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News — 13 June, 2016

Call for Proposals - HOT Summit 2016

We invite you to submit a proposal to present a topic of interest at The Second Annual HOT Summit 2016 to be held in Brussels, Thursday, September 22nd at the BTC Conference Center - Espace Jacqmotte the day before State of the Map-International. This year's theme is OpenStreetMap, the Global HOT Community, and Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

We invite you to submit a proposal to present a topic of interest at The Second Annual HOT Summit 2016 to be held in Brussels, Thursday, September 22nd at the BTC Conference Center - Espace Jacqmotte the day before State of the Map-International.  This year's theme is OpenStreetMap, the Global HOT Community, and Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Summit will bring together people from around the world working to make open geographic data available to improve the places they live and work through OpenStreetMap.  The day long gathering will feature two separate tracks to focus on technology and community building based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals that emphasize participation from all sectors of society to meet ambitious targets around the world’s most critical challenges by 2030.

Proposals can be for 20 minute presentations (with 10 mins for Q&A) or 5 minute lightening talks.   Please review important dates and proposal ideas below then submit your proposal by clicking the link by  JUNE 30, 2016 .

If you have any question please email us at summit@hotosm.org

 

Important Dates

Call for participation announcement: June 10,2016

Deadline to submit your proposal: June 30,  2016

Notification of accepted proposals: July 15, 2016

Summit date: September 22, 2016

 

Topic Areas

Presentations in the following areas or any presentations you think might be of interest to the humanitarian mapping community:

  • Sharing humanitarian mapping experiences from your country and local community
  • Community building, how to build and maintain mapping communities
  • DIY aerial mapping: UAVs, drones, balloons, kites
  • OpenStreetMap editing applications, new or old, basic or advanced editing
  • OpenStreetMap data quality improvements and analysis
  • OpenStreetMap data use
  • Teaching humanitarian mapping
  • Disaster response and crisis mapping
  • Mapping in the field, ground validation, Field Papers, etc
  • Sharing imagery, OpenAerialMap, imagery tasking
  • The Missing Maps project
  • Using satellite and aerial imagery for automatic feature extraction
  • Web development with mapping platforms
  • Experiences from response and preparedness projects
  • Anything you think might be of interest to the humanitarian mapping community!


SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL HERE