and more useful. sorry it clashes with the pre-conference social but we have to conspire before wednesday. they'll be many more chances to drink so if you can please go to this instead:
Our friends at Manchester Free Software invite all loiterers to a meeting at Manchester Digital Development Agency Portland Street at 7pm on 17 June
John McKerrell gives an introduction to the collaborative mapping phenomenon that is Open Street Map, the project that aims to generate a streetmap of the entire world. John will also explain the workings of the OSM editors and show how to map your own area.
The full announcement is on their web site