[OSGeo Africa] Fwd: [Ica-osgeo-labs] Invitation to MapStory Webinar

Gavin Fleming gavin at afrispatial.co.za
Wed May 7 02:20:52 PDT 2014

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Subject: 	[Ica-osgeo-labs] Invitation to MapStory Webinar
Date: 	Wed, 7 May 2014 08:51:41 +0100
From: 	Suchith Anand <Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk>
To: 	ica-osgeo-labs at lists.osgeo.org <ica-osgeo-labs at lists.osgeo.org>, 
ica-opensource at lists.nottingham.ac.uk 
<ica-opensource at lists.nottingham.ac.uk>

The ICA-OSGeo Lab Network http://www.geoforall.org and MundoGEO are now pleased to inform the seventh webinar of the "Open Geospatial Science & Applications” webinar series on May 15th, 2014 The webinar will be open and free to all on first come register basis.

This webinar will be on MapStory, the Atlas of Change that everyone can edit.  MapStory is a place to unify and improve our shared knowledge about global change. Mapstory envision a world where everyone's wisdom can be tapped, peer reviewed and organised into a non-commercial global data commons that helps us all improve our understanding of global dynamics, worldwide, over the course of history. Details at http://mapstory.org

This presentation will be by Dr. Christopher Tucker and is about the MapStory Foundation's investment in the open source GeoNode, its use to enable crowdsourcing of open spatio-temporal data, and how people can use it to tell their stories to a global audience.  He will be talking about the GeoGit/GeoNode integration that is happening this Summer and how that will open participation widely to users who have as little as a single edit to contribute.

Attendees will be able to interact with the speakers by sending their comments and questions through chat. All attendees of this web seminar will receive certificates for their participation. To register visit https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/922723730

The recording will be made available also later for the benefit of the wider community  at http://mundogeo.com/webinar/opengeoscienceandapplications/

Best wishes,

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