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/
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
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.
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)
Please send presentation submissions to Brendan Whyte: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions? Contact Brendan Whyte ph +61 2 6262 1192