Big data and putting the world’s vulnerable people on the map

Andrew Braye, Martin Dittus, Joanna Wilkin

Tuesday 9 February 2016 16:30 - 18:00

Oxford Internet Institute, 1 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JS

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This event is part of ICT4D Seminar Series

Abstract

Missing Maps objectives are:

  • To map the most vulnerable places in the developing world, in order that international and local NGOs and individuals can use the maps and data to better respond to crises affecting the areas.
  • To support OpenStreetMap, specifically the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), in developing technologies, skills, workflows, and communities.

Speakers

  • Andrew Braye - Maps team lead at the British Red Cross: Missing Maps origin story.
  • Joanna Wilkin - Doctoral Researcher at University of Southampton: Field case study.
  • Martin Dittus - PhD student in computer science at the ICRI Cities at University College London: The community in the data.

About the speakers

Andrew Braye

Maps team lead at the British Red Cross

Martin Dittus

PhD student in computer science at the ICRI Cities at University College London

Joanna Wilkin

Doctoral Researcher at University of Southampton

Webcasts

  • Big Data and Putting the World's Vulnerable People on the Map

    Big Data and Putting the World's Vulnerable People on the Map

    Recorded: 9 February 2016 Duration: 01:00:41

    Discussion of efforts to map the most vulnerable places in the developing world, in order that international and local NGOs and individuals can use the maps and data to better respond to crises affecting the areas.