ANZMapS, the Australian and New Zealand Map Society Incorporated, promotes all aspects of cartography to a wide range of potential users. ANZMapS was created from the merger in March 2009, of the Australian Map Circle (formed 1973) and New Zealand Map Society (formed 1977).  It is dedicated to exploring and developing the world of maps. More About…

Our membership includes map producers, librarians and curators, publishers, designers, GIS specialists, academics, researchers, and anyone with an interest in maps. ANZMapS publishes a journal, The Globe, and holds a conference each year on different aspects of map use and mapping. How to Join… ANZMapS membership is for a calendar year. Membership includes delivery of The Globe, and the ANZMaps Newsletter. ANZMapS List: Our list promotes communication among members and others interested in maps and cartography.    Please subscribe at  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ANZMapS/

 

2015 CONFERENCE

The Power of Maps

 43rd annual conference of The Australian & New Zealand Map Society (www.anzmaps.org)

in conjunction with The Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia (www.mappingsciences.org.au)

WED 29 APRIL – FRI 1 MAY 2015

Hosted by THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA, CANBERRA

 

Keynote speakers:

Prof. Georg GARTNER, President, International Cartographic Association (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

Dr. Chris PIGRAM,  CEO, Geoscience Australia (Canberra).

Mr. Kent LEE, President & CEO, Eastview Geospatial (Minneapolis, USA)

Mr. KHIN Maung Maung, Geocomp International (Melbourne)

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE – 1 JANUARY 2015

Submissions are now invited on any topic in cartography, map curatorship, history of cartography or exploration, geovisualisation and GIScience, or related disciplines.

Submissions relating to WWI &/or military mapping, such as the 2015 centenaries of the ANZAC Corps and the Royal Australian Survey Corps (RASvy), are particularly encouraged.

Presentations are typically 20 minutes in length with 5-10 minutes for question time.

PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

The submission must contain: presentation title, abstract (ideally ca.150 words), author(s) name(s), affiliation(s) (if any), contact details (post, phone, fax, email), and a brief presenter biography (25 words or fewer).

The conference committee will evaluate all abstracts and make selections based on topic, content, and time available. All authors will be notified after the selection process. Applications close 1 January 2015.

All presenters must also register for the conference (check our websites for details)

 

SUBMISSION

Please send presentation submissions to Brendan Whyte: bwhyte@nla.gov.au

Questions? Contact Brendan Whyte ph +61 2 6262 1192

Latest news

    Newsletter #118

    October 3rd, 2014

    118 Newsletter Conference Special edition In this issue:  42nd ANZMapS Conference report.. Overview Plenary sessions Keynote speakers AGM & Election of Officers to the Committee Select session speakers Social opportunities Invitation to submit papers for publication in The Globe Conference 2015