Building on the previous State of the Map culture, we love to hear what has been done with OpenStreetMap data, but we also love to see more, SotM 2022 invites you to submit a poster today.
Your poster could show how well your home region is mapped; it could be a beautiful new style or map. It might focus on a community project or statistics; it might be a poster explaining and inviting people to OpenStreetMap. What is important is that we want it to be about OSM. We are also welcoming academic posters about research around OpenStreetMap data.
For inspiration, see SotM 2021 posters – https://2021.stateofthemap.org/posters/
- The poster should be for A0 size (841×1189 mm)
- The poster should be related to OpenStreetMap
- The poster should be open, innovative, and transparent (no copying)
- The poster must be your own work (individual, team, or institution)
- The poster should be under an open license (CC-BY-SA 3.0 or later recommended or CC0 )
- Maximum two entries per person, team, or institution
How to enter
- Upload your poster via https://files.osmfoundation.org/s/xKeT6JRapjWBAgC
- File size maximum 30-40 MB
- Format: PDF
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a description of your poster. For example, the background of the project or whatever you consider important to mention in the context of the poster – all that you would tell people if you show them your poster. We will publish this text together with the poster on the SotM website.
- Please also mention the filename of the uploaded poster in your email, so that we can know which of the uploaded posters is yours.
- Deadline: 31 July 2022
The SotM team hopes to shortlist up to 20 posters that will be published on our website and some other SotM channels under CC BY SA 3.0 (or later)
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The State of the Map conference is the annual, international conference of OpenStreetMap, organised by the OpenStreetMap Foundation. The OpenStreetMap Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation, formed in the UK to support the OpenStreetMap Project. It is dedicated to encouraging the growth, development, and distribution of free geospatial data for anyone to use and share. The OpenStreetMap Foundation owns and maintains the infrastructure of the OpenStreetMap project. The State of the Map Organising Committee is one of our volunteer Working Groups.
OpenStreetMap was founded in 2004 and is an international project to create a free map of the world. To do so, we, thousands of volunteers, collect data about roads, railways, rivers, forests, buildings, and a lot more worldwide. Our map data can be downloaded for free by everyone and used for any purpose – including commercial usage. It is possible to produce your own maps which highlight certain features, calculate routes, etc. OpenStreetMap is increasingly used when one needs maps that can be very quickly, or easily, updated.