OSM Awards 2017

Core Systems Award

For outstanding contributions to any of the core tools, systems, processes or resources. Not limited to systems under OSMF control. The Rails port, osm2pgsql, openstreetmap-carto, iD, JOSM, mapnik and any other tool that mappers use on a daily basis, knowingly or not, are eligible.

Innovation Award

For the best new service or approach. New tools for contributing data, image recognition, trace or OSM data analysis, new mapping approach or new perspective on old tools.

Influential Writing Award

For the best tutorial, documentation, blog or a blog post. A text or series of texts that attracted many new people to OSM, provided an interesting outlook on the project, or inspired the community to do better things.

Greatness in Mapping Award

For significant contributions to the map data, or exemplary mapping: micro-mapping, clean-up, mapping towns from scratch, proper imports.

Expanding the Community Award

For efforts in expanding the community. Not only geographically, but also in diversity, into humanitarian sector or government.

Improving the Latin America Award

For building the community and improving the map in South and Central Americas, from Mexico to Chile and Argentina.

Improving the Africa Award

For building the community and improving the map in African countries.

Improving the Asia Award

For building the community and improving the map in Asian countries, from Arabian Peninsula to Japan and Indonesia.

Ulf Möller Memorial Award

To individual contributors for making a difference to the OpenStreetMap project, through good mapping, benefit to the community and other improvements to the OSM. Any member who's been active at any time since 2004 is eligible for this award.