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Ushahidi - Toronto Connect Event

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Happy September, Let's connect and talk/build Ushahidi in Toronto. Some of our mobile HFOSS friends will join us too!

Ushahidi (http://www.ushahidi.com/) is free and open source software used for information collection, data visualization and interactive mapping. Map stories range from election monitoring to crisis response to civil society actions. In Canada, it has been used for emergencies and city-building. Here's to learning and making:

Agenda draft:

18:00 - 18:15 - Welcome

18:15 -18:30

Introduction to Ushahidi (http://www.ushahidi.com/) - Heather Leson

Introduction to the Standby Task Force (http://standbytaskforce.com/) - Melissa Elliot

Introduction to Souktel and Medic Mobile

18:30 - 19:15

Quick demos by Toronto-based mapping projects: Water Voices (http://www.watervoices.ca/), Great Lakes Commons (http://www.greatlakescommonsmap.org/main) and Democracity (http://thedemocracityproject.org/)

Outline Ushahidi Popcorn (http://mozillapopcorn.org/) hack

19:15 - 20:30
Break into groups to brainstorm, map or storyboard.

20:30 - 21:00

Report Backs, Next steps.

What to bring: your smile, a laptop or notebook (with paper!)
What we supply: light snacks, wifi

See you soon,

Heather