Whom are we looking for?
You are map geeks, developers, people interested in geolocation, in caring and supporting for the folks in your neighborhood. You are open to meet and communicate with people sharing your interests, your location, changes around you, and you are happy to be part of a one-year journey in maps and geolocation APIs and want to contribute to a fresh map data empowering location.
What you will do?
We will announce some tasks/challenges, you can also find them on our connected Social Media channels. We call them sprints, and you will be part of solving them if you are interested. You do not have to take all sprints, choose the one you take joy in! Take over responsibility for in your neighborhood.
What are those sprints about?
The sprints will include several challenges, tasks, be it editing in HERE Map Creator (mobile app iOS and Android), be it data collection, checking geolocation data with the help of the Mobile Map Creator app, be it driving/walking/cycling around and collecting street-level imagery, be it supporting a non-governmental organization, a neighborhood group, to maintain or update data to provide fresh and updated map for all of you...
What do I have to do to join?
You can join whenever you want on the way, right now, or in September, at the end of the year, it doesn't matter. If you are new in HERE Map Creator, then please register. If you are already an experiences Mapper at Map Creator, then go there and start the journey! If you want to contribute to the sprints with our partner Mapillary and collect street level imagery, visit their website and start.
What do I gain?
Fun, learning new tools / features, exchanging with many new friends in Eastern Europe and the world. And we will award from time to time outstanding contributions, based on the quality of the edits, the sprints executed, either as an individual or as a team. The top contributors and followers all over the year till summer 2020 we will invite to a gathering somewhere in Eastern Europe mid 2020.