Asia Pacific Regional Conference
Google hosted the Map Maker APAC Regional Conference in Hyderabad on Nov 30-Dec 1 for Map Maker users from Asia-Pacific region. The Conference celebrated their contributions to Google Maps. It also provided the platform to set strategies for strengthening collaboration with the mapping community. Members from the Engineering, Operations and Community Teams of Google Map Maker also participated.
The conference started with a video tribute to one of the most prolific mappers Dr. CNR Nair, who was sorely missed at the conference. Mappers from Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Kazakhstan shared their mapping stories and experiences with the product. During the Engineering and Moderation Panel Discussions, a wide variety of issues were discussed such as moderation workflow, bots, feature requests, UI and more. There were sessions on mapping initiatives and on new & upcoming product changes.
Photos, videos, presentations and notes from the conference have been added to this site. Thanks to all who attended and happy mapping!