[OSGeo-Discuss] Please create your OSGeo id and update your GeoForAll lab/node details
Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Sun Oct 14 03:29:34 PDT 2018
As we now moved to new website, but the migration of our lab info to new website is still not complete.
We have 125 labs listed in the table at http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Edu_current_initiatives#sortable_table_id_0
We are now moved to new website and many of these labs are not listed in the new website. You need to create your own OSGeo id for this. Please goto https://id.osgeo.org/ldap/create
Once you created your OSGeoid , you can login to the OSGeo website and update/edit your GeoForAll lab/node info.
For all new GeoForAll labs/nodes, from now they will need to submit their details at https://www.osgeo.org/initiatives/geo-for-all/lab-submission/
May I also take this opportunity to welcome our colleagues at the University of the South Pacific to our GeoForAll movement. They based in Suva, Fiji . University of the South Pacific has 12 member countries across the Pacific in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Samoa. We are looking forward to working with Dr Nick Rollings and colleagues there to expand geoeducation opportunities in the region. Details at http://www.usp.ac.fj/geo
We are also pleased to welcome colleagues at Victor Sunday and colleagues at UniqueMappersTeam (UMT) , University of Port Harcourt to the GeoForAll movement. They are doing lot of work such as mapping of University of Port Harcourt and Satellite community on the globally accessible web map of Openstreetmap, Training of students and immediate community on the use of QGIS and mobile mapping applications, Reaching out to universities and high schools to establish and train Youthmappers chapters, Engage team members and students in field work and mapping contest using open source geospatial Technology etc. Details at http://uniquemappers.checkam.info/index.php
We look forward to working and building collaborations with all interested in this education mission.
Education + Empowerment = GeoForAll
Access to quality education and opportunities is key for getting rid of extreme poverty and enabling broadly shared prosperity for all. Please join us in supporting Open Principles in Science and Education for building a better world for everyone. So join us at https://www.osgeo.org/initiatives/geo-for-all/lab-submission/
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