Tag: State of the Map

  • HeiGIT/GIScience @ State of the Map 2021

    Like in 2020, this year’s State of the Map (SotM) is taking place online this week from tomorrow 2021-07-09 to 2021-07-11, starting at 12:00 (CEST) each day. This year, HeiGIT is a bronze sponsor. In addition, there are a total of 7 contributions from HeiGIT/GIScience: one academic talk by Maxwell Owusu four lightning talks and […]

  • GIScience Contributions to the 2019 State of the Map Academic Track proceedings

    Recently the SOTM 2019 Heidelberg Academic Track Proceedings have been published. GIScience Research Group Heidelberg and HeiGIT contributed several talks and posters. Below you can find an overview. Contact us if you are interested in further details on ongoing research. Klonner, Hartmann, Djami, Zipf, A. (2019). “Ohsome” OpenStreetMap Data Evaluation: Fitness of Field Papers for […]

  • Using OSM data to generate scenes for LiDAR simulations in HELIOS

    A new tutorial for the 3DGeo‘s LiDAR simulation software HELIOS has been posted to the repository’s wiki page. It shows a simple way to generate scenes of real landscapes including building and vegetation models as well as terrain from NASA JPL’s SRTM data. When applied to OSM data in the city of Vienna, the obtained […]

  • State of the Map and HOT Summit in Heidelberg

    Over the last few days, Heidelberg has been host to the annual HOT Summit and State of the Map conference with a combined attendance of over 800 people. The HOT summit ran from the 19th-20th September and had over 200 attendees from more than 40 different countries. The SotM conference, running from the 21st to […]

  • Pressekonferenz: State of the Map, Heidelberg 21.09.2019

    Presseeinladung 18.09.2019 (PDF Link hier) Weltkonferenz für eine Freie Karte Die Macher von OpenStreetMap treffen sich in Heidelberg Universität Heidelberg und Verkehrsministerium Baden-Württemberg unterstützen Initiative Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, hochwertiges digitales Kartenmaterial muss nicht kommerziell sein. Seit mittlerweile 15 Jahren zeigen die die Macher der OpenStreetMap (OSM), dass eine weltweite Community in ehrenamtlicher Arbeit frei […]

  • Call for State of the Map 2019 academic track is open

    The call for State of the Map 2019 (SOTM) academic track is now open until: 10th May 2019. Read more: https://2019.stateofthemap.org/calls/academic/ tl;dr Please read the submission guidelines and submit your presentation proposal before May 10 to the submission form. This year’s State of the Map conference in Heidelberg will again feature a full day Academic Track session. Following […]

  • State of the Map 2019: Website is online now

    State of the Map is the annual event for all mappers and OpenStreetMap users. Enjoy three days in Heidelberg with talks, discussions, workshops, code and documentation sprints all around the free and open map of the world. Subscribe to the newsletter to get updates in time for early bird tickets, session proposals, scholarships and more.

  • HOT Summit 2019 is coming to Heidelberg

    We are happy to hereby share latest information about the 5th HOT Summit- the annual gathering of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team community- which after great events in Washington, Brussels, Ottawa and Dar es Salaam, will next year come to the picturesque city of Heidelberg, September 19th and 20th. HOT Summit 2019 as well as the […]

  • Missing Maps Gathering, FOSS4G and HOT Summit 2018 in Dar es Salaam

    As previously announced, Sabrina Marx and Melanie Eckle recently visited Dar es Salaam to attend the Missing Maps Members Gathering and to join the FOSS4G and HOT Summit community for their joint annual gatherings. The Missing Maps Members Gathering was the first side event of the conference week. Likewise to previous years, the Missing Maps […]

  • State of the Map 2019 is coming to Heidelberg

    Maps, maps, maps! After a great state of the map conference in Milan, the OpenStreetMap community can already get excited for the next global gathering in 2019: We are very honored to have been selected to welcome the global OSM community in Heidelberg in 2019! The good news have been shared during the closing ceremony […]

  • First State of the Map Tanzania was successful

    The first State of Map Conference in Tanzania was organised by the tanzanian OSM community and the Ramani Huria Team based in Dar es Salaam from 8-10th December. The GIScience Research Group contributed to the program by introducing MapSwipe and organizing an workshop on OpenStreetMap and the use of QGIS. (Photo: @InnocentMaholi) The conference brought […]

  • HeiGIT and Disastermappers @ first State of the Map Tanzania

    From this friday on the first state of the map conference in Tanzania will be held in Dar es Salaam. The members of our GIScience Research Group Heidelberg and the disastermappers heidelberg Marcel Reinmuth and Benjamin Herfort are participating and will organize a workshop on creating maps from OpenStreetMap data. The state of the map […]