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Submission no. P-9012
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Mikel Maron

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OpenStreetMap Foundation

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OpenStreetMap is a freely licensed, freely editable map of the world – the Wikipedia of maps. Contributors include volunteers, academics, and paid mappers from industry. This poster presents basic facts and statistics about OpenStreetMap and its community; showcases some of its applications, including some ways that Wikipedia and OpenStreetMap are used together; and suggests ways for Wikipedians to get involved. A OpenStreetMap Foundation representative or other OpenStreetMap contributor will be present to answer any questions.

What will attendees take away from this poster?

Attendees will learn about the OpenStreetMap project and how to get involved. This will also be a good primer for attendees ahead of the mapathon and OSM birds of a feather session.

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  • WikiCulture & Community

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  1. Minh Nguyễn 💬 18:59, 25 May 2017 (UTC)[reply]
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