09 May 2009

Society of Cartographers - CALL FOR PAPERS

Society of Cartographers - CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society of Cartographers [SoC] summer school is the UK's best meeting place for all those interested in any aspect of mapping. It is structured to include keynotes, presentations, workshops, debates, networking and social activities.

The deadline for expressions of interest is 30th May 2009.

Society of Cartographers - CALL FOR PAPERS

For More information and updates on this conference please visit:

The University of Southampton is the venue for the 45th Annual Summer School of the Society of Cartographers. The programme will be of interest for all involved in all aspects of the subject, with its well-established mix of lectures, workshops, visits and social gatherings.

The proposed session themes for this year's conference are:

* Symbolisation
* Routing
* 3D mapping
* Crowdsourcing data
* Transport mapping
* Emergency mapping
* Mapping for Wikispaces

Whilst a full programme has yet to be announced, just to whet the appetite the following speakers/talks have been confirmed:

* Edward Mac Gillavry, Webmapper "Collaborative mapping: flirting with the music

* Legible London - 3d mapping
* Cyclestreets.net - Routing for cyclists
* Keir Clarke, Google Maps Mania - "Geoblogging and Google Mashups"
* Cameron Balloons - 3d mapping to spheres and balloons
* Itoworld - Ideas in Transit
* MapAction - Emergency mapping
* Chris Osborne, cloudsourced.com - "Crowdsourcing geodata"
* Workshops agreed: Google mashups - OpenLayers

TO SUBMIT: email Steve Chilton with a title and a 100-200 word abstract.

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