Community Day

We will follow the FOSS4G tradition of hosting a code sprint after the conference, and additionally be including OpenStreetMap Mapathons. The Community Day will be held Friday 23rd of November in the Old Arts Building at the University of Melbourne.

Participation in the Community Day is free of charge and all folks interested in giving back to open source and open data geospatial communities are welcome.

This is open to everyone - from novice to expert. It is a cooking pot of ideas where project insiders meet users and each helps the other. There’s always plenty to do – it’s not only about programming and/or street-mapping. Here are some ideas for topics that you can get involved with:

  • Humanitarian mapping

  • Local mapping

  • Testing, improving instructional documentation and translations

  • Improving features in software and/or identifying and debugging glitches.

Registration at the conference is not a prerequisite for participation in the Community Day.

Closer to the event, we will list projects that are seeking community interest, and allow you to indicate which projects you are interested in.

Room of people using computers