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The Spatial People Network

HOT Program



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Are you planning on hosting a mapathon?

Apply for the Spatial People Award and receive up to $200 to host an open mapping event locally. Mobilize your peers, and contribute towards a worthy cause.




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Benefits & Opportunities

Build your knowledge and skills through workshops tailored to your interests covering key open mapping topics like; Introduction to OSM training, Advanced OSM training, OSM Data Quality Assurance (validation), Field data collection Mobile mapping apps like Mapillary, EveryDoor, ODK, and Street Complete so that you can share high-quality, best practices during your event.

Join the HOT Tasking Manager where your team can create projects and mobilize other volunteers to collaborate on your mapping projects.

Apply for scholarships to attend other Open Mapping events in the ESA region.

Win swag and other prizes!