Community Mapping and Public Participation



Wednesday, November 2, 2016
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. CDT

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Community mapping and public participation is important for urban planning. Social media provides a platform for community participation and online mapping projects engage and excite the public about ideas for long range planning activities for communities around the world.

  • A Blank Canvas: Innovating Public Participation in the Age of Social Media
    Daniel Eisenberg, Senior Planner, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, Columbus, Ohio, United States 
  • Overview of Community Mapping in Public Sector Urban Planning: South Africa
    Amanda vanEeden, GIS Analyst, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa