Pista ng Mapa 2021
Pista ng Mapa 2021 was the second online/remote Pista held on November 13, 16 & 20, 2021. It was during this conference that the PnM Discord and Gather.town communities were launched. It was also—to that date—the most attended Pista ng Mapa.
(see: Pista ng Mapa 2021 website)
Attendance and Participants
Pista ng Mapa 2021 was attended remotely by 196 unique participants from around the Philippines across the 3 conference days.
The conference has always advocated for diversity and inclusion. For Pista ng Mapa 2021, the percentage of conference participants were:
|Percentage of participants
|Rather not say/Did not answer
In total there were 35 presentations divided into:
Pista ng Mapa 2021 also held a separate workshop day (Day 2) in collaboration with its strategic partners.
Those who attended all 3 days of the conference got a free Pista ng Mapa 2021 shirt, conference certificate, and conference swags.
The Pista ng Mapa Discord and Gather.town instances where launched as part of the socials.
- Ben Hur
- Altan (Technicals)
- Fran (Publicity)
- Jye (Finance)
- Levin (Finance)
- Moy (Publicity)
- Ralph (Publicity)
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)
|Linux Professional Institute
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!
|HOT Open Mapping Hub - Asia Pacific