Teachers from Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Romania and Germany met in Saarburg, Germany for a week-long training session in humanitarian mapping and a first hackathon, to kick off a two year Erasmus+ project @euYoutH_OSM

Over the past quarter we have, for the first time, sustained an editing rate of over 100,000,000 edits per month! Stats are newly updated at: wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/St

If you want to become a member of the OpenStreetMap Foundation and cannot pay the membership fee, it is now easier to join as the fee can be waived. Read about our Fee Waiver program and how to apply: blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/10

The post is also available in: ES, FR, NL, PT-Br

OpenStreetMap developers are gathering for the "Karlsruhe Hack Weekend" again this coming weekend: wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Ka Hosted at @Geofabrik offices (or last year there were too many hackers and they needed this overspill room in the university nearby!)

Great work by @hotosm volunteers responding to hurricane Dorian (and also a good @NPR article introducing OpenStreetMap) twitter.com/NPR/status/1179835

Over 500 people have converged on Heidelberg this weekend for the big OpenStreetMap international conference "State Of The Map" 2019.stateofthemap.org  @sotm

Will you attend @sotm? You can become an OpenStreetMap Foundation member or renew your membership on-site. Interested? Read more about membership wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Me  and our fee waiver program join.osmfoundation.org/fee-wai and visit the OSMF table (close to the welcome desk).

A special beer being brewed for the State Of The Map conference this weekend

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We need your vote at the OpenStreetMap Awards! This is your chance to show your appreciation to many people who have spent their time moving the project forward: blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/09

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Survey on the global and local communities in OSM! Let's get together online or irl and discuss. Group answers can be provided blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/08

Translations by community members in: de, es, fa, fr, hu, it, lt, pt-BR, zh-Hans, zh-Hant-HK

End of survey period: 2019-08-21

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Celebrate our 15th birthday with us on the 10th of August! So far we've got parties planned in Japan, Belarus, Germany and the US. Why not plan something in your part of the world? Join us! blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/07

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Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day and we would like to thank our sysadmins for the awesome work that they are doing!

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Would you like to translate posts on blog.openstreetmap.org/  or see surveys from the OpenStreetMap Foundation in your language? This is a call to people who have helped with translations in the past or want to help now :) blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/07

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State of the Map @sotm news! The program is out, we have a call for posters & the Early bird phase for tickets was extended until July 21st blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/07 Not being able to come? You can still submit a poster & most talks will be available online after the conference :)

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Here's what "State of the Map Latam 2018" looked like in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Latin American regional conference is planned for Paraguay in November this year wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/ES . Before that there's SOTM Argentina on 27th July in Santa Fe: sotm.osmargentina.org 

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Has your OSM community considered hosting State of the Map 2020? How about upgrading your regional SotM conference to the global one @sotm? Find out why you should do so :) blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/06 The call for venues deadline is 30th August 2019.

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Will you be the one to help..? Or maybe someone you know..? Please get in touch with @OSM_tech or spread the message - thanks! blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/06

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