Humanitarian Map-a-thon: DH for Disaster Relief
February 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST| Free
This session will focus on the use of digital tools for social justice and humanitarian disaster relief work. Utilizing digital mapping, you will join the Humanitarian OpenStreetMapping Team to learn basic GIS skills. Attendees will get familiar with iD editor, and JSOM using OpenStreetMaps for this and many other projects. We will discuss the need for volunteers in this work, the importance of conversations on social justice in the use of digital tools, as well as how to incorporate a map-a-thon into your courses!
Equipment: attendees should bring a laptop that can hold an internet connection