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Missing Maps @ MSF

- Médecins Sans Frontières : 46 Rue de l'Arbre Bénit / Gewijde-Boomstraat - 1050 Brussels
We’re doing another Missing Maps mapathon at the MSF offices in Brussels.

OpenStreetMap meeting in Brussels

- Cafe De Markten : Rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains / Oude Graanmarktstraat 5 - 1000 Brussels
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

Meet the OSMF Board

- BrewDog Brussels : Putterie 20 - 1000 Brussels
The OpenStreetMap Foundation board has their yearly face to face meeting in Brussels this time. We will be warming up to the meeting on the evening before, and you’re invited.

OpenStreetMap op Newline - OsmAnd introduction and modification

- Hackerspace Gent : Blekerijstraat 75, 9000 Ghent
In this workshop, an introduction to the app OsmAnd is given. I’ll show you the basics of working with this

OpenStreetMap op Newline - Getting Started

- Hackerspace Gent : Blekerijstraat 75, 9000 Ghent
In this workshop, an introduction to OpenStreetMap is given - perfect if you are interested but never got started.

National Missing Maps Mapathon 2019 (LLN, Liège)

Help Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross to facilitate their rescue

National Missing Maps Mapathon 2019 (Brussels, Namur, Ghent, Liège)

Help Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross to facilitate their rescue

National Missing Maps Mapathon 2019 (Brussels, LLN, Leuven, Mons)

Help Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross to facilitate their rescue

Open Belgium 2019

- Herman Teirlinck Building : Havenlaan 88 / Avenue du Port 88 - 1000 Brussels
Let’s make Belgian knowledge open, usable, used, useful

The Power of Open in Action: Community Day Open Knowledge Belgium

- BeCentral : Cantersteen 10 - 1000 Brussels
Open knowledge and open data are very powerful, essential forces for change. The good thing is… you as a citizen can contribute to open projects and contribute to a world where knowledge creates power for the many, not the few.

Meeting in Louvain-la-Neuve

- Crêperie bretonne - La Mère Fillioux : 1a Place des Brabançons 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Let’s meet in Louvain-la-Neuve for the next OpenStreetMap meetup in Brabant Wallon on the 11 February 2018 , 6:30 PM ! Anyone interested in OSM is welcome, from the absolute beginner to the most experienced mapper. Do not hesitate to come if you are just curious about OpenStreetMap and participatory cartography.

FOSDEM 2019 - Geospatial devroom

- ULB - Campus du Solbosch - AW1.126 : Av. F. D. Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles
FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate.

OsmAnd route engine hacking

- Zeus WPI : Krijgslaan 281 - Gent
Zeus WPI - the student working group of UGent - has invited me to give a small workshop on tweaking the routing engine of OsmAnd. After a small introduction, we’ll try to get the things working on our phones.

Mappers in Bruges

- De Stoepa : Oostermeers 124 - Brugge
Everyone enthusiastic or interested in creating maps with OpenStreetMap and opensource is welcome! We’ll talk about all kind of topics, answer your questions, …

OpenStreetMap official meeting in Brussels

- Cafe De Markten : Rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains / Oude Graanmarktstraat 5 - 1000 Brussels
The first hour will be an official meeting. That means it is intended for official members and there will be actual voting (both offline and online). You can register to be a member on osm.be and will get an invite if you did that before.

FOSS4G Belgium 2018

- bel.brussels : Avenue du Port 86c/3002 - 1000 Brussels
After the very succesful FOSS4G Belgium events in 2015, 2016 and 2017, OSGeo.be announces the date of the next FOSS4G Belgium Conference: 25 October 2018. Stay tuned for more info!

Mappers in Bruges

- De Stoepa : Oostermeers 124 - Brugge
Everyone enthusiastic or interested in mapping and opensource is welcome! We’ll talk about all kind of topics, answer your questions, …

OSMAnd route engine hacking

- BeCentral : Cantersteen 10 - 1000 Brussels
Did you know that the routing engine of OsmAnd can be tweaked? For example, it is possible to program it so that it avoids all cobblestone. Or, if your left blinker is broken, a route planner with only turns right can be provided. A lot is possible, this is your chance to build your own truly personalized routing engine.

OpenStreetMap meeting in Brussels

- BeCentral : Cantersteen 10 - 1000 Brussels
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OSM Meetup in Brugge

- Ecofablab Brugge : Binnenweg 4 - 8000 Brugge
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OpenStreetMap meeting in Brussels

- BeCentral : Cantersteen 10 - 1000 Brussels
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

Rencontre OSM à Namur

- Mundo-N : Rue Nanon 98 - 5000 Namur
Let’s meet in Namur for the next Wallonia OpenStreetMap meetup on the 27 May 2018 , 6:30 PM ! Anyone interested in OSM is welcome, from the absolute beginner to the most experienced mapper. Do not hesitate to come if you are just curious about OpenStreetMap and participatory cartography. We have booked a room at Mundo-N (Rue Nanon, 98, Namur, 10 min. from the station) with a beamer, so anyone interested can bring a laptop and present something. Thema of the day: OpenStreetMap and Hiking

National Missing Maps Mapathon 2018

Help Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross to facilitate their rescue

Road completion workshop

- BeCentral : Cantersteen 10 - 1000 Brussels
What we’ll do

Open Belgium 2018

- Aula Magna : Place Raymond Lemaire 1 - Louvain-la-Neuve
Let’s make Belgian knowledge open, usable, used, useful

OpenStreetMap official meeting in Brussels

- BeCentral : Cantersteen 10 - 1000 Brussels
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OpenStreetMap meeting in Hasselt

- ? : Hasset (location to be defined)
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

FOSDEM 2018

- ULB - Campus du Solbosch : Av. F. D. Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles
FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate.

FOSDEM 2018

- ULB - Campus du Solbosch : Av. F. D. Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles
FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate.

OpenStreetMap meeting in Brussels

- The Sister Brussels Café : Rue Chair et Pain 3 - 1000 Bruxelles
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OpenStreetMap meeting in Arlon

- Les Arcades : Place Léopold 5 - 6700 Arlon
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

Missing Maps Mapathon at IPIS

- IPIS Research : Italiëlei 98A - 2000 Antwerpen
If you can’t attend the Missing Maps mapathon at MSF the week before, if Brussels is a little far for you or if you just can’t get enough, here’s another chance to contribute to OSM in developing countries and/or pass the passion to new volunteers: IPIS is hosting another Mapathon in Antwerp!

Leuven Monthly OpenStreetMap Meetup

- KU Leuven Dept. of Geography : Once on the campus go under the first floor bridge between buildings C and E. Then go through the door on your right.
We get together to discuss OpenStreetMap.org and related topics.

Missing Maps @ MSF

- MSF Brussels / Handicap International : Rue de l'Arbre Bénit 46 - 1050 Bruxelles
We’re doing another Missing Maps mapathon at the MSF offices in Brussels.

OpenStreetMap in Antwerp - Q & A

- Lebowski's : Boomgaardstraat 350 - 2600 Antwerpen
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

FOSS4G Belgium

After the very succesful FOSS4G Belgium events in 2015 and 2016, OSGeo.be announces the date of the next FOSS4G Belgium Conference: 26 October 2017.

Leuven Monthly OpenStreetMap Meetup

- KU Leuven Dept. of Geography : By car, on Kapeldreef drive between building E and F to park, then move to the opposite side of E Building for the main entrance. On foot, The entrance is under this overpassing building.
We get together to discuss OpenStreetMap.org and related topics.

OpenStreetMap meeting in Arlon

- Les Arcades : Place Léopold 5 - 6700 Arlon
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OpenStreetMap meeting in Brussels

- The Sister Brussels Café : Rue Chair et Pain 3 - 1000 Bruxelles
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

Leuven Monthly OpenStreetMap Meetup

- KUL, Building C : Once on the campus go under the first floor bridge between buildings C and E. Then go through the door on your right.
We get together to discuss OpenStreetMap.org and related topics.

Meetup in Brugge!

- De Stoepa : Oostermeers 124 - Brugge
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

Next Wallonia OpenStreetMap meetup

- Mundo-N : Rue Nanon 98 - 5000 Namur
Let’s meet in Namur for the next Wallonia OpenStreetMap meetup on the 12 Sept. 2017 night! Anyone interested in OSM is welcome, from the absolute beginner to the most experienced mapper. Do not hesitate to come if you are just curious about OpenStreetMap and participatory cartography. We can have a room at Mundo-N (Rue Nanon, 98, Namur, 10 min. from the station) with a beamer, so anyone interested can bring a laptop and present something. We plan to bring some drinks. We may go outside for so...

Leuven Monthly OpenStreetMap Meetup

- KUL, Building C : Once on the campus go under the first floor bridge between buildings C and E. Then go through the door on your right.
We get together to discuss OpenStreetMap.org and related topics.

Fourth Leuven Monthly OpenStreetMap Meetup

- Arboretum Heverlee : Er is een infobord aan het arboretum, net voorbij de brug onder de E40, schuin naar rechts
Let’s go outside for a change and map the trees of the arboretum of Heverlee as precisely as we can. I’ll print some maps on paper of what is already there, so we can compare and verify.

Open Bike Data & Mapping with OpenStreetMap

- BeCentral : Cantersteen 12 - 1000 Brussels
Open bike data and maps are part of the solution towards more bike-friendly cities. The good thing is… you as a citizen can help improve these data and maps!

Leuven Monthly OpenStreetMap Meetup

- KU Leuven Dept. of Geography : By car, on Kapeldreef drive between building E and F to park, then move to the opposite side of E Building for the main entrance. On foot, The entrance is under this overpassing building.
General introduction to mapping with JOSM. Overview of apps to actually use the data like OSMAND and MAPS.ME and of apps that can be use tos contribute source data like Mapillary.com and OpenStreetCam.

OpenStreetMap in Antwerp informal meetup

- Zurenborger : Dageraadplaats 4, Antwerpen
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

Leuven Monthly OpenStreetMap Meetup

- KU Leuven Dept. of Geography : By car, on Kapeldreef drive between building E and F to park, then move to the opposite side of E Building for the main entrance. On foot, The entrance is under this overpassing building.
We can work on a task from http://tasks.hotosm.org.

Missing Maps Mapathon at IPIS

- IPIS Research : Italiëlei 98A, Antwerpen
NGOs working in the South need decent maps in order to reach people who need help. However, in many places the map is not yet complete.

First Leuven Monthly OpenStreetMap Meetup

- KUL, Building C : Once on the campus go under the first floor bridge between buildings C and E. Then go through the door on your right.
The 300 participants of the National Mapathon managed to get a lot of work done. Those tasks need to be reviewed and either corrected and validated. Or they should be rejected and feedback sent to the mappers, so they can learn from the experience.

OpenStreetMap meeting in Brussels

- The Sister Brussels Café : Rue Chair et Pain 3 - 1000 Bruxelles
Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OSGeoBE Dev Evening - QGIS Plugin

- ESI (Haute Ecole de Bruxelles) : Rue Royale 67, 1000 Brussels
For this OSGeoDevEvening we will explain how to extend QGis with your own plugins. Following a step-by-step process, we will create our own extension.

National Missing Maps Mapathon 2017

Help Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross to facilitate their rescue

OpenStreetMap meeting in Louvain la Neuve

Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OpenStreetMap meeting in Brussels on February, 21

Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OpenStreetMap in Antwerp informal meetup

Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OpenStreetMap meeting in Brussels on January, 16

Let’s build a community with everybody interested in OpenStreetMap!

OSM Belgium Hackday

Ben Abelshausen and Glenn Plas would like to invite you to the OpenStreetMap Hackday!

A chat with OSM Iceland

Jóhannes B. Jensson is in town. He’s the main organizer of OpenStreetMap in Iceland and the man behind MappingBotswana. Come have a drink with him and talk about mapping, local OSM organisations, etc.

Missing Maps Mapathon @ VUB Brussels

EGEA Brussels and the student organisation are inviting us for their Missing Maps MAPATHON on Tuesday November 15th!

Missing Maps MAPATHON on Wednesday October 26, at the IPIS library!

IPIS, Missing Maps and OpenStreetMap Belgium organise another Missing Maps MAPATHON on Wednesday October 26, at the IPIS library!

OpenStreetMap meeting in Bruxelles on Octobre, 18

After an amazing State Of The Map in Brussels, let’s build a community with anybody interested in OpenStreetMap.

HOT-summit mapathon @ MSF

The day before SOTM Brussels, there’s the HOT summit. You should go to both :) After the HOT-summit, their participants are invited to come map with us. So expect plenty mappers who are deeply involved in humanitarian mapping.

Presentation of OpenStreetMap to the public in City Hall of Leuven

We’ll have a table, electricity and an internet connection. It’s inside the city hall, but there will be an exhibition about the new ‘circulatieplan’ for Leuven.

OpenStreetMap beers in Halle!

For the first time in the metropolis of Halle (Vlaams Brabant), all welcome to learn, teach or preach about OpenStreetMap.

Just talk about OSM over a beer

Let’s talk about OpenStreeMap - newbies to experts, all welcome.

Missing Maps @ IPIS, Antwerp

We’re doing another Missing Maps mapathon in Antwerp, at our regular host IPIS.

Missing Maps @ MSF

We’re doing another Missing Maps mapathon, this time at the MSF offices in Brussels.

National Missing Maps Mapathon 2016

Help Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross to facilitate their rescue

Missing Maps Mapathon - Antwerp

Register here to volunteer to help out at the event. Any and all help is welcome, you don’t have to be an expert! If you want to come as a regular guest, or want more info, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/missing-maps-mapathon-antwerp-march-23rd-tickets-21633266683

(M)Apps 4 Ghent

We’re organizing a Mapathon (mapping Ghent) at this Open Data Hackathon party.

Missing Maps Mapathon - VUB

Jo is setting up Mapathon at the VUB in Brussels. He needs a helping hand! Any level of experience is useful.

Missing Maps Mapathon - VUB

Join the first “mapping party for the homeless” ! It will take place in Brussels, on 27th February, at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). You will take part to an important mapping initiative, that would answer the needs of different associations working with the homeless (i. e. La Strada, Médecins du Monde, Association des Maisons d’Accueil).

Missing Maps Mapathon Gent

We’ll map away somewhere deep in Africa with as many people as possible. RSVP here if you want to help out during the event. Experience iD and JOSM mappers very much needed.