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TechNovation Talks: Crowdsourcing & Gamification for Humanitarian Mapping

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - 12:00pm

Crowdsourcing & Gamification for Humanitarian Mapping

A talk by Tyler Radford, Executive Director, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

15 Aug 2017 (noon - 1 p.m.) UN Secretariat, room S-2727

How technology innovation can be leveraged for social good. The session will cover how the creators of Mapswipe went from an idea to implementing a successful mobile app which mobilizes thousands of individuals worldwide to do work needed by the humanitarian community in a fun way.

About the TechNovation Talks

OICT organizes this ongoing series of conversations to raise awareness among UN personnel, Civil Society and Member States on innovative ways in which technology can be applied to our work.

Note: This event is only open to individuals holding a United Nations identification card (Member States delegates, representatives of civil society organizations, and personnel of United Nations Agencies Funds and Programmes). This event is not open to the general public.