This conference, organized by the USGS, happened last month here in DC, thanks Martin! Special import for crises like Haiti.
Lots of online presentations and notes, some listed here:
- Morgan Bearden, U. S. Geological Survey – History of Volunteer Mapping at USGS
- Nama Budhathoki, University of Illinois – Volunteer mappers: Who are they and why do they map?
- Joel Cline, NOAA – Cooperative Observer Program
- Steve Coast, Open Street Map – Open Street Map
- Katie Filbert, Wikimedia Foundation – Wikimedia: volunteer-generated content
- Jeremy Irish, GeoCaching.com & Waymarking.com – Groundspeak: Lessons in Building Community
- Michal Migurski, Stamen Design – What and Why
- Greg Newman, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory – itSci.org: Citizen Science, Participatory GIS, and Community Based Monitoring
- Mike Thompson, Technigraphics Freedom Web – Freedom Web
- Andrew Turner, Fortiusone – Crowd-Sourced Official Data: Collection, Curation, Contribution between Volunteers and Government
- Helena Zinkham, Library of Congress – When Geo Info Isn’t the Goal: Flickr Pilot Project at the Library of Congress