Workshop: Crowdsourcing in National Mapping - A project development workshop leading to internships
Venue: University of Nottingham, UK
Dates: 19th to 20th January 2012
Workshop Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/grace/events/eventsarticles/crowd-sourcing-in-national-mapping.aspx/
This workshops discusses the role of crowd-sourcing in the context of national mapping. The practically focussed workshop will start with scene-setting esentations on the rise of crowdsourced geographic information before inviting participants to group together to discuss the challenges of using crowd-sourced data in a national mapping context, and to develop short project plans. At least three projects will be funded as student internships in Summer 2012.