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May 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

2017 ANZMapS conference, Melbourne — Call for papers

Mastering maps, from creation to care 45th annual conference of The Australian & New Zealand Map Society MON 22 & TUE 23 MAY 2017 Hosted by The University of Melbourne, The State Library of Victoria & the Queen Victoria Centre. Melbourne.


This year’s conference will be a 2-day event with limited-capacity workshops on Monday 22 May: - a morning workshop involving GIS, and maps in social media, held in a lab at the University of Melbourne, followed by - an afternoon practical guide on caring for maps with Preservation staff at the State Library of Victoria. Tuesday 23 May will be devoted to presentations/papers, in the Victoria Room at the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, 210 Lonsdale St, adjacent to the State Library. Submissions are now invited on any topic in: cartography; the creation or use of maps; map curatorship, conservation and preservation; history of cartography or exploration; geovisualisation and GIScience; or related disciplines. Full presentations are typically 20-25 minutes in length with 5-10 minutes for question time. We also encourage submissions for a ‘lightning presentation’ session of strictly 5 minutes per person, and which may involve Powerpoint or a poster, or neither. PRESENTATION GUIDELINES The submission must contain: presentation title, brief 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 Friday 24 MARCH 2017. All presenters must also register for the conference (each workshop, and the day of papers, can be booked individually, or as a combined package). However, presenters of a full paper will be able to attend the Tuesday session without charge. Further conference details and registration information/prices will be available here on the ANZMapS website soon SUBMISSION Please send presentation submissions to Brendan Whyte: bwhyte@nla.gov.au by Friday 24 MARCH 2017 Questions? Contact Brendan Whyte ph +61 2 6262 1192 Please distribute this call to any other individuals or groups who may be interested.
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May 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am
May 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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Queen Victoria Women’s Centre
210 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia