Lightning talks on Saturday 14:10 in S.1.5

The following lightning talks will be presented in this session. Please not that there is no fix order of the talks in advance.

OpenStreetMaps for emergency prep: The view from San Francisco

by Nicole Martinelli

Residents of San Francisco, California are advised to keep a map in their emergency kits. What kind of map? People who take the fire department training class (Neighborhood Emergency Response...


Wikimedia in disaster management and humanitarian aid: an overview

by Daniel Mietchen

In the wake of disaster, Wikipedia often becomes the primary gateway for current and verified information on the topic as its global community intensifies its curation efforts around covering disease...


Crowd2Map Tanzania - helping protect girls from FGM and empower rural communities

by Janet CHAPMAN

Crowd2Map Tanzania is a crowdsourced mapping project putting rural Tanzania on the map. Since 2015, we have been adding schools, hospitals, roads, buildings and villages to OpenStreetMap with the help...


Role of mapping in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)

by Laura Mugeha

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are geared towards the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, but with a wider scope of coverage which has introduced a number of other priorities like...