04 AM
Hi everyone,

The annual US-based OpenStreetMap conference will be held in San
Francisco this coming June 8 & 9 at UCSF's Mission Bay Conference

The main State of the Map conference will be two days packed with
sessions on OpenStreetMap in use in government, education, and
international development, discussion around how to implement and
build maps with it, and strategies around advancing and using open geo
data. There will be hands on workshops the Friday before the
conference covering topics like editing OpenStreetMap data, working
with OSM in QGIS, and setting up your own tile server. There will be a
sprint day following the conference.

What you need to know:

Registration is open and just $75 if you register before April 26.

There's an open call for session proposals. If you're using
OpenStreetMap or open data in an interesting way, please submit a
proposal. (http://stateofthe...­)

Scholarships are available, along with free admission for volunteers
who help with registration and other tasks at the actual conference.
If you're local and willing to help, this is a great way to save some

More information about State of the Map is available on the conference
website at http://stateofthe...­ and/or follow @sotmus for updates.
And feel free to pass this on to anyone else may want to attend!

All best wishes, Eric

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