WikiConference India 2016/Submissions/Wikivoyage and OpenStreetMap

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Title of the submission

Wikivoyage and OpenStreetMap

Your Username (For the submission author)

Csyogi (Link)

Type of presentation

Lightning talk

Abstract (in about 300 words)

I would divide this lightning talk in two halves. In the first half of five mins, I will give a small walk-through on how one can improve Wikivoyage articles with dynamic maps where new Wikimedia maps is used as the default layer which is powered by OpenStreetMap. I would show where the map can be embedded in an article(and where its not generally done!) and tools available to add map/mapdata like Geomap and Geobatcher. In the second half, I would give a small introduction to OpenStreetMap which now powers Wikimedia maps and how one can contribute to it, especially adding multilingual Indic names.



Interested attendees and commentsEdit

--Kannan Shanmugam (talk) 06:12, 2 August 2016 (UTC)