Tag: 2015

State of the Map Taiwan 2015

In the mid of last month, exatcly on 18-19 September 2015, HOT Indonesia had the opportunity to participate in the State of the Map 2015 Taiwan (TW SotM 2015). This event is located in the campus of Academia Sinica in Taipei City, Taiwan, precisely at Humanities and Social Science Building and the Institute of Information Science. This is the second time that Taiwan’s OSM community held SotM in Taiwan, SotM previously hosted in 2013 but were combined with another conference. This TW SotM event wanted to create an environment and a place to discuss developments in geospatial information technology, innovation…

A Story from State of the Map US 2015

The application of OpenStreetMap with Open Source based in various sectors these days are continued to develop, especially in technology and mapping software all over the world. This fact brings OpenStreetMap community to hold State of the Map, an annual OpenStreetMap conference. State of the Map (SotM) are held by OpenStreetMap Foundation since 2007, while the first SotM by OpenStreetMap US were held in 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.   This year’s State of the Map, SotM US 2015, was held in New York City on June 6-8, 2015, by OpenStreetMap US. This conference united all OpenStreetMap users, both advanced and…

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Indonesia participation in GNOME Asia Summit 2015

GNOME, a desktop environment with Linux Operating System based, hosted an annual international event called GNOME Asia Summit. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Indonesia was excited to participate the summit this year at Balairung Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia. This was the first time that HOT Indonesia got the opportunity to be part of this international event. The summit was holding events like Workshops, Lighting Talks, Parallel Session, and IT Expo which ended on May 9th, 2015. HOT Indonesia participated in IT Expo for two days, and Parallel Session. For the IT Expo, HOT Indonesia introduced OpenStreetMap and InaSAFE, an opensource software…