The Mappathon to map the Piedmont using OpenStreetMap
After the successful first edition, TOP-IX together with the Regional Council of Piedmont and the regional public administration is going to launch the second edition of the Piemonte Visual Contest (#piemonteviz), which this year boasts also the participation of CSI Piemonte.
The Mappathon, this is the name of the first part of the competition that aims at engaging the community of developers, data analysts, designers, geographers, researchers.
Adopting the philosophy of OpenStreetMap, a collaborative project of collecting and sharing geographical open data, the Mappathon organizers want to increase the availability of the open datasets and to improve the quality of life of the places where we live.
Piedmont Visual Contest is organized thanks to important partnerships that collect the best Italian digital professionals and skills: Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Trento, Wikimedia Italy, CSP Innovation in ICT, Università degli Studi di Trino and Politecnico di Torino .
Among the sponsors there are also Talent Garden and Coldiretti. Finally Nova Il Sole 24 Ore is the media partner of the initiative.