Missing Maps mapathon SK online #2
We would like to invite you to participate in the second Slovak online mapping party (mapathon). Considering the current situation with Covid-19, the mapathons are organized as the online events.
We will help the Doctors without Borders by our mapathon. The volunteers will participate from Slovakia and the Czech Republic. We had the participants from Italy, Germany and Bangladesh in our first Slovak online mapathon in December 2020.
During our volunteer event, we will create a map of the area that is affected by some kind of humanitarian crisis. Our help will enable more effective and faster assistance to people in need.
What is the mapathon?
The mapathon participants work with the satellite images to map the uncovered places of the world (so called Missing maps). They are using the open source tools in online environment of the OpenStreetMap. Participants create new map layers of buildings and roads.
Our mapathon will take on Thursday, February 25, from 04:00 p.m., Central European Time. The link for joining the event will be published later here. We would like to ask all interested in the event to use the application form on Eventbrite.
Do not worry that you have no experience with the digital mapping. You can learn all during the event. You will be able to create the map objects after the short training. Please, create a new OpenStreetMap account in case you do not posses it.
Details of the Missing Maps mapathons organized in Slovakia are available on Missing Maps Slovakia project web.