Fwd: Joining the Communities, FOSS4G and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

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Fwd: Joining the Communities, FOSS4G and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Mark Iliffe-2
Dear All,

As many of you have noticed, it's been an exciting time for the FOSS4G preparations in Dar es Salaam! We've had over 50 submissions to our academic track and some big sponsors have already been announced... some further news is that we're partnering with Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team for FOSS4G in September!

This will bring two great communities together! Two communities which are using each other's data, tools, and knowledge on a daily basis to improve our world. By partnering with HOT we will add another 200+ attendees to the mix, with many not having been to a FOSS4G before. This help us achieve our vision of being the most inclusive FOSS4G yet, providing Geo 4 All, and widening the scope of participation of a FOSS4G.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with myself, the Dar Local Organising Committee (DLOC) with any questions, and our website with tickets, vision, and further information is here: http://2018.foss4g.org. To keep in touch with us, please subscribe to our mutual subscription lists too: FOSS4G: http://eepurl.com/cubwrT and for HOT: http://eepurl.com/bC7JBj. We're looking forward to saying "Karibu Sana" to you, in August, in Dar es Salaam!

Many Thanks,

The 2018 FOSS4G Dar es Salaam Local Organising Committee (DLOC)

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From: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team <[hidden email]>
Date: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 10:01 AM
Subject: SAVE THE DATE Aug 27-Sep 2: HOT and FOSS4G Together in Tanzania

HOT and FOSS4G have joined forces to bring you the GIS and humanitarian mapping event of the year in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. HOT will sponsor and lead the Widening Access and Humanitarian Mapping track, giving you a three-day summit, code sprints, field visits with the Ramani Huria mapping project, an optional two workshop days (available as an add-on to your registration) and much more! Enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar and beauty of Tanzania's national parks. We look forward to welcoming you to Tanzania -
Karibu Sana!

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