More SOTMUS 2023 Recordings, Mappy Hour, & Celebrating Community Efforts
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In this month's newsletter, we're highlighting:

        • Next Mappy Hour: August 30 at 8pm ET
        • Our first Federal & Strategic Organizational Member
        • State of the Map US 2023 Recap
        • BetaNYC's Mapping the Public Realm
        • Mapping projects that need your support

Join us on Wednesday, August 30 for the next OSM US Mappy Hour!

Hear from Catherine Im, Ozioma Ofoma, Ian Doran, & Lauren O'Donnell who will share their efforts to identify priority areas in the United States to map in OpenStreetMap to support disaster resiliency efforts. 




Thank you to our first Strategic Member:

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics

We are excited to announce that BTS has joined OpenStreetMap US as not only our first Strategic Member but also our first member representing the U.S. Government. Is your company or organization interested in learning more about our organizational membership? We offer five tiers of membership with different levels of investment. Benefits include networking events, educational opportunities, discounts on event sponsorship including our State of the Map US conference, and more!


State of the Map US 2023 Recap

More session recordings, new photos, and other highlights from this year's State of the Map US event in Richmond are now available.

Learn more on the OSM US blog!

Partner Spotlight: BetaNYC

Shout-out to BetaNYC on their work leveraging OSM for equity! This month, BetaNYC hosted "Mapping the Public Realm" with local city leadership showcasing the power of OSM for mapping our public spaces. Learn more about their work here


Support Maui Wildfire Recovery Efforts


Mappers and validators are needed to help map buildings, roads, and other features in Maui in support of the wildfire response and recovery efforts.

Upcoming Events

South Bay Map Night 
August 29 | online

OSM US Mappy Hour
August 30 | online

South Bay Map Night 
September 12 | online

OSM Ohio+Michigan Meetup
September 13 | online

September 20 | online

Education Working Group
September 21 | online

October 23 | in-person
Details & website coming soon!

FOSS4G North America
October 23-25 | in-person

Want to meet up with your local community but don't see an event near you this month? Check out the OSM Community index or join a #local- channel on the OSM US Slack.

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