Big data and putting the world’s vulnerable people on the map
The OII is happy to announce talk 2 of the ICT4D series for this academic year.
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.
- 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.
Date: 9 February 2016
Discussion of efforts to map the most vulnerable places in the developing world, in order that international and local ... Read More
About the speakers
Andrew BrayeMaps team lead at the British Red Cross
Joanna WilkinDoctoral Researcher at University of Southampton
Martin DittusPhD student in computer science at the ICRI Cities at University College London