GeoCart'2018The New Zealand Cartographic Society and Australian and New Zealand Map Society are proud to announce the 9th National Cartographic Conference and 46th Annual ANZMapS Conference, GeoCart'2018. The event will convene in Wellington from 5-7 September, 2018, and be hosted at the outstanding facilities of t The call for paper and poster submissions is now active; please visit GeoCart'2018 EasyChair to submit an abstract.
Monday May 22 (AM): Workshop - Mastering Google Earth Pro and old maps ($40)
Monday May 22 (PM): Map Preservation unpacked ($40)
Tuesday May 23: Papers/presentations ($80)0900-0930 Albertine (Alby) Hamilton & Marika Kocsis, State Library of Victoria . Meek’s Atlas: Conservation treatment of an oversized rolled chart 0930-1000 Melinda Clarke, The Melbourne Map . Putting Melbourne on the map 1000-1030 George Mifsud, Vicmap . 40 Years of Victorian Topographic Mapping 1030-1050 MORNING TEA 1050-1120 Caitlin Buckle, UNSW . Mapping homes: Using qualitative GIS to explore residential mobility 1120-1150 Dr Niall Johnstone, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . Developing an Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 1150-1220 Dr David Forster, Geological Survey of NSW . Statewide mapping of naturally occurring asbestos in NSW 1220-1320 LUNCH 1320-1350 Maggie Patton, State Library of NSW . Digitising our map collections – what now? 1350-1420 Dr Elizabeth (Bess) Moylan, TAFE Illawarra, GISP-AP . The status of access to regional historical maps: A Wollongong case study 1420-1450 Craig Molyneux, Spatial Vision . Abstraction to Reality: The Quest for Realism in Maps 1450-1510 AFTERNOON TEA 1510-1540 A/P Dr Louise Steding, Swinburne Univ. of Tech. ; Stedinger Associates. . Tracing Murder 1540-1610 Dr. Robin J. Watt, ANZMAPS . A mystery voyage to New Zealand? The mapping of post-Tasman place names coinciding with Maori oral tradition 1610-1640 Dr David Fraser, ANZMAPS & MSIA . The History of Map Trade in Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania 1640-1700 PACK UP/ BUFFER TIME 1700-1800 ANZMAPS AGM
Please note that each event is separately ticketed - Details and Registration
The Australian & New Zealand Map Society is pleased to be offering its 45th conference, at the University of Melbourne and State Library of Victoria, Mon/Tue 22-23 May 2017.
“Mastering maps, from creation to care”, will provide both an affordable hands-on and scholarly experience, with one day of practicals, and one for papers.
Day 1: Workshops/Tours
On Monday May 22, the University of Melbourne and State Library of Victoria are giving map enthusiasts, collectors and practitioners the opportunity to get close up and personal with the latest techniques in map-making, and preservation of maps.
The morning workshop is at the University of Melbourne, and will showcase practical options for using historical maps with geospatial systems. The University is providing a lab set up for a limited number of participants. Manager of the Library Map Collection David Jones, will run the 3 hour session pitched at anyone using maps in their research, publishing, collecting and business.
· It will be a practical, hands-on session using readily available software such as Google Earth Pro.
· The session will also provide participants with the opportunity to share the latest digital map projects and social media map activities.
In the afternoon, the State Library of Victoria’s Preservation & Conservation Division will provide registrants with a guide to caring for maps, books and atlases. “Map Preservation Unpacked” will be conducted by the Manager of Preservation & Conservation Shelley Jamieson, and cover topics including:
· preventive and interventive treatment approaches
· mould and pest prevention
· storage options for different map formats
· managing large format material
· book handling and display
Day 2: Papers
Tuesday May 23 is for presentations, and Brendan Whyte at the National Library will be issuing a call for papers soon. Venue will be the Victoria Room at the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, 210 Lonsdale Street, near the State Library. The QVWC building has a long history, and was the site of the first public hospital in Melbourne, built in 1848. Venue details: http://www.qvwc.org.au/venues/
As those of you who attended Wollongong 2016 will know, this year’s event has been moved to the first half of the year, to work better with events held by our colleagues in NZ (generally in September).
Further details and registration on the ANZMapS website soon www.anzmaps.org