Chet Van Duzer reveals secrets uncovered by multispectral imaging of the Henricus Martellus World Map, thought to be one of the most important of the fifteenth century. Dr Martin Woods, Curator of Maps at the Library, and Denyl Cloughley, Manager of Preservation Services, lift the veil on the history and ongoing challenges of preserving the Blaeu wall map of New Holland. National Library of Australia Conference Room, free Bookings essential Book here or 02 6262 1111Find out more →
Registrations are now open and the program released for the NSW/ACT Regional Spatial Conference 2016, proudly presented by the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI). The conference and awards dinner dates are Thursday 24 November to Friday 25 November 2016 at the Mecure Hotel, Braddon, Canberra ACT. The theme of this year’s conference is “Geo-Enabling our Community“. Support your industry and register online today for this exciting event: www.sssinswconference.com.auFind out more →
Join Dr Martin Woods, curator of Maps at the National Library of Australia, as he discusses his latest publication, Where are our boys? How news maps won the Great War. Day by day, for every campaign and battle, readers across the nation were deluged with maps, both in the pages of newspapers and pasted up in town and city streets, allowing them to follow Australian and Allied exploits. Drawn from scant news cables, out of date cartography, and the writer’s imagination,…Find out more →
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. CALL FOR PAPERS SUBMISSIONS CLOSE – FRIDAY 24 MARCH 2017 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…Find out more →
Herewith the programme for Day 2 of the 2017 ANZMAPS conference (Tue 23 May, Queen Victoria women’s Centre, central Melbourne): 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…Find out more →
The 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 the National Library of New Zealand. A Map Design Workshop and two ANZMapS sponsored workshops will precede the conference.
The call for paper and poster submissions is now active; please visit GeoCart’2018 EasyChair to submit an abstract.Find out more →
Session 4.4.2 The Geoscience of Where The science of accurately measuring and understanding the temporal variation of the shape and orientation of the Earth and features on Earth, and the associated technologies used to understand the globe and creatively structure information according to location, are driving innovation and productivity across society. In the 21st century, new technologies and techniques allow us to measure Earth’s properties with unprecedented accuracy and precision, opening up new applications in this field. This session will…Find out more →