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SMS to Map: Using FrontlineSMS + Ushahidi to tell your story

Ushahidi and Frontline SMS

Monday, November 7, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT)

SMS to Map: Using FrontlineSMS + Ushahidi to tell your...

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Type End Quantity
Attendee - London (19:00 - 21:00 GMT) Ended Free  
Attendee - Nairobi (18:00 - 20:00 EAT) Ended Free  

Share SMS to Map: Using FrontlineSMS + Ushahidi to tell your story

Event Details

FrontlineSMS and Ushahidi are tech tools which can be integrated to create powerful social change. On November 7th, we will hold two events: one in Nairobi, Kenya and the second in London, UK. Please join us.

Two Cities, One Event


Date: Monday 7th November, 2011

Time: 18:00 - 20:00 EAT

Hosts: FrontlineSMS, Ushahidi and Ihub

Location: ihub Upper Hill Estate, 4th Floor, Bishop Magua Centre , Nairobi Kenya


Date: Monday 7th November, 2011

Time: 19:00 - 21:00 pm GMT

Hosts: FrontlineSMS and Ushahidi

Location: Goldsmiths, University of London  New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, UK

Please obtain your ticket for the respective city to help us plan.


Agenda (to be updated shortly)

  • Introduction to Ushahidi and FrontlineSMS
  • Community members will talk about their experiences (Claire Wardle, Linda Raftree and more)
  • Case Studies using Ushahidi and FrontlineSMS (presented by Anahi Ayala Iacucci)
  • Technical Demo (Nairobi)
  • Question and Answer Sessions



@ushahidi  @FrontlineSMS



Who should Attend:

We expect an audience made up of academics, students, NGOs and technology experts. The format of the event will be formal presentations followed by participation from the audience.

What to Bring:

Your toolkit: brain, smiles, paper, pen, and (optional) laptop, mobile device, or tablet.

You can tweet about this event using #smsmap, and find both the hosts on Twitter @Ushahidi @FrontlineSMS.

Sponsored by:

FrontlineSMS - www.frontlinesms.com


Ushahidi - www.ushahidi.com



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Have questions about SMS to Map: Using FrontlineSMS + Ushahidi to tell your story? Contact Ushahidi and Frontline SMS
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When & Where

Two locations: London and Nairobi

Monday, November 7, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT)

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Ushahidi and Frontline SMS

FrontlineSMS is free, open source software that turns a laptop and a mobile phone into a central communications hub. It allows you to text message with large groups of people anywhere there is a mobile signal.

Ushahidi is a non-profit tech company that develops free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping.

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