Pista ng Mapa 2020
Pista ng Mapa 2020 was originally scheduled to be held on-site at the City of Cebu on May 27-29, 2020 but due to the COVID-19 pandemic it became a remote/online conference (the first Pista ng Mapa to do so) held on November 13, 20 & 27, 2020.
(see: Pista ng Mapa 2020 website)
Attendance and Participants
Pista ng Mapa 2020 was attended remotely by 152 participants from around the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific region.
In total there were 42 presentations divided into:
Those who attended all 3 days of the conference got a free Pista ng Mapa 2020 shirt, conference certificate, and conference swags.
Partners and Sponsor
As a not-for-profit, and volunteer-driven endeavor, Pista ng Mapa rely on hundreds of donated work hours that go into planning, organizing and running the conference. As a free-of-charge conference, organizers seek the support of organizations and donors to provide significant financial assistance to successfully host the event.
The generosity of our volunteer-advocates, and community supporters (individuals, corporations, NGOs) are crucial in helping us promote our goal of advancing the use of free software and open (geo)data, and grow local communities outside the capital region of the Philippines. Every donation matters and is deeply appreciated. Donors are acknowledged in several ways in the conference. Contributions at higher tiers are also entitled to additional privileges and expressions of appreciation.
Sponsors are those that provide financial or in-kind support for particular programs and events.
Our sponsors in each tier are listed alphabetically below.
|Meta (formerly Facebook)
|Foundation for Economic Freedom
Organizations, businesses and individuals who have an idea for a unique partnership that is mutually beneficial and aids us in meeting our vision and outreach goals are strategic partners!