International Conference of Crisis Mappers storms NYC

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Today, Marc and I are heading up to New York to attend the International Conference of Crisis Mappers. Open crisis mapping is growing up. We are seeing greater demand for maps and data for crisis response and preparation. ICCM 2014 will be an important place to discuss how we can grow to handle this need, how we better generate real collaboration from data, and how we build infrastructure that is usable and inclusive.

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Satellite imagery over Monrovia, an area that has seen a significant burden of Ebola cases.

We’re looking forward to talking about OpenStreetMap, satellites, and open data; topics that are critical in the midst of the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Reach out to @nas_smith or @kamicut on Twitter if you want to chat.

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