ABUJA 2023

State of the Map Nigeria unites people around OpenStreetMap, an open-sourced geospatial data pool having the most detailed map of the Nigeria, Africa and beyond.
Our Conference draws people representing an incredibly broad range of interests. From individual hobbyist to major stakeholders contributing to OpenStreetMap, State of the Map Nigeria is envisioned to be the most significant gathering on mapping innovation and promise. 

This Conference in October 2023 will be held in the city of Abuja, Nigeria. It will bring together hundreds of OpenStreetMap enthusiasts from academia, private companies, humanitarian organizations, government agencies and hopefully technology sector to learn new map technology and share ideas.

Our Brand

Unique Mappers Network is an NGO for Open Data Development, Mobile Data Collection, OpenStreetMap Nigeria Community, Citizen Science Projects, Open Source Geospatial, GeoForAll Lab, Flying Lab,Youth/Women Empowerment,SDGS, & Humanitarian Response

SotM 2023
Code of Conduct

Our goal is to bring together the diverse users that make up the humanitarian open  mapping community / open sourced users  and to make everyone feel welcome to participate, speak up, ask questions, and engage in the event, sessions, and conversations. The growing diversity of the OpenStreetMap community includes hobbyists and professionals, people of different ethnic backgrounds and gender identities, rich and poor, etc. This is the OpenStreetMap community and are all welcome and encouraged to attend the State of the Map Nigeria Conference.

To achieve this we require that everyone participating in the conference and events should treat everyone with respect and kindness and acknowledge that people from different backgrounds have different understandings of what is offensive, derogatory, and unwelcoming, and commit to bridging this through positive communication.

To ensure that the conference and related events are welcoming and safe experiences for everyone who attends, including in this virtual environment, we have adopted the following code of conduct

The 2023 conference is dedicated to providing a harassment- free hybrid conference experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion or background. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference session; conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference at the discretion of the conference organizers.

SotM 2023 Conference
Anti - Harassment Policy

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion or background; sexual images in public spaces; deliberate intimidation; stalking; following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact; and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender up to expulsion from the conference.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately by emailing us at stateofthemapnigeria@gmail.com

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