Looking back at SOTM Africa and Missing Maps Gathering

The recently concluded State of the Map Africa 2023, hosted in Yaoundé, Cameroon, marked the fourth edition of this regional OpenStreetMap (OSM) conference. The State of the Map was a great opportunity to get to know the people who are … Read More

HeiGIT at State of the Map Europe 2023

This year’s State of the Map Europe Conference (SotM EU) took place in Antwerp, Belgium. HeiGIT’s Benjamin Herfort and Jochen Stier visited the conference. SotM is a platform hosting OSM mappers, open-source developers, researchers, GIS professionals, cartographs and many more … Read More

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GIScience and HeiGIT at SotM 2022

We are happy to announce that, this year, GIScience and HeiGIT will have four contributions to the FOSS-Community “conferencathon” in Florence. As QGIS-Meeting, State of the Map, HOT unSummit and FOSS4G are all taking place consecutively, the schedule is shaping … Read More

GIScience Contributions to the 2019 State of the Map Academic Track proceedings

Recently the SOTM 2019 Heidelberg Academic Track Proceedings have been published. GIScience Research Group Heidelberg and HeiGIT contributed several talks and posters. Below you can find an overview. Contact us if you are interested in further details on ongoing research. … Read More

State of the Map and HOT Summit in Heidelberg

SotM Image by Thomas Skowron, licensed under CC BY 2.0 Over the last few days, Heidelberg has been host to the annual HOT Summit and State of the Map conference with a combined attendance of over 800 people. The HOT … Read More

OpenStreetMap, eine stille und nützliche digitale Revolution

Über 500 Mitgestalter des ehrenamtlich erstellten Kartenwerks treffen 
sich in Heidelberg. Ihr Motto: „Freie Projekte benötigen freie Daten“ Verkehrsminister Winfried Hermann: „Nachhaltige Mobilität und frei verfügbare Daten passen sehr gut zusammen“ Ein besonderes Beispiel der digitalen Mitgestaltung ist die OpenStreetMap … Read More

Pressekonferenz: State of the Map, Heidelberg 21.09.2019

Presseeinladung 18.09.2019 (PDF Link hier) Weltkonferenz für eine Freie Karte Die Macher von OpenStreetMap treffen sich in Heidelberg Universität Heidelberg und Verkehrsministerium Baden-Württemberg unterstützen Initiative Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, hochwertiges digitales Kartenmaterial muss nicht kommerziell sein. Seit mittlerweile 15 … Read More