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September 2015

Annual conference 2016

September 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The annual conference for 2016 will be held from 7 to 9 September 2016 in Wollongong, New South Wales. Details on venue, theme, call for papers, draft program and registration will be released in October 2015. Inquiries to Maggie Patton, maggie.patton@sl.nsw.gov.au

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November 2015

2016 ANZMapS Annual conference

November 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our annual conference for 2016 will be held in Wollongong, New South Wales, from 7 September to 9 September. Details on the venue, theme and call for papers will be released shortly. Inquiries to Maggie Patton maggie.patton@sl.nsw.gov.au or (02) 92731709

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January 2016

Exhibition – Celestial Empire: Life in China 1644-1911- featuring city plans & maps

January 2, 2016 - May 22, 2016

Celestial Empire: Life in China 1644-1911 National Library of Australia, Canberra. Dates – 2 January – 22 May 2016. See exquisite and precious objects from the National Library of China. Marvel at drawings and plans for Beijing’s iconic palaces from the Yangshi Lei Archives, listed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register in 2007 and never before seen in Australia. Beautiful maps, books and prints come alive in ornate detail. Further information on the exhibition website

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IMIA Asia Pacific Meetup: Map Publishing and Retail in the Digital Age

January 28, 2016
Spatial Vision,
L4, 575 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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February 2016

Sydney Map Group – 18 February

February 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
State Library of New South Wales,
Macquarie Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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Robert Young will be speaking about William Branwhite Clarke, the subject of his recent publication This wonderfully strange country : Rev. W. B. Clarke, colonial scientist. W.B. Clarke is known as  ‘father of Australian geology’ and we will have a selection of maps from the collection to demonstrate his story! Light refreshments provided

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April 2016

11th Conference Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage, in Riga, Latvia

April 20, 2016 - April 22, 2016
National Library of Latvia,
Riga, Latvia
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May 2016

The Quest for Longitude – A Sydney Map Group event on May 25

May 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
State Library of New South Wales,
Macquarie Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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The State Library is holding a  Sydney Map group event on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 pm. Dr James Hunter, Curator RAN Maritime Archaeology, from the Australian National Maritime Museum will be giving a brief introduction to the latest exhibition to open at the Maritime Museum *Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude*, and point out some of the more fascinating objects and associated storylines that it presents. As usual, we will have related maps from the collection on display and – far removed from the…

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August 2016

Geocart 2016: Unfolding the map

August 31, 2016 - September 2, 2016
National Library of New Zealand,
Wellington, New Zealand
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September 2016

Annual conference – Encircled by sea: mapping the coastal communities of Australia and New Zealand

September 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
IC Event Centre,
Level 2 of the IC Central Building (bld 230) at the Innovation Campus, Squires Way
Wollongong, New South Wales 2500 Australia
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The 44th annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand Map Society will be held in Wollongong, New South Wales, September 7 – 9, 2016. Encircled by sea, Australia and New Zealand share a common history of exploration and settlement along the coastal fringes. The 2016 conference will explore the European discovery and gradual mapping and settlement of Australia and New Zealand and the significant role explorers, surveyors and cartographers have played in shaping and documenting the changing coastal landscape over more…

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The Secrets of Early Maps

September 12, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
National Library of Australia,
Parkes Place
Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia
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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 1111

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