Collaborative Geomatics for Social Innovation and Sustainability

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Presentation delivered by Fred McGarry, Executive Director of Centre for Community Mapping.


<ul><li> 1. <ul><li>Collaborative Geomatics for Social Innovation </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>and Sustainability </li></ul> <p> 2. </p> <ul><li>The Centre for Community Mapping (COMAP) is a not-for-profit </li></ul> <ul><li>corporation that deploys information technology and communications</li></ul> <ul><li>strategies to strengthen the functioning and sustainability of civil society.</li></ul> <p>Centre for Community Mapping (COMAP) 3. A context-based social networkwith application services foreducation, health, environment, culture, socialand economic development Web Informatics Development Environment (WIDE) Applications (COMAP Datacentre) Internet Topic Interest Place Interest SaaS People Interest Users Thin Clients 4. </p> <ul><li>Web Informatics Development Environment (WIDE) </li></ul> <ul><li>Software as a Service (SaaS): </li></ul> <ul><li> Programming has effectively been replaced with a</li></ul> <ul><li>declarative methodology, a wizard or forms-based</li></ul> <ul><li>approach to buildingWeb-based systems.</li></ul> <ul><li>This approach allows faster systems development</li></ul> <ul><li>permitting an iterative build for user-centred design</li></ul> <p> 5. </p> <ul><li>Strategies: (beyond Google) </li></ul> <ul><li>A common map for collaborative applicationsmanaged by communities </li></ul> <ul><li>Authoritative content managed by groups using access controls </li></ul> <ul><li>On web map feature and attribute data entry </li></ul> <ul><li>An atlas of navigable layered applications </li></ul> <ul><li>Social network services for social innovation (self-organization)</li></ul> <ul><li>Mapadit sustainability service </li></ul> <ul><li>Sensitive data management policy set by communities of practice </li></ul> <p>Context-based social network services 6. Why? Systemic change requires systemic response Collaborativeapplicationsand proposals :Secure, cross-scalar, inter-agency, inter-sectoral: Program Driven :Stewardship Tracking System, Ontario Drinking Water STS,Smoke Free Ontario Performance Indicator Monitoring System Ontario Stewardship, Species at Risk,Science/Data Driven : Ontario Stream Information System, OFAH Invasives Tracking System,ELC, FISHWEB Community Driven : Monitoring the Moraine, Mennonite Heritage Portrait, CaledonCommunity Alliance, Waterloo Region Arts Council Portal, West Montrose CulturalLandscape Survey, Cambridge Built Heritage, PlayscapeWR, First Nations Systems Neighbourwoods , Ontario Trails Council,Creative Muskoka Atlas, Environmental Farm Plan 7. 8. 9. </p> <ul><li>Portraying our passion for </li></ul> <ul><li>local cultural heritage </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>community histories </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>stories,</li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>artifacts,</li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>paintings,</li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>sculpture,</li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>music,</li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>poetry,</li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>photographs,</li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>video </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>the buildings and landscapes and much more</li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>are among the most powerful tools for consolidating a sense of place</li></ul> <ul><li>and building social capital in communities. </li></ul> <p> 10. 11. 12. 13. Narrativeswith WIKI Links 14. Add photos &amp; documents Move dot to locate content Add/Edit text Add/Edit Content 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. </p> <ul><li>Collaborative Geomatics for Social Innovation </li></ul> <ul><li>and Sustainability </li></ul>


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