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The OSMF is in the process of setting up a network of national and regional chapters. If you or your organisation are interested in the topic please contact the local chapter working group per mail at local@osmfoundation.org
 
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The OSMF is in the process of setting up a network of national and regional chapters.
   
[[LC FAQ|Local Chapter FAQ]]
 
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== Established Local Chapters ==
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So far we have the following formally established foundation Local Chapters (LCs):
   
[[Template agreement]]
 
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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! scope="col"| Region
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! scope="col"| Name of Local Chapter (LC)
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! scope="col"| LC application
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! scope="col"| Acceptance date
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! scope="col"| Signing the LC agreement: Year-month
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! scope="col"| Annual reports
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! scope="col"| Updated bylaws
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! scope="col"| [https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2020-April/006725.html Presentation during board meeting]
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|-
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| Argentina || [http://www.geolibres.org.ar/ Asociación Civil Geolibres] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Argentina|application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2020-08#Voting_for_Geolibres| 2020-08-27]] || 2020-11 || || ||
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|- style="background-color:honeydew"
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| Belgium || [http://www.osm.be/ OpenStreetMap Belgium] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Belgium|application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2018-05-24#Voting|2018-05-24]] || [https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2018/10/23/introducing-the-belgium-local-chapter/ 2018-07] at SotM 2018 || [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/8/8c/OSM_Belgium_2020_report.odt 2020 report] || ||
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|-
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| Czechia || [https://openstreetmap.cz/ OpenStreetMap Česká republika z.s.] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Czechia|application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2020-02#Voting| 2020-02-27]] || 2020-07 || || ||
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|- style="background-color:honeydew"
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| Democratic Republic of Congo || [http://openstreetmap.cd/ OpenStreetMap RDC ] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo|application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2020-11#Voting| 2020-11-19]] || ''Pending''|| || ||
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|-
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| France || [http://openstreetmap.fr/ OpenStreetMap France] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/France|application docs]]|| [[Board/Minutes/2017-07-18#Vote_on_FR_Local_Chapter|2017-07-18]] || [https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2017/12/30/welcome-osm-france/ 2017-07]|| [https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/France/OSM-FR/AGO_2020-06-13-en 2020 report] || ||
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|- style="background-color:honeydew"
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| Germany || [https://www.fossgis.de/ OpenStreetMap Deutschland / FOSSGIS] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Germany|application docs]]|| [[Board/Minutes/2018-01-18#2018.2FRes1_Accept_German_LC_application|2017-12-04]] || [https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2018/01/05/new-local-chapter-fossgis/ 2018-01] || [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/9/92/FOSSGIS_annual_report_2019.pdf 2019 report] || || [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/a/a2/FOSSGIS_presentation_20200827.pdf 2020-08 presentation]
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|-
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| Iceland || [http://www.hlidskjalf.is OpenStreetMap á Íslandi] ||[[Local Chapters/Applications/Iceland|application docs]]|| [[Board/Minutes/2015-01-12#Voting_.2813_minutes.29|2015-01-12]] || [https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2015/02/15/openstreetmap-local-chapters-welcome-iceland/ 2015-01] || || || [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/8/8f/OSM_Iceland_introduction_during_20200521_OSMF_board_meeting.pdf 2020-05 presentation] ''(100 KB, .pdf)'' and [[Board/Minutes/2020-05#Monthly_Local_Chapter_presentation_-_OpenStreetMap_.C3.A1_.C3.8Dslandi|comments]]
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|- style="background-color:honeydew"
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| Ireland || [https://www.openstreetmap.ie/ OpenStreetMap Ireland CLG] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Ireland|application docs]]|| [[Board/Minutes/2019-10-16#2019.2FRes20_OSM_Ireland_to_become_an_OSMF_Chapter|2019-09-15]] || 2019-09 at SotM 2019 || || || [[Board/Minutes/2020-11#Monthly_Local_Chapter_presentation_-_OSM_Ireland| 2020-11]]
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|-
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| Italy || [http://www.wikimedia.it OpenStreetMap Italia] ||[[Local_Chapters/Applications/Italy|application docs]]|| [[Board/Minutes/2016-01-08#2015.2F11:_Accept_Italian_Local_Chapter_application|2015-12-19]] || [https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2016/02/03/welcome-openstreetmap-italia/ 2016-01] || 2019 report: [https://wiki.wikimedia.it/wiki/Relazione_sulle_attivit%C3%A0_2019#OpenStreetMap IT], [https://wiki.wikimedia.it/wiki/Relazione_sulle_attivit%C3%A0_2019/en#OpenStreetMap EN]||[https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/a/ab/OpenStreetMap_Italia_-_bylaws_updated_2019-06_-_IT.odt 2019 bylaws] || [[Board/Minutes/2020-04#Local_Chapter_presentation_-_OpenStreetMap_Italia| 2020-04 presentation]]
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|- style="background-color:honeydew"
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| Japan || [http://www.osmf.jp/ 一般社団法人オープンストリートマップ・ファウンデーション・ ジャパン] (OpenStreetMap Foundation Japan) || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Japan|application docs]]|| [[Board/Minutes/2021-03#Vote_on_OSMF_Japan_Local_Chapter_application|2021-03-26]] || 2021-02 || || ||
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| Kosovo || [http://flossk.org/ Free Libre Open Source Software Kosova] || [[Local_Chapters/Applications/Kosovo| application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2020-09#Local_Chapter_applications:_Kosovo_and_US| 2020-09-24]] || 2020-11-10 ||
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|| || [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/2/23/FLOSSK_Local_Chapter_presentation_2020-10.pdf 2020-10 presentation] ''(2.42 MB, 10 pages, .pdf)''
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|- style="background-color:honeydew"
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| Oceania || [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Oceania OSGEO Oceania] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Oceania|application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2020-08#Voting_for_OSGEO_Oceania| 2020-08-27]] || 2020-12-07 <br> [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Oceania#OpenStreetMap_Oceania Page] with note [1] requested by the OSMF board. || || ||
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|-
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| Poland || [http://openstreetmap.org.pl/ Stowarzyszenie OpenStreetMap Polska] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Poland|application docs]]|| [[Board/Minutes/2021-03#Vote_on_OSM_Poland_Local_Chapter_application|2021-03-26]] || ''Pending'' || || ||
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|- style="background-color:honeydew"
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| Slovakia || [http://www.freemap.sk/ Freemap Slovakia] || [[Local_Chapters/Applications/Slovakia| application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2021-01#Freemap_Slovakia_Local_Chapter_application| 2021-01-29]] || 2021-02 || ||
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|-
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| Switzerland || [http://sosm.ch Swiss OpenStreetMap Association] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/Switzerland|application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2016-03-25#2016.2F6:_Accept_Swiss_OpenStreetMap_Local_Chapter_application|2016-02-13]] || [https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2016/10/23/new-local-chapter-sosm/ 2016-09] at SotM 2016 ||
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2019 report: [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/4/4f/SOSM_Finances_2019_audit_signed_DE.pdf Signed audit],
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[https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/6/6c/SOSM_Finances_2019_balance_sheet_EN.pdf balance sheet],
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[https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/5/59/SOSM_Finances_2019_profit_and_loss_EN.pdf profit and loss]
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[https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/a/ac/SOSM_AoA_updated_20200516_DE.pdf| 2020 AoA - DE], [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/2/2e/SOSM_AoA_updated_20200516_EN.odt 2020 AoA - EN]
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|- style="background-color:honeydew"
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| United Kingdom || [http://osmuk.org/ OpenStreetMap United Kingdom] || [[Local Chapters/Applications/United_Kingdom|application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2017-06-20#UK_Local_Chapter_vote|2017-06-20]] || [https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2017/11/12/welcome-osmuk/ 2017-08] at SotM 2017 || 2019 reports: [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/4/40/OSMUK_report_2019.pdf general], [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/6/6f/OSMUK_accounts_2019.pdf financial] || [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/4/41/OSM_UK_Local_Chapter_presentation_202101.pdf 2021-01 presentation] ''(560 KB, 12 pages, .pdf)'' ||
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| United States || [https://www.openstreetmap.us/ OpenStreetMap United States Inc.] || [[Local_Chapters/Applications/United_States|application docs]] || [[Board/Minutes/2020-09#Local_Chapter_applications:_Kosovo_and_US| 2020-09-24]] || 2021-02 || || ||
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|}
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[1] ''"Note, while OSGeo Oceania is currently the recognised local chapter in the region, we are fully supportive of other groups that may form in Oceania with the intent of becoming a local chapter. One example would be a national entity that determines their interests would better represented as an independent local chapter. If this was to occur, OSGeo Oceania would be fully supportive and will not claim to speak for groups who do not wish to be represented."''
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'''Local Chapter representative on the Advisory Board'''<br>
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Each formally established Local Chapter can have one representative on the [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Advisory_Board Advisory Board] that the OSMF Board of Directors can consult.
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* Current LC representatives on the Advisory Board (together with Gold [[Corporate_Members|Corporate Member]] representatives) are listed [[Advisory_Board#Current_Members_of_the_Advisory_Board_and_their_Affiliations| here]].
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== Current Local Chapter applications ==
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* [[Local_Chapters/Applications|Current applications are listed here.]]
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== Becoming a Local Chapter ==
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If you or your organisation are interested in the topic please contact the Secretary, at secr<nowiki>eta</nowiki>ry@osmfoundation.org
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* [[Local Chapters/FAQ|FAQ]]
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* [[Local Chapters/Template agreement|'''Template agreement''']]
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* [[Local_Chapters/Application_documents|Documents for application]]
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== Mailing list ==
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[https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/local-chapters The Local Chapters mailing list] is dedicated to the discussion of topics and issues of interest to the Local Chapters of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, as well as those groups interested in becoming a Local Chapter.
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== Notes from Local Chapter Congresses or meetings ==
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* [https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/mikelmaron/diary/40882 At State of the Map 2016, Belgium]<br>
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* [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Local_Chapters/Congress_201708 At State of the Map 2017, Japan]
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* [https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/local-chapters/2018-July/000307.html At State of the Map 2018, Milan] (summary by Raphael Das Gupta)

Latest revision as of 15:51, 11 June 2021

Osm world network.png

The OSMF is in the process of setting up a network of national and regional chapters.

Established Local Chapters

So far we have the following formally established foundation Local Chapters (LCs):

Region Name of Local Chapter (LC) LC application Acceptance date Signing the LC agreement: Year-month Annual reports Updated bylaws Presentation during board meeting
Argentina Asociación Civil Geolibres application docs 2020-08-27 2020-11
Belgium OpenStreetMap Belgium application docs 2018-05-24 2018-07 at SotM 2018 2020 report
Czechia OpenStreetMap Česká republika z.s. application docs 2020-02-27 2020-07
Democratic Republic of Congo OpenStreetMap RDC application docs 2020-11-19 Pending
France OpenStreetMap France application docs 2017-07-18 2017-07 2020 report
Germany OpenStreetMap Deutschland / FOSSGIS application docs 2017-12-04 2018-01 2019 report 2020-08 presentation
Iceland OpenStreetMap á Íslandi application docs 2015-01-12 2015-01 2020-05 presentation (100 KB, .pdf) and comments
Ireland OpenStreetMap Ireland CLG application docs 2019-09-15 2019-09 at SotM 2019 2020-11
Italy OpenStreetMap Italia application docs 2015-12-19 2016-01 2019 report: IT, EN 2019 bylaws 2020-04 presentation
Japan 一般社団法人オープンストリートマップ・ファウンデーション・ ジャパン (OpenStreetMap Foundation Japan) application docs 2021-03-26 2021-02
Kosovo Free Libre Open Source Software Kosova application docs 2020-09-24 2020-11-10 2020-10 presentation (2.42 MB, 10 pages, .pdf)
Oceania OSGEO Oceania application docs 2020-08-27 2020-12-07
Page with note [1] requested by the OSMF board.
Poland Stowarzyszenie OpenStreetMap Polska application docs 2021-03-26 Pending
Slovakia Freemap Slovakia application docs 2021-01-29 2021-02
Switzerland Swiss OpenStreetMap Association application docs 2016-02-13 2016-09 at SotM 2016

2019 report: Signed audit, balance sheet, profit and loss

2020 AoA - DE, 2020 AoA - EN

United Kingdom OpenStreetMap United Kingdom application docs 2017-06-20 2017-08 at SotM 2017 2019 reports: general, financial 2021-01 presentation (560 KB, 12 pages, .pdf)
United States OpenStreetMap United States Inc. application docs 2020-09-24 2021-02

[1] "Note, while OSGeo Oceania is currently the recognised local chapter in the region, we are fully supportive of other groups that may form in Oceania with the intent of becoming a local chapter. One example would be a national entity that determines their interests would better represented as an independent local chapter. If this was to occur, OSGeo Oceania would be fully supportive and will not claim to speak for groups who do not wish to be represented."

Local Chapter representative on the Advisory Board
Each formally established Local Chapter can have one representative on the Advisory Board that the OSMF Board of Directors can consult.

  • Current LC representatives on the Advisory Board (together with Gold Corporate Member representatives) are listed here.

Current Local Chapter applications

Becoming a Local Chapter

If you or your organisation are interested in the topic please contact the Secretary, at secretary@osmfoundation.org

Mailing list

The Local Chapters mailing list is dedicated to the discussion of topics and issues of interest to the Local Chapters of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, as well as those groups interested in becoming a Local Chapter.

Notes from Local Chapter Congresses or meetings