UK Mapping Festival – Call for papers is now open – Deadline extended!

— News release: 19th January 2018

The call for contributions is now open for the 2018 British Cartographic Society and Society of Cartographers joint conference, ‘Mapping Tomorrow’. The conference will be part of the UK Mapping Festival which will take place over the whole of the first week of September 2018 at various London venues, and will be jointly run will several partner geo/mapping organisations.

The formal conference presentation sessions will be held at the ILEC Centre, London on the 5th September 2018. 

Call for contributions:
Submissions are invited for papers for the main conference sessions. Contributions should fit within the following themes:

  • Mixed Reality
  • Geo Data Visualization
  • Community Mapping
  • Accessible Maps
  • Open Cartography
  • Maps in the Capital
  • Education
  • Public Transport Mapping
  • Geological Mapping
  • Journeys and Vacations 

Those interested in making a contribution to the conference should complete the following online form and submit by Friday 30 March 2018. 

Review criteria
Each proposal is subjected to review against the following criteria:

  • clarity of the proposal, and fit to themes;
  • originality/innovation of the content of presentation or the approach;
  • implications for the cartographic community;
  • anticipated interest in the subject matter.

Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 20 April. Proposals for successful applications will be put on the conference website prior to the event. These will include the abstract, keywords, outline, plus any references deemed appropriate.

Please email info@soc.org.uk if you require a pdf version or any assistance.

Published by: Paul Naylor

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