All citizens, associations, developers, graphic and web designers, schools and companies of the European Union can participate in the contest.

There are no age limits but young under 18 years old need a parental written permission to participate.


The projects should include:
–     the creation of maps or projects based on OpenStreetMap about Piedmont area;
–     free, open and reusable release of data through OpenStreetMap; data can be collected from the web or drawn from existing sources.

The projects must be associated with one or more of the themes proposed:

  1. agriculture and culinary excellences
  2. environment, parks and mountains
  3. mobility and transport
  4. museums and public art
  5. health
  6. schools
  7. sport and free time
  8. tourism
  9. smart cities and technologies for the citizen

Proposals submitted will be accepted only in digital form, such as on line interactive web app, mobile app or printable (eg. PDF).
You can submit one or more proposals (if sent separately) and the proposals can be made individually or in working group.




To participate at Mappathon competition, you need to submit your project before 9:00 AM of Monday, February 9th, 2015 before 11:00 PM of Sunday, February 22th, 2015 through appropriate form on the official web site.




The projects submitted will be evaluated by a Jury of Experts.

The first (4.600 € gross), the second (2.500 € gross) and the third (1.400 € gross) best will be awarded.

In addition, a special prize #COLturadigitale for Mappathon by Coldiretti Torino and UE Coop. Read all information here.

For each proposal, the evaluation criteria will be:

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Use of Open Data of Piedmont Region
1 to 3 points

Use of Open Data of other sources
1 to 3 points

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New information added to OpenStreetMap dataset
1 to 8 points

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Public interest (application’s ability to respond to user needs) 
1 to 6 points

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Creativity and originality
1 to 6 points




President of Contest Jury: Domenico Tomatis
Communication Director of the Regional Council of Piedmont

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Lorenzo Benussi
Digital/Innovation Policy Advisor of TOP-IX

Giuliana Bonello
Strategies and relationships with Members of CSI-Piemonte

Simone Cortesi
Vice President of Wikimedia Italy

Sergio Duretti
General Manager of CSP

[/thb_two_fourths][thb_two_fourths last]Giulio Lughi
Digital Media & Communication Professor at University of Torino

Fabio Malagnino
Head of Open Government and Civic Media of the Regional Council of Piedmont

Maurizio Napolitano
Director of Digital Commons Lab of Bruno Kessler Foundation

Andrea Rivetti
Program Manager of TOP-IX





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Freccia Link   Regulations of Mappathon