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Monday, April 8 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Open Street Map - Let's Peel Back the OSM Layers - Half-Day Workshop

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Open Street Map - Let's Peel back the OSM layers - Half-Day Workshop
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 1:00 - 5:00 PM

Marshall Ballard, GISP, Transportation Informatics Architect, Fehr & Peers, San Jose, CA

Description: Let's work together to understand the power of Open Street Map. Mixing lecture with hands on training we will discuss contemporary applications of Open Street Map, how to use it in your workflows, how to contribute to it, how it is used for humanitarian disasters, and review success stories of its use.

Learning Objectives:
  • Review OSM tags and how to use the OSM Wiki.
  • Review Layers found in OSM.
  • How to edit OSM.
  • Map an area of Fresno previously unmapped.
  • Using OSM for transportation network analysis.

  • Introduction to OSM
  • Common Uses
  • Basemap and more
  • Tags - what do they mean
  • Wiki - your guide to tags and your documentation
  • Tools for editing
  • Data Extraction
  • Applied use of OSM data
  • HOTOSM - Humanitarian Open Street Map Team

Hands-on: Chrome or Firefox is needed, and please create an Open Street Map account if you do not already have one.

Prerequisites: Beginner

Audience: All

Attendance at one full or half-day workshop is included with full registration. Be sure to select your workshop right away as seats are limited. A second workshop will incur an additional charge of $97.50 for members and $122.50 for non-members.

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Marshall Ballard, GISP

Transportation Informatics Architect, Fehr & Peers
Marshall is an interdisciplinary Geographer, who has diverse experience with Environmental remediation projects, Transit Studies, Community Development projects, Express Lanes studies and implementations, Transportation software development projects, and he has authored public policies... Read More →

Monday April 8, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Salon D-3