The John Carroll University Crisis Mapping Immersion Team

crisis mappers, mapping day

Fruits of Thought is the proud organizer of Mapping Day Uganda, a one day activity full of hand drawn roads, buildings, land use, and social services professionally supported by walking papers and GPS devices. Mapping Day is a fast growing project organising events and building a network of an enthusiastic OpenStreetMap community in Uganda. More on the website.....

We are proud to host and organise our next mapping day together with The John Carroll University Crisis Mapping Immersion Team. The mapping event is scheduled on 23rd May 2013, at the Fruits Of Thought / Mountbatten offices in Muyenga from where we are going to visit and map selected areas in Kabalagala and Ggaba, starting in the afternoon.

There are no calls for participants to register for this event, but updates can be followed on twitter, facebook and the on-line map.

"The International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) is the leading humanitarian technology event of the year, bringing together the most important humanitarian, human rights, development and media organizations with the world's best technology companies, software developers and academics."

"The theme for ICCM 2013 is “Humanitarian Technology Innovation In and Out of Africa.” It will highlight humanitarian innovation and technology in and outside Africa to cross-fertilize lessons learned and best practices."

The 5th annual international conference of crisis mappers will be held in Nairobi - Kenya on 18-22 November 2013. Get more details....