The Australian and New Zealand Map Society and the Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia have announced the joint Power of Maps conference. The event will be held at the outstanding facilities of National Library of Australia, in Canberra, 29th April to 1st May 2015.
The Power of Maps conference aims to bring together a cross section of professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts engaged in cartography, map curatorship and research, geo-visualisation and GIScience, to promote a greater understanding of cartography and mapping.
The Conference will host a display of Australian map products from the past 100 years as well as a small number of industry displays.
You are invited to submit abstracts of up to 500 words on any topic in cartography, map curatorship, history of cartography, military mapping, exploration, geo-visualisation and GIScience or related disciplines. Each abstract will be reviewed by one of the programme committee, either from a professional or research background, as applicable. All accepted submissions will be for oral presentation.
A major theme relates to WWI and military mapping, to acknowledge the centenaries of the ANZAC Corps and the Royal Australian Survey Corps (RASvy, in 2015).
For further information visit: http://www.anzmaps.org/conferences/
Name: Power of Maps Conference
Date: 29th April to 1st May 2015.
Venue: National Library of Australia
Address: Parkes Place West, Canberra ACT 2600
Cost: $400 / $350 earlybird
Event Website: www.anzmaps.org/conferences/