State of the Map (SotM) 2020 Call for Posters


Submit a poster today!

Building on previous State of the Map culture, we love to hear what has been done with OpenStreetMap data, but we also love seeing it too. Therefore, we invite you to participate in our poster exhibition for the virtual State of the Map 2020!

Your poster could show how well your home region is mapped, it could be a beautiful new style or map. It might focus on a community project or statistics, it might be a poster explaining and inviting people to OpenStreetMap. What’s important, is we want it to be about OSM. We’re also welcoming academic posters about research around OpenStreetMap data.

Need more inspiration? Take a look at the posters from 2019

Rules for submission

  • Poster should be for A0 size (841×1189mm)
  • Poster should be related to OpenStreetMap
  • Poster should be open, innovative and transparent (no-copying)
  • Poster must be your own work (individual, team or institution)
  • Poster should be under open licence (CC-BY-SA 3.0 or later recommended or CC0 :slight_smile: )
  • Maximum 2 entries per person, team or institution

How to enter

  • Upload your poster to OSM wiki
  • File size maximum 30-40 MB
  • Format PDF
  • Please send an email to with a description of your poster, for example the background of the project or whatever you find important to mention in the context of the poster - all that you would tell people if you show them your poster. We will publish this text together with the poster on the SotM website.
  • Please mention also the link of the uploaded poster in that email, so that we could know which of the uploaded posters is yours.

Timeline and Deadlines

  • Start: 10 May 2020
  • Deadline: 30 June 2020

The SotM team hopes to shortlist up to 20 posters that will be published on our website and some other SotM channels under CC BY SA 3.0 (or later)