Séverin Menard

Geographer and active OSM contributor working both remotely and in the field on humanitarian and development data


Affiliation OpenStreetMap username

SeverinGeo

OpenStreetMap username

SeverinGeo


Sessions

09-22
09:30
20min
"Mapathon, mapathon, mapathon!"
Séverin Menard, Nicolas Chavent

Who benefits from the mapathons: between (over)communication and (over)attribution, critical feedback on the inflation of a form of action oversold in the field of humanitarian action and development aid. Really for the benefit of OSM?

Community and Foundation
Hörsaal Ost
09-22
10:00
20min
OSMF local chapters in countries of the Global South what can we learn from OSM associations dynamics in French-speaking southern countries of Africa and the Caribbean?
Séverin Menard, Nicolas Chavent

This talk will share lessons that OSM and OSMF members can learn about the multi-years collective dynamics around OpenStreetMap which unfold in French-speaking southern countries of Africa and the Caribbean with the view of identifying paths for local OSM grassroots groups evolution towards a formal OSMF local chapters.

Community and Foundation
Hörsaal Ost
09-22
11:30
90min
Bilingual Breakout Session – Community building and empowerment in South: French-speaking countries in Africa+Haiti
Séverin Menard, Nicolas Chavent

This talk will present the rise of active, self-standing grassroots communities in Haiti, Western and Central Africa since 2010 resulting from a unique set of continued support actions replicable in other territories, by an ensemble of speakers from (at least) France, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo

Community and Foundation
Kleiner Hörsaal